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Southeastern Legal Foundation

Rebuilding the American Republic®

three stars

88.29

560 W Crossville Road Suite 104
Roswell, GA 30075
tel: (770) 977-2131   Web Site
EIN: 58-1247027

Board Leadership
Ronnie Chance
Chair

CEO
Todd G. Young
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.29 three stars
  Financial 85.00 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1976, Southeastern Legal Foundation (SLF) is a national constitutional public interest law firm and policy center that advocates limited government, individual economic freedom, and the free enterprise system in the courts of law and public opinion. Our mission is to engage in litigation and public policy advocacy in support of these principles. We look for cases and issues in which our involvement makes a difference, not just to the parties involved, but also on the policies and issues in dispute. We are not a single-issue organization; rather, we are a conservative public interest law firm and policy center dedicated to creating binding legal precedent and positive public policy change for all Americans.

Founded in 1976, Southeastern Legal Foundation (SLF) is a national constitutional public interest law firm and policy center that advocates limited government, individual economic freedom, and the free enterprise system in the courts of law and public opinion. Our mission is to engage in litigation and public policy advocacy in support of these principles. We look for cases and issues in which our involvement makes a difference, not just to the parties involved, but also on the policies and issues in dispute. We are not a single-issue organization; rather, we are a conservative public interest law firm and policy center dedicated to creating binding legal precedent and positive public policy change for all Americans.

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Financial

three stars

85.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
86.0%
  Administrative Expenses 3.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.11
  Program Expenses Growth -4.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Southeastern Legal Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Southeastern Legal Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Southeastern Legal Foundation (GA) 88.29 three stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,174,965
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,174,965
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,174,965
   Other Revenue $87,692
TOTAL REVENUE $3,262,657
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,678,097
   Administrative Expenses $104,532
   Fundraising Expenses $319,634
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,102,263
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $160,394
   
Net Assets $6,725,067

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Public Interest Law Firm $2,678,097 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 10/01/2019 88.29 three stars
2017-06 05/01/2018 88.92 three stars
2016-06 06/01/2017 92.95 four stars
2015-06 05/01/2017 95.87 four stars
2015-06 07/01/2016 95.47 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 95.87 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 03/01/2015 93.33 four stars
2013-06 02/01/2015 85.16 three stars
2013-06 06/01/2014 79.89 two stars
2012-06 08/01/2013 80.88 three stars
2011-06 05/01/2012 75.75 two stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 75.94 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 98.70 four stars
2009-06 06/01/2010 95.87 four stars
2008-06 08/01/2009 88.55 three stars
2007-06 09/01/2008 85.94 three stars
2006-06 05/01/2007 78.20 two stars
2005-06 09/01/2006 72.76 two stars
2004-06 05/01/2005 74.59 two stars
2003-06 02/01/2005 74.16 two stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 58-1247027
Name in IRS Master File SOUTHEASTERN LEGAL FOUNDATION INC
NTEE Code R60
NTEE Classification Civil Liberties Advocacy
NTEE Type Civil Rights, Social Action, Advocacy
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (462) Legal aid to indigents
(460) Public interest litigation activities
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date February, 1976
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
None reported -- Todd Young Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$148,250 4.77% Kim Hermann Senior Counselor

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Southeastern Legal Foundation (GA) 88.29 three stars
Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law (NY) 91.92 four stars
American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey Foundation (NJ) 90.92 four stars
Young America's Foundation (VA) 91.35 four stars
Chinese for Affirmative Action (CA) 90.96 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Southeastern Legal Foundation
560 W Crossville Road
Suite 104
Roswell, GA 30075
tel: (770) 977-2131
fax: (770) 977-2134
EIN: 58-1247027

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Board Leadership

Ronnie Chance
Chair

CEO

Todd G. Young
Executive Director

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