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Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

Southeastern Legal Foundation

Rebuilding the American Republic®

91.36

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 91.36
  Financial 90.00
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00
This rating was published 10/01/2021 and includes data from FY2020, 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.

Financial

90.00

Accountability & Transparency

93.00

This rating was published 10/01/2021 and includes data from FY2020, 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)
87.2%
  Administrative Expenses 3.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.81
  Program Expenses Growth -12.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.9%
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) 91.36
People's Action Institute (IL) 89.97
The Sentencing Project (DC) 90.17
ACLU Foundation of Texas (TX) 85.62
Young America's Foundation (VA) 93.82

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,747,182
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,747,182
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,747,182
   Other Revenue $167,625
TOTAL REVENUE $1,914,807
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,744,387
   Administrative Expenses $94,331
   Fundraising Expenses $104,165
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,942,883
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-28,076
   
Net Assets $6,993,197

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 $1,744,387 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2020-06 10/01/2021 91.36
2019-06 06/01/2020 89.86
2018-06 10/01/2019 88.29
2017-06 05/01/2018 88.92
2016-06 06/01/2017 92.95
2015-06 05/01/2017 95.87
2015-06 07/01/2016 95.47
2014-06 06/01/2016 95.87
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 03/01/2015 93.33
2013-06 02/01/2015 85.16
2013-06 06/01/2014 79.89
2012-06 08/01/2013 80.88
2011-06 05/01/2012 75.75
2010-06 09/20/2011 75.94
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 98.70
2009-06 06/01/2010 95.87
2008-06 08/01/2009 88.55
2007-06 09/01/2008 85.94
2006-06 05/01/2007 78.20
2005-06 09/01/2006 72.76

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

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Southeastern Legal Foundation (GA) 91.36
Kentucky Coalition (KY) 94.16
American Nonsmokers' Rights Foundation (CA) 87.93
Committee to Protect Journalists (NY) 90.48
ACLU Foundation of Texas (TX) 85.62

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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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