Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

OutServe-SLDN

Stronger. Together.

three stars

86.77

P.O. Box 65301 Washington, DC 20035
tel: (800) 538-7418   Web Site
EIN: 52-1845000

Board Leadership
Jeffrey Mueller & Wes Reynolds
Co-Chairs

CEO
Andy Blevins
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.77 three stars
  Financial 84.88 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 12/21/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

OutServe-SLDN is the association of actively serving LGBT military personnel and is a non-partisan, non-profit, legal services, watchdog and policy organization dedicated to bringing about full LGBT equality to America's military and ending all forms of discrimination and harassment of military personnel on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity. OS-SLDN provides free and direct legal assistance to service members and veterans affected by the repealed "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" law and the prior regulatory ban on open service, as well as those currently serving who may experience harassment or discrimination. Since 1993, our in-house legal team has responded to more than 12,000 requests for assistance.

OutServe-SLDN is the association of actively serving LGBT military personnel and is a non-partisan, non-profit, legal services, watchdog and policy organization dedicated to bringing about full LGBT equality to America's military and ending all forms of discrimination and harassment of military personnel on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity. OS-SLDN provides free and direct legal assistance to service members and veterans affected by the repealed "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" law and the prior regulatory ban on open service, as well as those currently serving who may experience harassment or discrimination. Since 1993, our in-house legal team has responded to more than 12,000 requests for assistance.

Financial

three stars

84.88

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 12/21/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
67.1%
  Administrative Expenses 20.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.49
  Program Expenses Growth 78.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by OutServe-SLDN on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by OutServe-SLDN on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $229,160
   Federated Campaigns $5,410
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $234,570
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $234,570
   Other Revenue $6,864
TOTAL REVENUE $241,434
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $395,852
   Administrative Expenses $25,164
   Fundraising Expenses $68,823
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $489,839
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-248,405
   
Net Assets $603,797

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$73,220 14.94% Matthew Thorn Executive Director

Mission

OutServe-SLDN is the association of actively serving LGBT military personnel and is a non-partisan, non-profit, legal services, watchdog and policy organization dedicated to bringing about full LGBT equality to America's military and ending all forms of discrimination and harassment of military personnel on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity. OS-SLDN provides free and direct legal assistance to service members and veterans affected by the repealed "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" law and the prior regulatory ban on open service, as well as those currently serving who may experience harassment or discrimination. Since 1993, our in-house legal team has responded to more than 12,000 requests for assistance.

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Charity Contact Info

OutServe-SLDN
P.O. Box 65301
Washington, DC 20035
tel: (800) 538-7418
EIN: 52-1845000

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Board Leadership

Jeffrey Mueller & Wes Reynolds
Co-Chairs

CEO

Andy Blevins
Executive Director