Not For Sale

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Fighting one of the greatest issues of our time, human trafficking and modern-day slavery. Our 100% model means all individual donations are used for impact not overhead. We work with local experts to understand the causes of slavery. We investigate local economies to discover where we might break the cycle. We partner with local entrepreneurs to create projects that provide education, empowerment, income.

Contact information

Mailing address:
Not For Sale
1900 Powell Street
7th Floor
Emeryville, CA 94608




Organization details

EIN: 205659783

CEO/President: David Batstone

Chairman: David Batstone

Board size: 5

Founder: David Batstone and Mark Wexler

Year founded: 2007

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 12/31

Member of ECFA: No

Member of ECFA since:


Not For Sale began by providing vital direct resources to trafficked people. We quickly realised that to create a world without slavery, we need change at a grassroots level - we need to stop trafficking long before it happens.

Mission statement

Our mission is to create long-term, sustainable, scalable solutions that offer dignity, hope and a positive future.

Statement of faith

Transparency grade


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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Foreign Missions

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating84 of 85714 of 103
Fund acquisition rating198 of 85730 of 103
Resource allocation rating57 of 8575 of 103
Asset utilization rating315 of 85738 of 103

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Balance sheet
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$1,023,399$1,854,666$2,327,791$541,719$643,162
Short-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$1,121,993$2,171,457$2,964,194$856,535$1,017,768
Long-term investments$0$0$0$32,782$0
Fixed assets$2,916$4,378$2,114$2,500$6,308
Other long-term assets$20,934$20,934$7,000$7,000$0
Total long-term assets$23,850$25,312$9,114$42,282$6,308
Total assets$1,145,843$2,196,769$2,973,308$898,817$1,024,076
Payables and accrued expenses$95,658$154,595$127,766$72,394$103,941
Other current liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$95,658$154,595$127,766$72,394$103,941
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total long-term liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total liabilities$95,658$154,595$127,766$72,394$103,941
Net assets20192018201720162015
Temporarily restricted$0$914,145$1,153,466$152,126$206,294
Permanently restricted$0$0$0$0$0
Net assets$1,050,185$2,042,174$2,845,542$826,423$920,135
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Total contributions$1,183,025$976,383$1,874,952$1,216,444$1,442,292
Program service revenue$0$0$0$0$0
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income($102,070)$807$0$0$0
Other revenue$479$5,151$4,135$54,845$166,707
Total other revenue($101,591)$5,958$4,135$54,845$166,707
Total revenue$1,081,434$982,341$1,879,087$1,271,289$1,608,999
Program services$1,847,844$1,490,581$1,131,312$569,698$1,185,266
Management and general$185,455$226,457$162,867$208,136$411,968
Total expenses$2,073,423$1,805,259$1,365,447$955,001$1,873,019
Change in net assets20192018201720162015
Surplus (deficit)($991,989)($822,918)$513,640$316,288($264,020)
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets($991,989)($822,918)$513,640$316,288($264,020)


David BatstonePresident/Ch$160,819
Mark WexlerExecutive Di$136,247
Terra JudgeCOO$122,272

Compensation data as of: 12/31/2019

Response from ministry

No response has been provided by this ministry.

The information below was provided to MinistryWatch by the ministry itself. It was last updated 2/19/2021. To update the information below, please email:


In 2000, David Batstone discovered there was a human trafficking ring at a neighborhood restaurant, and began writing a book about human trafficking, called Not For Sale. In his research, he met a woman named Kru Nam in Northern Thailand, who was rescuing street children from exploitation (including forced labor and sex trafficking). Kru Nam and the children were living in an empty field, begging for food, with no means to build a house. Not For Sale started as an intention to raise enough money to build a house, and today it's a village for 150 children. We took this intention around the world - building shelters, schools, clean water sources and entrepreneurial platforms.

Program accomplishments

In 2020:

100 kids enrolled in our South Africa Surf and Mentoring Program

80 children received an education through our children's shelter in Thailand

5326 meals were served at our Vietnamese children's center