Americans United for Life

Summary

Americans United for Life protects and defends human life from conception to natural death through vigorous legislative, judicial, and educational efforts.


Contact information

Mailing address:
1150 Connecticut Avenue NW, Suite 500
Washington D.C., 20036

Website: https://aul.org/

Phone: (202) 289-1478

Email: info@aul.org


Organization details

EIN: 363906065

CEO/President: Catherine Glenn Foster

Chairman: Jay Cunningham

Board size: 5

Founder: Brent Bozell

Year founded:

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 06/30

Member of ECFA: No

Member of ECFA since:


Purpose

Americans United for Life uses a proven three-pronged strategy-Education, Legislation, and Litigation-to protect life through the law. Our comprehensive, beginning-to-end approach is reducing abortions and helping state after state become more pro-life every year.


Mission statement

Americans United for Life is the legal architect of the pro-life movement. We are accumulating victories, building momentum, and advancing a culture of life in America. Our work takes us from state legislatures to Capitol Hill and American courtrooms. We are using life-affirming laws and policies as a vehicle to restore a culture of life in America.


Statement of faith

Transparency grade

C

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Advocacy

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating691 of 72530 of 32
Fund acquisition rating692 of 72632 of 32
Resource allocation rating655 of 72632 of 32
Asset utilization rating475 of 72514 of 32

Financial ratios

Funding ratiosSector median20192018201720162015
Return on fundraising efforts Return on fundraising efforts =
Fundraising expense /
Total contributions
8%20%24%29%16%21%
Fundraising cost ratio Fundraising cost ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total revenue
7%20%24%23%16%21%
Contributions reliance Contributions reliance =
Total contributions /
Total revenue
95%99%100%79%100%100%
Fundraising expense ratio Fundraising expense ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total expenses
7%20%20%23%20%23%
Other revenue reliance Other revenue reliance =
Total other revenue /
Total revenue
5%1%0%21%0%0%
 
Operating ratiosSector median20192018201720162015
Program expense ratio Program expense ratio =
Program services /
Total expenses
83%69%71%68%71%72%
Spending ratio Spending ratio =
Total expenses /
Total revenue
98%100%121%100%77%89%
Program output ratio Program output ratio =
Program services /
Total revenue
79%68%87%68%55%64%
Savings ratio Savings ratio =
Surplus (deficit) /
Total revenue
2%0%-21%0%23%11%
Reserve accumulation rate Reserve accumulation rate =
Surplus (deficit) /
Net assets
6%1%-27%0%48%36%
General and admin ratio General and admin ratio =
Management and general expense /
Total expenses
10%12%9%9%8%5%
 
Investing ratiosSector median20192018201720162015
Total asset turnover Total asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total assets
1.401.421.340.971.482.56
Degree of long-term investment Degree of long-term investment =
Total assets /
Total current assets
1.141.031.031.071.131.39
Current asset turnover Current asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total current assets
2.651.461.391.031.683.55
 
Liquidity ratiosSector median20192018201720162015
Current ratio Current ratio =
Total current assets /
Total current liabilities
9.099.0315.267.1819.244.87
Current liabilities ratio Current liabilities ratio =
Total current liabilities /
Total current assets
0.100.110.070.140.050.21
Liquid reserve level Liquid reserve level =
(Total current assets -
Total current liabilities) /
(Total expenses / 12)
4.187.338.0910.026.782.69
 
Solvency ratiosSector median20192018201720162015
Liabilities ratio Liabilities ratio =
Total liabilities /
Total assets
12%12%11%17%9%15%
Debt ratio Debt ratio =
Debt /
Total assets
0%0%0%0%0%0%
Reserve coverage ratio Reserve coverage ratio =
Net assets /
Total expenses
63%62%66%85%62%33%

Financials

Balance sheet
 
Assets20192018201720162015
Cash$1,455,234$1,472,186$1,839,281$1,838,608$696,021
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$547,348$494,499$662,200$292,204$389,925
Short-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$2,002,582$1,966,685$2,501,481$2,130,812$1,085,946
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$5,651$6,523$8,487$19,597$30,903
Other long-term assets$45,691$59,263$161,482$265,950$390,263
Total long-term assets$51,342$65,786$169,969$285,547$421,166
Total assets$2,053,924$2,032,471$2,671,450$2,416,359$1,507,112
 
Liabilities20192018201720162015
Payables and accrued expenses$221,666$128,886$328,859$110,735$221,492
Other current liabilities$0$0$19,653$0$1,531
Total current liabilities$221,666$128,886$348,512$110,735$223,023
Debt$0$0$0$0$0
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$17,512$100,079$118,150$104,148$2,000
Total long-term liabilities$17,512$100,079$118,150$104,148$2,000
Total liabilities$239,178$228,965$466,662$214,883$225,023
 
Net assets20192018201720162015
Unrestricted$1,670,029$1,758,789$2,160,071$2,156,759$1,237,372
Temporarily restricted$144,717$44,717$44,717$44,717$44,717
Permanently restricted$0$0$0$0$0
Net assets$1,814,746$1,803,506$2,204,788$2,201,476$1,282,089
 
Revenues and expenses
 
Revenue20192018201720162015
Total contributions$2,911,360$2,238,016$2,029,206$4,631,121$4,308,885
Program service revenue$1,950$0$0$2,612$10
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$2,615$2,429$3,112$4,284$10,161
Other revenue$10,717$6,796$550,530$0$0
Total other revenue$15,282$9,225$553,642$6,896$10,171
Total revenue$2,926,642$2,247,241$2,582,848$4,638,017$4,319,056
 
Expenses20192018201720162015
Program services$2,003,442$1,944,696$1,757,669$2,548,985$2,768,181
Management and general$338,575$241,358$235,541$296,253$198,871
Fundraising$573,385$541,098$586,326$732,167$886,057
Total expenses$2,915,402$2,727,152$2,579,536$3,577,405$3,853,109
 
Change in net assets20192018201720162015
Surplus (deficit)$11,240($479,911)$3,312$1,060,612$465,947
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$11,240($479,911)$3,312$1,060,612$465,947

Compensation

NameTitleCompensation
Steven AdenChief Legal Officer/General Counsel$202,767
Clarke ForsytheSenior Counsel$192,767
Catherine Glenn FosterPresident (ex-officio)$191,349
Megan LottSenior Director of Development$137,888
Evangeline BartzCorporate Counsel & VP of Operations$137,666

Compensation data as of: 6/30/2019


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