Live Action

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Summary

Live Action exists today to shift public opinion on the killing of preborn children and defend the rights of these most vulnerable among us. Through compelling educational media, human interest storytelling, and investigative reporting, we reveal the humanity of the preborn and expose the abortion industry exploiting women for profit.


Contact information

Mailing address:
2200 Wilson Blvd, Suite 102, PMB 111
Arlington, 22201

Website: https://www.liveaction.org/

Phone: (510) 854-9867

Email: info@liveaction.org


Organization details

EIN: 421764425

CEO/President: Lila Rose

Chairman: Lila Rose

Board size: 4

Founder:

Year founded:

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end:

Member of ECFA: No

Member of ECFA since:


Purpose

With the largest and most engaged online following in the pro-life movement, Live Action is leading the transformation to end this grave human rights abuse.


Mission statement

Live Action works to defend the human rights of the most vulnerable in society: preborn children. With the largest online reach in the pro-life movement, Live Action changes hearts and minds about abortion - inspiring the culture of life through national media campaigns, investigative reporting, and targeted youth education programs.


Statement of faith

Transparency grade

D

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Advocacy

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating671 of 81729 of 34
Fund acquisition rating695 of 81730 of 34
Resource allocation rating439 of 81723 of 34
Asset utilization rating583 of 81720 of 34

Financial ratios

Funding ratiosSector median20192018201720162015
Return on fundraising efforts Return on fundraising efforts =
Fundraising expense /
Total contributions
8%14%18%15%11%8%
Fundraising cost ratio Fundraising cost ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total revenue
7%14%17%15%11%8%
Contributions reliance Contributions reliance =
Total contributions /
Total revenue
95%97%98%100%99%100%
Fundraising expense ratio Fundraising expense ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total expenses
7%17%18%14%13%12%
Other revenue reliance Other revenue reliance =
Total other revenue /
Total revenue
5%3%2%0%1%0%
 
Operating ratiosSector median20192018201720162015
Program expense ratio Program expense ratio =
Program services /
Total expenses
82%78%76%79%81%80%
Spending ratio Spending ratio =
Total expenses /
Total revenue
99%81%95%109%87%69%
Program output ratio Program output ratio =
Program services /
Total revenue
78%64%73%86%70%55%
Savings ratio Savings ratio =
Surplus (deficit) /
Total revenue
1%19%5%-9%13%31%
Reserve accumulation rate Reserve accumulation rate =
Surplus (deficit) /
Net assets
6%22%4%-9%12%25%
General and admin ratio General and admin ratio =
Management and general expense /
Total expenses
10%4%5%7%6%8%
 
Investing ratiosSector median20192018201720162015
Total asset turnover Total asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total assets
1.400.950.831.020.770.54
Degree of long-term investment Degree of long-term investment =
Total assets /
Total current assets
1.151.011.011.011.011.01
Current asset turnover Current asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total current assets
2.550.960.841.030.780.55
 
Liquidity ratiosSector median20192018201720162015
Current ratio Current ratio =
Total current assets /
Total current liabilities
9.0629.6739.2523.1937.8284.28
Current liabilities ratio Current liabilities ratio =
Total current liabilities /
Total current assets
0.110.030.030.040.030.01
Liquid reserve level Liquid reserve level =
(Total current assets -
Total current liabilities) /
(Total expenses / 12)
3.9312.0913.9611.1714.9921.48
 
Solvency ratiosSector median20192018201720162015
Liabilities ratio Liabilities ratio =
Total liabilities /
Total assets
17%3%3%4%3%1%
Debt ratio Debt ratio =
Debt /
Total assets
0%0%0%0%0%0%
Reserve coverage ratio Reserve coverage ratio =
Net assets /
Total expenses
63%102%117%94%126%181%

Financials

Balance sheet
 
Assets20192018201720162015
Cash$4,332,296$3,365,011$3,267,778$3,498,180$2,518,219
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$0$0$0$1,514$506,782
Short-term investments$1,104$0$968$0$0
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$4,333,400$3,365,011$3,268,746$3,499,694$3,025,001
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$32,037$13,030$19,723$28,647$35,680
Other long-term assets$24,185$4,500$4,500$3,600$3,600
Total long-term assets$56,222$17,530$24,223$32,247$39,280
Total assets$4,389,622$3,382,541$3,292,969$3,531,941$3,064,281
 
Liabilities20192018201720162015
Payables and accrued expenses$146,030$85,724$140,952$92,527$35,892
Other current liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$146,030$85,724$140,952$92,527$35,892
Debt$0$0$0$0$0
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$146,030$85,724$140,952$92,527$35,892
 
Net assets20192018201720162015
Unrestricted$0$3,296,817$3,152,017$3,439,414$2,547,152
Temporarily restricted$0$0$0$0$481,237
Permanently restricted$0$0$0$0$0
Net assets$4,243,592$3,296,817$3,152,017$3,439,414$3,028,389
 
Revenues and expenses
 
Revenue20192018201720162015
Total contributions$4,959,083$2,901,804$3,066,257$3,112,275$2,433,327
Program service revenue$37,298$28,516$4,596$26,306$5,750
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$41,592$24,313$1,254$701($6,448)
Other revenue$64,094$8,282$0$0$0
Total other revenue$142,984$61,111$5,850$27,007($698)
Total revenue$5,102,067$2,962,915$3,072,107$3,139,282$2,432,629
 
Expenses20192018201720162015
Program services$3,257,490$2,154,987$2,657,224$2,210,362$1,335,883
Management and general$180,313$154,493$234,786$166,739$133,078
Fundraising$717,488$508,638$467,478$351,157$201,014
Total expenses$4,155,291$2,818,118$3,359,488$2,728,258$1,669,975
 
Change in net assets20192018201720162015
Surplus (deficit)$946,776$144,797($287,381)$411,024$762,654
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$946,776$144,797($287,381)$411,024$762,654

Compensation

NameTitleCompensation
Lila SpencePresident$140,581
Josef LippChief Operating Officer$126,066
Gabriel RenfroVideo Producer$116,066
Christopher MundwillerFormer Chief Financial Officer$1,368

Compensation data as of: 12/31/2019


Response from ministry

No response has been provided by this ministry.


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