Live Action

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 rating505 of 58630 of 32
Fund acquisition rating541 of 58631 of 32
Resource allocation rating437 of 58624 of 32
Asset utilization rating307 of 58625 of 32

Financial ratios

Funding ratiosMedian % for
all ministries in
MW database
20182017201620152014
Return on fundraising efforts Return on fundraising efforts =
Fundraising expense /
Total contributions
8%18%15%11%8%7%
Fundraising cost ratio Fundraising cost ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total revenue
6%17%15%11%8%7%
Contributions reliance Contributions reliance =
Total contributions /
Total revenue
94%98%100%99%100%98%
Fundraising expense ratio Fundraising expense ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total expenses
6%18%14%13%12%13%
Other revenue reliance Other revenue reliance =
Total other revenue /
Total revenue
6%2%0%1%0%2%
 
Operating ratiosMedian % for
all ministries in
MW database
20182017201620152014
Program expense ratio Program expense ratio =
Program services /
Total expenses
82%76%79%81%80%77%
Spending ratio Spending ratio =
Total expenses /
Total revenue
98%95%109%87%69%52%
Program output ratio Program output ratio =
Program services /
Total revenue
80%73%86%70%55%40%
Savings ratio Savings ratio =
Surplus (deficit) /
Total revenue
2%5%-9%13%31%48%
Reserve accumulation rate Reserve accumulation rate =
Surplus (deficit) /
Net assets
2%4%-9%12%25%57%
General and admin ratio General and admin ratio =
Management and general expense /
Total expenses
11%5%7%6%8%10%
 
Investing ratiosMedian measure
for all ministries
in MW database
20182017201620152014
Total asset turnover Total asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total assets
1.070.831.020.770.540.60
Degree of long-term investment Degree of long-term investment =
Total assets /
Total current assets
1.691.011.011.011.011.02
Current asset turnover Current asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total current assets
2.180.841.030.780.550.61
 
Liquidity ratiosMedian measure
for all ministries
in MW database
20182017201620152014
Current ratio Current ratio =
Total current assets /
Total current liabilities
8.7939.2523.1937.8284.2832.80
Current liabilities ratio Current liabilities ratio =
Total current liabilities /
Total current assets
0.110.030.040.030.010.03
Liquid reserve level Liquid reserve level =
(Total current assets -
Total current liabilities) /
(Total expenses / 12)
4.7113.9611.1714.9921.4818.97
 
Solvency ratiosMedian % for
all ministries in
MW database
20182017201620152014
Liabilities ratio Liabilities ratio =
Total liabilities /
Total assets
10%3%4%3%1%3%
Debt ratio Debt ratio =
Debt /
Total assets
0%0%0%0%0%0%
Reserve coverage ratio Reserve coverage ratio =
Net assets /
Total expenses
75%117%94%126%181%161%

Financials

Balance sheet
 
Assets20182017201620152014
Cash$3,365,011$3,267,778$3,498,180$2,518,219$1,333,112
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$0$0$1,514$506,782$965,593
Short-term investments$0$968$0$0$0
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$3,365,011$3,268,746$3,499,694$3,025,001$2,298,705
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$13,030$19,723$28,647$35,680$37,104
Other long-term assets$4,500$4,500$3,600$3,600$0
Total long-term assets$17,530$24,223$32,247$39,280$37,104
Total assets$3,382,541$3,292,969$3,531,941$3,064,281$2,335,809
 
Liabilities20182017201620152014
Payables and accrued expenses$85,724$140,952$92,527$35,892$70,074
Other current liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$85,724$140,952$92,527$35,892$70,074
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$85,724$140,952$92,527$35,892$70,074
 
Net assets20182017201620152014
Unrestricted$3,296,817$3,152,017$3,439,414$2,547,152$1,303,337
Temporarily restricted$0$0$0$481,237$962,398
Permanently restricted$0$0$0$0$0
Net assets$3,296,817$3,152,017$3,439,414$3,028,389$2,265,735
 
Revenues and expenses
 
Revenue20182017201620152014
Total contributions$2,901,804$3,066,257$3,112,275$2,433,327$2,655,855
Program service revenue$28,516$4,596$26,306$5,750$20,273
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$24,313$1,254$701($6,448)$584
Other revenue$8,282$0$0$0$29,817
Total other revenue$61,111$5,850$27,007($698)$50,674
Total revenue$2,962,915$3,072,107$3,139,282$2,432,629$2,706,529
 
Expenses20182017201620152014
Program services$2,154,987$2,657,224$2,210,362$1,335,883$1,081,279
Management and general$154,493$234,786$166,739$133,078$140,132
Fundraising$508,638$467,478$351,157$201,014$188,013
Total expenses$2,818,118$3,359,488$2,728,258$1,669,975$1,409,424
 
Change in net assets20182017201620152014
Surplus (deficit)$144,797($287,381)$411,024$762,654$1,297,105
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$144,797($287,381)$411,024$762,654$1,297,105

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