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ACLU Foundation

Program areas | Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

ACLU Foundation is a civil liberties organization based in New York, NY that was founded in 1966. As of 2019 they had $205 million in revenue and $496 million in assets.

The ACLU Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization with tax-deductible donations, which supports ACLU's litigation, communications, advocacy and public education efforts for civil liberties. The ACLU Foundation does not advocate and lobby in legislatures.

Previous legal names or variations of their name include: American Civil Liberties Union Foundation.

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Program areas at ACLU Foundation

Litigation - the aclu Foundation's litigation program is the cornerstone of its Civil Liberties program. The aclu today is the nation's preeminent Civil Liberties organization, with a staff of attorneys in the national office working in collaboration with attorneys at affiliate offices nationwide to address cases involving a wide range of Civil Liberties issues. The aclu appears before the u.s. supreme court more than any other legal services organization or governmental agency except the u.s. department of justice.

Education - through newsletters, its website, advertisements, op-ed articles, media interviews, publications, social media, and numerous meetings and workshops conducted in collaboration with its affiliates throughout the us, the aclu Foundation provides ongoing education to the aclu's 1.5 million members nationwide and to the public at large with respect to a wide range of Civil Liberties issues and concerns. A core component of the organization's educational campaigns is the emphasis on key rights, including first amendment rights to free speech, association and assembly; the right to equal protection under the law; the right to due process and to fair treatment when the loss of liberty or property is at stake; and the right to privacy and freedom from unwarranted government intrusion into personal and private affairs.

Affiliate support - the aclu has an affiliate or chapter in every state, the district of columbia, and in puerto rico. Affiliates handle requests for legal assistance, lobby state legislatures and host educational forums throughout the year. The national aclu coordinates fundraising efforts with its affiliates and shares the proceeds of fundraising efforts with affiliates in accordance with a detailed policy. Through its affiliate support and nationwide initiatives department (asni), the national aclu also provides grants and support to affiliates on specific initiatives and projects that have been identified as involving matters of both local/regional and national significance. Asni offers training and technical assistance to affiliates across the country on a variety of topics of relevance.

Form 990s for ACLU Foundation

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-03Jan 10, 2020990View PDF
2018-03Nov 15, 2018990View PDF
2017-03Nov 20, 2017990View PDF
2016-03Jan 17, 2017990View PDF
2015-03Oct 8, 2015990View PDF
...and five more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for ACLU Foundation

Total grants, contributions, etc.$156,940,567
Program services$4,044,444
Investment income and dividends$4,903,979
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$1,384,538
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$37,160,273
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$999,027
Total revenues$205,432,828

Vendors for ACLU Foundation

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
KimbiaFundraising software2019-07-22
███████ ███ ████Fundraising software; Payment processing2019-07-22
███ ██ ███Tax accounting2018-11-07
█████████ ████████Software2018-07-26
███████ ███Donor Database$2,632,1322018-03-01
███ ███Telemarketing$67,9092018-03-01
████████ ███████████Magazine Production$892,6962018-03-01
███████ █████ ███Ecrm Services$865,1772018-03-01
...and 11 more vendors

Personnel at ACLU Foundation

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Terence DoughertyChief Operating Officer and General Counsel$0Jan. 10, 2020
Jennifer S ConsilvioChief Financial Officer$0March 31, 2019
███████ █████Chief Communications Officer$353,169July 18, 2019
██ █████████Chief of Staff Aclu-July 18, 2019
████ ████Chief Development Officer$380,946July 18, 2019
███████ ██ ██████Executive Director$0July 18, 2019
██████ ██████National Political Director-July 18, 2019
█████ ████Legal Director$416,600July 18, 2019
███████ ██████ ████████General Counsel$0March 31, 2019
██████ █████Dir and General Counsel$0March 31, 2019
...and 10 more key personnel

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