Cause IQ organization profile

American Constitution Society for Law and Policy

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

American Constitution Society for Law and Policy is a trade / professional association based in Washington, DC that was founded in 2001. As of 2019 they had $4.9 million in revenue and $4.9 million in assets.

The American Constitution Society for Law and Policy (acs) promotes the vitality of the u.s. Constitution and the fundamental values it expresses: individual rights and liberties, genuine equality, access to justice, democracy and the rule of Law. The...

Fiscal year end:
Revenue trends:
Asset trends:

Program areas at American Constitution Society for Law and Policy

Network advancement: the department of network advancement is responsible for strengthening acs's network and member engagement to build a more influential progressive legal community. This department focuses on ensuring that acs's mission is carried out at the state and local level while serving the needs of its members. It manages acs's student and lawyer chapters, ensures continuity of membership, provides career assistance and mentoring both to students and lawyers, and ensures that acs is plugged into projects at the state and local level where the network can help add capacity to the broader progressive community.

Policy development and programming: the department of Policy development and programming is charged with promoting a progressive vision of the Law. This department leads acs's effort to promote scholarly and similar materials to help shape progressive legal theory, including policy-relevant work and the production of effective materials on constitutional interpretation and legal Policy for students, lawyers, opinion leaders and policymakers.

Strategic engagement: the department of strategic engagement focuses on coalition building and execution of special projects to advance acs's progressive legal vision; raise the profile of acs as the go-to resource for policymakers, reporters, and allies on critical legal issues; and engage in efforts to educate the public on pressing legal issues.

Form 990s for American Constitution Society for Law and Policy

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-12Jan 3, 2020990View PDF
2017-12Dec 22, 2018990View PDF
2016-12Nov 6, 2017990View PDF
2015-12Jan 18, 2017990View PDF
2014-12Feb 8, 2016990View PDF
...and six more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for American Constitution Society for Law and Policy

Total grants, contributions, etc.$4,152,063
Program services$736,286
Investment income and dividends$55,826
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$4,608
Total revenues$4,948,783

Vendors for American Constitution Society for Law and Policy

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
SalesforceMarketing software; CRM software2020-09-17
█████████Content management system software2020-09-17
█████████ ████████Software2019-09-02
█████████ ████████ ███ ████████ ██Tax accounting2018-09-05
███ █████████It Consulting$121,1942014-12-01
████ █████ ██████████Fundraising Planning$20,0002014-12-01
██████ ███ ██████████ ████Tax accounting2013-12-13

Personnel at American Constitution Society for Law and Policy

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Acs PresidentPresident-July 17, 2019
Debra PerlinChief Financial Officer / Director of Policy and Program-July 18, 2020
██████ ██ █████Senior Director of Chapters / Chief Financial Officer$140,175July 18, 2020
███████ ████Assistant Director of Chapters / Vice President of Communications-July 18, 2020
██████████ █████Vice President of Policy and Program-July 18, 2020
████ █████Director of Media Relations / Vice President of Policy and Program$157,563July 18, 2020
███████ ████████Vice President of Development and Senior Counsel$146,416July 17, 2019
████ ████Senior Director of Administration and Operations / Vice President$126,424July 18, 2020
██████ ██████Executive Vice President / Senior Director of Chapters-July 18, 2020
███████ ███████Vice President$143,680Jan. 3, 2020
...and 20 more key personnel

Peer trade / professional associations and chambers of commerce

1American Association for Justice Education Fund501(c)(3)$2.6 millionWashington, DC
2League of American Bicyclists501(c)(3)$1.5 millionWashington, DC
3National Congress of American Indians (NCAI)501(c)(3)$6.3 millionWashington, DC
4National Women's Law Center501(c)(3)$20 millionWashington, DC
5Independent Sector501(c)(3)$8.2 millionWashington, DC
6Child Welfare League of America (CWLA)501(c)(3)$2.1 millionWashington, DC
7Washington Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights & Urban Affairs (WLC)501(c)(3)$5.4 millionWashington, DC
8Constitutional Accountability Center (CAC)501(c)(3)$4.2 millionWashington, DC
9American Immigration Council501(c)(3)$7.5 millionWashington, DC
10National LGBT Bar Foundation501(c)(3)$1.8 millionWashington, DC
11Civil Rights Corps501(c)(3)$5.1 millionWashington, DC
12National Association of College and University Attorneys501(c)(3)$5.7 millionWashington, DC
13National Legal Aid and Defender Association (NLADA)501(c)(3)$4.7 millionWashington, DC
14Pro Bono Institute501(c)(3)$2.5 millionWashington, DC
15Sociedad Interamericana de Prensa501(c)(3)$1.4 millionMiami, FL
16National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC)501(c)(3)$9.7 millionWashington, DC
17National Council for Community and Education Partnerships (NCCEP)501(c)(3)$4.8 millionWashington, DC
18National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities501(c)(3)$6.8 millionWashington, DC
19The Washington Campus (TWC)501(c)(3)$2.2 millionWashington, DC
20National Association of Councils on Developmental Disabilities501(c)(3)$1.4 millionWashington, DC
21Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs501(c)(3)$7.2 millionWashington, DC
22North American Securities Administrators Association501(c)(3)$9.1 millionWashington, DC
23National Council for Science and the Environment501(c)(3)$1.2 millionWashington, DC
24Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities501(c)(3)$2.2 millionWashington, DC
25Environmental Investigation Agency501(c)(3)$5.6 millionWashington, DC