EIN 06-1242574

Bsa the Software Alliance (BSA)

IRS 501(c) type
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Year formed
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NTEE code, primary
The Business Software Alliance is the foremost organization dedicated to promoting a safe and legal digital world.
Also known as...
Bsa Business Software Alliance; Business Software Alliance
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Program areas at BSA

Enforcement: in 2022, solicited approximately 15,000 leads from the public concerning possible illegal uses of Software by companies; directed approximately 3,200 end-user enforcement actions seeking to end the illegal use of unlicensed Software by companies; took down approximately 216,000 webpages hosting infringing content on cyberlockers, file- sharing sites, and direct download (dd) sites; worked with marketplace and auction sites to take down more than 43,000 listings offering infringing Software products.
Policy: educated policymakers on the need for new or revised laws, regulations, and global agreements in the areas of artificial intelligence, data transfer mechanisms, privacy, cybersecurity, international trade, law enforcement access to data, workforce development, intellectual property rights and data services. Bsa also advocated against harmful policies, laws or regulations that would stifle innovation and adversely impact the ability of the Software industry to compete in the global marketplace.
Communications: issued 57 news releases to us and global media on developments affecting Software policy and legal topics; conducted educational outreach programs to Software users and related key audiences; and convened or cosponsored public events bringing together Software industry representatives and allies.

Grants made by BSA

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Meridian International CenterGlobal Dialogue Dinner To Be Co-Hosted By Meridian and Bsa on September 28, 2022$30,000

Personnel at BSA

Victoria A. EspinelPresident and Chief Executive Officer$1,826,920
Joseph DesalvioChief Financial Officer$387,697
Gideon LettChief Growth Officer
Aaron CooperVice President Global Policy / Vice President , Global Policy$463,448
Adam CoatesGeneral Counsel and Vice President / Deputy General Counsel / Deputy GNL Counsel$423,532
...and 25 more key personnel

Financials for BSA

RevenuesFYE 09/2022
Total grants, contributions, etc.$0
Program services$21,460,351
Investment income and dividends$341,713
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$-731,805
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$910,746
Total revenues$21,981,005

Form 990s for BSA

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2022-092023-08-14990View PDF
2021-092022-08-15990View PDF
2020-092022-08-15990View PDF
2020-092022-06-01990OView PDF
2018-122020-02-14990View PDF
...and 9 more Form 990s
Data update history
October 3, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2022
October 3, 2023
Updated personnel
Identified 8 new personnel
September 25, 2023
Used new vendors
Identified 2 new vendors, including , and
August 10, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2021
June 27, 2023
Updated personnel
Identified 2 new personnel
Nonprofit Types
Trade associationsBusiness and community development organizationsHeadquarter / parent organizations
Science and technologyBusiness and industry
MembershipsPolitical advocacyOperates internationallyCommunity engagement / volunteering
General information
200 Massachusetts Ave NW 310
Washington, DC 20001
Metro area
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV
Website URL
(202) 872-5500
Facebook page
Twitter profile
IRS details
Fiscal year end
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
S41: Promotion of Business
NAICS code, primary
813910: Trade Associations
Parent/child status
Central organization
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