EIN 95-2219680

Constitutional Rights Foundation (CRF)

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To instill in our nation's youth a deeper understanding of citizenship through values expressed in our Constitution and its Bill of Rights and to educate young people to become active and responsible participants in our society.
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Program areas at CRF

Law, history & governmentcrf's law, history, and government programs and materials focus on historical and contemporary issues, institutions, people, and processes that shape our laws and government. Each year crf's law & government department conducts the California state mock trial competition. In 2021, crf's mock trial competition directly involved over 7,500 California students and 3,000 legal and teacher volunteers. Among its offering crf delivers web-assisted program to educate about the scope and limits of law enforcement and improve understanding between youth and the police, an educational intervention in collaboration with the los angeles district attorney's office for at-risk elementary school students, and a lawyer classroom curricular program for middle and high schools.
Civic learning and engagementcrf's civic learning and engagement programs and materials bring to life the Rights and responsibilities of active citizenship by challenging young people to become informed, skilled and civically engaged. Crf's evaluation-validated expanding horizons institute program places first generation college bound and underserved students in local law firms, businesses, government offices, and non-profit organizations to experience a professional work environment, develop civic engagement and leadership skills, and plan for their academic futures. However, due to the pandemic in 2021, the organization provided workshops.the Foundation's civic action project, a web based program for u.s. government students, provides a practicum in civic learning and engagement for over 235,000 youth and teachers in 50 states.
Publicationscrf publishes and distributes educational resources and materials on law and government, civic participation, u.s. and world history, and current issues. Crf offers nearly 600 high-quality educational lessons in its catalog and online for various audiences including, teachers, young people, and classroom volunteers. In 2021, our websites attracted over 4.6 million unique visitors. Crf also distributes its acclaimed quarterly curricular newsletter, bill of Rights in action free of-charge to some 31,000 educators nationally on an annual basis.

Who funds Constitutional Rights Foundation (CRF)

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Schwab Charitable FundPublic, Societal Benefit$55,150
Ralph M. Parsons FoundationFor General Support of Civic Education Programs in Los Angeles County$50,000
Foundation of the American Board of Trial AdvocatesGeneral Support$25,000
...and 18 more grants received totalling $294,408

Personnel at CRF

Jonathan M GordonBoard Chief Financial Officer / Board Executive Committee / Director$0
Keri DoggettVice President , Programming and Operations / Vice - President , Programming and Opera / Vice - President , Programming and Operations / Director of Programs / Program Director$134,600
Amanda SusskindPresident$230,000
Darin T BeffaBoard Secretary / Secretary / Board Executive Committee / Director$0
Shannon AlexanderVice Chair / Chair , Internship Committee Nbcuniversal / Board Executive Committee / Director$0
...and 3 more key personnel

Financials for CRF

RevenuesFYE 12/2021
Total grants, contributions, etc.$2,512,651
Program services$198,699
Investment income and dividends$110,715
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$2,825
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$68,406
Net income from fundraising events$-64,096
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$2,829,200

Form 990s for CRF

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2020-122021-10-04990View PDF
2019-122020-08-13990View PDF
2018-122019-08-02990View PDF
2017-122019-03-15990View PDF
2016-122018-01-18990View PDF
...and 6 more Form 990s
Data update history
June 7, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2020
May 14, 2023
Updated personnel
Identified 15 new personnel
May 7, 2023
Received grants
Identified 2 new grant, including a grant for $10,000 from Bny Mellon Charitable Gift Fund
September 30, 2022
Used new vendors
Identified 1 new vendor, including
August 2, 2022
Received grants
Identified 2 new grant, including a grant for $20,000 from The Sumners Foundation
Nonprofit Types
Social advocacy organizationsHuman rights organizationsCivil rights and social justice organizationsCharities
Human rightsVoting rights
LobbyingFundraising eventsReceives government fundingEndowed supportCommunity engagement / volunteeringGala fundraisersTax deductible donations
General information
601 S Kingsley Dr
Los Angeles, CA 90005
Metro area
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA
Los Angeles County, CA
Website URL
(213) 487-5590
Facebook page
IRS details
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Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
R60: Civil Liberties Advocacy
NAICS code, primary
813311: Human Rights Organizations
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