EIN 81-4985512

The Bail Project

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The Bail Project is a national nonprofit organization that posts bail on behalf of clients in need, reuniting families and restoring the presumption of innocence. They provide reminders of court dates to help clients return to court. In FY22, they marked five years of operations, having helped nearly 24,000 individuals and their families nationwide with over $65 million in free bail assistance and supported them in more than 80,000 court dates.
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Program areas at The Bail Project

In fiscal year 2023, The Bail Project marked six years of operations with more than 30,000 individuals helped nationwide and over $81 million in free Bail assistance. The Bail Project supported these clients in more than 111,000 court dates for a 92% court appearance rate, offering further evidence that cash Bail is not a necessary incentive to ensure people return to court. This high return to court rate continues to ensure The sustainability of The Bail Project's national revolving Bail fund with 91% of Bail payments returning after cases close and allowing The organization to help additional people. In fy23, The Bail Project continued its work to advance evidence-based pretrial policy reforms at The local, state, and national levels through legislative advocacy, research, public education, and storytelling. Taken alongside our direct services, our advocacy work engages audiences with facts about Bail, human stories, and our research to level The playing field for thousands of people each year.

Grants made by The Bail Project

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Community Advocates for Just and Moral GProvide Bailout and Community Release Supportive Services To Clients$1,575,000
Operation RestorationProvide Bailout and Community Release Supportive Services To Clients$751,884
Freedom Community CenterProvide Bailout and Community Release Supportive Services To Clients$300,000
...and 4 more grants made

Who funds The Bail Project

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Blue Meridian PartnersTo Support Scaling Plan$7,000,000
Fidelity Investments Charitable Gift FundFor Grant Recipient's Exempt Purposes$305,409
Fidelity Investments Charitable Gift FundFor Grant Recipient's Exempt Purposes$305,409
...and 141 more grants received totalling $11,016,574

Personnel at The Bail Project

Robin SteinbergBoard Member$327,100
Bradley DuddingChief Impact Officer$224,150
David GasperNational Director of Operations$168,790
Camilo RamirezBoard Member$148,346
Twyla CarterNational Director of Policy$200,385
...and 9 more key personnel

Financials for The Bail Project

RevenuesFYE 06/2023
Total grants, contributions, etc.$13,100,537
Program services$0
Investment income and dividends$912,311
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$-94
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$116,192
Total revenues$14,128,946

Form 990s for The Bail Project

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2023-062024-02-29990View PDF
2022-062023-05-05990View PDF
2022-062023-05-01990View PDF
2021-062022-04-12990View PDF
2020-062021-05-20990View PDF
...and 2 more Form 990s
Data update history
May 18, 2024
Received grants
Identified 1 new grant, including a grant for $3,440 from The Walter E and Ruth K Wright Charitable Foundation
February 4, 2024
Received grants
Identified 57 new grant, including a grant for $228,500 from The Cleveland Foundation
October 26, 2023
Received grants
Identified 16 new grant, including a grant for $7,000,000 from Blue Meridian Partners
August 20, 2023
Received grants
Identified 103 new grant, including a grant for $7,500,000 from Blue Meridian Partners
July 13, 2023
Updated personnel
Identified 21 new personnel
Nonprofit Types
Social advocacy organizationsCrime and legal aid organizationsLegal service nonprofitsCharities
Human servicesCrime and lawLegal servicesRehabilitation for ex-offendersCriminal justice
Political advocacyLobbyingNational levelReceives government fundingTax deductible donations
General information
PO Box 750
Venice, CA 90294
Metro area
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA
Los Angeles County, CA
Website URL
(323) 366-0799
IRS details
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Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
I80: Legal Services
NAICS code, primary
813319: Social Advocacy Organizations
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