Lutheran Services in America

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Our national network model accelerates transformational change. Headquartered in Washington, DC with offices in the heart of Capitol Hill, Lutheran Services in America is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to achieving a healthier, more equitable future for people and communities in the United States. The Lutheran Services in America network reaches one in 50 people in America each year. Our national network is united in its mission to transform lives and communities. Built on deep trust, open exchange and shared values, our national network model uniquely positions us to mobilize around ambitious goals and address complex challenges facing people and communities today.

Our shared calling to love and care for our neighbor is a force for bringing people and resources together to solve problems-impacting communities at scale-in ways that go beyond what any one organization can achieve on its own.

Contact information

Mailing address:
Lutheran Services in America
100 Maryland Ave NE
Ste 500
Washington, DC 20002


Phone: 800-664-3848

Email: [email protected]

Organization details

EIN: 363304707

CEO/President: Charlotte Haberaecker

Chairman: Darrell Gordon

Board size: 12

Founder: Lutheran organizations

Ruling year: 2015

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 06/30

Member of ECFA: No

Member of ECFA since:


We envision a network of connected, strong and thriving Lutheran social ministries that transform the lives of people and communities.

Mission statement

We champion Lutheran social ministry by building valuable connections, amplifying our voices and empowering our members in their mission to answer God's call to love and serve our neighbor.

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Community Development

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating449 of 109763 of 142
Fund acquisition rating343 of 109942 of 142
Resource allocation rating470 of 109970 of 142
Asset utilization rating677 of 109789 of 142

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Balance sheet
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$130,349$177,685$155,990$384,433$160,310
Short-term investments$2,306,171$2,259,265$122,523$110,870$103,986
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$9,270,648$7,575,770$3,894,701$3,240,343$2,424,141
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$133,397$236,431$337,511$435,575$0
Other long-term assets$69,324$42,704$11,532$0$0
Total long-term assets$202,721$279,135$349,043$435,575$0
Total assets$9,473,369$7,854,905$4,243,744$3,675,918$2,424,141
Payables and accrued expenses$206,082$290,286$681,122$700,435$269,940
Other current liabilities$602,535$282,747$624,071$632,654$274,823
Total current liabilities$808,617$573,033$1,305,193$1,333,089$544,763
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$199,972$276,327$349,590$435,851$0
Total long-term liabilities$330,431$381,322$468,240$524,948$84,952
Total liabilities$1,139,048$954,355$1,773,433$1,858,037$629,715
Net assets20222021202020192018
Without donor restrictions$4,581,733$4,954,847$1,410,245$1,207,568$1,504,959
With donor restrictions$3,752,588$1,945,703$1,060,066$610,313$289,467
Net assets$8,334,321$6,900,550$2,470,311$1,817,881$1,794,426
Revenues and expenses
Total contributions$5,142,956$7,447,822$2,920,438$2,324,595$2,018,488
Program service revenue$291,377$305,465$319,624$727,579$655,952
Membership dues$876,750$875,552$957,804$955,010$925,528
Investment income$113,948$109,546$52,774$40,265$32,584
Other revenue$6,852$11,991$9,231$14,289$33,421
Total other revenue$1,288,927$1,302,554$1,339,433$1,737,143$1,647,485
Total revenue$6,431,883$8,750,376$4,259,871$4,061,738$3,665,973
Program services$3,756,668$3,628,199$2,891,485$3,279,174$2,760,387
Management and general$531,446$496,645$500,212$544,209$513,686
Total expenses$4,511,422$4,320,137$3,607,441$4,038,283$3,493,085
Change in net assets20222021202020192018
Surplus (deficit)$1,920,461$4,430,239$652,430$23,455$172,888
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$1,920,461$4,430,239$652,430$23,455$172,888


Charlotte HaberaeckerPresident/CEO$266,357
Alesia FrerichsVP Member Engagement$194,573
Deborah HoeslyVP Development$160,089
Stanley BermanCFO$48,000
Mr Darrell GordonDirector; Chair$4,250

Compensation data as of: 6/30/2022

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In 1997, 300 Lutheran health and human services nonprofit organizations across 1,400 communities founded Lutheran Services in America, along with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) and The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS).

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