Students for Life of America

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Summary

Students for Life of America (SFLA) is one of the nation's most active pro-life organizations and the largest youth pro-life organization. We are the only national pro-life organization dedicated to training and equipping college, high school, medical, and law school students. Our approach is uniquely effective, and the methods we have developed are a combination of time-tested techniques and cutting-edge technology. Students for Life has been called to combat this anti-life culture. We resist the notion that women need abortion. We resist the abortion industry's constant claim, circulating like a broken record, that women aren't strong enough to embrace both their children and their education. And we resist the idea that women's rights involve forcibly taking someone else's away.

Young people are the key to changing culture, and we must invest in them now to abolish abortion. There are thousands of babies dying and women being wounded at the hands of the abortion industry daily. This violence, injustice, and inhumanity is what the Pro-Life Generation is fighting tirelessly to end.


Contact information

Mailing address:
Students for Life of America
1000 Winchester St. Suite 301
Fredericksburg, VA 22401

Website: studentsforlife.org

Phone: 540-834-4600

Email: info@studentsforlife.org


Organization details

EIN: 521576352

CEO/President: Kristan Hawkins

Chairman: Leonard Leo / Richard Crum

Board size: 10

Founder:

Ruling year: 1991

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 12/31

Member of ECFA: No

Member of ECFA since:


Purpose

Students for Life exists to transform culture by helping young people make abortion unthinkable and obsolete on their campus, in their community, and in our nation. Belong, Believe, Behave is Students for Life's three-step approach to fueling the momentum of the Pro-Life Generation. Our effectiveness comes by connecting with young leaders and providing the opportunity for life-changing experiences that will forever shape their worldview. This is the proven evangelism strategy for forming the Pro-Life Generation into principled and prepared leaders who will drive our Pro-Life Movement to victory.


Mission statement

Students for Life of America exists to recruit, train, and mobilize the pro-life generation to abolish abortion.


Statement of faith

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Transparency grade

C

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Advocacy

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating192 of 10316 of 41
Fund acquisition rating274 of 10338 of 41
Resource allocation rating206 of 103310 of 41
Asset utilization rating491 of 103121 of 41

Financial ratios

Funding ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Return on fundraising efforts Return on fundraising efforts =
Fundraising expense /
Total contributions
9%5%8%11%12%11%
Fundraising cost ratio Fundraising cost ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total revenue
8%5%8%11%12%11%
Contributions reliance Contributions reliance =
Total contributions /
Total revenue
96%100%100%100%100%100%
Fundraising expense ratio Fundraising expense ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total expenses
8%6%10%12%12%11%
Other revenue reliance Other revenue reliance =
Total other revenue /
Total revenue
4%0%0%0%0%0%
 
Operating ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Program expense ratio Program expense ratio =
Program services /
Total expenses
80%86%85%79%81%84%
Spending ratio Spending ratio =
Total expenses /
Total revenue
92%79%82%97%99%101%
Program output ratio Program output ratio =
Program services /
Total revenue
72%68%70%76%80%85%
Savings ratio Savings ratio =
Surplus (deficit) /
Total revenue
8%21%18%3%1%-1%
Reserve accumulation rate Reserve accumulation rate =
Surplus (deficit) /
Net assets
13%43%69%24%12%-7%
General and admin ratio General and admin ratio =
Management and general expense /
Total expenses
11%8%4%10%7%4%
 
Investing ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Total asset turnover Total asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total assets
1.251.252.775.666.125.49
Degree of long-term investment Degree of long-term investment =
Total assets /
Total current assets
1.291.311.021.011.021.02
Current asset turnover Current asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total current assets
1.761.652.825.746.255.60
 
Liquidity ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Current ratio Current ratio =
Total current assets /
Total current liabilities
10.7924.608.623.233.552.60
Current liabilities ratio Current liabilities ratio =
Total current liabilities /
Total current assets
0.090.040.120.310.280.38
Liquid reserve level Liquid reserve level =
(Total current assets -
Total current liabilities) /
(Total expenses / 12)
5.646.993.761.441.381.32
 
Solvency ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Liabilities ratio Liabilities ratio =
Total liabilities /
Total assets
21%23%11%31%28%38%
Debt ratio Debt ratio =
Debt /
Total assets
0%13%0%0%0%0%
Reserve coverage ratio Reserve coverage ratio =
Net assets /
Total expenses
70%61%32%12%12%11%

Financials

Balance sheet
 
Assets20202019201820172016
Cash$5,494,886$3,172,782$1,344,604$986,288$1,016,065
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$106,522$376,447$44,153$17,924$19,321
Short-term investments$0$0$0$2,429$2,309
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$5,601,408$3,549,229$1,388,757$1,006,641$1,037,695
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$1,620,877$59,934$19,935$22,332$20,605
Other long-term assets$141,886$9,199$0$0$0
Total long-term assets$1,762,763$69,133$19,935$22,332$20,605
Total assets$7,364,171$3,618,362$1,408,692$1,028,973$1,058,300
 
Liabilities20202019201820172016
Payables and accrued expenses$227,698$339,584$429,744$283,435$399,444
Other current liabilities$0$72,340$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$227,698$411,924$429,744$283,435$399,444
Debt$927,953$0$0$0$0
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$534,500$0$0$0$0
Total long-term liabilities$1,462,453$0$0$0$0
Total liabilities$1,690,151$411,924$429,744$283,435$399,444
 
Net assets20202019201820172016
Without donor restrictions$5,674,020$3,206,438$978,948$745,538$658,856
With donor restrictions$0$0$0$0$0
Net assets$5,674,020$3,206,438$978,948$745,538$658,856
 
Revenues and expenses
 
Revenue20202019201820172016
Total contributions$11,696,688$12,228,460$8,205,800$6,380,794$5,768,177
Program service revenue$0$0$0$0$0
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$10,151$7,071$196$546$2,078
Other revenue($12,025)$9,166$33$45$128
Total other revenue($1,874)$16,237$229$591$2,206
Total revenue$11,694,814$12,244,697$8,206,029$6,381,385$5,770,383
 
Expenses20202019201820172016
Program services$7,923,904$8,536,074$6,259,043$5,114,391$4,910,476
Management and general$712,676$450,738$795,135$433,609$253,394
Fundraising$590,652$1,030,395$918,441$746,703$650,654
Total expenses$9,227,232$10,017,207$7,972,619$6,294,703$5,814,524
 
Change in net assets20202019201820172016
Surplus (deficit)$2,467,582$2,227,490$233,410$86,682($44,141)
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$2,467,582$2,227,490$233,410$86,682($44,141)

Compensation

NameTitleCompensation
Kristan HawkinsPresident$211,890
Tina WhittingtonCFO$131,071
Kristi HamrickChief Media Strategist & Spokesperson$103,383

Compensation data as of: 12/31/2020


Response from ministry

No response has been provided by this ministry.


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History

Students for Life of America began as a true student organization called American Collegians for Life in 1988. It remained so and grew steadily until 2006 when it launched as a full-time 501c-3 organization, changed its name to Students for Life of America, and hired Kristan Hawkins as president. What started out as a handful of full-time staff working with less than 100 pro-life student groups has blossomed into a massive pro-life organization that employs over 50 part and full-time staff and works with over 1,240 student groups.


Program accomplishments

120,509 advocates trained
1,296 groups served
78,268 miles traveled in 2020-2021
824 in attendance at #Stand4Life $19,035,648 annual In-Kind volunteer service hours
$48,656,624 publicity value of 2020 earned media


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