Life Legal Defense Foundation

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Summary

What We Do

Protect vulnerable life, especially unborn children in the womb

Defend pro-life speech and First Amendment rights

Employment discrimination

Freedom of conscience

Denial of life-sustaining care

Advance health care directives


Contact information

Mailing address:
Life Legal Defense Foundation
P.O. Box 2105
Napa, CA 94558

Website: lifelegaldefensefoundation.org

Phone: 707-224-6675

Email: [email protected]


Organization details

EIN: 680191488

CEO/President: Alexandra Snyder

Chairman: John Streett

Board size: 6

Founder: Ron Maxson, John Streett, and Steve Lopez

Ruling year: 1997

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 12/31

Member of ECFA: Yes

Member of ECFA since: 2017


Purpose

ADVOCACY

Protecting vulnerable life in the courtroom and the public square

AWARENESS

Educating the public about pro-life law and policy

ASSISTANCE

Providing pro-life and pro bono legal assistance and representation


Mission statement

The mission of Life Legal is to give innocent and helpless human beings of any age, particularly unborn children, a trained and committed defense against the threat of death, and to support their advocates in the nation's courtrooms.


Statement of faith

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Transparency grade

A

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Advocacy

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating536 of 103425 of 42
Fund acquisition rating342 of 103611 of 42
Resource allocation rating424 of 103625 of 42
Asset utilization rating829 of 103434 of 42

Financial ratios

Funding ratiosSector median20212020201920182017
Return on fundraising efforts Return on fundraising efforts =
Fundraising expense /
Total contributions
10%6%5%6%11%13%
Fundraising cost ratio Fundraising cost ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total revenue
8%6%5%5%10%13%
Contributions reliance Contributions reliance =
Total contributions /
Total revenue
96%92%98%95%96%100%
Fundraising expense ratio Fundraising expense ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total expenses
8%10%9%8%11%14%
Other revenue reliance Other revenue reliance =
Total other revenue /
Total revenue
4%8%2%5%4%0%
 
Operating ratiosSector median20212020201920182017
Program expense ratio Program expense ratio =
Program services /
Total expenses
80%81%80%84%85%82%
Spending ratio Spending ratio =
Total expenses /
Total revenue
92%54%54%65%97%97%
Program output ratio Program output ratio =
Program services /
Total revenue
70%44%43%55%82%79%
Savings ratio Savings ratio =
Surplus (deficit) /
Total revenue
8%46%46%35%3%3%
Reserve accumulation rate Reserve accumulation rate =
Surplus (deficit) /
Net assets
14%26%27%31%3%4%
General and admin ratio General and admin ratio =
Management and general expense /
Total expenses
10%9%11%8%5%5%
 
Investing ratiosSector median20212020201920182017
Total asset turnover Total asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total assets
1.280.310.310.581.201.38
Degree of long-term investment Degree of long-term investment =
Total assets /
Total current assets
1.221.001.001.011.011.01
Current asset turnover Current asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total current assets
1.700.310.320.581.211.39
 
Liquidity ratiosSector median20212020201920182017
Current ratio Current ratio =
Total current assets /
Total current liabilities
10.56112.68262.6349.2935.0125.96
Current liabilities ratio Current liabilities ratio =
Total current liabilities /
Total current assets
0.090.010.000.020.030.04
Liquid reserve level Liquid reserve level =
(Total current assets -
Total current liabilities) /
(Total expenses / 12)
5.8638.8237.8920.159.638.29
 
Solvency ratiosSector median20212020201920182017
Liabilities ratio Liabilities ratio =
Total liabilities /
Total assets
22%1%0%2%3%4%
Debt ratio Debt ratio =
Debt /
Total assets
0%0%0%0%0%0%
Reserve coverage ratio Reserve coverage ratio =
Net assets /
Total expenses
69%324%317%169%81%70%

Financials

Balance sheet
 
Assets20212020201920182017
Cash$5,521,950$545,703$2,323,268$1,467,698$1,354,986
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$82,457$80,595$69,381$70,092$152,446
Short-term investments$0$2,944,224$0$0$0
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$5,604,407$3,570,522$2,392,649$1,537,790$1,507,432
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$6,831$12,456$15,928$14,508$16,342
Other long-term assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total long-term assets$6,831$12,456$15,928$14,508$16,342
Total assets$5,611,238$3,582,978$2,408,577$1,552,298$1,523,774
 
Liabilities20212020201920182017
Payables and accrued expenses$49,737$13,595$48,539$43,922$58,072
Other current liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$49,737$13,595$48,539$43,922$58,072
Debt$0$0$0$0$0
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total long-term liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total liabilities$49,737$13,595$48,539$43,922$58,072
 
Net assets20212020201920182017
Without donor restrictions$5,441,913$3,569,383$2,360,038$1,508,376$1,465,702
With donor restrictions$119,588$0$0$0$0
Net assets$5,561,501$3,569,383$2,360,038$1,508,376$1,465,702
 
Revenues and expenses
 
Revenue20212020201920182017
Total contributions$2,928,088$2,048,763$2,038,346$1,829,818$2,151,635
Program service revenue$0$0$0$75,000$5,066
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$242,222$48,267$69,926$3,914$1,049
Other revenue$0$0$26,984$0$3,082
Total other revenue$242,222$48,267$96,910$78,914$9,197
Total revenue$3,170,310$2,097,030$2,135,256$1,908,732$2,160,832
 
Expenses20212020201920182017
Program services$1,385,266$898,409$1,171,525$1,574,479$1,714,748
Management and general$156,588$129,538$109,886$86,451$94,851
Fundraising$175,152$98,647$114,441$199,679$287,299
Total expenses$1,717,006$1,126,594$1,395,852$1,860,609$2,096,898
 
Change in net assets20212020201920182017
Surplus (deficit)$1,453,304$970,436$739,404$48,123$63,934
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$1,453,304$970,436$739,404$48,123$63,934

Compensation

NameTitleCompensation
Mary RileyChief Operations/Financial Officer$130,202
Alexandra SnyderChief Executive Officer$102,775
Catherine ShortChief Litigation Officer$56,611

Compensation data as of: 12/31/2020


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History

Defending Life and Liberty since 1989.


Program accomplishments


Needs

We couldn't do what we do without the help of prayerful and financial support. We rely completely on the generosity of people like you to provide the experienced, highly trained, and committed legal counsel that has served our clients well for close to three decades.