Life Legal Defense Foundation

The information on this page was last updated 5/10/2023. If you see errors or omissions, please email: [email protected]


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 rating619 of 111019 of 42
Fund acquisition rating456 of 111115 of 42
Resource allocation rating462 of 111117 of 42
Asset utilization rating854 of 111028 of 42

Financial ratios

Funding ratiosSector median20222021202020192018
Return on fundraising efforts Return on fundraising efforts =
Fundraising expense /
Total contributions
9%7%6%5%6%11%
Fundraising cost ratio Fundraising cost ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total revenue
7%7%6%5%5%10%
Contributions reliance Contributions reliance =
Total contributions /
Total revenue
96%100%92%98%95%96%
Fundraising expense ratio Fundraising expense ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total expenses
7%8%10%9%8%11%
Other revenue reliance Other revenue reliance =
Total other revenue /
Total revenue
4%0%8%2%5%4%
 
Operating ratiosSector median20222021202020192018
Program expense ratio Program expense ratio =
Program services /
Total expenses
81%83%81%80%84%85%
Spending ratio Spending ratio =
Total expenses /
Total revenue
95%84%54%54%65%97%
Program output ratio Program output ratio =
Program services /
Total revenue
76%70%44%43%55%82%
Savings ratio Savings ratio =
Surplus (deficit) /
Total revenue
5%16%46%46%35%3%
Reserve accumulation rate Reserve accumulation rate =
Surplus (deficit) /
Net assets
6%7%26%27%31%3%
General and admin ratio General and admin ratio =
Management and general expense /
Total expenses
10%10%9%11%8%5%
 
Investing ratiosSector median20222021202020192018
Total asset turnover Total asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total assets
0.960.380.310.310.581.20
Degree of long-term investment Degree of long-term investment =
Total assets /
Total current assets
1.361.011.001.001.011.01
Current asset turnover Current asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total current assets
1.870.380.310.320.581.21
 
Liquidity ratiosSector median20222021202020192018
Current ratio Current ratio =
Total current assets /
Total current liabilities
13.1345.32112.68262.6349.2935.01
Current liabilities ratio Current liabilities ratio =
Total current liabilities /
Total current assets
0.080.020.010.000.020.03
Liquid reserve level Liquid reserve level =
(Total current assets -
Total current liabilities) /
(Total expenses / 12)
5.3030.6538.8237.8920.159.63
 
Solvency ratiosSector median20222021202020192018
Liabilities ratio Liabilities ratio =
Total liabilities /
Total assets
16%3%1%0%2%3%
Debt ratio Debt ratio =
Debt /
Total assets
0%0%0%0%0%0%
Reserve coverage ratio Reserve coverage ratio =
Net assets /
Total expenses
80%256%324%317%169%81%

Financials

Balance sheet
 
Assets20222021202020192018
Cash$5,105,451$5,521,950$545,703$2,323,268$1,467,698
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$81,483$82,457$80,595$69,381$70,092
Short-term investments$0$0$2,944,224$0$0
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$5,186,934$5,604,407$3,570,522$2,392,649$1,537,790
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$9,600$6,831$12,456$15,928$14,508
Other long-term assets$22,412$0$0$0$0
Total long-term assets$32,012$6,831$12,456$15,928$14,508
Total assets$5,218,946$5,611,238$3,582,978$2,408,577$1,552,298
 
Liabilities20222021202020192018
Payables and accrued expenses$114,459$49,737$13,595$48,539$43,922
Other current liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$114,459$49,737$13,595$48,539$43,922
Debt$0$0$0$0$0
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$22,499$0$0$0$0
Total long-term liabilities$22,499$0$0$0$0
Total liabilities$136,958$49,737$13,595$48,539$43,922
 
Net assets20222021202020192018
Without donor restrictions$5,081,988$5,441,913$3,569,383$2,360,038$1,508,376
With donor restrictions$0$119,588$0$0$0
Net assets$5,081,988$5,561,501$3,569,383$2,360,038$1,508,376
 
Revenues and expenses
 
Revenue20222021202020192018
Total contributions$2,346,502$2,928,088$2,048,763$2,038,346$1,829,818
Program service revenue$0$0$0$0$75,000
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$10,724$242,222$48,267$69,926$3,914
Other revenue$0$0$0$26,984$0
Total other revenue$10,724$242,222$48,267$96,910$78,914
Total revenue$2,357,226$3,170,310$2,097,030$2,135,256$1,908,732
 
Expenses20222021202020192018
Program services$1,639,750$1,385,266$898,409$1,171,525$1,574,479
Management and general$189,162$156,588$129,538$109,886$86,451
Fundraising$157,192$175,152$98,647$114,441$199,679
Total expenses$1,986,104$1,717,006$1,126,594$1,395,852$1,860,609
 
Change in net assets20222021202020192018
Surplus (deficit)$371,122$1,453,304$970,436$739,404$48,123
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$371,122$1,453,304$970,436$739,404$48,123

Compensation

NameTitleCompensation
Mary RileyCFO & Coo, S$168,567
Alexandra SnyderCEO$131,013
Catherine ShortChief Legal$81,856

Compensation data as of: 12/31/2022


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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.