Pacific Justice Institute

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Summary

NON PROFIT LEGAL DEFENSE ORGANIZATION


Contact information

Mailing address:
Pacific Justice Institute
P.O. Box 276600
Sacramento, CA 95827

Website: pacificjustice.org

Phone: (916) 857-6900

Email: [email protected]


Organization details

EIN: 911823641

CEO/President: Brad Dacus

Chairman:

Board size: 6

Founder:

Ruling year: 1997

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 05/31

Member of ECFA: Yes

Member of ECFA since: 2008


Purpose

Pacific Justice Institute is a non-profit 501(c)(3) legal defense organization specializing in the defense of religious freedom, parental rights, and other civil liberties. Pacific Justice Institute works diligently, without charge, to provide its clients with all the legal support they need.


Mission statement

As a legal non-profit, our mission is to defend - without charge - the religious freedoms, parental rights, and other civil liberties of people who cannot defend themselves. We work diligently to provide our clients with dedicated, exceptional legal support completely funded by our generous supporters.


Statement of faith

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Transparency grade

A

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Advocacy

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating673 of 111020 of 42
Fund acquisition rating324 of 11118 of 42
Resource allocation rating673 of 111127 of 42
Asset utilization rating861 of 111029 of 42

Financial ratios

Funding ratiosSector median20232021202020192018
Return on fundraising efforts Return on fundraising efforts =
Fundraising expense /
Total contributions
9%5%3%4%3%7%
Fundraising cost ratio Fundraising cost ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total revenue
7%6%3%4%3%7%
Contributions reliance Contributions reliance =
Total contributions /
Total revenue
96%110%98%108%100%100%
Fundraising expense ratio Fundraising expense ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total expenses
7%6%3%4%4%8%
Other revenue reliance Other revenue reliance =
Total other revenue /
Total revenue
4%-10%2%-8%0%0%
 
Operating ratiosSector median20232021202020192018
Program expense ratio Program expense ratio =
Program services /
Total expenses
81%79%87%87%85%81%
Spending ratio Spending ratio =
Total expenses /
Total revenue
95%96%95%106%80%89%
Program output ratio Program output ratio =
Program services /
Total revenue
76%76%83%93%68%73%
Savings ratio Savings ratio =
Surplus (deficit) /
Total revenue
5%4%5%-6%20%11%
Reserve accumulation rate Reserve accumulation rate =
Surplus (deficit) /
Net assets
6%2%11%-10%32%17%
General and admin ratio General and admin ratio =
Management and general expense /
Total expenses
10%15%9%9%11%11%
 
Investing ratiosSector median20232021202020192018
Total asset turnover Total asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total assets
0.960.501.751.501.191.27
Degree of long-term investment Degree of long-term investment =
Total assets /
Total current assets
1.361.171.881.792.011.01
Current asset turnover Current asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total current assets
1.870.593.292.682.381.28
 
Liquidity ratiosSector median20232021202020192018
Current ratio Current ratio =
Total current assets /
Total current liabilities
13.1322.055.648.828.2411.01
Current liabilities ratio Current liabilities ratio =
Total current liabilities /
Total current assets
0.080.050.180.110.120.09
Liquid reserve level Liquid reserve level =
(Total current assets -
Total current liabilities) /
(Total expenses / 12)
5.3019.443.003.974.438.51
 
Solvency ratiosSector median20232021202020192018
Liabilities ratio Liabilities ratio =
Total liabilities /
Total assets
16%4%11%14%6%10%
Debt ratio Debt ratio =
Debt /
Total assets
0%0%1%7%0%1%
Reserve coverage ratio Reserve coverage ratio =
Net assets /
Total expenses
80%191%51%58%79%71%

Financials

Balance sheet
 
Assets20232021202020192018
Cash$324,250$871,408$868,308$1,011,730$813,623
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$124,832$29,184$27,164$20,349$703,745
Short-term investments$7,247,320$331,712$300,098$99,734$88,695
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$7,696,402$1,232,304$1,195,570$1,131,813$1,606,063
Long-term investments$0$0$0$396,000$0
Fixed assets$24,333$39,608$2,146$2,300$9,696
Other long-term assets$1,302,479$1,041,814$940,513$741,066$0
Total long-term assets$1,326,812$1,081,422$942,659$1,139,366$9,696
Total assets$9,023,214$2,313,726$2,138,229$2,271,179$1,615,759
 
Liabilities20232021202020192018
Payables and accrued expenses$349,101$218,520$135,558$137,374$145,883
Other current liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$349,101$218,520$135,558$137,374$145,883
Debt$11,117$31,711$159,000$0$9,050
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$1$0$0$0$0
Total long-term liabilities$11,118$31,711$159,000$0$9,050
Total liabilities$360,219$250,231$294,558$137,374$154,933
 
Net assets20232021202020192018
Without donor restrictions$8,662,995$2,063,495$1,843,671$2,086,003$1,460,826
With donor restrictions$0$0$0$47,802$0
Net assets$8,662,995$2,063,495$1,843,671$2,133,805$1,460,826
 
Revenues and expenses
 
Revenue20232021202020192018
Total contributions$5,184,776$4,174,275$3,254,208$3,361,354$2,300,266
Program service revenue$0$0$0$0$0
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income($192,356)$39,383($177,635)$4,164$1,214
Other revenue($261,702)$65,693($63,243)$0$0
Total other revenue($454,058)$105,076($240,878)$4,164$1,214
Total revenue$4,730,718$4,279,351$3,013,330$3,365,518$2,301,480
 
Expenses20232021202020192018
Program services$3,574,419$3,545,214$2,792,081$2,292,105$1,674,813
Management and general$689,342$385,450$282,458$283,397$225,936
Fundraising$272,698$128,863$128,925$117,037$157,413
Total expenses$4,536,459$4,059,527$3,203,464$2,692,539$2,058,162
 
Change in net assets20232021202020192018
Surplus (deficit)$194,259$219,824($190,134)$672,979$243,318
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$194,259$219,824($190,134)$672,979$243,318

Compensation

NameTitleCompensation
Brad DacusPresident$265,378
Kevin SnyderAttorney$152,500

Compensation data as of: 5/31/2023


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