American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc.
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About this organization
The ACLU dares to create a more perfect union — beyond one person, party, or side. Our mission is to realize this promise of the United States Constitution for all and expand the reach of its guarantees.
Founded in 1920, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, multi-issue, 1.7 million member public interest organization devoted to protecting the civil liberties of all people in the United States. Recognized as the nation's premier public interest law firm, the ACLU works daily in courts, legislatures, and communities to defend and preserve the freedoms guaranteed by the U.S. Constitution and the Bill of Rights. The ACLU dares to create a more perfect union — beyond one person, party, or side, our mission is to realize the promise of the United States Constitution for all and expand the reach of its guarantees. The ACLU Foundation is the 501 (c)(3) arm of the organization.
Interesting data from their 2020 990 filing
The purpose of the non-profit is listed in the filing as “As noted in its articles of incorporation, the mission of the aclu foundation is "to encourage, sponsor, and facilitate the cultivation and diffusion of knowledge and understanding of the various civil liberties and civil rights which are protected by the constitution and laws of the united states or of the various states...to persons involved in activities wherein their civil rights and liberties...are threatened or infringed..." the aclu foundation today remains focused on the overarching goals set by its founders, serving as the nation's guardian of liberty, working daily in courts, legislatures and communities to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties that the constitution and laws of the us guarantee. the aclu also works to extend rights to segments of the population that have traditionally been denied their rights, including people of color; women; lesbians, gay men, bisexuals and transgender people; prisoners; and persons with disabilities.”.
When discussing its operations, they were characterized as: “Preservation and promotion of civil rights and civil liberties”.
- The non-profit's legally reported state of operation is NY.
- The filing states that the non-profit's address in the year 2020 is 125 BROAD STREET 18TH FLOOR, NEW YORK, NY, 10004.
- The form submitted by the non-profit for 2020 shows a total of 443 employees.
- Is not a private foundation.
- Expenses are greater than $1,000,000.
- Revenue is greater than $1,000,000.
- Revenue less expenses is $64,729,478.
- The organization has 13 independent voting members.
- The organization was formed in 1966.
- The organization pays $53,435,309 in salary, compensation, and benefits to its employees.
- The organization pays $14,373,026 in fundraising expenses.
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