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AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION FOUNDATION INC
125 BROAD STREET
NEW YORK, NY 10004
212-549-2500

Purpose

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 CONSTITUTIONS 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.

Federal Emp. ID
136213516
Activity
R60 - Civil Liberties
IRS Ruling Date
1967
IRS Type
501(c)(3) - Public charity: Religious, educational, charitable, scientific, and literary organizations...
Basis for public charity status
15 - Organization with a substantial portion of support from a governmental unit or the general public
Date of most recent return
03/2018
Total Revenue
$146,251,550
Total Assets
$452,805,832
Pounds Of Food
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Name Title/Position Officials
Anthony Romero EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR 2005