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Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

Provide

Everyone Has A Role

four stars

94.07

PO Box 410164 Cambridge, MA 02141
tel: (617) 661-1161   Web Site
EIN: 04-3298538

Board Leadership
Katherine Bourne
President

CEO
Melanie Zurek
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.07 four stars
  Financial 97.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Originally known as the Abortion Access Project, Provide was organized in 1992 by activists and clinicians concerned about the diminishing number of abortion providers. This work, spearheaded by a group of founding members that included Susan Yanow, Marlene Gerber Fried, and Judy Norsigian, was immensely successful, and the organization grew from a state-level project to a national organization. Through a combination of local organizing, clinical training, and advocacy within health care institutions and professional groups, we expanded the number and range of clinicians and settings providing abortion in states across the country. Our current projects and project-states reflect our growing knowledge about how to move abortion access where this work is needed most.

Originally known as the Abortion Access Project, Provide was organized in 1992 by activists and clinicians concerned about the diminishing number of abortion providers. This work, spearheaded by a group of founding members that included Susan Yanow, Marlene Gerber Fried, and Judy Norsigian, was immensely successful, and the organization grew from a state-level project to a national organization. Through a combination of local organizing, clinical training, and advocacy within health care institutions and professional groups, we expanded the number and range of clinicians and settings providing abortion in states across the country. Our current projects and project-states reflect our growing knowledge about how to move abortion access where this work is needed most.

Financial

four stars

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 03/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
86.1%
  Administrative Expenses 7.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.82
  Program Expenses Growth 26.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Provide on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Provide on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Provide (MA) 94.07 four stars
Washington Area Women's Foundation (DC) 93.19 four stars
New York Women's Foundation (NY) 92.72 four stars
National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health (NY) 88.38 three stars
National Council of Jewish Women (NY) 86.53 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,186,001
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,186,001
   Program Service Revenue $20,000
Total Primary Revenue $1,206,001
   Other Revenue $9,351
TOTAL REVENUE $1,215,352
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,933,469
   Administrative Expenses $180,923
   Fundraising Expenses $273,104
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,387,496
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-2,172,144
   
Net Assets $2,059,516

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History
Provide has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 03/01/2018 94.07 four stars
2015-12 02/01/2017 94.28 four stars
2014-12 09/01/2016 90.94 four stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 04-3298538
Name in IRS Master File PROVIDE INC
NTEE Code R61
NTEE Classification Reproductive Rights
NTEE Type Civil Rights, Social Action, Advocacy
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(179) Other health services
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date March, 1996
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$138,968 4.10% Melanie Zurek Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Provide (MA) 94.07 four stars
Women's Foundation for A Greater Memphis (TN) 90.92 four stars
Society for Women's Health Research (DC) 85.10 three stars
Womens Media Center (DC) 86.74 three stars
International Women's Media Foundation (DC) 91.14 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Provide
PO Box 410164
Cambridge, MA 02141
tel: (617) 661-1161
fax: (617) 252-6878
EIN: 04-3298538

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Board Leadership

Katherine Bourne
President

CEO

Melanie Zurek
Executive Director

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