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Guttmacher Institute

Advancing sexual and reproductive health worldwide

four stars

94.98

125 Maiden Lane Seventh Floor
New York, NY 10038
tel: (212) 248-1111   Web Site
EIN: 13-2890727

Board Leadership
Lou Turner Zellner
Chair

CEO
Herminia Palacio
President and Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.98 four stars
  Financial 93.57 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1968, the Guttmacher Institute advances sexual and reproductive health worldwide through an interrelated program of social science research, policy analysis and public education. The Institute seeks to generate new ideas, encourage enlightened public debate, and promote sound policy and program development on issues ranging from abortion and family planning to sex education and HIV prevention. For more than four decades, Guttmacher has consistently demonstrated that scientific evidence - when reliably collected and analyzed, compellingly presented and systematically disseminated - can make a difference in policies, programs and medical practice.

Founded in 1968, the Guttmacher Institute advances sexual and reproductive health worldwide through an interrelated program of social science research, policy analysis and public education. The Institute seeks to generate new ideas, encourage enlightened public debate, and promote sound policy and program development on issues ranging from abortion and family planning to sex education and HIV prevention. For more than four decades, Guttmacher has consistently demonstrated that scientific evidence - when reliably collected and analyzed, compellingly presented and systematically disseminated - can make a difference in policies, programs and medical practice.

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Financial

four stars

93.57

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
80.0%
  Administrative Expenses 15.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.33
  Program Expenses Growth 14.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 14.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Guttmacher Institute on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Guttmacher Institute on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Guttmacher Institute (NY) 94.98 four stars
Catholics for Choice (DC) 91.36 four stars
Medical Students for Choice (PA) 87.10 three stars
Population Connection (DC) 94.77 four stars
Ipas (NC) 90.94 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $9,220,755
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $688,323
Total Contributions $9,909,078
   Program Service Revenue $32,995
Total Primary Revenue $9,942,073
   Other Revenue $1,258,292
TOTAL REVENUE $11,200,365
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $22,768,711
   Administrative Expenses $4,451,482
   Fundraising Expenses $1,532,529
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $28,752,722
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-17,552,357
   
Net Assets $64,224,617

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.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Research $14,862,609 65.3%
Public Education $5,503,547 24.2%
Public Policy $2,402,555 10.5%

Ratings History
Guttmacher Institute has received 11 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 02/01/2020 94.98 four stars
2017-12 12/21/2018 95.01 four stars
2016-12 04/01/2018 95.01 four stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 94.79 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 93.26 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 90.00 four stars
2013-12 05/01/2015 93.74 four stars
2013-12 04/01/2015 92.05 four stars
2012-12 06/01/2014 92.96 four stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 91.34 four stars
2011-12 06/01/2013 96.66 four stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 91.75 four stars
2009-12 12/01/2011 96.77 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 96.14 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 05/01/2011 95.44 four stars
2008-12 04/01/2010 95.13 four stars
2007-12 03/01/2009 82.62 three stars
2006-12 02/01/2008 84.47 three stars
2005-12 10/01/2006 76.23 two stars
2004-12 11/01/2005 88.51 three 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 13-2890727
Name in IRS Master File GUTTMACHER INSTITUTE INC
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (120) Publishing activities
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 May, 1977
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, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$378,094 1.31% Ann M. Starrs President, CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$263,370 0.91% Cynthia Summers Interim CEO
$219,645 0.76% Jonathan Wittenberg Interim CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Guttmacher Institute (NY) 94.98 four stars
National Family Planning & Reproductive Health Association (DC) 85.95 three stars
Center for Health and Gender Equity (DC) 92.22 four stars
Population Connection (DC) 94.77 four stars
Medical Students for Choice (PA) 87.10 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Guttmacher Institute
125 Maiden Lane
Seventh Floor
New York, NY 10038
tel: (212) 248-1111
fax: (212) 248-1951
EIN: 13-2890727

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Board Leadership

Lou Turner Zellner
Chair

CEO

Herminia Palacio
President and Chief Executive Officer

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