Disable all preview features

Health : Treatment and Prevention Services

The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

Women's health care physicians

three stars

80.04

409 Twelfth Street, SW Washington, DC 20024
tel: (800) 673-8444   Web Site
EIN: 36-2217981

Board Leadership
Haywood L. Brown
President

CEO
Hal C. Lawrence, III
Executive Vice President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 80.04 three stars
  Financial 76.09 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 06/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

two stars

76.09

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 06/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
71.5%
  Administrative Expenses 27.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.93
  Program Expenses Growth 2.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 42.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (DC) 80.04 three stars
AORN Foundation (CO) 86.79 three stars
CHEST Foundation (IL) 86.27 three stars
Association of Reproductive Health Professionals (DC) 86.54 three stars
American Society of Transplantation (NJ) 96.26 four stars

Compare These Charities (Highly Rated)

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) is a membership organization of obstetrician-gynecologists dedicated to the advancement of women's health. Founded in 1951, ACOG today has over 52,000 members and is the nation's leading group of professionals providing health care for women. ACOG works primarily in four areas: serving as a strong advocate for quality health care for women; maintaining the highest standards of clinical practice and continuing education for its members; promoting patient education and stimulating patient understanding of and involvement in medical care; and increasing awareness among its members and the public of the changing issues facing women's health care.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,584,591
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,801,458
Total Contributions $5,386,049
   Program Service Revenue $23,125,758
Total Primary Revenue $28,511,807
   Other Revenue $11,720,959
TOTAL REVENUE $40,232,766
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $30,716,787
   Administrative Expenses $8,252,402
   Fundraising Expenses $561,422
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $39,530,611
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $702,155
   
Net Assets $79,858,331

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
Publications, Practice, and Health Services $9,855,779 32.1%
Education $9,416,969 30.7%
Member Service Programmatic Expenditures $8,679,406 28.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 06/01/2017 80.04 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 82.13 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 81.04 three stars
2013-12 08/01/2015 76.69 two stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 77.83 two stars
2011-12 05/01/2013 70.91 two stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 77.76 two stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 72.91 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 05/01/2011 66.07 one star
2008-12 07/01/2010 72.15 two stars
2007-12 08/01/2009 82.47 three stars
2006-12 07/01/2008 75.88 two stars
2005-12 08/01/2007 74.91 two stars
2004-12 04/01/2006 73.62 two stars
2003-12 04/01/2005 78.74 two stars
2002-12 03/01/2004 96.43 four stars
2001-12 02/05/2003 90.53 four stars
2000-12 10/15/2002 93.79 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 36-2217981
Name in IRS Master File AMERICAN COLLEGE OF OBSTETRICIANS AND GYNECOLOGISTS
NTEE Code G03
NTEE Classification Professional Societies, Associations
NTEE Type Diseases, Disorders, Medical Disciplines
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (59) Other school related 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 Central - the organization is a central type organization (no group exemption) of a National, Regional or Geographic grouping of organizations.
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date June, 1953
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, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

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).

We invite you to share your opinions, thoughts, experiences, and stories about this charity here to help inform the decisions of other donors.  
Need more help getting started? Check out our FAQs.
 
This tool is not for questions about Charity Navigator, such as how we derived this charity’s rating. We will happily answer those questions if you contact us directly. Likewise, if you have questions for this charity, then we encourage you to contact the charity directly (we include the charity’s contact information in the upper left-hand corner of this page) since few charities regularly monitor this commenting tool.

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title Compensation from Affiliates
$144,500 0.36% Mark S. DeFrancesco President --
Other Salaries of Note
$440,739 1.11% Sandra A. Carson Vice President, Education --
$305,112 0.77% Christopher Zahn VP Practice --
$289,887 0.73% Penny Rutledge Vice President, General Counsel $72,471
$282,343 0.71% Richard Bailey Chief Financial Officer $70,585
$18,000 0.04% John P. Curtain Board Member --
$17,500 0.04% Cathy H. Whittlesey Board Member --

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) is a membership organization of obstetrician-gynecologists dedicated to the advancement of women's health. Founded in 1951, ACOG today has over 52,000 members and is the nation's leading group of professionals providing health care for women. ACOG works primarily in four areas: serving as a strong advocate for quality health care for women; maintaining the highest standards of clinical practice and continuing education for its members; promoting patient education and stimulating patient understanding of and involvement in medical care; and increasing awareness among its members and the public of the changing issues facing women's health care.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (DC) 80.04 three stars
CHEST Foundation (IL) 86.27 three stars
American Society of Transplant Surgeons (VA) 90.18 four stars
Byrnes Health Education Center (PA) 86.15 three stars
AORN Foundation (CO) 86.79 three stars

Compare These Charities (Highly Rated)

This charity has an official representative registered with Charity Navigator.

Charity Contact Info

The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
409 Twelfth Street, SW
Washington, DC 20024
tel: (800) 673-8444
fax: (202) 638-5577
EIN: 36-2217981

Mail donations to:
PO Box 70620
Washington, DC 20024

Visit Web Site

Board Leadership

Haywood L. Brown
President

CEO

Hal C. Lawrence, III
Executive Vice President, CEO

[ X ]

Did You Know We Are a Charity, Too?

If even a third of the 7 million people who visited our site last year had donated a dollar to Charity Navigator, we would comfortably meet our annual budget and be able to do what so many of you ask us to do every day--rate more charities!

With the support of users like you, we are currently investing in staff and technology. This will allow us to improve the search and organizational features of our site, making it easier to find the information that matters most to you. We will also continue to enhance our evaluation system and metrics.

So, whether you're a first time visitor or a long time user, we ask for your help in achieving our goal. Your gift of any size is most deeply appreciated! Thank You!

With the support of users like you, we are making it easier to find the info that matters most. Thank you!

Join Our Mailing List

Join over 400,000 other informed givers and get updates on charity ratings, new features, hot topics, and tips for donating.

Help Center