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Center for Reproductive Rights

Advancing reproductive freedom as a fundamental human right

four stars

90.83

199 Water Street 22nd Floor
New York, NY 10038
tel: (917) 637-3600   Web Site
EIN: 13-3669731

Board Leadership
Amy Metzler Ritter
Chair

CEO
Nancy Northup
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.83 four stars
  Financial 87.67 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Center for Reproductive Rights uses the law to advance reproductive freedom as a fundamental human right that all governments are legally obligated to protect, respect, and fulfill. Since 1992, our attorneys have boldly used legal and human rights tools to create a world where every woman participates with full dignity as an equal member of society. We are the only global legal advocacy organization dedicated to reproductive rights, with expertise in both U.S. constitutional and international human rights law. Our groundbreaking cases before national courts, United Nations committees, and regional human rights bodies have expanded access to reproductive healthcare, including birth control, safe abortion, prenatal and obstetric care, and unbiased information.

The Center for Reproductive Rights uses the law to advance reproductive freedom as a fundamental human right that all governments are legally obligated to protect, respect, and fulfill. Since 1992, our attorneys have boldly used legal and human rights tools to create a world where every woman participates with full dignity as an equal member of society. We are the only global legal advocacy organization dedicated to reproductive rights, with expertise in both U.S. constitutional and international human rights law. Our groundbreaking cases before national courts, United Nations committees, and regional human rights bodies have expanded access to reproductive healthcare, including birth control, safe abortion, prenatal and obstetric care, and unbiased information.

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Financial

three stars

87.67

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 08/01/2019 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)
75.4%
  Administrative Expenses 9.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 15.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.73
  Program Expenses Growth 7.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Center for Reproductive Rights on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Center for Reproductive Rights on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Center for Reproductive Rights (NY) 90.83 four stars
Population Connection (DC) 97.23 four stars
National Family Planning & Reproductive Health Association (DC) 91.92 four stars
PAI (DC) 99.18 four stars
National Abortion Federation (DC) 96.66 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $31,048,096
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,819,381
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $32,867,477
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $32,867,477
   Other Revenue $1,204,030
TOTAL REVENUE $34,071,507
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $21,325,679
   Administrative Expenses $2,839,686
   Fundraising Expenses $4,708,448
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $28,873,813
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $5,197,694
   
Net Assets $45,149,359

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
US Legal Program $9,934,457 46.6%
Global Legal Program $7,354,409 34.5%
Communications Program $4,036,813 18.9%

Ratings History
Center for Reproductive Rights has received 9 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 08/01/2019 90.83 four stars
2017-06 12/21/2018 93.94 four stars
2016-06 11/01/2017 94.52 four stars
2015-06 10/01/2016 93.25 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 94.47 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 90.76 four stars
2013-06 06/01/2014 94.09 four stars
2011-12 05/01/2013 90.64 four stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 93.07 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 91.45 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 12/22/2010 84.87 three stars
2008-12 11/01/2009 87.54 three stars
2007-12 11/01/2008 92.67 four stars
2006-12 12/15/2007 79.98 two stars
2005-12 02/01/2007 76.25 two stars
2004-12 02/01/2006 78.06 two stars
2003-12 12/01/2004 69.81 one star
2002-12 01/01/2004 83.71 three stars
2001-12 10/15/2002 95.17 four stars
2000-12 04/15/2002 93.12 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 13-3669731
Name in IRS Master File CENTER FOR REPRODUCTIVE RIGHTS 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 (430) Defense of human and civil rights
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 July, 1997
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$456,811 1.58% Nancy Northup President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Center for Reproductive Rights (NY) 90.83 four stars
American Sexual Health Association (NC) 92.52 four stars
Guttmacher Institute (NY) 95.01 four stars
Catholics for Choice (DC) 91.55 four stars
Physicians for Reproductive Health (NY) 97.68 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Center for Reproductive Rights
199 Water Street
22nd Floor
New York, NY 10038
tel: (917) 637-3600
fax: (917) 637-3666
EIN: 13-3669731

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Board Leadership

Amy Metzler Ritter
Chair

CEO

Nancy Northup
President & CEO

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