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Planned Parenthood of Metropolitan Washington, DC

Providing high-quality, affordable, and culturally competent reproductive healthcare to the Washington, DC region

three stars

89.31

1225 4th Street NE Washington, DC 20002
tel: (202) 347-8500   Web Site
EIN: 53-0204621

Board Leadership
Jennifer Luray
Chair

CEO
Laura Meyers
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.31 three stars
  Financial 88.67 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 90.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Planned Parenthood of Metropolitan Washington, D.C. was founded on the visionary idea that access to sexual and reproductive health care could transform people's lives. For more than 80 years, PPMW has provided high quality, supportive reproductive medical care for families in the DC metro area.

PPMW's mission is to provide high-quality reproductive health services, to promote healthy sexuality and responsible decision making, and to protect the right to make those decisions. PPMW provides comprehensive reproductive health care services at three health centers, located in NE Washington DC, and Maryland (Silver Spring and Gaithersburg). NEW - As of 2019, PPMW offers telehealth services and gender affirming (hormone) care (all three centers, and primary care (DC only).

Planned Parenthood of Metropolitan Washington, D.C. was founded on the visionary idea that access to sexual and reproductive health care could transform people's lives. For more than 80 years, PPMW has provided high quality, supportive reproductive medical care for families in the DC metro area.

PPMW's mission is to provide high-quality reproductive health services, to promote healthy sexuality and responsible decision making, and to protect the right to make those decisions. PPMW provides comprehensive reproductive health care services at three health centers, located in NE Washington DC, and Maryland (Silver Spring and Gaithersburg). NEW - As of 2019, PPMW offers telehealth services and gender affirming (hormone) care (all three centers, and primary care (DC only).

Financial

three stars

88.67

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

90.00

This rating was published 03/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
71.6%
  Administrative Expenses 16.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.17
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.07
  Program Expenses Growth 24.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Planned Parenthood of Metropolitan Washington, DC on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Planned Parenthood of Metropolitan Washington, DC on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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How is the organization collecting feedback?
Electronic surveys (by email, tablet, etc)
How is the organization using feedback?
To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To identify where we are less inclusive or equitable across demographic groups
With whom is the organization sharing feedback?
Our staff, Our board
What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?
We don't have the right technology to collect and aggregate feedback efficiently, Staff find it hard to prioritize feedback collection and review due to lack of time
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Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Planned Parenthood of Metropolitan Washington, DC (DC) 89.31 three stars
Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest and the Hawaiian Islands (WA) 85.49 three stars
Planned Parenthood South Atlantic (NC) 85.81 three stars
Planned Parenthood Federation of America (NY) 90.05 four stars
Planned Parenthood Los Angeles (CA) 85.03 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,986,407
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $555,480
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $212,057
Total Contributions $7,753,944
   Program Service Revenue $5,827,377
Total Primary Revenue $13,581,321
   Other Revenue $155,871
TOTAL REVENUE $13,737,192
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $11,470,637
   Administrative Expenses $1,425,028
   Fundraising Expenses $1,969,682
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $14,865,347
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,128,155
   
Net Assets $27,311,863

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
Patient Services $9,796,083 85.4%
External Affairs $900,442 7.8%
Community Education and Training $774,112 6.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-09 03/01/2021 89.31 three stars
2018-09 03/01/2020 88.25 three stars
2017-09 02/01/2020 85.27 three stars
2017-09 11/01/2019 83.48 three stars
2017-09 03/01/2019 81.97 three stars
2016-09 03/01/2018 78.73 two stars
2015-09 03/01/2017 83.88 three stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 85.38 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 12/22/2015 86.15 three stars
2013-09 05/01/2015 86.92 three stars
2012-09 10/01/2013 84.69 three stars
2011-09 06/01/2013 80.21 three stars
2011-09 03/01/2013 77.79 two stars
2010-09 12/01/2011 68.46 one star
2009-09 09/20/2011 70.93 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-09 02/01/2011 65.28 one star
2008-09 10/01/2009 64.52 one star
2007-09 02/01/2009 71.65 two stars
2006-09 11/01/2007 86.93 three stars
2005-09 09/01/2006 80.40 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 53-0204621
Name in IRS Master File PLANNED PARENTHOOD ASSOCIATION OF METROPOLITAN WASHINGTON D C INC
NTEE Code E42
NTEE Classification Family Planning Centers
NTEE Type Health - General and Rehabilitative
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (179) Other health services
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 November, 1945
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • September, 2018
  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$307,529 2.06% Laura Meyers President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Planned Parenthood of Metropolitan Washington, DC (DC) 89.31 three stars
Planned Parenthood of Orange and San Bernardino Counties (CA) 93.86 four stars
Planned Parenthood Hudson Peconic (NY) 85.38 three stars
Planned Parenthood Los Angeles (CA) 85.03 three stars
Planned Parenthood South Atlantic (NC) 85.81 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Planned Parenthood of Metropolitan Washington, DC
1225 4th Street NE
Washington, DC 20002
tel: (202) 347-8500
EIN: 53-0204621

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Board Leadership

Jennifer Luray
Chair

CEO

Laura Meyers
President, CEO

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