Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

Population Connection

America's Voice for Population Stabilization

four stars

97.23

2120 L Street, NW Suite 500
Washington, DC 20037
tel: (800) 767-1956   Web Site
EIN: 94-1703155

Board Leadership
Estelle Raboni
Chair

CEO
John Seager
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 97.23 four stars
  Financial 97.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Population Connection, formerly Zero Population Growth or ZPG, was founded in 1968 as the national grassroots population organization that educates young people and advocates progressive action to stabilize world population at a level that can be sustained by Earth's resources. Annually, our Population Education program trains 11,000 teachers and educates three million students in grades K-12 about population trends and impacts on our environment and human well-being. On Capitol Hill, we advocate for progressive policies that will help to achieve a sustainable balance between people and our planet. We influence government policies to protect and increase funding for international and domestic family planning programs; engage in teacher training and public education programs; and produce original population lesson plans and activities linked to state and national standards. We produce a quarterly magazine highlighting the links between population, health, and the environment.

Population Connection, formerly Zero Population Growth or ZPG, was founded in 1968 as the national grassroots population organization that educates young people and advocates progressive action to stabilize world population at a level that can be sustained by Earth's resources. Annually, our Population Education program trains 11,000 teachers and educates three million students in grades K-12 about population trends and impacts on our environment and human well-being. On Capitol Hill, we advocate for progressive policies that will help to achieve a sustainable balance between people and our planet. We influence government policies to protect and increase funding for international and domestic family planning programs; engage in teacher training and public education programs; and produce original population lesson plans and activities linked to state and national standards. We produce a quarterly magazine highlighting the links between population, health, and the environment.

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Financial

four stars

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
87.8%
  Administrative Expenses 3.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.63
  Program Expenses Growth 21.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 29.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Population Connection on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Population Connection on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $14,235,799
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $884,878
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $15,120,677
   Program Service Revenue $9,896
Total Primary Revenue $15,130,573
   Other Revenue $216,360
TOTAL REVENUE $15,346,933
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $10,517,113
   Administrative Expenses $310,508
   Fundraising Expenses $1,050,365
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $11,877,986
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $3,468,947
   
Net Assets $15,557,597

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$242,692 2.04% John Seager President, CEO

Mission

Population Connection, formerly Zero Population Growth or ZPG, was founded in 1968 as the national grassroots population organization that educates young people and advocates progressive action to stabilize world population at a level that can be sustained by Earth's resources. Annually, our Population Education program trains 11,000 teachers and educates three million students in grades K-12 about population trends and impacts on our environment and human well-being. On Capitol Hill, we advocate for progressive policies that will help to achieve a sustainable balance between people and our planet. We influence government policies to protect and increase funding for international and domestic family planning programs; engage in teacher training and public education programs; and produce original population lesson plans and activities linked to state and national standards. We produce a quarterly magazine highlighting the links between population, health, and the environment.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Population Connection (DC) 97.23 four stars
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Center for Health and Gender Equity (DC) 92.22 four stars
Guttmacher Institute (NY) 94.98 four stars
National Family Planning & Reproductive Health Association (DC) 91.92 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Population Connection
2120 L Street, NW
Suite 500
Washington, DC 20037
tel: (800) 767-1956
fax: (202) 332-2302
EIN: 94-1703155

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Board Leadership

Estelle Raboni
Chair

CEO

John Seager
President, CEO