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Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

National Abortion Federation

To unite, represent, serve, and support abortion providers in delivering patient-centered, evidence-based care.

95.32

1090 Vermont Avenue, Northwest Suite 1000
Washington, DC 20005
tel: (202) 667-5881   Web Site
EIN: 43-1097957

Board Leadership
Lori Williams
Chair

CEO
The Very Rev. Dr. Katherine Hancock Ragsdale
President, CEO

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.32
  Financial 94.74
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00
This rating was published 06/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Established in 1977, the mission of the National Abortion Federation (NAF) is to unite, represent, serve, and support abortion providers in delivering patient-centered, evidence-based care. NAF is the professional association of abortion providers in North America. Our more than 400 members include private and non-profit clinics, Planned Parenthood affiliates, women's health centers, physicians' offices, hospitals, and public and private clinics in the U.S., Canada, Colombia, and Mexico City. We are unique among pro-choice organizations because we represent the providers who make reproductive choice a reality. We currently offer a range of programs aimed at supporting the clinical, security, and educational capacities of our members. Through our programs, NAF provides: 24/7 security support and emergency assistance to our members; continuing medical education in abortion care; technical assistance and training; and quality assurance and improvement services.

Established in 1977, the mission of the National Abortion Federation (NAF) is to unite, represent, serve, and support abortion providers in delivering patient-centered, evidence-based care. NAF is the professional association of abortion providers in North America. Our more than 400 members include private and non-profit clinics, Planned Parenthood affiliates, women's health centers, physicians' offices, hospitals, and public and private clinics in the U.S., Canada, Colombia, and Mexico City. We are unique among pro-choice organizations because we represent the providers who make reproductive choice a reality. We currently offer a range of programs aimed at supporting the clinical, security, and educational capacities of our members. Through our programs, NAF provides: 24/7 security support and emergency assistance to our members; continuing medical education in abortion care; technical assistance and training; and quality assurance and improvement services.

Financial

94.74

Accountability & Transparency

96.00

This rating was published 06/01/2021 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)
90.9%
  Administrative Expenses 7.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.72
  Program Expenses Growth 9.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 19.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National Abortion Federation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National Abortion Federation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
National Abortion Federation (DC) 95.32
American Sexual Health Association (NC) 89.86
National Family Planning & Reproductive Health Association (DC) 95.86
Physicians for Reproductive Health (NY) 91.16
Center for Health and Gender Equity (DC) 92.22

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,775,274
   Federated Campaigns $24,843
   Membership Dues $365,193
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $6,165,310
   Program Service Revenue $854,901
Total Primary Revenue $7,020,211
   Other Revenue $85,993
TOTAL REVENUE $7,106,204
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,630,466
   Administrative Expenses $1,481,148
   Fundraising Expenses $132,113
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $8,243,727
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,137,523
   
Net Assets $5,695,165

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
Membership Services $3,035,425 45.8%
Public Affairs, Government Relations, & Legal $1,534,176 23.1%
Training & Professional Education $1,123,169 16.9%

Ratings History
National Abortion Federation has received 6 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 06/01/2021 95.32
2018-12 02/01/2020 94.07
2017-12 04/01/2019 96.66
2016-12 06/01/2018 97.17
2015-12 06/01/2017 97.06
2014-12 07/01/2016 96.36
2014-12 06/01/2016 89.84
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 03/01/2016 85.97
2013-12 03/01/2015 87.97
2012-12 09/01/2014 86.94
2012-12 11/01/2013 85.22
2011-12 12/20/2012 87.12
2010-12 09/20/2011 80.92
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 03/01/2011 94.83
2008-12 06/01/2010 92.38
2007-12 05/01/2009 97.47
2006-12 12/15/2007 76.13
2005-12 02/01/2007 81.85
2004-12 03/01/2006 78.45
2003-12 03/01/2005 83.96

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 43-1097957
Name in IRS Master File NATIONAL ABORTION FEDERATION
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (165) Community health planning
(162) Other medical research
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$357,139 4.33% Katherine Ragsdale President & CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$435,915 5.28% Vicki Saporta Former President & CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
National Abortion Federation (DC) 95.32
Population Connection (DC) 94.77
Ipas (NC) 93.17
Center for Health and Gender Equity (DC) 92.22
Catholics for Choice (DC) 91.36

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Charity Contact Info

National Abortion Federation
1090 Vermont Avenue, Northwest
Suite 1000
Washington, DC 20005
tel: (202) 667-5881
fax: (202) 667-5890
EIN: 43-1097957

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Board Leadership

Lori Williams
Chair

CEO

The Very Rev. Dr. Katherine Hancock Ragsdale
President, CEO

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