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Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

Catholics for Choice

In good conscience

four stars

91.55

1436 U Street, NW Suite 301
Washington, DC 20009
tel: (202) 986-6093   Web Site
EIN: 52-1154418

Board Leadership
Daniel A. Dombrowski
Chair

CEO
Jon O'Brien
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.55 four stars
  Financial 90.33 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Catholics for Choice (CFC) was founded in 1973 to serve as a voice for Catholics who believe that the Catholic tradition supports a woman's moral and legal right to follow her conscience in matters of sexuality and reproductive health. CFC shapes and advances sexual and reproductive ethics that are based on justice, reflect a commitment to women's well being and respect and affirm the moral capacity of women and men to make sound decisions about their lives. Through discourse, education and advocacy, CFC works in the US and internationally to infuse these values into public policy, community life and Catholic social thinking and teaching.

Catholics for Choice (CFC) was founded in 1973 to serve as a voice for Catholics who believe that the Catholic tradition supports a woman's moral and legal right to follow her conscience in matters of sexuality and reproductive health. CFC shapes and advances sexual and reproductive ethics that are based on justice, reflect a commitment to women's well being and respect and affirm the moral capacity of women and men to make sound decisions about their lives. Through discourse, education and advocacy, CFC works in the US and internationally to infuse these values into public policy, community life and Catholic social thinking and teaching.

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Financial

four stars

90.33

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 08/01/2019 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)
92.4%
  Administrative Expenses 6.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.47
  Program Expenses Growth 0.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Catholics for Choice on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Catholics for Choice on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Catholics for Choice (DC) 91.55 four stars
Population Connection (DC) 97.23 four stars
Ipas (NC) 90.94 four stars
National Family Planning & Reproductive Health Association (DC) 91.92 four stars
National Institute for Reproductive Health (NY) 95.58 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,882,448
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,882,448
   Program Service Revenue $915
Total Primary Revenue $1,883,363
   Other Revenue $840,044
TOTAL REVENUE $2,723,407
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,995,918
   Administrative Expenses $231,797
   Fundraising Expenses $43,037
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,270,752
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-547,345
   
Net Assets $15,212,207

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
International Programs $1,249,328 41.7%
Communications $925,528 30.9%
Domestic Programs $821,062 27.4%

Ratings History
Catholics for Choice has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 08/01/2019 91.55 four stars
2016-12 05/01/2018 93.10 four stars
2015-12 03/01/2017 93.51 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 92.89 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 03/01/2016 86.44 three stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 95.00 four stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 94.93 four stars
2011-12 06/01/2013 89.45 three stars
2010-12 05/01/2012 90.16 four stars
2009-12 10/01/2011 86.44 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 85.17 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 05/01/2011 80.15 three stars
2008-12 06/01/2010 83.76 three stars
2007-12 12/01/2008 66.69 one star
2006-12 12/15/2007 84.50 three stars
2005-12 02/01/2007 92.96 four stars
2004-12 02/01/2006 95.92 four stars
2003-12 02/01/2005 79.37 two stars
2002-12 02/01/2004 81.96 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 52-1154418
Name in IRS Master File CATHOLICS FOR CHOICE
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 August, 1979
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
$232,798 7.11% Jon O'Brien President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Catholics for Choice (DC) 91.55 four stars
Physicians for Reproductive Health (NY) 97.68 four stars
Population Connection (DC) 97.23 four stars
Center for Health and Gender Equity (DC) 92.22 four stars
PAI (DC) 99.18 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Catholics for Choice
1436 U Street, NW
Suite 301
Washington, DC 20009
tel: (202) 986-6093
fax: (202) 332-7995
EIN: 52-1154418

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Board Leadership

Daniel A. Dombrowski
Chair

CEO

Jon O'Brien
President

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