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Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

Catholics for Choice

In good conscience

91.36

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

Board Leadership
Linda Pinto
Chair

CEO
Jamie L. Manson
President

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.36
  Financial 90.00
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00
This rating was published 08/03/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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 an individual's moral and legal right to follow their 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 well being and respect and affirm the moral capacity of everyone 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 an individual's moral and legal right to follow their 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 well being and respect and affirm the moral capacity of everyone 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.

Financial

90.00

Accountability & Transparency

93.00

This rating was published 08/03/2021 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)
87.7%
  Administrative Expenses 10.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.94
  Program Expenses Growth -4.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.3%
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) 91.36
Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice (DC) 100.00
Advocates for Youth (DC) 90.15
Physicians for Reproductive Health (NY) 91.16
Medical Students for Choice (PA) 90.69

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $981,787
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $981,787
   Program Service Revenue $1,564
Total Primary Revenue $983,351
   Other Revenue $896,814
TOTAL REVENUE $1,880,165
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,790,556
   Administrative Expenses $436,001
   Fundraising Expenses $55,647
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,282,204
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,402,039
   
Net Assets $16,393,857

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 $1,047,192 37.5%
Domestic Programs $875,395 31.4%
Communications $867,969 31.1%

Ratings History
Catholics for Choice has received 6 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 08/03/2021 91.36
2018-12 05/01/2020 91.36
2017-12 08/01/2019 91.55
2016-12 05/01/2018 93.10
2015-12 03/01/2017 93.51
2014-12 06/01/2016 92.89
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 03/01/2016 86.44
2013-12 07/01/2015 95.00
2012-12 05/01/2014 94.93
2011-12 06/01/2013 89.45
2010-12 05/01/2012 90.16
2009-12 10/01/2011 86.44
2009-12 09/20/2011 85.17
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 05/01/2011 80.15
2008-12 06/01/2010 83.76
2007-12 12/01/2008 66.69
2006-12 12/15/2007 84.50
2005-12 02/01/2007 92.96
2004-12 02/01/2006 95.92
2003-12 02/01/2005 79.37

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
$269,911 8.22% Jon O'Brien President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Catholics for Choice (DC) 91.36
National Advocates for Pregnant Women (NY) 87.47
Advocates for Youth (DC) 90.15
Center for Reproductive Rights (NY) 90.28
National Institute for Reproductive Health (NY) 92.08

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Charity Contact Info

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

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Board Leadership

Linda Pinto
Chair

CEO

Jamie L. Manson
President

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