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Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

Couple to Couple League

Building healthy marriages through the art of Natural Family Planning

three stars

82.09

4290 Delhi Avenue Cincinnati, OH 45238
tel: (800) 745-8252   Web Site
EIN: 31-0842914

Board Leadership
Thomas F. Strunck, Jr.
Chair

CEO
Chris Reynolds
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 82.09 three stars
  Financial 77.19 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Couple to Couple League (CCL) is an international, interfaith organization dedicated to teaching natural family planning (NFP) to married and engaged couples. The Couple to Couple League was founded in 1971 for three purposes: to meet the need for a nationwide, independent, and organized way of delivering NFP services; to provide instruction in NFP that includes moral and religious values along with physiological and scientifically accurate information; and to train volunteer married couples to be proficient counselors and teachers in a 99% effective method of NFP, and at no cost to those who generously undertake this training.

The Couple to Couple League (CCL) is an international, interfaith organization dedicated to teaching natural family planning (NFP) to married and engaged couples. The Couple to Couple League was founded in 1971 for three purposes: to meet the need for a nationwide, independent, and organized way of delivering NFP services; to provide instruction in NFP that includes moral and religious values along with physiological and scientifically accurate information; and to train volunteer married couples to be proficient counselors and teachers in a 99% effective method of NFP, and at no cost to those who generously undertake this training.

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Financial

two stars

77.19

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
80.6%
  Administrative Expenses 9.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.21
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.37
  Program Expenses Growth 3.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 28.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Couple to Couple League on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Couple to Couple League on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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How is the organization collecting feedback?
Electronic surveys (by email, tablet, etc), Focus groups or interviews (by phone or in person), Volunteer meetings
How is the organization using feedback?
To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve
With whom is the organization sharing feedback?
The people we serve, Our staff, Our board, Our funders
What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?
We don't have any major challenges to collecting feedback
Describe a recent change in your organization that resulted from feedback.
We recently created a volunteer portal to serve both our English speaking and Spanish speaking volunteers This has allowed us the opportunity to create better communication, resources and continuing education
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Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Couple to Couple League (OH) 82.09 three stars
Life Legal Defense Foundation (CA) 94.18 four stars
Heartbeat International (OH) 87.60 three stars
PROLIFE Across AMERICA (MN) 93.13 four stars
Priests for Life (FL) 87.11 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $730,355
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $730,355
   Program Service Revenue $532,173
Total Primary Revenue $1,262,528
   Other Revenue $272,390
TOTAL REVENUE $1,534,918
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,407,222
   Administrative Expenses $135,130
   Fundraising Expenses $171,335
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,713,687
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-178,769
   
Net Assets $608,287

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
Family Planning $1,407,222 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 09/03/2019 82.09 three stars
2017-06 02/01/2019 86.15 three stars
2016-06 10/01/2017 86.49 three stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 84.79 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 81.31 three stars
2013-06 11/01/2014 88.23 three stars
2012-06 09/01/2013 89.12 three stars
2011-06 08/01/2012 92.90 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 85.86 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 06/01/2011 85.50 three stars
2009-06 07/01/2010 84.12 three stars
2008-06 07/01/2009 73.92 two stars
2007-06 03/01/2008 71.55 two stars
2006-06 02/01/2007 78.91 two stars
2005-06 04/01/2006 73.35 two stars
2004-06 11/01/2005 86.13 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 31-0842914
Name in IRS Master File COUPLE TO COUPLE LEAGUE INTERNATIONAL INC
NTEE Code E42
NTEE Classification Family Planning Centers
NTEE Type Health - General and Rehabilitative
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (564) Family planning
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 January, 1981
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$96,298 5.61% Christopher Reynolds Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Couple to Couple League (OH) 82.09 three stars
Priests for Life (FL) 87.11 three stars
Care Net (VA) 92.90 four stars
Life Legal Defense Foundation (CA) 94.18 four stars
PROLIFE Across AMERICA (MN) 93.13 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Couple to Couple League
4290 Delhi Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45238
tel: (800) 745-8252
fax: (513) 557-2449
EIN: 31-0842914

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Board Leadership

Thomas F. Strunck, Jr.
Chair

CEO

Chris Reynolds
Executive Director

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