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Center for Reproductive Rights

CharityWatch report issued
April 2023

Top-Rated Charity
CharityWatch Grade
Our independent grade based
on a number of factors.
Program Percentage
Amount spent on programs
relative to overhead.
Cost to Raise $100
Amount spent to raise
$100 of contributions.

Contact Information

Center for Reproductive Rights
199 Water Street
22nd Floor
New York, NY 10038

Other Names


Tax Status


Stated Mission

Uses the power of law to advance reproductive rights as fundamental human rights around the world.

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Data based on Fiscal Year Ended 06/30/2022

Program Percentage: 66%

The percentage of Center for Reproductive Rights's cash budget it spends on programs relative to overhead (fundraising, management, and general expenses).


Calculated Total Expenses



Cost to Raise $100: $11

How many dollars Center for Reproductive Rights spends on fundraising to raise each $100 of contributions.


Calculated Total Contributions


Government Funding

0% to 24%

Percentage of cash revenue
coming from government sources


Financial Documents

Entity Document Type Tax ID
The Center for Reproductive Rights IRS Form 990 13-3669731
The Center for Reproductive Rights Audited Financial Statements 13-3669731
Entity: The Center for Reproductive Rights
Document Type: IRS Form 990
Tax ID: 13-3669731
Entity: The Center for Reproductive Rights
Document Type: Audited Financial Statements
Tax ID: 13-3669731

Governance & Transparency

CharityWatch evaluates certain criteria related to a charity's Governance and Transparency. Donors may want to consider a charity's willingness to be open and transparent with CharityWatch to be a good litmus test for determining its commitment to public accountability.
This charity is Top-Rated
What does it mean to be Top-Rated?
Center for Reproductive Rights
meets governance benchmarks.
Center for Reproductive Rights
meets transparency benchmarks.
Provides Financial Information
Audit Accessibility
Governance: Policies
Reports regularly & consistently monitoring & enforcing compliance with a written Conflict of Interest Policy
Reports required, annual disclosure by officers, directors, and key staff of interests that could give rise to conflicts
Reports having a written Whistleblower Policy
Reports having a written Document Retention and Destruction Policy
Governance: Financials
Reports providing copy of tax form to all board members prior to filing it with IRS
Reports that financial statements were audited by an independent accountant
Governance: Board of Directors
Reports at least 5 voting board members
51% or more of voting board members reported as independent
Reports documenting minutes of board and board committee meetings
Privacy Policy
Privacy Policy Opt-Out Policy  

  Name Title Compensation
1 Nancy Northup President/CEO $550,556
2 Michelle Dees Chief Strategy & Operations Officer $386,053
3 Andrew Sommer General Counsel $368,698
Name: Nancy Northup
Title: President/CEO
Compensation: $550,556
Name: Michelle Dees
Title: Chief Strategy & Operations Officer
Compensation: $386,053
Name: Andrew Sommer
Title: General Counsel
Compensation: $368,698

CharityWatch Analysts perform an in-depth analysis of charities' audited financial statements and IRS tax filings, and often review other documents such as state filings, annual reports, and fundraising contracts during their evaluations. Below are select notes that CharityWatch believes may be of interest to donors.

According to The Center for Reproductive Rights audit of June 30, 2022 (Note 2 re: Donated Services), the Center received in-kind "donated legal and volunteer services" for fiscal 2022 on which it placed a total value of $31,431,335.

[Note: CharityWatch generally excludes the value of in-kind (non-cash) donations of goods and services from its calculations of Program % and Cost to Raise $100. More information on how grades are calculated and the treatment of in-kind donations can be found on the Our Process page.]

According to The Center for Reproductive Rights audited Statement of Activities, the Center reports "PPP [Paycheck Protection Program] Loan Forgiveness" in the amount of $3,342,435 for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2021. There is $0 reported for PPP Loan Forgiveness for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2022.

[The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) was established as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) to provide loans to qualifying businesses and nonprofit organizations. PPP borrowers could qualify to have the loans forgiven if the proceeds were used for payroll and certain eligible costs.]

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