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Reproductive Freedom for All Foundation (National Office)

CharityWatch report issued
September 2021

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

Reproductive Freedom for All Foundation (National Office)
1725 Eye Street NW
Suite 900
Washington, DC 20006

Other Names

NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation (National Office)

Tax Status


Stated Mission

To operate for the benefit of, and to perform the educational & charitable functions of, NARAL Pro-Choice America. Performs in-depth research & legal work, publishes substantive policy reports, mounts public education campaigns, and provides leadership training for grassroots activists.

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Data based on Fiscal Year Ended 09/30/2020

Program Percentage: 85%

The percentage of Reproductive Freedom for All Foundation (National Office)'s cash budget it spends on programs relative to overhead (fundraising, management, and general expenses).


Calculated Total Expenses



Cost to Raise $100: $15

How many dollars Reproductive Freedom for All Foundation (National Office) 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
NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation Audited Financial Statements 52-1100361
NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation IRS Form 990 52-1100361
Entity: NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation
Document Type: Audited Financial Statements
Tax ID: 52-1100361
Entity: NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation
Document Type: IRS Form 990
Tax ID: 52-1100361

Governance & Transparency

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Reproductive Freedom for All Foundation (National Office)
meets governance benchmarks.
Reproductive Freedom for All Foundation (National Office)
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
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  Name Title Compensation
1 Ilyse Hogue Past President $352,716
2 Steven Kravitz CFO $237,476
3 Melissa Schwartz Chief Development Officer $192,524
Name: Ilyse Hogue
Title: Past President
Compensation: $352,716
Name: Steven Kravitz
Title: CFO
Compensation: $237,476
Name: Melissa Schwartz
Title: Chief Development Officer
Compensation: $192,524

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.

CharityWatch's rating of NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation is for the 501(c)(3) public charity entity (tax ID #52-1100361). CharityWatch provides a separate rating for the related 501(c)(4) tax-exempt, social welfare organization, NARAL Pro-Choice America (tax ID #13-2630359).

CharityWatch separates the ratings for 501(c)(3) & 501(c)(4) organizations, even when they are included together in a consolidated audit, due to their differing treatments under the IRS tax code. For more information on this topic, please see our sections on Types of Non-Profits, Tax Status, and Treatment of Related Organizations, which can be found on the Our Process page. For more information about things to consider when donating to organizations that have related public charity and social welfare entities, read "Sorting Out Nonprofit Pairs" in the Articles & Alerts section, below.

According to the NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation audit of September 30, 2020 (Note 7, Note Payable, Paycheck Protection Program Loan):

"In May 2020, the Foundation received loan proceeds in the amount of $936,350 from a financial institution under the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), established as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES Act). The loan requires monthly payments of principal and interest at 1.00% starting in December 2020 and due in May 2022. The CARES Act loan includes a feature that allows for forgiveness of the loan if funds are used for eligible purposes, including payroll and benefits, and if the Foundation maintains its payroll levels. The Foundation intends to seek loan forgiveness of the full loan amount in accordance with Small Business Administration (SBA) guidelines pursuant to the CARES Act. While the Foundation believe[s] that its use of the loan meets the conditions for forgiveness, there is no assurance that the loan will be forgiven, in whole or in part. Repayment terms will be adjusted once the lending institution has processed the loan forgiveness application and determined the final loan amount."

According to the NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation audit of September 30, 2020 (Note 10, COVID-19 and CARES Act):

"On January 30, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced a new strain of coronavirus. ...[O]n March 11, 2020, the WHO declared the novel coronavirus a global pandemic.

"In order to further limit health risks associated with the COVID-19 virus, the Foundation has required staff at its Washington DC office to work remotely and program activities have been transitioned to a virtual environment. The Foundation is complying with State health officials, WHO recommendations, to do its part in reducing the impact on its employees.

"The Foundation's operations are heavily dependent on private and public donations from individuals, foundations, and corporations. At this stage, the impact on operations and results of the Foundation have not been significant as donations have remained steady throughout the pandemic. Despite the downturn in the markets caused by the pandemic, the Foundation did not experience a significant decline in its investment values and, as of the date of this report [January 29, 2021], the performance of the investment portfolio was up 9%.

"At the date of issuance of the [audited] financial statements [January 29, 2021], this public health emergency stands to substantially impact the global economy, including significant volatility in the financial markets, triggering a period of global economic slowdown which may depress donations from the Foundation's institutional and individual contributors during fiscal year 2021. As such, this may impact the Foundation's ability to advance its mission. Our financial condition and liquidity may be negatively impacted for the fiscal year 2021.

"On March 27, 2020, the President of the Untied States, signed into law the 'Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.' The CARES Act, among other things, includes provisions relating to refundable payroll tax credits... It also appropriated funds for the Small Business Administration (SBA) Paycheck Protection Program loans that are forgivable in certain circumstances to promote continued employment, as well as Economic Injury Disaster Loans to provide liquidity to small business harmed by COVID-19. As discussed in Note 7 [cited in a separate Analysts' Note, above], the Foundation received loan proceeds in the amount of $936,350 from a financial institution under the Paycheck Protection Program.

"The Foundation continues to examine the impact that COVID-19 and the CARES Act may have on its business. Currently, the Foundation is unable to determine the impact that COVID-19 and the CARES Act will have on its financial condition, results of operations, or liquidity."

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