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National Right to Life Educational Trust Fund

CharityWatch report issued
May 2023

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

National Right to Life Educational Trust Fund
1446 Duke St
Alexandria, VA 22314-3403

Other Names

National Right to Life Committee Educational Trust Fund

Tax Status




Stated Mission

Educates the public about abortion, euthanasia, infanticide, and other related issues within the scope of bioethics.

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Data based on Fiscal Year Ended 04/30/2022

Program Percentage: 70%

The percentage of National Right to Life Educational Trust Fund's cash budget it spends on programs relative to overhead (fundraising, management, and general expenses).


Calculated Total Expenses



Cost to Raise $100: $14

How many dollars National Right to Life Educational Trust Fund 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
National Right to Life Committee and its Interrelated Entities Audited Consolidated Financial Statements multiple
Entity: National Right to Life Committee and its Interrelated Entities
Document Type: Audited Consolidated Financial Statements
Tax ID: multiple

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.
National Right to Life Educational Trust Fund
does not meet governance benchmarks.
National Right to Life Educational Trust Fund
does not meet 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

Unable to Provide Salaries

See Analysts' Notes for explanation.

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 National Right to Life Committee (NRLC) Educational Trust Fund is for the 501(c)(3) public charity (tax ID #52-1241126).

The rating is based on the audited consolidated financial statements of the National Right to Life Committee, Inc. and Its Interrelated Entities for the fiscal year ended April 30, 2022. CharityWatch has been unable to find a publicly available copy of the IRS Form 990 tax filing for the NRLC Educational Trust Fund for the fiscal year ended April 30, 2022, and the organization has not responded to our email request for a copy of its FYE 2022 tax filing (as of May 11, 2023). In addition, CharityWatch did not find for the NRLC Educational Trust Fund a currently active charitable organization registration on any of the state Attorney General or Secretary of State websites with online searchable databases.

Without a copy of the NRLC Educational Trust Fund IRS Form 990 for the fiscal year ended April 30, 2022, as noted above, CharityWatch is unable to provide salary information for this group.

CharityWatch issues a separate rating for the NRLC Educational Trust Fund's related 501(c)(4) tax-exempt, social welfare organization, National Right to Life Committee. The other NRLC interrelated organizations, which include the National Right to Life Political Action Committee, the National Right to Life Conventions, Inc., the National Right to Life Educational Foundation, Inc., and the National Right to Life Victory Fund, are not rated by CharityWatch, either due to their small size or their status as a political action committee (PAC).

CharityWatch separates the ratings for 501(c)(3) & 501(c)(4) organizations, even if their financial activities 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 National Right to Life Committee and Its Interrelated Entities consolidated audit of April 30, 2022 (Note 11, Paycheck Protection Program Loans):

"In April 2020, the Organization received a loan in the amount of $105,027 under the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) established as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES Act). In February 2021, the Organization received a second PPP loan in the amount of $110,382 as part of the Economic Aid to Hard-Hit Small Businesses, Nonprofits and Venues Act. PPP loans and accrued interest are forgivable after a covered period (eight or 24 weeks) as long as the borrower maintains its payroll levels and uses the loan proceeds for eligible purposes, primarily payroll, benefits, rent and utilities...

"...The first [PPP] loan was forgiven in March 2021, and the Organization recognized contribution income related to the debt forgiveness in the full amount of $105,027 at that date. The second [PPP] loan amount of $110,382 was forgiven on December 21, 2021 and is reported as a contribution income as of April 30, 2022."

According to the National Right to Life Committee and Its Interrelated Entities consolidated audit of April 30, 2022 (Note 15, Significant Uncertainties and Risks):

"The COVID-19 pandemic, whose effects first became known in January 2020, is having a broad and negative impact on commerce and financial markets around the world. Certain sectors of U.S. and global markets have experienced significant declines from uncertainty caused by the pandemic. The Organization is closely monitoring its investment portfolio and its liquidity and is actively working to minimize the impact of these declines. The extent of the impact of the pandemic on the Organization's operational and financial performance will depend on certain developments, including the duration and spread of the outbreak and its impacts on the Organization's donors, employees and vendors, all of which, at present [September 27, 2022], cannot be determined. Accordingly, the extent to which the pandemic may impact the Organization's financial position, changes in net assets, and cash flow is uncertain, and the accompanying [audited] consolidated financial statements include no adjustments related to the effects of this pandemic.

"The Organization invests in various investment securities. Investment securities are exposed to various risks such as interest rate, market, and credit risks. Due to the level of risk associated with certain investment securities, it is at least reasonably possible that changes in the values of investment securities will occur in the near term and that such changes could materially affect the amounts reported on the [audited] consolidated statements of financial position."