Planned Parenthood

Location: New York, New York
Category: Advocacy or Public Service

Cecile Richards President

Planned Parenthood Federation of America is a nonprofit organization affiliated with the International Planned Parenthood Federation, which supports reproductive, maternal and child health services. Planned Parenthood can be traced back to 1916, when Margaret Sanger and two others opened the first birth control clinic in the United States. She was subsequently arrested, but the clinic continued its work and became the American Birth Control League in 1921. It changed its name to Planned Parenthood Federation of America in 1942. Today, Planned Parenthood Federation of America provides medical services to about 3 million people. The organization is also affiliated with the Planned Parenthood Action Fund, Inc., which lobbies for pro-choice legislation and comprehensive sexual education.

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Cecile Richards has served as president of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America since 2006. In the past, Richards founded and served as president of America Votes, a coalition of progressive and Democratic organizations. She also served as deputy chief of staff to House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, and worked at the Turner Foundation. She founded the Texas Freedom Network in 1996 to combat the Christian right's influence. She resides in New York City and presently serves on the Ford Foundation's board of trustees.

Institution Total Expenses $125,414,706
Employees 428
Salary $467,861
1 Interim head of organization
2 Data from 2012
3 Data from 2011
4 Data from 2010
5 Data from 2009
6 Data from 2008
7 Data from 2007
8 Includes payment from SWC Museum Corp.
9 Predecessor's salary
10 Partial year
11 Not a 501(c)3
12 Annualized
13 Position currently vacant
14 As per Form 990, JNF declined to comment
15 Base salary
16 Data from president-elect period
17 2010 Employees
18 Legally exempt from public disclosure of salary
19 Highest paid professional, not CEO
20 Paid from two related organizations
21 Data from 2013
22 Data from 2014

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