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Frequently Asked Questions

Donors make it possible to fight back against attacks on reproductive health and rights — while still providing vital support to health centers and patients across the country who rely on Planned Parenthood for critical health care.

The following information relates to gifts made to Planned Parenthood Federation of America.

What is Planned Parenthood Federation of America? How is it different from Planned Parenthood Action Fund?

Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) works to support health care providers at Planned Parenthood health centers across the country, educate the public on issues of reproductive and sexual health, and advocate for policy to expand access to health care. PPFA is a 501(c)(3) organization, and donations are tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowable under the law.

Planned Parenthood Action Fund (PPAF) is the advocacy and political arm of Planned Parenthood, fighting to advance and expand access to sexual health care and defend reproductive rights. PPAF is a 501(c)(4) organization, and donations are not tax-deductible as a charitable contribution or business expense.

Is my gift tax-deductible?

Yes, Planned Parenthood Federation of America is exempt from federal income taxes under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Donations are tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowable under the law.

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What is the tax ID number?

Planned Parenthood Federation of America’s federal tax ID number is 13-1644147.

How do I cancel my monthly donation?

You can cancel your monthly donation at any time by contacting us here or 1 (800) 430-4907. Please be prepared to provide the full name, email address and billing address used when setting up the monthly donation so we can locate your gift.

Can I donate to my local affiliate or health center?

Yes. Planned Parenthood affiliates run your local health centers. To donate to a local affiliate online, choose the affiliate organization that you would like to support on our Specific Giving donation form.

Unsure of the organization name? You can enter your information into the Find a Health Center tool to see which affiliate operates your local health center.

To give via another method to your local affiliate, browse our list of Local and State Offices and visit their website for detailed information on other ways to give.

Can I send a donation in the mail?

Yes, we accept check and credit card donations by mail. Please print this PDF form and mail to:

Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc.
Attn: Online Services
P.O. Box 97166
Washington, DC 20090-7166

Can I donate by phone?

Yes, you can call us toll-free at 1 (800) 430-4907 to make a secure donation with one of our representatives.

We are available to take donations during the following hours:

Monday through Friday
9:00 AM - 10:45 PM ET

10:00 AM - 6:00 PM ET

10:00 AM - 10:00 PM ET

Are online donations secure?

Yes. Your security is important to us. We follow industry best practices to ensure your personal and credit card information is kept private and secure. Planned Parenthood’s donation process is PCI compliant and we use SSL technology to encrypt personal information. If you prefer, you can also contact us toll-free at 1 (800) 430-4907 to make a secure donation with one of our representatives.

I’m a monthly donor. How do I update my billing information?

You can update your billing information by contacting us at 1 (800) 430-4907. Please be prepared to provide the full name, email address and billing address used when setting up the monthly donation so we can locate your gift.

Will I receive a tax receipt?

Yes, we provide a tax receipt for all tax-deductible donations over $5. If you do not receive your tax receipt or your misplace it, please contact us here or 1 (800) 430-4907.

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Will I get a tax receipt for my monthly contributions?

Yes, we will send a tax receipt for all of your tax-deductible monthly contributions at the beginning of the next calendar year. To receive a duplicate receipt, please contact us here or 1 (800) 430-4907.

Do you accept gifts of stock?

Yes, Planned Parenthood Federation of America accepts gifts of stock. Learn more donating via stock.

I’m interested in remembering Planned Parenthood in my will, trust, or annuity. How do I do that?

Please visit this page for information on remembering Planned Parenthood in your will, trust or annuity.

Can I donate in honor or in memory of someone? How will they be notified?

Yes, you can donate in honor or in memory of someone. Planned Parenthood will send a card in the mail to the address you specified. Please be aware that it can take up to four weeks for the card to arrive. We are unable to send email notifications or send anonymous honorary notifications.

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How can I raise money in my community to support Planned Parenthood?

You can fundraise for Planned Parenthood online by creating your own personal page and sharing it with friends and family on Crowdrise.com. Supporters have created peer-to-peer fundraisers for events like weddings, birthdays, runs and just because!

Can I use your name and/or logo for a fundraising event?

You are welcome to state that proceeds from an event will benefit Planned Parenthood, but we are unable to authorize the use of our logo.

I received a call from someone claiming to be from Planned Parenthood. Is this legitimate?

Planned Parenthood does solicit donations via phone, but if you are concerned about a call you received, please contact us here or 1 (800) 430-4907 and we will verify.

I made a donation online, but didn’t receive an email receipt. Can you send me a new one?

Please check your spam folder. If your receipt is not there, please contact us here or 1 (800) 430-4907.

Does Planned Parenthood accept donations from rollover IRAs?

Yes; Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) is eligible for qualified charitable distributions (QCD) through the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015. Your gift will count toward your required minimum distribution (RMD) for the year in which the check is issued and is excluded from your taxable income.

What are the legal requirements for directing a rollover IRA to PPFA?

The minimum age requirement for a rollover IRA is 70 1/2. The maximum donation amount in one year cannot exceed $100,000. Also, IRA donations must be submitted directly from your financial institution.

What information do I need to provide my financial institution to donate from my rollover IRA?

When making an IRA contribution, please provide your broker with PPFA's address and Tax ID:

Planned Parenthood Federation of America
Attn:  Revenue Operations
123 William Street
New York, NY 10038

PPFA Tax ID #: 13-1644147

We strongly recommend you instruct your broker to include your name and address with the check. If possible, please provide us in advance with your donation amount and the name of the financial institution issuing your check, as it will allow us to promptly identify your gift. You may share your information or ask any questions by contacting Donor Services or calling 1-800-430-4907.

In order to donate your IRA rollover to a local Planned Parenthood affiliate, please provide the mailing address and Tax ID # of your local administrative office.

Have a question not answered here? Contact Donor Services.

Please contact us here or 1 (800) 430-4907. 

We are available Monday - Friday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM ET to answer questions and to assist with the following types of requests:

  • Managing monthly gifts
  • Updating billing information
  • Correcting recent gifts

Questions about an existing gift?

Please be prepared to provide the following information so that we can locate your gift:

  • Donor's full name
  • Donor's email address
  • Donor's billing address

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