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Frequently Asked Questions

How do I make a donation to Planned Parenthood Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota (PPMNS)?

Give by Phone
612-821-6190

Donate by Mail
PPMNS
671 Vandalia Street, #323
St. Paul, MN 55114 

For more information, email [email protected] or call 612-821-6190.

How do you spend my donation?

Your donation helps us provide vital clinical services, education, and advocacy throughout our three-state region.

  • Health Services: More than half of our 64,000 patients live at or below the poverty level. Your money helps us deliver health care services to all who need them.
  • Education: You are helping others make responsible, healthy decisions by supporting our medically accurate, age-appropriate sex education programs. Every dollar counts.
  • Advocacy: We’re fighting for public policies that protect your health and safety. With your help, we’re building a grassroots movement that will protect your right to reproductive health and freedom.

How do I designate Planned Parenthood in my will or estate plan?

You can help us continue our legacy of personal responsibility and freedom with a planned gift. Please specify Planned Parenthood Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota tax ID #41-0948382.

>> Planned Giving

Can Planned Parenthood accept a matching gift from my company?

Yes. Contact your Human Resources Department to see if your employer has a charitable matching gift program. Also, if you give a workplace gift or through the United Way, you may designate your donation by simply writing in our name and address on your pledge form.

>> Workplace Giving

Is my donation tax deductible?

Yes.  Planned Parenthood Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota (PPMNS) is a 501c3 non-profit organization (EIN: 41-0948382) and donations to PPMNS are tax deductible to the full extent of the law. A portion of your admission price for some of our events may also be tax deductible. Just check your event invitation for information.

Please note: Donations made to the Planned Parenthood Action Fund are not tax-deductible because of the political nature of its work.

Are there other ways to get involved with Planned Parenthood Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota?

There are many ways to get involved with PPMNS.

>> Get Involved

  • Join the Action Network
  • Volunteer
  • Share Your Story

Why do I receive so much mail from Planned Parenthood?

We try to mail only what’s important to you as a donor. If you are receiving a lot of mail, chances are you’re receiving mail from us (your local Planned Parenthood) as well as Planned Parenthood’s national office.

What's the difference between donating to Planned Parenthood or Planned Parenthood Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota?

In short: Planned Parenthood Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota (PPMNS) is your local Planned Parenthood organization, while Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) is the national umbrella organization.

Gifts to Planned Parenthood Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota (PPMNS) support local and regional healthcare services, education, and legislative advocacy programs. We are a 501 (c)(3) not-for-profit, tax exempt organization and gifts to PPMNS are tax deductible to the full extent of the law.

Gifts to Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) (the national office) support national communications, legal, and public affairs work. PPFA is a separate 501 (c)(3) organization.

What’s the difference between Planned Parenthood and the Planned Parenthood Action Fund?

Within the umbrellas of Planned Parenthood Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, there are three distinct organizations that serve our local community:

Gifts to Planned Parenthood Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota (PPMNS) support local and regional health care services, education, and legislative advocacy programs. We are a 501 (c)(3) not-for-profit, tax exempt organization and gifts to PPMNS are tax deductible to the full extent of the law.

Gifts to the Planned Parenthood Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota Action Fund support educational activities and electoral advocacy. The Action Fund is a non-partisan, 501(c)(4) not-for-profit organization. Gifts to the Action Fund are not tax-deductible because of the political nature of its work.

Planned Parenthood Minnesota Political Action Committee (PAC) works to elect pro-choice candidates to all levels of state and local government. The Planned Parenthood PAC is focused on advocacy, engaged in voter registration and mobilization, and may engage in candidate endorsement. Gifts to the PAC are not tax-deductible because of the political nature of its work.

How do I update my address?

Please email us your new address and the date it will be in effect, and when you do please include your old address (clearly identified as your old address, so we can find the correct record in our database).

What is your donor privacy policy?

We are committed to respecting your privacy. As a donor to Planned Parenthood, your information will not be shared, traded, or sold to any third party outside of this affiliate, Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) or its associated ancillary organizations. We will not send you mailings on behalf of other organizations outside of this affiliate, Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) or its associated ancillary organizations. The information we gather from you on our website may be used by this affiliate and by PPFA for the reasons listed in PPFA’s Privacy Policy. Outside of the purposes listed in that Policy, we will not use your information, or contact you for additional information unless you ask us to do so.  At any time, you have the opportunity to remove your name from PPMNS’s mailing and other contact list(s).

In addition, Planned Parenthood Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota (PPMNS) has its own Donor Confidentiality and Donor Privacy Policy, and takes steps to ensure our donors’ confidentiality and privacy are respected, including the following:

  • We annually ask donors to indicate in writing how they would like their name to appear in our donor lists.
  • Donors indicating a wish to be anonymous are not listed in our published list of donors.
  • All staff and volunteers follow strict guidelines when working with donor information.
  • PPMNS does not send our donors any mailings on behalf of other organizations.
  • Electronic and printed donor lists are the property of Planned Parenthood and will not be copied or downloaded for personal or professional use outside of the organization.
  • PPMNS does not sell or rent any donor information to other individuals, organizations or businesses other than the Planned Parenthood Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota Action Fund, Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) or its associated ancillary organizations.
  • PPMNS will only share a donor's information with other individuals, organizations or businesses, limited to name, address or email, if the donor has given permission for us to do so.
  • Donors who have previously given permission for us to share their information can opt out of (remove their name and contact information from) any PPMNS donor list shares at any time by contacting [email protected] or calling 612-821-6190.
  • PPMNS's Donor Confidentiality and Privacy policy is applicable to both offline and online donors.

Ways to Give

Give by Phone
612-821-6190

Donate by Mail
PPMNS
671 Vandalia Street, #323
St. Paul, MN 55114