EIN 52-1792772

Family Research Council (FRC)

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Family Research Council (FRC) was founded in 1983 as an organization dedicated to the promotion of marriage and family and the sanctity of human life in national policy. Through books, pamphlets, media appearances, public events, debates and testimony, FRC's team of experienced policy experts review data and analyze proposals that impact family law and policy in Congress and the executive branch. FRC also strives to assure that the unique attributes of the family are recognized and respected through the decisions of the courts and regulatory bodies.
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Program areas at FRC

Communications:an important way that frc works with its church community is through its communication channels. Frc voices biblical truth and eternal values into the marketplace of ideas which the church can embrace and pass along to their own congregations and networks.frc's Washington watch with tony perkins, a daily one-hour program, is broadcast on a variety of video and streaming outlets, and is syndicated on radio stations that air in nearly every state. Frc has a strong representation of churches in our broadcast markets. The show allows frc to cut through the media's filter and speak directly to concerned americans and churches about how a biblical worldview shapes public policy. Frc president tony perkins has hosted dozens of members of congress as well as prominent policy experts, authors, pastors, and government officials. Frc also hosts periodic pray vote stand events at churches and in frc's studios that feature discussions and prayer with various guests. In addition, frc co-sponsors the annual pray vote stand summit, a multi-day in-person and broadcast event featuring numerous speakers and panels.the frc communications team, in collaboration with its policy experts, made numerous live tv, cable network and radio appearances, and placed op-eds in publications nationwide. Frc also continues to reach, equip, and engage the public and the church via social media.
Church ministries: frc operates a cooperative undertaking with and among local church partners sharing frc's mission. Frc's ministry seeks to strengthen partner churches and christians in general as they seek to grow in a biblical worldview, and equips pastors and church leaders through training and by providing strategic resourcesthrough these efforts, frc has recruited tens of thousands of pastors and prayer partners through various forms of outreach. Pastor roundtables and pastor briefings encourage pastors to be bold and courageous in today's rapidly growing hostile culture. Special prayer events draw pastors and congregants from across denominational lines, such as the november, 2021 pray together for life event held in jackson, ms to pray for the dobbs supreme court case. Training is provided for community impact teams, which bring church members together for the advancement of biblical values in their local communities. Frc's stand courageous men's conferences take place in churches across the country to encourage men to develop character, cultivate positive habits, build relationships, and make commitments that will move them closer to fulfilling god's purpose and design by leading in their homes, churches, and communities. Frc also produces a 2-year bible reading plan that includes discussion questions and daily devotional videos, and is distributed directly by frc and through its church partners.
Policy/worldview:frc is committed to producing quality policy Research grounded in biblical truth. Its team of policy experts analyzes legislation for its impact on life, the Family, and religious freedom. In addition, frc's center for biblical worldview equips christians with a biblical worldview and trains them to advance and defend the faith in their families, communities, and the public square. Frc's publications and educational materials apply christian principles to the pressing cultural and moral questions americans are facing. Through frc's extensive network of churches, these resources are disseminated to congregants to keep them informed and equipped with practical action steps of how they can help their local communities.frc also serves as an extension of the church to the halls of government. The government affairs team advocates on behalf of christians nationwide by working closely with lawmakers on both capitol hill and in state legislatures to pass pro-life, pro-family, and pro-religious freedom policies while also advising against legislation that is detrimental to these biblical values.

Grants made by FRC

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Family Faith and Freedom FoundationOperating Support$165,000
IRF SecretariatRestricted Grant$50,000
FSI-Freedom Seekers InternationalRestricted Grant$35,000
...and 2 more grants made

Who funds Family Research Council (FRC)

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
National Christian Foundation / Natl Christian Charitable FDN IncCulture$2,179,628
Schwab Charitable FundHuman Services$690,280
The Chicago Community TrustGeneral Operating Support$503,000
...and 105 more grants received totalling $7,302,320

Personnel at FRC

Anthony R PerkinsPresident and Chief Executive Officer$322,628
Harold HarperSenior Vice President and Chief of Staff$202,714
Andrew JohannesenVice President for Finance and Business$30,604
John P DuffyVice President - Communications$144,601
Brad PikkaartVice President for Information Technology
...and 34 more key personnel

Financials for FRC

RevenuesFYE 06/2022
Total grants, contributions, etc.$24,154,910
Program services$131,906
Investment income and dividends$42,543
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$3,330
Total revenues$24,332,689

Form 990s for FRC

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2022-062023-04-25990View PDF
2021-062022-05-12990View PDF
2020-062021-05-05990View PDF
2020-062021-04-21990View PDF
2019-062020-09-29990View PDF
...and 9 more Form 990s
Data update history
October 25, 2023
Received grants
Identified 8 new grant, including a grant for $503,000 from The Chicago Community Trust
August 19, 2023
Received grants
Identified 72 new grant, including a grant for $3,638,711 from National Christian Foundation / Natl Christian Charitable FDN Inc
August 13, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2021
July 5, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2022
June 26, 2023
Used new vendors
Identified 1 new vendor, including
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General information
801 G St
Washington, DC 20001
Metro area
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV
District of Columbia, DC
Website URL
(800) 225-4008
Twitter profile
IRS details
Fiscal year end
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Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
R62: Right to Life
NAICS code, primary
813110: Religious Organizations
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Central organization
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