83 cents of every dollar invested directly
in research and program activities
The financial support of our donors allows the Population Council to deliver solutions that help vulnerable people in developing countries live healthier, more productive lives. We are committed to spending our funds efficiently, investing 83 cents of every dollar directly into research and program activities.
The Population Council is a GuideStar Valued Partner, has earned an "A" rating from Charity Watch for its strong financial management, and has been awarded the "Best in America" seal from Independent Charities of America for meeting the "highest standards of public accountability, program effectiveness, and cost-effectiveness." According to Charity Navigator, the Population Council "exceeds or meets industry standards and performs as well as or better than most charities in its Cause."
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For 60 years, the Population Council has changed the way the world thinks about important health and development issues. Explore an interactive timeline of the Council's history, learn more about some of our key contributions, and watch a short video about why your support is so important to us.