Number of results: 75


Phone: 815-964-5819
Fax: 815-965-1826

The International Organization for Family
Brian Brown
President
2029 K Street NW Suite 300
Washington, DC, United States 20006
info@profam.org

Mission: The mission of the Howard Center for Family, Religion, and Society is to reinforce the family as the first and irreplaceable social unit, to renew the religious foundation of virtue and liberty, and to restore the education of the young in the obligations of free men and women. To defend the family and to guide public policy and cultural norms, this Declaration asserts principles that respect and uphold the vital roles that the family plays in society.
Tax Status: 501(c)(3)
Policy/Priority Issues: ~Marriage ~Family ~Children ~Religion ~Divorce ~Homosexuality ~Abortion
Phone: 303-963-3424

Centennial Institute
Jeff Hunt
Executive Director
8787 West Alameda Avenue
Lakewood, CO, United States 80226

Mission: Centennial Institute sponsors research, events, and publications to enhance public understanding of the most important issues facing our state and nation. By proclaiming Truth, we aim to foster faith, family, and freedom, teach citizenship, and renew the spirit of 1776.
Tax Status: 501(c)3
Policy/Priority Issues:
Phone: 505-710-7293

New Mexico Center for Family Values
Jonathan Gardner
Executive Director
1111 Alameda Blvd NW Ste D
Albuquerque, NM, United States 87114-1953
info@nmcfp.com

Mission: We advance our vision by influencing legislation and legislators. We support legislation that advances our vision and oppose legislation that hinders our vision. We seek to identify and elect candidates for public office that will advance our vision, and vote out of office candidates who do not support our vision.
Tax Status: 501(c)(3)
Policy/Priority Issues: At the NM Center for Family Policy, our vision is to build a New Mexico where God is honored, life is cherished, religious freedom flourishes, and families thrive.
Phone: 866-655-4545

Family Policy Alliance of Georgia
Cole Muzio
President
5456 Peachtree Blvd. Suite 234
Atlanta, GA, United States 30341
georgia@familypolicyalliance.com

Mission: Family Policy Alliance of Georgia is a public policy partner of Focus on the Family. And we’re part of a vibrant national alliance of pro-family state groups. As a Christ-centered organization, our vision is a state where God is honored, religious freedom flourishes, families thrive and life is cherished.
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Policy/Priority Issues:
Phone: 866-655-4545

Family Policy Alliance of North Dakota
Mark Jorritsma
President and Executive Director
11515 Burnt Boat Dr. Suite C148
Bismarck, ND, United States 58503
northdakota@familypolicyalliance.com

Mission:
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Phone: 866-655-4545

Family Policy Alliance of Kansas
Eric Teetsel
President
4021 SW 10th Street, Suite 311
Topeka, KS, United States 66604
kansas@familypolicyalliance.com

Mission: We believe God’s timeless design for the family is the strongest foundation for a free society. We equip and motivate Kansans to cast their ballots and raise their voices in support of pro-family candidates and policies. We believe human life is sacred. We’re all created in the image of God, so we respect and protect life, including preborn babies, the elderly and every other condition of the human experience through natural death. We believe the Founding Fathers got it right when they guaranteed the “free exercise of religion.” We protect the freedom of individuals, churches and businesses to speak and act according to their faith.
Tax Status: 501(c)(3)
Policy/Priority Issues: Family, Pro-Life, Religious Freedom
Phone: 205-870-9900
Fax: 205-870-4407

Alabama Policy Institute
Caleb Crosby
President
2213 Morris Ave Ste 100
Birmingham, AL, United States 35203-4227
calebc@alabamapolicy.org

Mission: The Alabama Policy Institute (API) is a non-profit, research and educational institute dedicated to influencing public policy by identifying, developing, and promoting innovative policy ideas and by providing fact-based, objective analysis of key issues. The mission of API is to provide information to the people of Alabama about the legislative issues being debated in Montgomery and Washington, D.C., and to be a reliable resource to our elected representatives on public policy issues.
Tax Status: 501(c)(3)
Policy/Priority Issues: ~Accountability in state government ~Lowering Alabama’s tax burden ~Education reform ~Federal marriage amendment ~National Fatherhood Initiative
Phone: 907-317-7268

Alaska Family Council
Jim Minnery
President
P.O. Box 231425
Anchorage, AK, United States 99523
info@alaskafamilycouncil.org

Mission: The mission of the Alaska Family Council is to strengthen and protect Alaskan families through public policy education, issue research and grassroots advocacy
Tax Status: 501(c)4
Policy/Priority Issues: • Abstinence • Christians and Politics • Defense of Marriage • Education & School Choice • Gambling • Judicial Activism• Pornography & Obscenity • Religious Liberty • Sanctity of Life
Phone: 662-844-5036
Fax: 662-842-7798

American Family Association
Tim Wildmon
President
PO Drawer 2440
Tupelo, MS, United States 38803
faq@afa.net

Mission: Founded in 1977 by Don Wildmon, American Family Association (AFA) informs, motivates and equips God’s people to take action on issues that threaten to undermine and destroy America’s families and the Godly values upon which our nation was founded. As a result of the proactive efforts of God’s people, AFA is a multi-faceted organization that works hard on many fronts to promote and defend the sanctity of family, of marriage, and of life itself.
Tax Status: 501(c)(3)
Policy/Priority Issues: Keeping the doors open for the Gospel to be freely proclaimed • Defending and promoting traditional marriage • Fighting the advance of the radical homosexual agenda • Promoting the sanctity of human life • Educating the public on the influence of television and other media—including pornography—on our society • Urging the church to remain faithful to the authority of the Bible
Phone: 662-844-5036
Fax: 662-842-7798

American Family Association Foundation
Rev. Donald Wildmon
Chairman
PO Drawer 2440
107 Parkgate Drive
Tupelo, MS, United States 38803
buddy@afa.net

Mission: The American Family Association Foundation is a Christian organization dedicated to promoting the biblical ethic of decency in American society with primary emphasis on television and other media. The Foundation believes that the entertainment industry, through its various products, has played a major role in the decline of those values on which our country was founded and which keep a society and its families strong and healthy.
Tax Status:
Policy/Priority Issues: Church in America • Culture and society • Education • Entertainment industry • Marriage and family • Gambling • Homosexual agenda • Money and finance • Pornography • Pro-life • Global religious persecution
Phone: 989-835-7978
Fax: 810-222-5109

American Family Association of Michigan
Gary Glenn
President
PO Box 1904
Midland, MI, United States 48641-1904
info@afamichigan.org

Mission:
Tax Status:
Policy/Priority Issues: State marriage protection amendment • Internet pornography • Preserving traditional family values
Phone: 516-944-3544

American Family Association of New York
Frank Russo
State Director
PO Box 203
Port Washington, NY, United States 11050
fjrussojr@cs.com

Mission: The purpose of the American Family Association of New York is to educate its members and the general public on matters pertaining to the family and factors that affect the family in positive or negative ways and to encourage actions conducive to building strong families. The Association produces and airs a weekly public access cable television program on various cable systems throughout New York State and issues a newsletter approximately three times per year free of charge to those interested.
Tax Status: 501(c)(3)
Policy/Priority Issues: School choice • Right to life • Traditional marriage • Reducing New York income and property taxes • Requiring all child abuse to be reported to law enforcement, not just parental abuse • Media bias
Phone: 888-317-5571
Fax: 717-225-7382

American Tradition, Family and Property
Raymond E. Drake
President
PO Box 341
Hanover, PA, United States 17331
tfp@tfp.org

Mission: Tradition, Family, Property (TFP) is a non-partisan civic and cultural organization that, inspired by the traditional teachings of the Roman Catholic Church, works to defend and promote the principles of private ownership, family, and Christian values. TFP does this by studying both the foundations of America’s traditions—to invigorate them—and the components of disintegration—to counteract them.
Tax Status: 501(c)(4)
Policy/Priority Issues: Promoting the traditional family • Opposing same-sex marriage, abortion, and euthanasia • Blasphemy in the culture • Ballistic missile defense
Phone: 501-375-7000
Fax: 501-375 7040

Arkansas Family Council
Jerry Cox
President & Executive Director
414 South Pulaski, Suite 2
Little Rock, AR, United States 72201
info@familycouncil.org

Mission: The Arkansas Family Council (AFC) was established in 1989 in association with Focus on the Family and Dr. James Dobson. AFC is a conservative, research, and education organization dedicated to upholding traditional values. Its mission is to promote, protect, and strengthen traditional family values in Arkansas as part of the overall effort to prevent the “great unraveling” of American culture and to champion the values that have made Arkansas and the nation great.
Tax Status: 501(c)(3)
Policy/Priority Issues: Sanctity of life • Parental rights • Voter education • Home schooling • Abstinence and out-of-wedlock births • Traditional values in schools
Phone: 410-705-6360
Fax: 410-760-9164

Association of Maryland Families
Derek McCoy
President
PO Box 106
Annapolis, MD, United States 21404
director@mdfamilies.org

Mission: The mission of the Association of Maryland Families is to serve as a resource and a voice for pastors and to equip, encourage, and exhort Christians and others who care about the moral fabric of our nation to be responsible, informed, and involved citizens. Our purpose is to educate voters and politicians to keep their commitment to both liberty and law, so that America may continue to be one nation under God.
Tax Status: 501(c)(3)
Policy/Priority Issues: Family • Abortion • Embryonic stem cell research • Homosexuality • Marriage
Phone: 512-368-4213

Austin Institute for the Study of Family and Culture
Kevin E. Stuart
Director
2025 Guadalupe St. Suite 260
Austin, TX, United States 78705
info@austin-institute.org

Mission: The Austin Institute’s mission is to be a leading resource for tested, rigorous academic research on questions of family, sexuality, social structures and human relationships.
Tax Status: 501(c)3
Policy/Priority Issues: * Family Stability * Culture and Community * Marriage and Family Structure * Citizenship and Civil Society
Phone: 951-742-7100

California Family Council
Jonathan Keller
President
PO Box 20012
Riverside, CA, United States 92516
info@californiafamily.org

Mission: The mission of the California Family Council (CFC) is to protect and foster Judeo-Christian principles in California’s laws for the benefit of its families. CFC’s foundational pillars affirm life is from God, and the life in a womb—though perhaps unplanned—is a baby deserving of protection; marriage between a man and a woman is God’s design, and only in the union of a man and a woman can a godly legacy be fruitfully multiplied; marriage is the building block of a stable society, and from the commitment of a man and woman in marriage comes the best opportunity for children to thrive; and parents have the responsibility of nurturing their children and equipping their children with a world view. CFC serves to maintain this freedom, exposing and opposing legislation that attempts to usurp the authority of parents in child-rearing.
Tax Status: 501(c)(3)
Policy/Priority Issues:
Phone: 703-671-8800
Fax: 703-671-8899

Campaign for Working Families
Gary L. Bauer
Chairman
P.O. Box 1222
Merrifield, VA, United States 22116
info@mail.cwfpac.com

Mission: Campaign for Working Families is a non-partisan political action committee dedicated to electing pro-family, pro-life, and pro-free enterprise candidates to federal and state offices.
Tax Status: 501(c)(4)
Policy/Priority Issues: Pro-life • Pro-family • Pro-free enterprise
Phone: 916-498-1940
Fax: 916-448-2888

Capitol Resource Institute
Karen England
Executive Director
660 J Street, Suite 250
Sacramento, CA, United States 95814
kengland@capitolresource.org

Mission: Capitol Resource Institute is a non-profit organization engaged in coalition-building, media outreach, lobbying, and legislative tracking. The organization is dedicated to the principles of traditional families, parental rights, limited government, and citizen responsibility.
Tax Status: 501(c)(3)
Policy/Priority Issues: Marriage • Education • Parental rights • Gambling • Health • Privacy
Phone: 202-393-7002
Fax: 202-393-7004

Catholic Family and Human Rights Institute (C-FAM)
Austin Ruse
President
1730 Rhode Island Ave NW, Suite 212
Washington, DC, United States 20036
info@c-fam.org

Mission: C-FAM’s mission is to monitor the evolving international debate on social policy and to assist nations to more deeply understand these difficult issues.
Tax Status: 501(c)(3)
Policy/Priority Issues: International social policy • Abortion • Marriage • Stem-cell research
Phone: 602-424-2525
Fax: 602-424-2530

Center for Arizona Policy
Cathi Herrod
President and General Counsel
PO Box 97250
Phoenix, AZ, United States 85060
info@azpolicy.org

Mission: The Center for Arizona Policy is a non-profit, research, and education organization committed to strengthening the family and restoring traditional moral principles to the public policy and cultural arenas. As part of a 50-state partnership associated with Focus on the Family, the Center works to provide quality research and factual information to policymakers on vital issues affecting the family, to equip concerned citizens and churches to be persuasive advocates for the family, and to be a voice for the family by communicating truth through the media.
Tax Status: 501(c)(3)
Policy/Priority Issues: Sanctity of life • Traditional marriage • Gambling • School choice • Pornography • Covenant marriage
Phone: 972-298-1811
Fax: 972-572-1515

Children’s Education Fund
Richard H. Collins
Founder and Chairman
8150 North Central Expressway Suite 1900 – South Tower
Dallas, TX, United States 75222-5748
info@todayfoundation.org

Mission: The Children’s Education Fund (CEF) offers scholarships to Dallas-area students from low-income families to use toward tuition to the schools of their choice. CEF is part of the Today Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to raising the public’s and policymakers’ awareness of education, taxation and criminal justice issues.
Tax Status: 501(c)(3)
Policy/Priority Issues: Educate the public about school choice • Provide scholarships and technology to disadvantaged students
Phone: 207-622-7634
Fax: 207-621-0035

Christian Civic League of Maine
Carroll Conley, Jr.
Executive Director
PO Box 5459
Augusta, ME, United States 04330
info@cclmaine.org

Mission: Christian Civic League of Maine exists for the purpose of bringing a Christian influence to the public sphere through effectively working with public policymakers and members by providing accurate, timely, and persuasive information from a Biblical perspective. Its goals are to encourage all the people of Maine in good citizenship, to elect honest and competent public officials, and to enact good laws and provide for their impartial enforcement.
Tax Status: 501(c)(4)
Policy/Priority Issues: Family policy • Educational choice • Human sexuality • Gambling • Sanctity of life issues
Phone: 513-733-5775
Fax: 513-733-5794

Citizens for Community Values
Aaron Baer
President
11177 Reading Road, 1st Floor
Cincinnati, OH, United States 45241
info@ccv.org

Mission: Citizens for Community Values (CCV) seeks to promote Judeo-Christian moral values and to reduce destructive behaviors contrary to those values. CCV carries out this mission through education, active community partnership, and individual empowerment at the local, state, and national levels.
Tax Status:
Policy/Priority Issues: Pornography and sexually-oriented businesses • Children • Family-friends airwaves • Protection of traditional marriage • Homosexual agenda • Victims of destructive behavior
Phone: 202-488-7000
Fax: 202-488-0806

Concerned Women for America (CWA)
Peggy Nance
CEO
1015 15th Street, NW, Suite 1100
Washington, DC, United States 20005
mail@cwfa.org

Mission: The mission of CWA is to promote and protect Biblical values among all citizens—first through prayer, then education, and finally by influencing our society—thereby reversing the decline in moral values in our nation. The vision of CWA is for women and like-minded men, from all walks of life, to come together and restore the family to its traditional purpose and thereby allow each member of the family to realize their God-given potential and be more responsible citizens.
Tax Status: 501(c)(3)
Policy/Priority Issues: Sanctity of life • Religious freedom • Defense of the family • Pornography • Education • National sovereignty
Phone: 800-458-8797

Concerned Women for America of New Hampshire
Michelle Minor
CWA Field Organization Coordinator
PO Box 38
Auburn, NH, United States 03032
director@newhampshire.cwfa.org

Mission: he mission of Concerned Women for America (CWA) of Florida is to promote and protect Biblical values among all citizens—first through prayer, then education, and finally by influencing our society—thereby reversing the decline in moral values in our nation. The vision of CWA is for women and like-minded men, from all walks of life, to come together and restore the family to its traditional purpose and thereby allow each member of the family to realize their God-given potential and be more responsible citizens.
Tax Status: 501(c)(3)
Policy/Priority Issues: Sanctity of life • Religious freedom • Defense of the family • Pornography • Education • National sovereignty
Phone: 806-928-0664

Concerned Women for America of Texas-West
Kerri Ann Thompson
Director
P.O. Box 1386
Orange, TX, United States 77631
w.director@texas.cwfa.org

Mission: The mission of Concerned Women for America (CWA) of Texas-West is to promote and protect Biblical values among all citizens—first through prayer, then education, and finally by influencing our society—thereby reversing the decline in moral values in our nation. The vision of CWA is for women and like-minded men, from all walks of life, to come together and restore the family to its traditional purpose and thereby allow each member of the family to realize their God-given potential and be more responsible citizens.
Tax Status: 501(c)(3)
Policy/Priority Issues: Sanctity of life • Religious freedom • Defense of the family • Pornography • Education • National sovereignty
Phone: 434-401-8852

Concerned Women for America of Virginia
Ann Robeson
Director
PO Box 1465
Bedford, VA, United States 24523
director@virginia.cwfa.org

Mission: The mission of Concerned Women for America (CWA) of Florida is to promote and protect Biblical values among all citizens—first through prayer, then education, and finally by influencing our society—thereby reversing the decline in moral values in our nation. The vision of CWA is for women and like-minded men, from all walks of life, to come together and restore the family to its traditional purpose and thereby allow each member of the family to realize their God-given potential and be more responsible citizens.
Tax Status: 501(c)(3)
Policy/Priority Issues: Sanctity of life • Religious freedom • Defense of the family • Pornography • Education • National sovereignty
Phone: 208-954-3222

Cornerstone Family Council of Idaho
Julie Lynde
Executive Director
PO Box 563
Eagle, ID, United States 83616
info@cfcidaho.org

Mission: Cornerstone Family Council exists to protect and strengthen the traditional family and restore time-honored principles to the roles of family, church, and government.
Tax Status: 501(c)(3)
Policy/Priority Issues: Religious freedom • Pro-life • Defense of marriage • Choice in education
Phone: 603-228-4794
Fax: 603-228-6069

Cornerstone Action
Rico McCahon
Executive Director
P.O. Box 4683
Manchester, NH, United States 03108
cornerstone@nhcornerstone.org

Mission: Cornerstone Policy Research is a non-partisan, non-profit, research, and education organization dedicated to building strong families, restoring traditional principles to public policy, and preserving free enterprise—all of which are the cornerstone of a free and prosperous society.
Tax Status:
Policy/Priority Issues: Securing the definition of marriage • Abstinence • Tax burden on families • Judicial reform
Phone: 302-990-2775
Fax: 302-875-8288

Delaware Family Policy Council
Nicole Thies
Executive Director
P.O. Box 925
Seaford, DE, United States 19973
nicole@delawarefamilies.org

Mission: The mission of Delaware Family Policy Council (DFPC) is to advocate for principles of life, marriage, family, religious liberty, and biblical stewardship of government.
Tax Status: 501(c)(4)
Policy/Priority Issues: Marriage • Parenting • Relationships • Family
Phone: 425-679-5671
Fax: 425-679-5675

Families Northwest
Jeff Kemp
President
PO Box 40584
Bellevue, WA, United States 98015-4584
info@familiesnorthwest.org

Mission: Families Northwest exists to encourage the development of communities where families are valued and nurtured. It is an information, research, and communications organization that strives to multiply its efforts on behalf of families by networking with various leaders in state government, the media, churches, and businesses who Families Northwest believes can help change hearts and attitudes about the importance of family on a larger scale. Families Northwest also comments on public policy, informs citizens about community issues, produces public service announcements on family relationships, and promotes civic responsibility, family-friendly business practices, and marriage-strengthening principles.
Tax Status: 501(c)(3)
Policy/Priority Issues: Marriage and divorce • Increasing family time together • Parental rights • Family-friendly business • Abstinence education and healthy relationships • Strengthening roles of both mothers and fathers
Phone: 615-591-2090

Family Action Council of Tennessee
David Fowler
President
1113 Murfreesboro Road Suite, 106-167
Franklin, TN, United States 37064
info@factn.org

Mission: Family Action Council of Tennessee (FACT)'s mission is to promote and defend a culture that values the traditional family, for the sake of the common good. We believe that healthy families and communities come about when basic values from the Bible are embraced and upheld. Even those who may not believe everything in the Bible have found it hard to overlook its long track record of creating stable societies. Neglecting commonsense biblical values contributes to many of our nation’s current ills like crime, disease, divorce, “unwanted” pregnancies, teen suicide and academic failure.
Tax Status: 501(c)(3)
Policy/Priority Issues: Marriage and Family • Right to Life • Adoption • Religious Liberty
Phone: 859-255-5400
Fax: 606-233-3330

The Family Foundation of Kentucky
Kent Ostrander
Executive Director
PO Box 911111
Lexington, KY, United States 40591
info@kentuckyfamily.org

Mission: The Family Foundation of Kentucky is a non-profit, educational organization that works in the public policy arena to strengthen families and protect the values that make families strong in Kentucky.
Tax Status: 501(c)(3)
Policy/Priority Issues: Gambling • Homosexuality • Abstinence education • Striptease regulation • Pornography • Alcohol • Hate crimes law • Healthcare • Sanctity of life • Education • Taxation
Phone: 804-343-0010
Fax: 804-343-0050

The Family Foundation of Virginia
Victoria Cobb
President
919 East Main Street
Suite 1110
Richmond, VA, United States 23219
vafamily@familyfoundation.org

Mission: The Family Foundation of Virginia is a non-profit research and education organization whose mission is to strengthen the family by improving public policy through research, education, and civic activism. The Foundation researches the issues being debated in Richmond and provides analysis and ideas to both citizens and elected officials.
Tax Status: 501(c)(3)
Policy/Priority Issues: Life • Marriage • Taxes • Religious liberty • Pornography • School choice
Phone: 605-718-5433

Family Heritage Alliance
Dale Bartscher
Chair
PO Box 329
Rapid City, SD, United States 57709
dale@familyheritagealliance.org

Mission: The Family Heritage Alliance exists to Champion the Judeo-Christian Values of Faith, Family and Freedom.
Tax Status: 501(c)(3)
Policy/Priority Issues: Human rights, celebrating family, Islamic issues, freedom, family, pastors, Common Core.
Phone: 860-548-0066
Fax: 860-548-9545

Family Institute of Connecticut
Peter Wolfgang
Executive Director
PO Box 260210
Hartford, CT, United States 06126
info@ctfamily.org

Mission: The Family Institute of Connecticut’s mission is to encourage and strengthen the family as the foundation of society and to promote sound ethical and moral values in our culture and government.
Tax Status: 501(c)(3)
Policy/Priority Issues: Marriage savers • Fatherhood movement • Educational improvement through school choice and scholarships • Defense of marriage (oppose same-sex marriage)
Phone: 515-263-3495
Fax: 515-263-3498

The FAMiLY Leader
Bob Vander Plaats
President & CEO
10506 Justin Dr.
Urbandale, IA, United States 50322
info@ifpc.org

Mission: The FAMiLY LEADER provides a consistent, courageous voice in the churches, in the legislature, in the media, in the courtroom, in the public square…always standing for God’s truth.
Tax Status: 501(c)(4)
Policy/Priority Issues: Religious freedom, traditional marriage, faith, family values.
Phone: 304-756-8567

The Family Policy Council of West Virginia
Allen Whitt
President
PO Box 566
Charleston, WV, United States 25322
info@familypolicywv.com

Mission: The Family Policy Council of West Virginia is a servant organization that advocates for policies that embrace the sanctity of human life, enrich marriage, and safeguard religious freedom. Our passion is to advance, defend, and equip West Virginia's families.
Tax Status: 501(c)(4)
Policy/Priority Issues: Right to Life • Marriage and Family • Religious Liberty
Phone: 425-608-0242
Fax: 425-608-7216

The Family Policy Institute of Washington
Joseph Backholm
Executive Director
16108 Ash Way, Suite 113
Lynnwood, WA, United States 98087
info@fpiw.org

Mission: The Family Policy Institute of Washington is a non-profit organization that believes strong families are the foundation of a strong and healthy state. Therefore, we are fully committed to promoting public policy that encourages families to form, grow, and endure. The FPIW advocates for life, marriage, religious freedom and parental rights in the halls of government as well as in media, churches, schools, and community forums throughout our state.
Tax Status: 501(c)3 and 501(c)4
Policy/Priority Issues: Right to Life • Marriage and Family • Parent Rights • Religious Liberty • Judicial Watch
Phone: 202-656-5384

Family Policy Network
Joe Glover
Founder and President
PO Box 1199
Forest, VA, United States 24551-1199
mail@familypolicy.net

Mission: Family Policy Network (FPN) is a non-profit organization dedicated to educating Christians and confronting the culture on the important moral issues of the day.
Tax Status: 501(c)(3)
Policy/Priority Issues: Definition of the family • Human sexuality • Religious liberties
Phone: 202-393-2100
Fax: 202-393-2134

Family Research Council (FRC)
Tony Perkins
President
801 G Street, NW
Washington, DC, United States 20001

Mission: The Family Research Council champions marriage and family as the foundation of civilization, the seedbed of virtue, and the wellspring of society. The Council shapes public debate and formulates public policy that values human life and upholds the institutions of marriage and the family. Believing that God is the author of life, liberty, and the family, FRC promotes the Judeo-Christian world view as the basis for a just, free, and stable society.
Tax Status: 501(c)(3)
Policy/Priority Issues: Marriage • Cloning/stem cell research • Abortion • Judicial activism • Pornography/sex trafficking • Religious liberties
Phone: 407-251-5130
Fax: 407-251-0023

Florida Family Policy Council
John T. Stemberger
President and General Counsel
4853 South Orange Avenue, Suite C
Orlando, FL, United States 32806
info@flfamily.org

Mission: The Florida Family Policy Council seeks to educate and inform citizens about public policy issues in Florida that would impact marriage, children, and families. Its mission is to strengthen Florida’s families through public policy education, issue research, and grassroots advocacy.
Tax Status: 501(c)(3)
Policy/Priority Issues: Abortion • Stem-cell research • Euthanasia • Marriage • Abstinence education • Pornography and obscenity laws • School choice • Church/state issues • Religious liberty
Phone: 719-531-3400
Fax: 719-548-4525

Focus on the Family
Jim Daly
President
8605 Explorer Drive
Colorado Springs, CO, United States 80920
corrdpt@fotf.org

Mission: Focus on the Family’s primary reason for existence is to cooperate with the Holy Spirit in disseminating the Gospel of Jesus Christ to as many people as possible, and, specifically, to accomplish that objective by helping to preserve traditional values and the instruction of the family.
Tax Status: 501(c)(3)
Policy/Priority Issues: Marriage/divorce • Life issues • Education • Gender issues • Sexuality • Gambling
Phone: 770-242-0001
Fax: 770-242-0501

Georgia Center for Opportunity
Randy Hicks
President
333 Research Court, Suite 210
Norcross, GA, United States 30092
randy@georgiaopportunity.org

Mission: Georgia Center for Opportunity is an independent, non-partisan think tank dedicated to increasing opportunity and improving the quality of life for all Georgians. We research solutions to society’s most pressing challenges, promote those solutions to policymakers and the public, and help innovative social enterprises deliver results on the ground.
Tax Status: 501(c)(3)
Policy/Priority Issues: ~Independence ~Responsibility ~Civil Society ~Stronger Families ~Collaboration ~Evidence
Phone: 808-203-6704
Fax: 808-261-7022

Hawaii Family Forum
Eva Andrade
Executive Director
6301 Pali Highway
Kaneohe, HI, United States 96744
info@hawaiifamilyforum.org

Mission: Hawaii Family Forum (HFF) is a non-profit, pro-family, policy education and research organization committed to the preservation and strengthening of families in Hawaii. While a legally independent entity, HFF is associated with Dr. James Dobson’s Focus on the Family in Colorado Springs, Colorado, and is part of the network of Family Policy Councils.
Tax Status: 501(c)(3)
Policy/Priority Issues: Stopping the legalization of physician-assisted suicide • Traditional marriage • Parental consent laws and abortion legislation • Gambling • Protection of children from sexual exploitation • Religious freedom
Phone: 630-790-8370
Fax: 630-790-8390

Illinois Family Institute
David Smith
Executive Director
18470 Thompson Ct Ste 2A
Tinley Park, IL, United States 60477-6774
info@illinoisfamily.org

Mission: The mission of the Illinois Family Institute (IFI) is to create an environment where families can flourish by equipping churches and influencing public policymakers through leadership, information, and training. IFI’s work includes social policy research and publications and educating and mobilizing citizens for social action.
Tax Status: 501(c)(3)
Policy/Priority Issues: Sanctity of life • Defending marriage • Homosexual agenda • Decency/pornography • Education • Religious freedom
Phone: 317-423-9178
Fax: 314-423-9421

Indiana Family Institute
Curt Smith
President
3600 West 96th Street
Indianapolis, IN, United States 46268
ifi@hoosierfamily.org

Mission: The Indiana Family Institute is a faith-based, non-partisan public education and research organization. Its mission is two-fold: to preserve pro-family policy already within state government and push for additional policies that will strengthen Indiana families and to work with churches, lay leaders, government, groups, and organizations to promote and implement effective marriage ministry and marriage enrichment programs.
Tax Status: 501(c)(3)
Policy/Priority Issues: Marriage • Divorce • Same-sex marriage • Abortion • Family values • Relationship skills education
Phone: 703-962-7877

Institute for Faith, Work & Economics
Hugh C. Whelchel
Executive Director
8400 Westpark Drive
Suite 100
McLean, VA, United States 22102
info@tifwe.org

Mission: Our mission is to educate and inspire Christians to live out a Biblical theology that integrates faith, work, and economics.
Tax Status: 501(c)(3)
Policy/Priority Issues: Debt, Economic Philosophy, Equality, Foundational Principles, Freedom, Image of God, Law, Limited Government, Private Property, Public Choice, Scarcity, Taxes, The Poor, Wealth Creation, Work
Phone: 972-941-4444
Fax: 972-423-6162

Liberty Institute
Kelly Shackelford
President
2001 Plano Parkway, Suite 1600
Plano, TX, United States 75075
info@libertyinstitute.org

Mission: Liberty Institute was founded as Free Market Foundation in 1972 as a 501(c)(3) non- profit organization dedicated to protecting freedoms and strengthening families. The Liberty Institute's mission is to strengthen and protect the individual and family by supporting principles that promote responsible citizenship, limited government, free enterprise, private property ownership, limited taxation, and Judeo-Christian values.
Tax Status: 501(c)(3)
Policy/Priority Issues: Pro-family issues • Religious freedom • Parental rights
Phone: 225-344-8533
Fax: 225-344-9006

Louisiana Family Forum
Gene Mills
Executive Director
655 Saint Ferdinand Street
Baton Rouge, LA, United States 70802
info@lafamilyforum.org

Mission: The Louisiana Family Forum seeks to persuasively present Biblical principles in the centers of influence on issues affecting the family through research, education, communications, and networking.
Tax Status: 501(c)(3)
Policy/Priority Issues: Marriage and the traditional family • Sexual abstinence outside of marriage • Community Marriage Agreements • Covenant marriage • Educational issues • Sanctity of life issues
Phone: 781-569-0400
Fax: 781-569-0472

Massachusetts Family Institute
Andrew Beckwith
President
400 TradeCenter
Suite 1950
Woburn, MA, United States 01801
info@mafamily.org

Mission: The Massachusetts Family Institute (MFI) is a non-profit public policy organization dedicated to strengthening the family and affirming the Judeo-Christian values upon which it is based. It seeks to reduce barriers to family stability and to create a political and social environment where families can thrive and prosper. MFI engages in research and education on a wide range of public health, safety, and policy issues to help strengthen family bonds.
Tax Status: 501(c)(3)
Policy/Priority Issues: Preserving the definition of marriage as the union of one man and one woman • Strengthening marriages by encouraging church involvement before and after the wedding through counseling and mentoring • Upholding the value of human life from conception until natural death • Teaching and advancing premarital abstinence • Protecting children from the dangers of the internet and sexual predators • Exposing the dangers, and opposing the expansion, of gambling
Phone: 517-374-1171
Fax: 517-374-6112

Michigan Family Forum
Brad Snavely
Executive Director
PO Box 15216
Lansing, MI, United States 48901-5216
info@michiganfamily.org

Mission: The mission of the Michigan Family Forum (MFF) is to stimulate cultural renewal by strengthening Michigan families through public advocacy, education, and collaboration. This mission is accomplished by aggressively promoting a positive legislative agenda and providing thoughtful, cutting-edge research focused on four key areas: protecting children, strengthening marriage, promoting responsible fatherhood, and honoring elders.
Tax Status: 501(c)(3)
Policy/Priority Issues: Marriage and marriage enrichment • Well-being of children • Fatherhood • Abstinence • Pornography • Elders • Limited government
Phone: 612-789-8811
Fax: 612-789-8858

Minnesota Family Institute
John Helmberger
Chief Executive Officer
2855 Anthony Lane South, Suite 150
Minneapolis, MN, United States 55418
family@mfc.org

Mission: To nurture and defend families by restoring biblical truth in our culture.
Tax Status: 501(c)(4)
Policy/Priority Issues: Education reform/school choice • Divorce law reform • Family tax relief/charity tax credit • Parental rights • Abstinence education • Marriage protection/promotion
Phone: 601-969-1300
Fax: 601-969-1600

Mississippi Center for Public Policy
Forest M. Thigpen
President
520 George Street
Jackson, MS, United States 39202
thigpen@mspolicy.org

Mission: Mississippi Center for Public Policy promotes limited government, free markets, and strong traditional families.
Tax Status: 501(c)(3)
Policy/Priority Issues: State spending • Charter schools • Education reform • Health care reform • Welfare reform • Marriage promotion
Phone: 636-922-7771

Missouri Family Policy Council
Joe Ortwerth
Executive Director
1430 Triad Center Drive, Suite B
Saint Peters, MO, United States 63376
info@missourifamily.org

Mission: The Missouri Family Policy Council (MoFPC) is a non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to promoting Biblical principles in our government and Judeo-Christian values in our culture that support and encourage strong healthy families.
Tax Status: 501(c)3
Policy/Priority Issues: Marriage and Family • Religious Liberty • Christian Citizenship • Protection of Life
Phone: 406-628-1141
Fax: 406-628-1171

Montana Family Foundation
Jeff Laszloffy
President
PO Box 485
Laurel, MT, United States 59044
jeff@montanafamily.org

Mission: The Montana Family Foundation is a non-profit, research and education organization, working in association with Focus On The Family, to support, protect and strengthen Montana families.
Tax Status:
Policy/Priority Issues: Family
Phone: 301-948-0599
Fax: 301-948-4325

National Fatherhood Initiative
Christopher Brown
President
12410 Milestone Center Drive, Suite 600
Germantown, MD, United States 20876
info@fatherhood.org

Mission: The National Fatherhood Initiative (NFI) was founded in 1994 to stimulate a society-wide movement to confront the growing problem of father absence and is dedicated to improving the well being of children by increasing the proportion of children growing up with involved, responsible, and committed fathers. A non-profit, non-sectarian, and non-partisan organization, NFI conducts public awareness campaigns promoting responsible fatherhood, organizes conferences and community fatherhood forums, provides training and resource materials to organizations seeking to establish support programs for fathers, publishes a quarterly newsletter, and distributes resources to men seeking to become more effective fathers.
Tax Status: 501(c)(3)
Policy/Priority Issues: Fatherhood • Marriage • Abstinence promotion • Welfare reform • Work/life balance • Incarcerated fathers
Phone: 402-477-3191
Fax: 402-477-0962

Nebraska Family Alliance
Karen Bowling
Executive Director
1106 E Street
Lincoln, NE, United States 68505
info@nebraskafamilyalliance.org

Mission: Standing for justice and strengthening families in Nebraska.
Tax Status:
Policy/Priority Issues: Marriage and family, human trafficking, sanctity of life, education, gambling, religious liberty, legislation to watch.
Phone: 908-561-2015
Fax: 888-453-6346

New Jersey Family Policy Council
Len Deo
Executive Director
51 Mount Bethel Road
Suite 203
Warren, NJ, United States 07059
info@njfpc.org

Mission: The mission of the New Jersey Family Policy Council is to intervene and respond to the breakdown that the traditional family—the cornerstone of a virtuous society—is experiencing. In light of the decline in moral standards, the Council is energized by a strong desire and dedication to pursue justice and righteousness. It articulates its message through experts in law, medicine, education, media, business, government, and the church.
Tax Status: 501(c)(3)
Policy/Priority Issues: Marriage and divorce rate • Fatherhood • Out-of-wedlock births and sexually transmitted disease rate • Grassroots citizen education • Assault and molestation law • Internet pornography
Phone: 585-225-2220
Fax: 585-225-2810

New York Family Research Foundation
Jason J. McGuire
Executive Director
PO Box 131
Spencerport, NY, United States 14559

Mission: New Yorker's Family Research Foundation (NYFRF) is a nonprofit organization that educates, encourages, and equips Christians for effective participation in New York State government.
Tax Status: 501(c)(3)
Policy/Priority Issues: Protecting human life, promoting strong families, preserving religious liberty, proclaiming justice and mercy.
Phone: 919-807-0800
Fax: 919-807-0900

North Carolina Family Policy Council
John L. Rustin
President
PO Box 20607
Raleigh, NC, United States 27619
admin@ncfamily.org

Mission: The mission of the North Carolina Family Policy Council is to strengthen the family by educating North Carolinians on public policy issues that impact the family and equipping citizens to be voices of persuasion on behalf of traditional family values in their localities.
Tax Status: 501(c)(3)
Policy/Priority Issues: Parental choice: charters, vouchers, home schooling • Abstinence • Family and children • State-sponsored gambling • State and local government
Phone: 701-364-0676
Fax: 701-223-1133

North Dakota Family Alliance
Tom Freier
Executive Director
3220 18th Street South, Suite 8
Fargo, ND, United States 58104
admin@ndfa.org

Mission: North Dakota Family Alliance is a non-profit organization dedicated to strengthening families in North Dakota by equipping, informing and educating policy leaders, elected officials, institutions, and concerned citizens on the issues that impact the family.
Tax Status: 501(c)(3)
Policy/Priority Issues: Marriage • Divorce reform • Gambling • Religious freedom • Sanctity of life
Phone: 803-733-5600
Fax: 866-471-5032

Palmetto Family Council of South Carolina
Oran Smith
President & CEO
P.O. Box 11953
Columbia, SC, United States 29211
email@palmettofamily.org

Mission: Our mission is to persuasively present biblical principles in the centers of influence on issues affecting the family through research, communication, and networking.
Tax Status: 501(c)(3)
Policy/Priority Issues: ~Gambling ~Religious Freedom ~Education ~Life/Children
Phone: 803-708-0673

Palmetto Promise Institute
Ellen E. Weaver
President & CEO
P.O. Box 12676
Columbia, SC, United States 29211
ellen@palmettopolicy.org

Mission: This group of free market, fiscal and cultural South Carolina conservatives has banded together to research and promote policies that will make South Carolina a beacon of freedom to the nation and unleash opportunity for every citizen.
Tax Status: 501(c)(3)
Policy/Priority Issues: *Competitive Federalism *Education *Medicaid
Phone: 717-545-0600
Fax: 717-545-8107

Pennsylvania Family Institute
Michael Geer
President
23 North Front Street
Harrisburg, PA, United States 17101
mail@pafamily.org

Mission: The Pennsylvania Family Institute’s mission is to strengthen families by restoring to public life the traditional, foundational principles and values essential for the well being of society using a fourfold strategy of raising media awareness of the importance of the family; conducting family-impact analysis and research and giving testimony in Harrisburg; communicating with the grassroots, informing them of trends in culture and public policy; and encouraging voting and responsible citizenship.
Tax Status: 501(c)(3)
Policy/Priority Issues: School choice • Parental rights in education • Divorce reform • Gambling • Day care • Abortion
Phone: 601-956-8636

Pro-Life Mississippi
Judy Batson
President
114 Office Park Plaza, Suite B
Jackson, MS, United States 39206
plm@prolifemississippi.org

Mission: Pro-Life Mississippi is an organization of diverse and caring Christians. We are drawn together by our commitment to the sanctity of human life from fertilization to natural death. On behalf of those who cannont speak for themselves, we are a voice against abortion, infanticide, euthanasia and embryonic stem cell research. Our concern is to reach the state with the truth about these issues by educating its citizens, influencing political change within the government of Mississippi and taking the pro-life message directly to those who threaten innocent life. The key to the success of our mission is to work with the churches of Mississippi in action against these sins.
Tax Status: 501(c)3
Policy/Priority Issues: ~ Abortion ~ Euthanasia ~ Infanticide ~ Stem Cell Research ~ Cloning ~ Contraceptive Pills
Phone: 303-292-1800
Fax: 303-429-5795

Rocky Mountain Family Council
Jim Chapman
Executive Director
8704 Yates Drive, Suite 205
Westminster, CO, United States 80031
rmfc@aol.com

Mission: The Rocky Mountain Family Council (RMFC) exists to promote renewal in families, marriages, education, and government throughout the Rocky Mountain region. This is accomplished through communication with the Colorado legislature and through RMFC’s charter school and marriage projects.
Tax Status: 501(c)(3)
Policy/Priority Issues: Divorce reform • Charter schools • Family tax relief • Parental notice and consent • Same sex marriage • Domestic partner benefit policies
Phone: 605-335-8100
Fax: 605-336-1926

South Dakota Family Policy Council
Chris Hupke
President
3500 South Phillips Avenue, Suite 110
Sioux Falls, SD, United States 57105
mail@sdfamily.org

Mission: The South Dakota Family Policy Council provides research and analysis of family issues through various publications and media efforts, facilitates action by pro-family citizens and grassroots groups, and lobbies for pro-family interests in Pierre, the state capital.
Tax Status: 501(c)(3)
Policy/Priority Issues: Marriage/divorce • Video gambling • School choice • Abstinence • Pornography • Government waste
Phone: 503-585-9383
Fax: 503-399-1698

Stronger Families for Oregon
Noel Meador
Executive Director
PO Box 40584
Bellevue, OR, United States 98015
michael@oregonfamily.org

Mission: Stronger Families promotes ideas that build dynamic marriages, effective fathers, and healthy teen choices while reducing the causes of family breakdown. Stronger Families is a non-profit, non-partisan organization that promotes its work through trend analysis, resource development, and community based strategies. It was established in response to the mounting evidence that family breakdown is at the root of the deterioration of family strength and child well being.
Tax Status: 501(c)(3)
Policy/Priority Issues: Abstinence education • Marriage enrichment • Fatherlessness • Juvenile crime • Gambling • Pornography/adult businesses
Phone: 512-478-2220
Fax: 512-478-2229

Texas Values
Jonathan M. Saenz
President
900 Congress, Suite 220
Austin, TX, United States 78701
info@txvalues.org

Mission: To preserve and advance a culture of family values in the state of Texas.
Tax Status:
Policy/Priority Issues: Religious liberty, marriage and the family, life.
Phone: 202-547-8570
Fax: 202-546-6403

Traditional Values Coalition
Rev. Lou Sheldon
Chairman
139 C Street, SE
Washington, DC, United States 20003
tvcwashdc@traditionalvalues.org

Mission: Traditional Values Coalition (TVC) is the largest non-denominational grassroots organization that works to preserve the Judeo-Christian ethics upon which America was founded. Established in 1980 by Rev. Lou Sheldon, TVC speaks on behalf of over 43,000 churches across the United State regarding pro-family legislation and policy. With an emphasis on the restoration of the values needed to maintain strong, unified families, the Coalition focuses upon issues such as marriage, religious liberty, the homosexual agenda, the right to life, pornography, education, and family tax relief.
Tax Status: 501(c)(3)
Policy/Priority Issues: Marriage • Religious liberty • Homosexual activism • Abortion • Pornography • Family issues
Phone: 215-663-9494
Fax: 215-663-9444

Urban Family Council
Chris A. Pender, Sr.
President
PO Box 11415
Philadelphia, PA, United States 19111
tmahan@urbanfamily.org

Mission: The mission of the Urban Family Council (UFC) is to advocate for life, marriage, and family by educating, persuading, and building interracial and cross-cultural partnerships in Philadelphia and surrounding areas. UFC is an independent, donor-supported, faith-based, non-profit agency.
Tax Status: 501(c)(3)
Policy/Priority Issues: Charter-based classroom abstinence education to middle and high school youth ages 12–19 • Educational and enrichment services to youth in the classroom and after school and to their parents • Advocating for the sanctity of life • Defending marriage and seeking to persuade the culture that marriage is the legal union of one man and one woman • Helping fathers take emotional and fiscal responsibility for their children • Engaging the culture on issues of traditional family values
Phone: 866-849-2536

Wisconsin Family Action
Julaine K. Appling
Executive Director
PO Box 7486
Madison, WI, United States 53707
info@wifamilyaction.org

Mission: The Family Research Institute of Wisconsin’s mission is to inform Wisconsin’s citizens, churches, and policymakers about the importance of pro-family legislative and cultural issues of our day in a way that will inspire these groups to be involves in strengthening and protecting marriage and family in Wisconsin.
Tax Status: 501(c)(3)
Policy/Priority Issues: Preservation of traditional marriage and family • Banning of human embryonic stem-cell research • Banning of human cloning • Advocating for abstinence-only education programs in public schools
Phone: 608-256-3228
Fax: 608-256-3370

Wisconsin Family Council
Julaine K. Appling
Executive Director
PO Box 14440
Madison, WI, United States 53708
info@wifamilycouncil.org

Mission: The Wisconsin Family Council’s mission is to forward Judeo-Christian principles and values in Wisconsin. WFC largely accomplishes this mission by informing Wisconsin citizens, churches, and policymakers about important pro-family legislative and cultural issues so that they will be inspired to be involved in preserving and strengthening marriage and family in Wisconsin.
Tax Status: 501(c)(3)
Policy/Priority Issues: Family • Marriage • Abortion • Abstinence education • Sexuality • Religious freedoms