Center for Bioethical Reform

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The Center for Bio-Ethical Reform (CBR) is working to establish prenatal justice and the right to life for the preborn, the disabled, the infirm, the aged and all vulnerable peoples through education and the development of cutting-edge educational resources.

Contact information

Mailing address:
Center for Bioethical Reform
PO Box 219
Lake Forest, CA 92609


Phone: 949-206-0600

Email: [email protected]

Organization details

EIN: 330443975

CEO/President: Gregg Cunningham

Chairman: Jim Litchfield

Board size: 6


Ruling year: 1991

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 12/31

Member of ECFA: No

Member of ECFA since:


CBR's projects include the Genocide Awareness Project, the Reproductive "Choice" Campaign, the Corporate Accountability Project, and the Church Project.

CBR also publishes educational resources and conducts seminars to establish the humanity of the preborn and the inhumanity of abortion.

CBR was founded in July of 1990 as a privately-funded, non-profit educational corporation.

CBR operates on the principle that abortion represents an evil so inexpressible that words fail us when attempting to describe its horror. Until abortion is seen, it will never be understood.

CBR is strictly non-violent. We oppose violence against babies and against the abortionists who kill them. Just as Dr. Martin Luther King sought to create a "creative tension" to awaken the nation to the horrible injustice of segregation, we too are creating a "creative tension" to awaken the nation to the horrible injustice of abortion.

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Advocacy

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating166 of 10509 of 42
Fund acquisition rating143 of 10512 of 42
Resource allocation rating143 of 105118 of 42
Asset utilization rating607 of 105022 of 42

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Balance sheet
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$3,375$1,655$897$784$0
Short-term investments$38,512$8,412$5,486$4,463$0
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$966,735$330,514$409,929$342,568$366,920
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$17,418$25,965$27,980$0$1,929
Other long-term assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total long-term assets$17,418$25,965$27,980$0$1,929
Total assets$984,153$356,479$437,909$342,568$368,849
Payables and accrued expenses$15,964$13,756$12,996$13,507$18,358
Other current liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$15,964$13,756$12,996$13,507$18,358
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total long-term liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total liabilities$15,964$13,756$12,996$13,507$18,358
Net assets20202019201820172016
Without donor restrictions$968,189$342,723$424,913$329,061$350,491
With donor restrictions$0$0$0$0$0
Net assets$968,189$342,723$424,913$329,061$350,491
Revenues and expenses
Total contributions$1,661,322$1,027,868$1,218,764$955,373$1,064,140
Program service revenue$15,369$6,825$16,032$5,138$8,592
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income($11,869)$1,494$774$216$238
Other revenue$121,966$0$0$0$0
Total other revenue$125,466$8,319$16,806$5,354$8,830
Total revenue$1,786,788$1,036,187$1,235,570$960,727$1,072,970
Program services$990,281$939,788$973,744$846,877$915,228
Management and general$132,751$144,109$143,636$113,495$114,030
Total expenses$1,161,322$1,118,377$1,139,718$982,157$1,052,019
Change in net assets20202019201820172016
Surplus (deficit)$625,466($82,190)$95,852($21,430)$20,951
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$625,466($82,190)$95,852($21,430)$20,951


Gregg L CunninghamSecretary$116,440

Compensation data as of: 12/31/2020

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