DEATH WITH DIGNITY NATIONAL CENTER

Address
520 SW 6TH AVENUE NO 1220
PORTLAND, OR 97204
Contact
Website: http://www.deathwithdignity.org
Phone: +1 (503) 228-4415
Nonprofit
NTEE: R67 - Right to Die, Euthanasia Issues
EIN: 93-1162366

Mission

THE MISSION OF THE DEATH WITH DIGNITY NATIONAL CENTER IS TO PROMOTE DEATH WITH DIGNITY LAWS BASED ON OUR MODEL LEGISLATION, THE OREGON DEATH WITH DIGNITY ACT, BOTH TO PROVIDE AN OPTION FOR DYING INDIVIDUALS AND TO STIMULATE NATIONWIDE IMPROVEMENTS IN END-OF-LIFE CARE.
 20182017201620152014
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation1994
Subsection code03
PF filing required0    
Metropolitan statistical area6442
Form of organization
CorporationTrue
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel$116,122.00$115,378.00$104,460.00$104,460.00$103,859.00
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation$102,526.00$96,738.00$89,470.00$89,470.00$85,498.00
Number of employees8601310
Number of people compensated >$100k10000
Number of volunteers1010101010
Number of highly compensated contractors00000
Personnel
Dunn, Stephen
TitleTREASURERBOARD MEMBER   
Name of key/compensated personSTEPHEN DUNNStephen Dunn   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Current officerTrue    
Average hours per week working for org1.001.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Average hours per week working for related orgs1.00    
Eighmey, George
TitlePRESIDENTPRESIDENTPRESIDENTVICE PRESIDENTBOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated personGEORGE EIGHMEYGeorge EighmeyGeorge EighmeyGEORGE EIGHMEYGEORGE EIGHMEY
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Current officerTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org2.002.002.002.002.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs2.002.00   
Levy, Midge
TitleBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMEBER 
Name of key/compensated personMIDGE LEVYMidge LevyMidge LevyMIDGE LEVY 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Average hours per week working for related orgs1.001.00   
Mayo, David
Title Vice PresidentVice President  
Name of key/compensated person David MayoDavid Mayo  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrue  
Current officer TrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org 1.001.00  
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00  
Average hours per week working for related orgs 1.00   
Pratt, Carol
TitleVICE PRESIDENTTREASURERTREASURERTREASURERTREASURER
Name of key/compensated personCAROL PRATTCarol PrattCarol PrattCAROL PRATT PHD JDCAROL PRATT PHD JD
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Current officerTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs1.001.00   
Sandeen, Peg
TitleEXECUTIVE DIRECTOREXECUTIVE DIRECTOREXECUTIVE DIRECTOREXECUTIVE DIRECTOREXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personPEG SANDEENPeg SandeenPeg SandeenPEG SANDEENPEG SANDEEN
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org38.0038.0038.0038.0038.00
Reportable compensation from org$102,526.00$96,738.00$89,470.00$89,470.00$85,498.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$9,605.00$10,016.00$9,293.00$9,293.00$8,866.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs2.002.002.002.002.00
Schattinger, Lisa
TitleBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER   
Name of key/compensated personLISA VIGIL SCHATTINGERLisa Vigil Schattinger   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org1.001.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Stutsman, Eli
TitleSECRETARYSECRETARYSECRETARYSECRETARYSECRETARY
Name of key/compensated personELI STUTSMANEli StutsmanEli StutsmanELI STUTSMAN JDELI STUTSMAN JD
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Current officerTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs1.001.00   
Telfer, Steve
Title BOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBERPRESIDENTPRESIDENT
Name of key/compensated person Steve TelferSteve TelferSTEVE TELFERSTEVE TELFER
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrueTrueTrue
Current officer   TrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org 1.001.002.002.00
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Ziegler, Deborah
TitleBOARD MEMBER    
Name of key/compensated personDEBORAH ZIEGLER    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org1.00    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Purpose: mission, activities, & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesPROMOTION OF DEATH WITH DIGNITY LAWSPROMOTION OF DEATH WITH DIGNITY LAWSPROMOTION OF DEATH WITH DIGNITY LAWSPROMOTION OF DEATH WITH DIGNITY LAWSPROMOTION OF DEATH WITH DIGNITY LAWS
Program service expenses, total$560,995.00$474,254.00$427,809.00$326,076.00$298,515.00
Programs, including revenue & expenses
COMMUNICATION: THROUGH OUR WEBSITE, IN THE MEDIA, AND ON OUR SOCIAL MEDIA CHANNELS, WE PROMOTE AND EDUCATE A WIDE AND DIVERSE NATIONAL AUDIENCE ABOUT OUR MODEL LEGISLATION, THE OREGON DEATH WITH DIGNITY ACT; OUR ACTIVITIES ACROSS THE COUNTRY; THE NATIONWIDE DEATH WITH DIGNITY MOVEMENT; AND OTHER END-OF-LIFE ISSUES. WE PLACE SPECIAL EMPHASIS ON REACHING PUBLIC OFFICIALS AND POLICY DECISION-MAKERS, INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE TERMINALLY ILL AND THEIR LOVED ONES AND PHYSICIANS. WE BUILD RELATIONSHIPS WITH ADVOCATES, WHO ALONG WITH OUR STAFF AND BOARD MEMBERS, SERVE AS EFFECTIVE SPOKESPEOPLE FOR OUR MOVEMENT. WE COMMUNICATE FREQUENTLY WITH OUR CONSTITUENTS VIA EMAIL, SHARING NEWS, PROGRAM UPDATES, STORIES FROM ADVOCATES AND PATIENTS, AND OTHER ESSENTIAL INFORMATION ABOUT THE DEATH WITH DIGNITY MOVEMENT.
Program expenses$183,285.00$124,064.00   
Program descriptionCOMMUNICATION: THROUGH OUR WEBSITE, IN THE MEDIA, AND ON OUR SOCIAL MEDIA CHANNELS, WE PROMOTE AND EDUCATE A WIDE AND DIVERSE NATIONAL AUDIENCE ABOUT OUR MODEL LEGISLATION, THE OREGON DEATH WITH DIGNITY ACT; OUR ACTIVITIES ACROSS THE COUNTRY; THE NATIONWIDE DEATH WITH DIGNITY MOVEMENT; AND OTHER END-OF-LIFE ISSUES. WE PLACE SPECIAL EMPHASIS ON REACHING PUBLIC OFFICIALS AND POLICY DECISION-MAKERS, INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE TERMINALLY ILL AND THEIR LOVED ONES AND PHYSICIANS. WE BUILD RELATIONSHIPS WITH ADVOCATES, WHO ALONG WITH OUR STAFF AND BOARD MEMBERS, SERVE AS EFFECTIVE SPOKESPEOPLE FOR OUR MOVEMENT. WE COMMUNICATE FREQUENTLY WITH OUR CONSTITUENTS VIA EMAIL, SHARING NEWS, PROGRAM UPDATES, STORIES FROM ADVOCATES AND PATIENTS, AND OTHER ESSENTIAL INFORMATION ABOUT THE DEATH WITH DIGNITY MOVEMENT.Communication:Through our website, in the media, and on our social media channels, we promote and educate a wide and diverse national audience about our model legislation, the Oregon Death with Dignity Act, and other end-of-life issues. We place special emphasis on reaching public officials and policy decision-makers, individuals who are terminally ill and their loved ones and physicians. We build relationships with advocates, who along with our staff and Board members, serve as effective spokespeople for our movement. We communicate frequently with our constituents via email, sharing news, program updates, and other essential information about the Death with Dignity movement. In the past year, we grew our email list by 39 percent, and increased our Facebook likes by 20 percent.   
COMMUNICATIONS: THIS PROGRAM PROMOTES DEATH WITH DIGNITY LAWS BASED ON OUR MODEL LEGISLATION, THE OREGON DEATH WITH DIGNITY ACT, AND OTHER END-OF-LIFE CARE ISSUES TO A NATIONAL AUDIENCE ONLINE AND THROUGH THE MEDIA. IMPORTANT TARGET AUDIENCES INCLUDED PUBLIC OFFICIALS AND POLICY DECISION-MAKERS, INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE TERMINALLY ILL AND THEIR FAMILY MEMBERS AND PHYSICIANS.
Program expenses  $68,791.00$67,604.00$59,888.00
Program description  COMMUNICATIONS: THIS PROGRAM PROMOTES DEATH WITH DIGNITY LAWS BASED ON OUR MODEL LEGISLATION, THE OREGON DEATH WITH DIGNITY ACT, AND OTHER END-OF-LIFE CARE ISSUES TO A NATIONAL AUDIENCE ONLINE AND THROUGH THE MEDIA. IMPORTANT TARGET AUDIENCES INCLUDED PUBLIC OFFICIALS AND POLICY DECISION-MAKERS, INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE TERMINALLY ILL AND THEIR FAMILY MEMBERS AND PHYSICIANS.COMMUNICATIONS: THIS PROGRAM PROMOTES DEATH WITH DIGNITY LAWS BASED ON OUR MODEL LEGISLATION, THE OREGON DEATH WITH DIGNITY ACT, AND OTHER END-OF-LIFE CARE ISSUES TO A NATIONAL AUDIENCE ONLINE AND THROUGH THE MEDIA. IMPORTANT TARGET AUDIENCES INCLUDED PUBLIC OFFICIALS AND POLICY DECISION-MAKERS, INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE TERMINALLY ILL AND THEIR FAMILY MEMBERS AND PHYSICIANS.COMMUNICATIONS: THIS PROGRAM PROMOTES DEATH WITH DIGNITY LAWS BASED ON OUR MODEL LEGISLATION, THE OREGON DEATH WITH DIGNITY ACT, AND OTHER END-OF-LIFE CARE ISSUES TO A NATIONAL AUDIENCE ONLINE AND THROUGH THE MEDIA. IMPORTANT TARGET AUDIENCES INCLUDED PUBLIC OFFICIALS AND POLICY DECISION-MAKERS, INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE TERMINALLY ILL AND THEIR FAMILY MEMBERS AND PHYSICIANS.
DURING THE YEAR ENDED MARCH 31, 2018, THROUGH OUR CORE PROGRAM, DIGNITY50, DEATH WITH DIGNITY NATIONAL CENTER PROVIDED EXPERT PUBLIC POLICY ANALYSIS TO CITIZENS, PUBLIC OFFICIALS, AND END-OF-LIFE CARE SPECIALISTS INTERESTED IN THE OREGON, WASHINGTON, VERMONT, CALIFORNIA, COLORADO, AND WASHINGTON, D.C. EXPERIENCE WITH IMPLEMENTATION OF DEATH WITH DIGNITY LAWS. WE RESPONDED TO PHONE, EMAIL, AND SOCIAL MEDIA QUERIES, PROVIDING ASSISTANCE AND INFORMATION TO INDIVIDUALS ACROSS THE COUNTRY SEEKING TO LEARN MORE ABOUT END-OF-LIFE CARE FOR THE TERMINALLY ILL. WE SHARED THE LATEST STATISTICS AND RESEARCH, INCLUDING DATA CONCERNING IMPLEMENTATION OF THE LAW. WE DISSEMINATED RESOURCES REGARDING THE LAW'S IMPACT ON THE MEDICAL PROFESSION, AND WE ASSISTED WITH RESEARCH AND ANALYSIS OF PUBLIC POLICY DATA. THROUGH OUR STATE LEADERSHIP INCUBATOR, WE PROVIDED RESOURCES, ONLINE TRAININGS, AND ONE-ON-ONE CONSULTATIONS TO ADVOCATES IN 8 STATES GROWING NASCENT DEATH WITH DIGNITY ORGANIZATIONS. WE CONTINUED OUTREACH TO SUPPORTERS IN OTHER STATES AND HAVE PLANS TO EXPAND THE INCUBATOR AND SERIES OF TRAININGS IN THE COMING YEAR.
Program expenses$189,507.00$165,255.00$177,624.00$80,702.00$87,752.00
Program descriptionDURING THE YEAR ENDED MARCH 31, 2018, THROUGH OUR CORE PROGRAM, DIGNITY50, DEATH WITH DIGNITY NATIONAL CENTER PROVIDED EXPERT PUBLIC POLICY ANALYSIS TO CITIZENS, PUBLIC OFFICIALS, AND END-OF-LIFE CARE SPECIALISTS INTERESTED IN THE OREGON, WASHINGTON, VERMONT, CALIFORNIA, COLORADO, AND WASHINGTON, D.C. EXPERIENCE WITH IMPLEMENTATION OF DEATH WITH DIGNITY LAWS. WE RESPONDED TO PHONE, EMAIL, AND SOCIAL MEDIA QUERIES, PROVIDING ASSISTANCE AND INFORMATION TO INDIVIDUALS ACROSS THE COUNTRY SEEKING TO LEARN MORE ABOUT END-OF-LIFE CARE FOR THE TERMINALLY ILL. WE SHARED THE LATEST STATISTICS AND RESEARCH, INCLUDING DATA CONCERNING IMPLEMENTATION OF THE LAW. WE DISSEMINATED RESOURCES REGARDING THE LAW'S IMPACT ON THE MEDICAL PROFESSION, AND WE ASSISTED WITH RESEARCH AND ANALYSIS OF PUBLIC POLICY DATA. THROUGH OUR STATE LEADERSHIP INCUBATOR, WE PROVIDED RESOURCES, ONLINE TRAININGS, AND ONE-ON-ONE CONSULTATIONS TO ADVOCATES IN 8 STATES GROWING NASCENT DEATH WITH DIGNITY ORGANIZATIONS. WE CONTINUED OUTREACH TO SUPPORTERS IN OTHER STATES AND HAVE PLANS TO EXPAND THE INCUBATOR AND SERIES OF TRAININGS IN THE COMING YEAR.During the year ended March 31, 2017, through our core program, Dignity50, Death with Dignity National Center provided expert public policy analysis to citizens, public officials, and end-of-life care specialists interested in the Oregon, Washington, Vermont, California, and Colorado Death with Dignity experience. We responded to 815 phone, email, and social media queries, providing assistance and information to individuals across the country seeking to learn more about end-of-life care for the terminally ill. We shared the latest statistics and research, including data concerning implementation of the law. We disseminated resources regarding the law's impact on the medical profession, and we assisted with research and analysis of public policy data. Through our new state leadership incubator, we provided resources, online trainings, and one-on-one consultations to advocates in 8 states that lack Death with Dignity statutes, empowering them to work effectively toward achieving end-of-life care policy reform.OREGON PLUS ONE: DURING THE YEAR ENDED MARCH 31, 2016, THROUGH OUR CORE SERVICE, THE OREGON PLUS ONE PROGRAM, DEATH WITH DIGNITY NATIONAL CENTER LENT ITS EXPERTISE IN PUBLIC POLICY ANALYSIS TO CITIZENS, PUBLIC OFFICIALS, AND END-OF-LIFE EXPERTS INTERESTED IN THE OREGON, WASHINGTON, AND VERMONT DEATH WITH DIGNITY EXPERIENCE. WE PROVIDED INFORMATION ABOUT THE LATEST STATISTICS AND RESEARCH, AND WE PROVIDED DATA CONCERNING IMPLEMENTATION OF THE LAW. WE PROVIDED RESOURCES REGARDING THE LAW'S IMPACT ON THE MEDICAL PROFESSION, AND WE ASSISTED WITH RESEARCH AND ANALYSIS OF PUBLIC POLICY DATA. CONSISTENT WITH THE GOAL OF THE PROGRAM, WE PROVIDED ASSISTANCE AND DISSEMINATED INFORMATION TO INDIVIDUALS IN OTHER STATES WHICH ARE LOOKING TO ENHANCE END-OF-LIFE CARE FOR THE TERMINALLY ILL.OREGON PLUS ONE: DURING THE YEAR ENDED MARCH 31, 2015, THROUGH OUR CORE SERVICE, THE OREGON PLUS ONE PROGRAM, DEATH WITH DIGNITY NATIONAL CENTER LENT ITS EXPERTISE IN PUBLIC POLICY ANALYSIS TO CITIZENS, PUBLIC OFFICIALS, AND END-OF-LIFE EXPERTS INTERESTED IN THE OREGON, WASHINGTON, AND VERMONT DEATH WITH DIGNITY EXPERIENCE. WE PROVIDED INFORMATION ABOUT THE LATEST STATISTICS AND RESEARCH, AND WE PROVIDED DATA CONCERNING IMPLEMENTATION OF THE LAW. WE PROVIDED RESOURCES REGARDING THE LAW'S IMPACT ON THE MEDICAL PROFESSION, AND WE ASSISTED WITH RESEARCH AND ANALYSIS OF PUBLIC POLICY DATA. CONSISTENT WITH THE GOAL OF THE PROGRAM, WE PROVIDED ASSISTANCE AND DISSEMINATED INFORMATION TO INDIVIDUALS IN OTHER STATES WHICH ARE LOOKING TO ENHANCE END-OF-LIFE CARE FOR THE TERMINALLY ILL.OREGON PLUS ONE: DURING THE YEAR ENDED MARCH 31, 2014, THROUGH OUR CORE SERVICE, THE OREGON PLUS ONE PROGRAM, DEATH WITH DIGNITY NATIONAL CENTER LENT ITS EXPERTISE IN PUBLIC POLICY ANALYSIS TO CITIZENS, PUBLIC OFFICIALS, AND END-OF-LIFE EXPERTS INTERESTED IN THE OREGON AND WASHINGTON DEATH WITH DIGNITY EXPERIENCE. WE PROVIDED INFORMATION ABOUT THE LATEST STATISTICS AND RESEARCH, AND WE PROVIDED DATA CONCERNING IMPLEMENTATION OF THE LAW. WE PROVIDED RESOURCES REGARDING THE LAW'S IMPACT ON THE MEDICAL PROFESSION, AND WE ASSISTED WITH RESEARCH AND ANALYSIS OF PUBLIC POLICY DATA. CONSISTENT WITH THE GOAL OF THE PROGRAM, WE PROVIDED ASSISTANCE AND DISSEMINATED INFORMATION TO INDIVIDUALS IN OTHER STATES WHICH ARE LOOKING TO ENHANCE END-OF-LIFE CARE FOR THE TERMINALLY ILL.
PUBLIC EDUCATION: THROUGH OUR PUBLIC EDUCATION PROGRAM, WE DISSEMINATED INFORMATION AND EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS ABOUT AID IN DYING AND DEATH WITH DIGNITY LAWS TO INDIVIDUALS ACROSS THE COUNTRY. IN ADDITION, WE RESPONDED TO REQUESTS FOR INFORMATION AND PROVIDED REFERRALS TO TERMINALLY ILL INDIVIDUALS AND THEIR FAMILY MEMBERS ABOUT A WIDE RANGE OF END-OF-LIFE ISSUES. OUR QUARTERLY PUBLICATION, THE DIGNITY REPORT, PROVIDED INDIVIDUALS WITH UPDATES ON OUR ACTIVITIES, SYNOPSES OF RECENT RESEARCH IN THE FIELD OF END-OF-LIFE CARE, AND INTERVIEWS WITH LEGISLATORS, GRASSROOTS ADVOCATES, PATIENTS, AND THEIR LOVED ONES THAT ILLUMINATE AND HUMANIZE THE ISSUES THAT DEFINE THE DEATH WITH DIGNITY MOVEMENT. OUR WEBSITE SERVES AS A TRUSTED RESOURCE FOR LEGAL, MEDICAL, AND OTHER SCHOLARLY RESEARCH, AS WELL AS AN UP-TO-THE-MINUTE SOURCE FOR ALL NEWS RELATED TO THE DEATH WITH DIGNITY MOVEMENT.
Program expenses$188,203.00$184,935.00   
Program descriptionPUBLIC EDUCATION: THROUGH OUR PUBLIC EDUCATION PROGRAM, WE DISSEMINATED INFORMATION AND EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS ABOUT AID IN DYING AND DEATH WITH DIGNITY LAWS TO INDIVIDUALS ACROSS THE COUNTRY. IN ADDITION, WE RESPONDED TO REQUESTS FOR INFORMATION AND PROVIDED REFERRALS TO TERMINALLY ILL INDIVIDUALS AND THEIR FAMILY MEMBERS ABOUT A WIDE RANGE OF END-OF-LIFE ISSUES. OUR QUARTERLY PUBLICATION, THE DIGNITY REPORT, PROVIDED INDIVIDUALS WITH UPDATES ON OUR ACTIVITIES, SYNOPSES OF RECENT RESEARCH IN THE FIELD OF END-OF-LIFE CARE, AND INTERVIEWS WITH LEGISLATORS, GRASSROOTS ADVOCATES, PATIENTS, AND THEIR LOVED ONES THAT ILLUMINATE AND HUMANIZE THE ISSUES THAT DEFINE THE DEATH WITH DIGNITY MOVEMENT. OUR WEBSITE SERVES AS A TRUSTED RESOURCE FOR LEGAL, MEDICAL, AND OTHER SCHOLARLY RESEARCH, AS WELL AS AN UP-TO-THE-MINUTE SOURCE FOR ALL NEWS RELATED TO THE DEATH WITH DIGNITY MOVEMENT.Public education:Through our public education program, we disseminated information and educational materials about aid in dying and Death with Dignity laws to individuals across the country. In addition, we responded to requests for information and provided referrals to terminally ill individuals and their family members about a wide range of end-of-life issues. Our quarterly publication, the Dignity Report, provided individuals with updates on our activities, synopses of recent research in the field of end-of-life care, and interviews with legislators, grassroots advocates, patients, and their loved ones that illuminate and humanize the issues that define the Death with Dignity movement. Our website serves as a trusted resource for legal, medical, and other scholarly research, as well as an up-to-the-minute source for all news related to the Death with Dignity movement.   
PUBLIC EDUCATION: THROUGH THIS PROGRAM, WE PROVIDED INFORMATION AND EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS ABOUT AID IN DYING AND DEATH WITH DIGNITY STANDARDS AND PRACTICES TO INDIVIDUALS NATIONWIDE. IN ADDITION, WE RESPONDED TO REQUESTS FOR INFORMATION AND PROVIDED REFERRALS TO TERMINALLY ILL INDIVIDUALS AND THEIR FAMILY MEMBERS ABOUT A WIDE RANGE OF END-OF-LIFE ISSUES. WE PROVIDED EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS THROUGH OUR WEBSITE, ACTING AS A TRUSTED RESOURCE FOR LEGAL, MEDICAL, AND OTHER SCHOLARLY RESEARCH. OUR DIGNITY REPORT PROVIDED MORE THAN 13,000 INDIVIDUALS WITH SUBSTANTIVE ARTICLES, UPDATES, AND INTERVIEWS DURING THE YEAR.
Program expenses  $181,394.00$177,770.00$150,875.00
Program description  PUBLIC EDUCATION: THROUGH THIS PROGRAM, WE PROVIDED INFORMATION AND EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS ABOUT AID IN DYING AND DEATH WITH DIGNITY STANDARDS AND PRACTICES TO INDIVIDUALS NATIONWIDE. IN ADDITION, WE RESPONDED TO REQUESTS FOR INFORMATION AND PROVIDED REFERRALS TO TERMINALLY ILL INDIVIDUALS AND THEIR FAMILY MEMBERS ABOUT A WIDE RANGE OF END-OF-LIFE ISSUES. WE PROVIDED EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS THROUGH OUR WEBSITE, ACTING AS A TRUSTED RESOURCE FOR LEGAL, MEDICAL, AND OTHER SCHOLARLY RESEARCH. OUR DIGNITY REPORT PROVIDED MORE THAN 13,000 INDIVIDUALS WITH SUBSTANTIVE ARTICLES, UPDATES, AND INTERVIEWS DURING THE YEAR.PUBLIC EDUCATION: THROUGH THIS PROGRAM, WE PROVIDED INFORMATION AND EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS ABOUT AID IN DYING AND DEATH WITH DIGNITY STANDARDS AND PRACTICES TO INDIVIDUALS NATIONWIDE. IN ADDITION, WE RESPONDED TO REQUESTS FOR INFORMATION AND PROVIDED REFERRALS TO TERMINALLY ILL INDIVIDUALS AND THEIR FAMILY MEMBERS ABOUT A WIDE RANGE OF END-OF-LIFE ISSUES. WE PROVIDED EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS THROUGH OUR WEBSITE, ACTING AS A TRUSTED RESOURCE FOR LEGAL, MEDICAL, AND OTHER SCHOLARLY RESEARCH. OUR DIGNITY REPORT PROVIDED MORE THAN 13,000 INDIVIDUALS WITH SUBSTANTIVE ARTICLES, UPDATES, AND INTERVIEWS DURING THE YEAR.PUBLIC EDUCATION: THROUGH THIS PROGRAM, WE PROVIDED INFORMATION AND EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS ABOUT THE OREGON, WASHINGTON, AND VERMONT DEATH WITH DIGNITY LAWS TO INDIVIDUALS NATIONWIDE. IN ADDITION, WE RESPONDED TO REQUESTS FOR INFORMATION AND PROVIDED REFERRALS TO TERMINALLY ILL INDIVIDUALS AND THEIR FAMILY MEMBERS ABOUT A WIDE RANGE OF END-OF-LIFE ISSUES. WE PROVIDED EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS THROUGH OUR WEBSITE, ACTING AS A TRUSTED RESOURCE FOR LEGAL, MEDICAL, AND OTHER SCHOLARLY RESEARCH. OUR DIGNITY REPORT PROVIDED MORE THAN 13,000 INDIVIDUALS WITH SUBSTANTIVE ARTICLES, UPDATES, AND INTERVIEWS DURING THE YEAR.
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$1,138,971.00$799,581.00$652,973.00$557,292.00$549,515.00
Revenue from contributions (total)$1,137,446.00$793,108.00$647,490.00$544,700.00$545,718.00
Revenue from noncash contributions$56,271.00 $6,954.00$9,332.00$59,180.00
Investment income, current yr$1,071.00$6,227.00$5,483.00$12,360.00$3,726.00
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$1,137,446.00$793,108.00$647,490.00$544,700.00$545,718.00
Total unrelated business revenue$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other revenue, current yr$454.00$246.00$0.00$232.00$71.00
Net unrelated business taxable revenue$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Program service revenue (total)  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Gross receipts$1,346,634.00$799,581.00$652,973.00$630,213.00$691,931.00
Sources of contributions
Revenue from all other contributions$1,137,446.00$793,108.00$647,490.00$544,700.00$545,718.00
Other types of revenue
Miscellaneous revenue (total)$454.00$246.00 $232.00$71.00
Income from dividends, interest, and similar investments$4,495.00$6,227.00$5,483.00$7,055.00$7,224.00
Net rental income  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all$773,961.00$674,979.00$637,390.00$547,831.00$471,733.00
Total functional expenses: program service $560,995.00$474,254.00$427,809.00$326,076.00$298,515.00
Total functional expenses: management and general$98,133.00$66,301.00$64,614.00$54,629.00$40,366.00
Total functional expenses: fundraising$114,833.00$134,424.00$144,967.00$167,126.00$132,852.00
Fees for services
Lobbying fees (total)    $20,000.00
Legal fees (total) $8,000.00 $17,243.00 
Fundraising service fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Investment management fees (total)$435.00$514.00$473.00$582.00 
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$965,332.00$598,798.00$473,442.00$461,386.00$455,508.00
Total assets, beginning of year$598,798.00$473,442.00$461,386.00$455,508.00$379,263.00
Total liabilities$13,507.00$13,148.00$24,674.00$21,541.00$19,472.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$13,148.00$24,674.00$21,541.00$19,472.00$28,119.00
Unrestricted net assets, end of yr$948,624.00$585,650.00$446,970.00$439,845.00$436,036.00
Temporarily restricted net assets$3,201.00$0.00$1,798.00  
Net assets$951,825.00$585,650.00$448,768.00$439,845.00$436,036.00
Net assets, beginning of year$585,650.00$448,768.00$439,845.00$436,036.00$351,144.00
Other assets$142,027.00$105,341.00$128,278.00$126,270.00$123,743.00
Investments: publicly traded securities$709,408.00$208,534.00$167,503.00$167,083.00$239,148.00
Cash: non-interest bearing$88,014.00$247,489.00$121,143.00$122,804.00$77,178.00
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$247,489.00$121,143.00$122,804.00$77,178.00$34,706.00
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses$365,010.00$124,602.00$15,583.00$9,461.00$77,782.00
Savings & temp cash investment$10,492.00$11,757.00$34,030.00$34,050.00$1,335.00
Prepaid expenses & deferred charges$4,513.00$13,508.00$4,879.00$3,762.00$5,762.00
Accounts payable & accrued expenses$13,507.00$13,148.00$24,674.00$21,541.00$19,472.00
Total net assets or fund balances$951,825.00$585,650.00$448,768.00$439,845.00$436,036.00
Depreciation, depletion, amortization$6,589.00$7,590.00$19,654.00$13,611.00$9,555.00
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members76664
Number of independent voting members76664
Financial sheets auditedTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Audit on consolidated basisTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Accrual accountingTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Tax year start date2017-04-012016-04-012015-04-012014-04-012013-04-01
Tax year end date2018-03-012017-03-012016-03-012015-03-012014-03-01
Indicators for schedules (selected)
LobbiedTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Grants to domestic org/gov't >$5kTrue    
Org has controlled entityTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990990990990990
Date e-filing submitted2018-09-262017-10-202017-04-102015-09-182014-10-29
IRS schema version2017v2.32016v3.02015v2.12014v5.02013v3.0
Filing identifier201812139349301166201702019349300430201633209349317158201502269349303235201432589349300813
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