Impact of Your Gift to RAINN

When you give to RAINN, you’re not just donating to an organization—you’re helping to improve the lives of thousands of people affected by sexual violence.

Where Your Money Goes

93¢ of your dollar will go directly to RAINN’s programs and services.

Breakdown of donation dollars spent. 93 cents per dollar go directly to programs and services.

How does my donation help?

  • Allows an average of 558 survivors to receive help through RAINN’s hotlines each day
  • Educates more than 130 million people per year on prevention and recovery through relationships with the entertainment industry, the media, and local communities
  • Enlists the help of college administrators, Congress, and students on hundreds of campuses to hold colleges accountable for preventing and responding to sexual violence
  • Expands the use of DNA to eliminate the backlog of untested rape kits
  • Improves sexual assault laws and policies to ensure that survivors get the justice they deserve

RAINN is a national leader

As the nation’s largest anti-sexual violence organization, RAINN’s work is recognized by the media, members of Congress and independent watchdog groups as a responsible leader among nonprofit organizations. Here are some of our accomplishments in Fiscal Year 2016:

  • RAINN’s U.S. programs helped 177,203 survivors of sexual violence this year, up from 143,176 last year.
  • Our Online Hotline expanded to offer 24/7 services in Spanish at rainn.org/es.
  • Partnered with TV shows on storylines about sexual violence, including ABC’s How to Get Away with Murder and MTV’s Sweet/Vicious.
  • Received donated ads from dozens of networks and websites to promote the National Sexual Assault Hotline.
  • Provided information and interviews to ABC, the New York Times, the Washington Post, TIME, MTV News, CBS, NPR, USA Today, and hundreds more outlets.
  • Participated in an NCAA Task Force meeting on best practices for sexual violence prevention among college athletes.
  • Increased the national Speakers Bureau membership by 18%.
  • Spearheaded and led a coalition of more than 100 national, state, and local groups to advance the Justice for All Reauthorization Act, which has increased the use of DNA and helped solve thousands of open rape cases, enhanced victims’ rights, and expanded access to Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners.
  • RAINN successfully advocated for introduction and enactment of federal legislation that enables states to use funds to provide age-appropriate education, beginning in elementary school, about spotting and stopping child sexual abuse.
  • Worked closely with Congressional leaders on the Campus Accountability and Safety Act to improve colleges’ prevention and response programs.
  • Worked with Congress to ensure continued, robust funding for victim services, including counseling and legal representation for survivors.

Financial information

RAINN is committed to meeting the highest standards of fiscal management, program effectiveness, and governance. Our financial statements are audited by Aronson LLC.

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