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 victim services programs helped 195,162 survivors of sexual violence this year, up from 177,203 last year.
  • Partnered with TV shows on storylines about sexual violence, including ABC’s How to Get Away with Murder, Netflix’s The Keepers, and Freeform’s The Bold Type.
  • Received donated ads from dozens of networks and websites to promote the National Sexual Assault Hotline.
  • Provided information and interviews to ABC News, the New York Times, the Washington Post, TIME, MTV News, CBS, CNN, NBC News, NPR, USA Today, and hundreds more outlets.
  • Provided hands-on expert advice to state and local jurisdictions working to address and prevent rape kit backlogs, as members of the DOJ-appointed Sexual Assault Kit Initiative Training and Technical Assistance team.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Educated lawmakers and advocates on issues including the National Sexual Assault Hotline; victims’ rights; victim notification policies; and addressing rape kit backlogs.
  • Advised administration on matters pertaining to sexual violence, including campus sexual assault prevention and response.
  • Worked with organizations in three sectors (higher education; secondary education; and travel and entertainment) to review and strengthen their sexual assault prevention and response programs.
  • Created best practice standards for institutes of higher education to help them improve their prevention, adjudication, and response programs.
  • Operated sexual assault and therapy fund hotlines for 11 federal agencies, universities, boarding schools, and youth-serving organizations.
  • Conducted sexual assault prevention and response training for educational institutions and companies in several sectors.

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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