Our Work In Action

Read about Donate Life America’s financial stewardship and successes in donor designation, donation education and public promotion activities.

Financial Stewardship

Donate Life America is able to perform its vital work with revenue from three main funding sources:

  • Contributions from individuals, corporate partners and education assessment supporters
  • Revenues from the product sales and services to the donation community 
  • License fees and event registration fees

FY 2020 Operating Expenses

  • Total Mission Spending (89%)
  • Total Supporting Services (11%)

Donate Life America is proud to report that 89 percent of dollars spent in this fiscal year went directly to support our mission.

FY2020 Form 990

FY2020 Financial Statements

Total Operating Expenses: $2,064,130

Mission spending includes:

  • Education programs
  • Campaign materials
  • National Donate Life Registry
  • National meetings and conferences
  • Web & technology

Supporting services include:

  • Management & general
  • Fundraising expenses

What do financial contributions make possible?

National Leadership & Collaboration

  • Management and promotion of the Donate Life brand – the national symbol for the cause of organ, eye and tissue donation.
  • Educating the public on the importance of registering as a donor and sharing that decision with family. There are currently more than 165 million people registered including 7.2 million in the National Donate Life Registry.
  • Continuing to provide hope to those waiting for a lifesaving transplant. In 2020, 40,000 organ transplants were performed as a direct result of Donate Life America’s efforts.
  • Ensuring a culture of sustained innovation within the donation and transplantation community.

National Donate Life Registry

  • Management of the mobile-friendly, secure National Donate Life Registry, RegisterMe.org.
  • Partnering with technology leaders to bring donation registration to all smart phones.
  • The creation of the National Donate Life Living Donor Registry, built as a part of the National Donate Life Registry, projected to launch in 2021.

Public Education & Outreach

  • Research on public attitudes towards donation to inform education initiatives.
  • Reaching diverse communities to drive organ, eye and tissue donation.
  • Educating the public on the importance of living donation.
  • Development and implementation of national marketing campaigns, print materials, and digital resources to educate the public on organ, eye and tissue donation.
  • Management and growth of the Donate Life America social media platforms and our public website, DonateLife.net.

Donate Life America, as a tax-exempt non-profit organization, annually files a Form 990 with the Internal Revenue Service to provide information to the public on the organization’s finances, public support, and activities.

DLA’s tax identification number is 54-1626038.

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