Sortable Directory

Religious Advocacy Sortable Directory

216 Organizations

Name of Organization Religious Tradition Year/Decade Arrived in D.C. Annual Advocacy Expenditures Type of Organization
American Israel Public Affairs Committee -- 1951 $87,899,089 --
Family Research Council -- 1983 $14,259,622 --
American Jewish Committee, Office of Government and International Affairs -- 1944 $13,362,000 --
Concerned Women for America -- 1983 $12,556,658 --
Bread for the World -- 1982 $11,384,471 --
National Right to Life Committee -- 1973 $11,356,907 --
Home School Legal Defense Association -- 1990 $11,320,831 --
CitizenLink (A Focus on the Family Affiliate) -- 2009 $10,844,044 --
Traditional Values Coalition -- 1980 $9,542,126 --
National Organization for Marriage -- 2009 $8,594,845 --
People For the American Way -- 1981 $7,799,786 --
World Vision, Advocacy Office -- 1985 $6,950,000 --
American Life League -- 1979 $6,670,030 --
Americans United for Separation of Church and State -- 1947 $6,308,554 --
Sojourners -- 1975 $5,532,140 --
Save Darfur Coalition -- 2004 $5,441,228 --
United Methodist Church, The General Board of Church & Society -- 1960s $5,425,236 --
Unitarian Universalist Service Committee, Washington, D.C., Office -- 1989 $4,550,828 --
International Campaign for Tibet -- 1988 $4,200,605 --
United Church of Christ, Justice and Witness Ministries, Washington Office -- 1975 $3,994,753 --
Muslim American Society -- 1993 $3,992,555 --
Human Life International -- 1981 $3,834,470 --
Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice -- 1973 $3,416,168 --
Americans United for Life -- 1971 $3,340,406 --
Southern Baptist Convention, The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission -- 1993 $3,268,327 --
Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs -- 1973 $3,109,507 --
Friends Committee on National Legislation -- 1943 $3,010,831 --
Catholics for Choice -- 1970s $2,960,748 --
Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism -- 1961 $2,927,543 --
Muslim Public Affairs Council -- 1997 $2,912,022 --
Republican Jewish Coalition -- 1985 $2,858,109 --
Susan B. Anthony List -- 1997 $2,837,834 --
Ethics and Public Policy Center -- 1976 $2,750,452 --
Jewish Council for Public Affairs -- 1995 $2,624,565 --
Episcopal Church, Office of Government Relations -- 1979 $2,298,430 --
Becket Fund for Religious Liberty -- 1994 $2,281,041 --
Eagle Forum, Capitol Hill Office -- 1981 $2,253,210 --
Interfaith Alliance -- 1994 $2,150,903 --
American Humanist Association -- 1941 $2,077,930 --
Church World Service, Washington Advocacy and Policy Office -- 1975 $2,008,441 --
Americans for Peace Now -- 1997 $1,970,247 --
B’nai B’rith International -- 1937 $1,951,000 --
Heritage Foundation, DeVos Center for Religion and Civil Society -- 2004 $1,743,450 --
Catholic Charities USA -- 1910 $1,535,303 --
Mennonite Central Committee, Washington Office -- 1968 $1,428,000 --
Catholic Family and Human Rights Institute -- 2003 $1,408,243 --
American Islamic Congress -- 2006 $1,357,198 --
Faith in Public Life -- 2006 $1,331,397 --
Christian Action Network -- 1990 $1,311,750 --
Agudath Israel of America, Office of Government Affairs -- 1988 $1,278,433 --
National Jewish Democratic Council -- 1990 $1,232,051 --
J Street -- 2008 $1,214,009 --
Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty -- 1946 $1,200,000 --
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, Washington Office -- 1947 $1,173,030 --
National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty -- 1976 $1,165,933 --
Catholic Relief Services -- 2001 $1,135,796 --
Faith & Politics Institute -- 1991 $1,076,996 --
American Jewish World Service, Washington, D.C., Office -- 2003 $1,048,899 --
Christian Freedom International, Washington Representative -- 1995 $1,044,324 --
American Values -- 2000 $1,039,001 --
Center of Concern -- 1971 $1,004,444 --
NETWORK -- 1972 $998,659 --
Catholic Health Association of the United States -- 1984 $995,533 --
American Center for Law and Justice -- 2000 $989,347 --
Quixote Center -- 1976 $930,817 --
Institute on Religion & Democracy -- 1981 $905,034 --
International Christian Concern -- 1995 $873,786 --
Witness for Peace -- 1983 $833,055 --
National Religious Campaign Against Torture -- 2006 $826,055 --
National Committee for a Human Life Amendment -- 1974 $796,416 --
Center for Urban Renewal and Education -- 1995 $792,130 --
Christian Legal Society, Center for Law and Religious Freedom -- 1980 $786,892 --
National Institute of Family and Life Advocates -- 1993 $759,259 --
Jewish Federations of North America, Washington Office -- 1977 $753,668 --
Christian Coalition of America -- 1989 $678,563 --
Catholics in Alliance for the Common Good -- 2005 $658,784 --
Karamah: Muslim Women Lawyers for Human Rights -- 1993 $620,761 --
Presbyterian Church (USA), Office of Public Witness -- 1946 $546,291 --
Coalition to Stop Gun Violence -- 1974 $533,758 --
Jewish Policy Center -- 1985 $533,459 --
Adventist Development and Relief Agency International -- 1984 $529,395 --
Habitat for Humanity International, Office of Government Relations and Advocacy -- 1992 $525,000 --
Anti-Defamation League, Government & National Affairs Office -- 1950s $484,194 --
Evangelical Environmental Network -- 2002 $471,253 --
Hindu American Foundation -- 2006 $449,148 --
Religious Freedom Coalition -- 1982 $436,110 --
Jubilee USA Network -- 1997 $430,561 --
Center for the Study of Islam and Democracy -- 1999 $407,607 --
Jesuit Refugee Service/USA -- 1983 $380,826 --
World Hope International -- 2000 $379,537 --
Christian Medical & Dental Associations, Washington Office -- 1999 $375,549 --
Center for Public Justice -- 1983 $364,473 --
NCSJ: Advocates on behalf of Jews in Russia, Ukraine, the Baltic States & Eurasia -- 1971 $354,809 --
Secular Coalition for America -- 2005 $348,170 --
Churches for Middle East Peace -- 1984 $342,177 --
Institute for Social Policy and Understanding -- 2010 $337,237 --
Methodist Federation for Social Action -- 1907 $335,942 --
Kashmiri-American Council -- 1990 $332,706 --
Uyghur American Association -- 2004 $321,639 --
Lutheran World Relief -- 1977 $296,676 --
Center for Islamic Pluralism -- 2005 $266,128 --
Interfaith Peace-Builders -- 2001 $254,434 --
National Religious Partnership for the Environment -- 1993 $242,953 --
Franciscan Action Network -- 2008 $241,384 --
Center on Conscience & War -- 1940 $237,203 --
Jubilee Campaign USA -- 1991 $216,905 --
International Uyghur Human Rights & Democracy Foundation -- 2005 $211,377 --
March for Life Education and Defense Fund -- 1974 $206,266 --
Culture of Life Foundation -- 1997 $201,139 --
Africa Faith & Justice Network -- 1983 $198,193 --
Volunteers of America -- 2000 $194,971 --
Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities -- 1970 $173,390 --
PICO National Network, Policy and Communications Office -- 2008 $165,480 --
Sikh American Legal Defense and Education Fund -- 1996 $131,514 --
International Coalition for Religious Freedom -- 1997 $128,458 --
Americans for Religious Liberty -- 1982 $127,899 --
Dalit Freedom Network -- 2003 $108,096 --
Minaret of Freedom Institute -- 1993 $103,836 --
Sikh Coalition -- 2010 $100,505 --
Jewish War Veterans of the United States of America -- 1954 $88,435 --
Disciples Justice Action Network -- Unknown $77,554 --
Hadassah, Women’s Zionist Organization of America, Washington Action Office -- 1997 $75,351 --
Center for Democracy & Human Rights in Saudi Arabia -- 2004 $65,765 --
National Religious Broadcasters, Office of Government Relations -- 2006 $62,574 --
National Advocacy Center of the Sisters of the Good Shepherd -- 2001 $39,698 --
Christians’ Israel Public Action Campaign -- 1989 $35,452 --
World Organization for Resource Development & Education -- 2000 $28,523 --
National Council of Jewish Women, Washington Office -- 1940s $13,673 --
Institutional Religious Freedom Alliance -- 2008 $6,130 --
Salvation Army World Service Office -- 1977 Not Available --
Unitarian Universalist Association, Multicultural Growth & Witness -- 1965 Not Available --
Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. -- 1988 Not Available --
World Relief -- 2001 Not Available --
Wellington Boone Ministries, Network of Politically Active Christians -- 2010 Not Available --
Care Net -- 1975 Not Available --
National Spiritual Assembly of the Baha’is of the United States, External Affairs Office -- 1987 Not Available --
United States Copts Association -- 1996 Not Available --
United States Conference of Catholic Bishops -- 1919 Not Available --
Barnabas Aid -- 2006 Not Available --
Pax Christi USA -- 2002 Not Available --
United States Catholic Mission Association -- 1949 Not Available --
Baptist World Alliance -- 1940 Not Available --
Ahmadiyya Movement in Islam, USA -- 1948 Not Available --
American Association of Christian Schools, Legislative Office -- 1985 Not Available --
American Association of Jewish Lawyers and Jurists -- 1983 Not Available --
Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America, Institute for Public Affairs -- 1999 Not Available --
Salvation Army -- 1991 Not Available --
Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America, Washington Representative -- 1976 Not Available --
National Pro-Life Center -- 2000s Not Available --
Shepherding the Next Generation -- 2008 Not Available --
Sikh Council on Religion and Education -- 1998 Not Available --
Sisters of Mercy of the Americas -- 1991 Not Available --
Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur, Justice and Peace Office -- 1998 Not Available --
American Principles Project -- 2009 Not Available --
Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities -- 1899 Not Available --
American Baptist Churches USA, National Ministries’ Office of Governmental Relations -- 1970s Not Available --
Association of Christian Schools International, D.C. Office of Government Affairs -- 1985 Not Available --
Soka Gakkai International - USA, Public Affairs Office -- 1998 Not Available --
American Friends Service Committee, D.C. Peace and Economic Justice Program -- 1952 Not Available --
Progressive National Baptist Convention -- 1961 Not Available --
Prison Fellowship, Justice Fellowship -- 1983 Not Available --
American Civil Liberties Union, Freedom of Religion and Belief Program -- 2005 Not Available --
Seventh-day Adventist Church, Public Affairs and Religious Liberty Department -- 1901 Not Available --
Discovery Institute, Washington, D.C., Office -- 2004 Not Available --
Catholic Mobilizing Network To End the Use of the Death Penalty -- 2009 Not Available --
Church Women United, Legislative Office -- 1989 Not Available --
International Justice Mission -- 1997 Not Available --
Christian Science Committee on Publication, Federal Office -- 1943 Not Available --
International Center for Religion & Diplomacy -- 1999 Not Available --
International Catholic Migration Commission, Inc., USA -- 1984 Not Available --
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Office of Public and International Affairs -- 1982 Not Available --
Advocates International -- 1992 Not Available --
Institute on Religion and Public Policy -- 1999 Not Available --
Church of Scientology International, National Affairs Office -- 1984 Not Available --
Institute for Global Engagement -- 2004 Not Available --
Human Rights Campaign -- 2005 Not Available --
Hudson Institute, Center for Religious Freedom -- 1986 Not Available --
International Religious Liberty Association -- 1893 Not Available --
High Impact Leadership Coalition -- 2005 Not Available --
Conference of Major Superiors of Men, Justice and Peace Office -- 1959 Not Available --
Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society, Washington, D.C., Office -- 1913 Not Available --
Consistent Life -- 2005 Not Available --
Free Muslims Coalition -- 2004 Not Available --
Fellowship Foundation Inc. -- 1944 Not Available --
Cornwall Alliance for the Stewardship of Creation -- 2005 Not Available --
Council for Christian Colleges & Universities -- 1976 Not Available --
Faith and Action -- 1994 Not Available --
Council on American-Islamic Relations -- 1994 Not Available --
International Quranic Center -- 2007 Not Available --
Islamic Society of North America, Office for Interfaith and Community Alliances -- 2006 Not Available --
Catholics Against Capital Punishment -- 1992 Not Available --
Methodists United for Peace with Justice -- 1987 Not Available --
Catholics United -- 2005 Not Available --
National Council of the Churches of Christ in the USA, Washington D.C. Office -- 1950 Not Available --
National Council of Catholic Women -- 1920 Not Available --
National Committee of Women for a Democratic Iran -- 1990 Not Available --
Center for American Progress, Faith and Progressive Policy Initiative -- 2004 Not Available --
National Catholic Partnership on Disability -- 1982 Not Available --
National Catholic Educational Association -- 1929 Not Available --
National Association of Evangelicals, Office of Government Affairs -- 1943 Not Available --
Center for Interfaith Action on Global Poverty -- 2008 Not Available --
Missionary Society of St. Columban, Columban Center for Advocacy & Outreach -- 1985 Not Available --
Medical Mission Sisters, Alliance for Justice Office -- 1997 Not Available --
Christian Relief Services -- 1995 Not Available --
Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns -- 1989 Not Available --
Lutheran Services in America, Public Policy Office -- 1997 Not Available --
Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service, Legislative Affairs Office -- 1983 Not Available --
Liberty Counsel -- 2006 Not Available --
Leadership Conference of Women Religious -- 1963 Not Available --
Jews on First -- 2005 Not Available --
Jewish Women International -- 1957 Not Available --
China Aid Association, Advocacy Office -- 2005 Not Available --
Jewish Funds for Justice -- 1984 Not Available --
Christian Embassy -- 1975 Not Available --
Jesuit Conference, Secretariat for Social and International Ministries -- 1972 Not Available --
Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate, Justice, Peace & Integrity of Creation Office -- 1986 Not Available --