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Q - Where can I find resources mentioned during the “Washington Watch” radio program?  A...

A - To access resources mentioned during our "Washington Watch" radio program, please visit tonyperkins.com.

 
Q - Where can I find resources mentioned during a “Pray Vote Stand” broadcast?  A...

A - To access resources mentioned during a “Pray Vote Stand” broadcast, please visit prayvotestand.org.

 
Q - Where can I find information on the COVID-19 vaccine?  A...

A - Visit prayvotestand.org/vaccine to find resources on the COVID-19 vaccine, including a model religious exemption letter, information from legal organizations on how to seek exemption from the vaccine, and an article on how Christians should respond to the vaccine mandate.

 
Q - Where can I find resources on education and schools?  A...

A - We have education resources at frc.org/education and information on getting involved with your local school board at frcaction.org/schools

 
Q - Where can I find resources from the Center for Biblical Worldview?  A...

A - The mission of the Center for Biblical Worldview is to equip Christians with a biblical worldview and train them to advance and defend the faith in their families, communities, and the public square. We believe a person exhibits a biblical worldview when their beliefs and actions are aligned with the Bible, acknowledging its truth and applicability to every area of life. Visit frc.org/worldview to learn more. To read about what the Bible says about a range of issues, check out our Biblical Worldview Series at frc.org/worldview-series

 

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Q - What is Family Research Council's mission and when was it founded?  A...

A - Family Research Council was founded in 1983 with the mission to champion marriage and family as the foundation of civilization, the seedbed of virtue, and the wellspring of society. FRC shapes public debate and formulates public policy that values human life, upholds the institutions of marriage and the family, and defends religious liberty. Believing that God is the author of life, liberty, and the family, FRC promotes the Judeo-Christian worldview as the basis for a just, free, and stable society.

FRC is based in Washington, D.C., which enables our staff to voice your values to leaders publicly and privately. Our location also makes FRC an effective watchdog, exposing secret attempts to advance the liberal agenda.

 
Q - Our family is going to take a vacation to Washington, D.C. May we visit Family Research Council?  A...

A - While we are not open to the public or for drop in visitors, tours can be scheduled ahead of time.

To schedule a visit, please call us at 1-800-225-4008 or 202-393-2100.

 
Q - I would like to work at FRC. How can I become an employee?  A...

A - FRC has two offices: Our main office in Washington, D.C. and our Constituent and Information Services building in Holland, Michigan.

You can find a list of current job openings here.

To apply for a job, please submit your resume and cover letter (including salary requirements) by email to hrdept@frc.org, by fax to 202-393-2134, or by US Mail to the following address:

Human Resources
Family Research Council
801 G Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001

 
Q - How can I volunteer to help FRC accomplish its mission?  A...

A - Read about our volunteer opportunities here.

 
Q - Does FRC have an internship program? A...

A - Yes. FRC offers an internship program in Washington, D.C. for college-aged students  and post graduates. You can learn more about this exciting and transformative internship program here

 
Q - Do you take prayer requests or is there someone that I can pray with?  A...

Please know that all requests are kept in the strictest confidence.

A - FRC will gladly take anyone's prayer request. Once prayer requests are submitted, they are distributed among the various departments at FRC and prayed for by our staff members.

 

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Q - How do I update my email address and subscription preferences?  A...

A - You can subscribe to any of FRC's email publications by visiting our subscriptions page. You can edit your email or update your contant preferences using our Contact Us page. 

 
Q - May I have permission to link to Family Research Council's website?  A...

A - You are more than welcome to link to FRC's website. However, you must seek our permission before using FRC's website graphics. Please email us your specific request.

Thank you very much for helping us promote the values of faith, family, and freedom.

 
Q - We would like permission to reproduce FRC's publications.  A...

A - We are pleased that you find FRC's publications to be valuable resources and are interested in making them available to others seeking information on the subjects we cover. We hereby consent to your request, subject to the following terms and conditions.

The item must be taken in full and without alteration, unless it can be condensed without altering its meaning and such condensation is noted.

Full attribution must be made to Family Research Council and to the name of the publication, including the date of the item and the author as noted in the publication.

Please include the location of our website, frc.org, our toll-free number (1-800-225-4008) and our address (801 G Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20001) as future reference for your readers.

Thank you for your interest in our work and your desire to serve the pro-family cause.

 

Government Affairs and Media:

 
Q - Is Family Research Council non-partisan?  A...

A - Yes, Family Research Council is a 501(c)(3) non-partisan, non-profit, educational organization that does not support, endorse or oppose candidates. As a 501(c)(3), FRC is able to spend an insubstantial part of its budget on direct and grassroots lobbying.

FRC's political action arm, called FRC Action, is a 501(c)(4) non-profit organization with broader freedom under IRS regulations for lobbying, grassroots activism, issues advertising, and political engagement. For more information on FRC Action, visit frcaction.org.

 
Q - Does FRC have a legislative action arm?  A...

A - Yes; FRC Action is the 501(c)(4), non-profit, legislative action arm of Family Research Council. For more information, visit frcaction.org.

 
Q - What is FRC Action?  A...

A - Based in Washington, D.C., FRC Action is the legislative affiliate of Family Research Council. FRC Action seeks to educate and influence elected officials on Capitol Hill and in the states, activate our grassroots network, and mobilize Values Voters on behalf of faith, family, and freedom. FRC Action is a 501(c)(4) nonprofit and was founded in 1992. FRC Action exists so that our nation’s most fundamental values are represented as we impact public policy, influence elections, and support candidates who share our values for public office. Learn more at frcaction.org.

 
Q - Does FRC endorse political parties or candidates?  A...

A - No, as a 501(c)(3) research and education organization, we are legally prohibited from endorsing any candidate for public office. FRC is non-partisan. However, please reference our legislative action arm, FRC Action, for information on political parties and candidates.

 
Q - Do you offer voter guides?  A...

A - FRC does not offer voter guides, but our legislative action arm, FRC Action, produces voter guides for the presidential race as well as other select legislative races. FRC Action also offers Congressional Vote Scorecards for members of Congress. You can find the most recent scorecard here. You can also find the current voter guides and Republican and Democrat party platform comparisons at FRC Action.

 
Q - What is your relationship to family policy councils (FPC's)?  A...

A - FRC works alongside FPC's, often sharing information and collaborating in the fight for the family. We also serve as a resource for the various FPC's across the country. Their purpose is to advocate the interests of families at the local and state levels, similar to what FRC does at the national level. Find more information here.

 

Financial and Giving Inquiries:

 
Q - Where does FRC get its funding?  A...

A - FRC is supported by voluntary donations and grants. The bulk of FRC's contributions are received from individuals. Donations to FRC are tax deductible. FRC does not receive any funds from any federal or state government.

 
Q - Is my donation tax deductible?  A...

A - Yes, all contributions are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law. Family Research Council is classified by the Internal Revenue Service as a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization.

Contributions to FRC's legislative action arm, FRC Action, are not tax deductible; for more information, visit frcaction.org.

 
Q - Please send me financial information about your organization.  A...

A - FRC is a member of the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA). Please view our financial overview on their website.

 
Q - How does my donation help defend faith, family, and freedom?  A...

A - Support from friends like you enables Family Research Council to provide key research to Congress, the White House, and the general public, to shape the debate through the media, and to train pastors and future leaders to champion faith, family, and freedom.