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Anti-Defamation League
605 Third Avenue
New York, NY 10158
tel: (212) 885-7700
fax: (212) 867-0779
EIN: 13-1818723

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P.O. Box 96226
Department RL
Washington, DC 20090

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Board Leadership

Barry Curtiss-Lusher
National Chair


Abraham Foxman
President, CEO

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Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

Anti-Defamation League

To stop the defamation of the Jewish people . . .to secure justice and fair treatment to all

(out of 100)
Overall 87.70 3 stars
  Financial 84.09 3 stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 4 stars
This rating was published 03/01/2015 using data for FY2013, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial Performance Metrics (Data from FY2013 990)
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity’s total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
  Administrative Expenses 11.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 16.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.18
  Primary Revenue Growth 6.5%
  Program Expenses Growth 3.9%
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.66
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Anti-Defamation League on the FY2013 990 they filed with the IRS

Income Statement     (FYE 12/2013)

   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $45,721,645
   Federated Campaigns $195,539
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $11,919,636
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $57,836,820
   Program Service Revenue $937,397
Total Primary Revenue $58,774,217
   Other Revenue $6,007,124
TOTAL REVENUE $64,781,341
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $47,216,542
   Administrative Expenses $7,604,001
   Fundraising Expenses $10,815,317
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-854,519
Net Assets $113,129,865


Compensation of Leaders     (FYE 12/2013)

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$687,100 1.04% Abraham H. Foxman National Director


The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) was founded in 1913 to stop the defamation of the Jewish people and to secure justice and fair treatment to all. Now the nation's premier civil rights/human relations agency, ADL fights anti-Semitism and all forms of bigotry, defends democratic ideals and protects civil rights for all. A leader in the development of materials, programs and services, ADL builds bridges of communication, understanding and respect among diverse groups, carrying out its mission through a network of 30 Regional and Satellite Offices in the United States and abroad. ADL serves as a resource for government, media, law enforcement, educators and the public.

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