Disable all preview features

Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

Free Software Foundation

Fighting for essential freedoms for computer users

four stars

99.57

51 Franklin Street 5th Floor
Boston, MA 02110
tel: (617) 542-5942   Web Site
EIN: 04-2888848

Board Leadership
Richard M. Stallman
President

CEO
John Sullivan
Executive Director

Ratings History
Free Software Foundation has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-09 03/01/2017 99.57 four stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 98.18 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 12/22/2015 97.76 four stars
2013-09 05/01/2015 95.59 four stars
2012-09 10/01/2013 91.47 four stars
2011-09 06/01/2012 88.23 three stars
2010-09 02/01/2012 91.79 four stars
2010-09 12/23/2011 91.31 four stars
2010-09 09/20/2011 84.25 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-09 07/01/2011 83.12 three stars
2009-09 02/01/2011 84.27 three stars
2008-09 09/01/2009 93.09 four stars
2007-09 11/01/2008 89.55 three stars
2006-09 08/01/2007 92.83 four stars
2005-09 12/01/2006 87.21 three stars
2004-09 10/01/2005 82.57 three stars
2003-09 04/01/2005 86.49 three stars

Charity Contact Info

Free Software Foundation
51 Franklin Street
5th Floor
Boston, MA 02110
tel: (617) 542-5942
fax: (617) 542-2652
EIN: 04-2888848

Visit Web Site

Board Leadership

Richard M. Stallman
President

CEO

John Sullivan
Executive Director

Did You Know We’re a Charity Too?

Charity Navigator has a wonderful community of nearly 7 million givers. Together we’ve been able to:

  • Continually provide new and updated charity ratings
  • Increase charity transparency and awareness
  • Support the long-term missions of charities through our encouragement of informed giving

Whether you’re a first-time giver or a long-time user, we love having you in our community. Your gift of any size is appreciated!

Join Our Mailing List

Join over 400,000 other informed givers and get updates on charity ratings, new features, hot topics, and tips for donating.

Help & Support