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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

83.47

605 Third Avenue New York, NY 10158
tel: (212) 885-7700   Web Site
EIN: 13-1818723

Board Leadership
Marvin D. Nathan
National Chair

CEO
Jonathan Greenblatt
CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 83.47
  Financial 77.70
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2013, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

77.70

Accountability & Transparency

93.00

This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2013, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity’s total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
70.3%
  Administrative Expenses 13.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 16.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.19
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.71
  Program Expenses Growth 3.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 32.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Anti-Defamation League on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Anti-Defamation League on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Anti-Defamation League (NY) 83.47
Futures Without Violence (CA) 96.56
Southern Poverty Law Center (AL) 84.59
Free Software Foundation (MA) 98.18
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation (NY) 94.39

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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 and human relations agency fighting anti-Semitism and all forms of bigotry, ADL defends democratic ideals and advocates for and protects civil rights. ADL builds bridges of communication, understanding and respect among diverse communities, carrying out its mission through a network of 27 regional and satellite offices in the United States and Israel. A leader in the development of materials, programs and services, the League is a critical resource for government, media, law enforcement, educators and the public.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   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
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $65,635,860
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-854,519
   
Net Assets $113,129,865

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Regional Operations $20,462,271 42.3%
International Affairs & Interfaith Programs $7,432,449 15.4%
Education $6,020,065 12.4%
Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2013-12 06/01/2016 83.47
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 03/01/2015 87.70
2012-12 07/01/2014 76.16
2012-12 06/01/2014 75.42
2011-12 10/01/2013 78.55
2010-12 02/01/2012 81.77
2009-12 12/23/2011 76.36
2009-12 09/20/2011 74.57
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 04/01/2011 67.32
2007-12 06/01/2009 91.52
2006-12 02/01/2008 86.28
2005-12 07/01/2007 77.97
2004-12 11/01/2006 80.00

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 13-1818723
Name in IRS Master File ANTI-DEFAMATION LEAGUE
NTEE Code R60
NTEE Classification Civil Liberties Advocacy
NTEE Type Civil Rights, Social Action, Advocacy
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (59) Other school related activities
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date June, 1948
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011
  • December, 2010

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

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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 and human relations agency fighting anti-Semitism and all forms of bigotry, ADL defends democratic ideals and advocates for and protects civil rights. ADL builds bridges of communication, understanding and respect among diverse communities, carrying out its mission through a network of 27 regional and satellite offices in the United States and Israel. A leader in the development of materials, programs and services, the League is a critical resource for government, media, law enforcement, educators and the public.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Anti-Defamation League (NY) 83.47
Roger Baldwin Foundation of ACLU (IL) 91.69
Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (CA) 87.27
Wellstone Action Fund (MN) 88.32
American Immigration Council (DC) 93.53

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Anti-Defamation League (NY) 83.47
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Southern Poverty Law Center (AL) 84.59
Free Software Foundation (MA) 98.18
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation (NY) 94.39

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Note: This report represents consolidated financial data for these organizations:

  • Anti-Defamation League (13-1818723)
  • Anti-Defamation League Foundation (13-2887439)

Charity Contact Info

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

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 96226
Department RL
Washington, DC 20090

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Board Leadership

Marvin D. Nathan
National Chair

CEO

Jonathan Greenblatt
CEO


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