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

two stars

78.65

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
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 78.65 two stars
  Financial 69.96 one star
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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.

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.

Financial

one star

69.96

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 04/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
72.5%
  Administrative Expenses 12.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 15.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.17
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.20
  Program Expenses Growth 3.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 43.6%
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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $47,908,536
   Federated Campaigns $195,102
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $11,404,443
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $59,508,081
   Program Service Revenue $780,997
Total Primary Revenue $60,289,078
   Other Revenue $8,086,739
TOTAL REVENUE $68,375,817
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $47,213,894
   Administrative Expenses $7,972,411
   Fundraising Expenses $8,731,268
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $63,917,573
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $4,458,244
   
Net Assets $81,187,088

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title Compensation from Affiliates
$272,720 0.42% Jonathan Greenblatt Chief Executive Officer $272,721
Other Salaries of Note
$145,961 0.22% Abraham H. Foxman Former National Director --

Mission

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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Anti-Defamation League (NY) 78.65 two stars
Centurion Ministries (NJ) 92.25 four stars
Texas Civil Rights Project (TX) 95.12 four stars
Urban League of Nebraska (NE) 91.28 four stars
A.J. Muste Memorial Institute (NY) 91.07 four stars

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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
Chief Executive Officer