International : International Peace, Security, and Affairs

Center for Global Development

Ideas to Action: Independent research for global prosperity.

four stars

93.24

2055 L Street NW Fifth Floor
Washington, DC 20036
tel: (202) 416-4000   Web Site
EIN: 52-2351337

Board Leadership
Lawrence H. Summers
Chairman

CEO
Masood Ahmed
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.24 four stars
  Financial 90.44 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Center for Global Development works to reduce global poverty and inequality through rigorous research and active engagement with the policy community to make the world a more prosperous, just, and safe place for us all. The policies and practices of the rich and the powerful in rich nations, as well as in the emerging powers, international institutions, and global corporations have significant impacts on the world's poor people. We aim to improve these policies and practices through research and policy engagement to expand opportunities, reduce inequalities, and improve lives everywhere. By pairing research with action, CGD goes beyond contributing to knowledge about development.

The Center for Global Development works to reduce global poverty and inequality through rigorous research and active engagement with the policy community to make the world a more prosperous, just, and safe place for us all. The policies and practices of the rich and the powerful in rich nations, as well as in the emerging powers, international institutions, and global corporations have significant impacts on the world's poor people. We aim to improve these policies and practices through research and policy engagement to expand opportunities, reduce inequalities, and improve lives everywhere. By pairing research with action, CGD goes beyond contributing to knowledge about development.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2018
Number of list subscribers
29,483
Number of public events held to further mission
135
Number of attendees present at rallies/events
4,890
Number of overall donors
200
This impact information is current as of March 2020, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

four stars

90.44

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 04/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
82.6%
  Administrative Expenses 13.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.75
  Program Expenses Growth 1.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 16.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Center for Global Development on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Center for Global Development on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $28,400,740
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,453,000
Total Contributions $29,853,740
   Program Service Revenue $980,044
Total Primary Revenue $30,833,784
   Other Revenue $795,305
TOTAL REVENUE $31,629,089
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $13,809,574
   Administrative Expenses $2,323,681
   Fundraising Expenses $766,911
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $16,900,166
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $14,728,923
   
Net Assets $57,158,978

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$431,275 2.55% Masood Ahmed President

Mission

The Center for Global Development works to reduce global poverty and inequality through rigorous research and active engagement with the policy community to make the world a more prosperous, just, and safe place for us all. The policies and practices of the rich and the powerful in rich nations, as well as in the emerging powers, international institutions, and global corporations have significant impacts on the world's poor people. We aim to improve these policies and practices through research and policy engagement to expand opportunities, reduce inequalities, and improve lives everywhere. By pairing research with action, CGD goes beyond contributing to knowledge about development.

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Charity Contact Info

Center for Global Development
2055 L Street NW
Fifth Floor
Washington, DC 20036
tel: (202) 416-4000
fax: (202) 416-4050
EIN: 52-2351337

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Board Leadership

Lawrence H. Summers
Chairman

CEO

Masood Ahmed
President