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Foundation for Defense of Democracies (FDD)

Program areas | Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

FDD is a world peace organization based in Washington, DC that was founded in 2001. As of 2019 they had $12 million in revenue and $19 million in assets.

FDD combines policy research, democracy and counterterrorism education, strategic communications and investigative journalism in support of its mission to promote pluralism, defend democratic values and fight the ideologies that drive terrorism.

Previous legal names or variations of their name include: Foundation For The Defense Of Democracies.

(202) 207-0190
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Program areas at FDD

Research, communications, and education on issues related to international terrorism and the Defense of democratic societies and institutions.

Other research projects - to provide research on terrorism and related issues on a timely basis.

Iran project - policy research, analysis, and education addressing iran's support for terrorism and pursuit of nuclear weapons.

Form 990s for FDD

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-12Dec 26, 2019990View PDF
2017-12Feb 21, 2019990View PDF
2016-12Mar 14, 2018990View PDF
2015-12Apr 11, 2017990View PDF
2014-12Jan 21, 2016990View PDF
...and five more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for FDD

Total grants, contributions, etc.$12,221,312
Program services$188,476
Investment income and dividends$114,886
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$-53,949
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$3,876
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$524
Total revenues$12,475,125

Vendors for FDD

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
WordPressContent management system software2019-08-27
██████ ███ ███████ █████████Tax accounting2019-02-04
████ █████ ███████ ███████ ███ ████████ ███Legal and Research Services$403,5182017-12-01
██████████ █████See Schedule O; Development Strategy Materials$775,0002017-12-01
█████████Program Support and Travel$468,2292017-12-01
█████████ █████████ ███████Research and Program Support$366,6672017-12-01
████████ ██████Research and Program Support$225,0002017-12-01

Personnel at FDD

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Mark DubowitzChief Executive Officer$555,785Aug. 29, 2019
Bill McCarthyChief Operating Officer / Senior Vice President-Aug. 29, 2019
███████ ████████Chief Operating Officer$350,367Sept. 11, 2019
████ ██████████Senior Vice President for Government Relations and Strategy-Aug. 29, 2019
████████ ███████Senior Vice President / Vice President of Development$316,179Aug. 29, 2019
████████ ████████Senior Vice President for Research$366,076Aug. 29, 2019
███████ █████Transformative Cyber Innovation Lab Executive Director-Aug. 29, 2019
█████ ██████Senior Director of Finance-Aug. 29, 2019
████ ██████████Director of Marketing and Events-Aug. 29, 2019
███ █████████Director of Communications-Aug. 29, 2019
...and 17 more key personnel

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