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Fund for the Public Interest

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

Fund for the Public Interest is a civil liberties organization based in Boston, MA that was founded in 1982. As of 2019 they had $26 million in revenue and $30 million in assets.

The Fund's mission is to further Public Interest research, education, and advocacy on issues affecting social welfare both directly and by providing financial, organizational, and other assistance to Public Interest organizations.

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Program areas at Fund for the Public Interest

Organizational support and advisory services to other exempt organizations - the Fund for the Public Interest provides consulting and other organizational assistance, as well as grants, to nonprofit Public Interest organizations throughout the country.

Public Interest advocacy, Public education and outreach project - this project involves talking with citizens of cities and towns throughout the country, discussing the objectives of our partner organizations, including the environment, consumer protection, good government, and human rights. Citizens are mobilized to take action on the organizations' supported issues, encouraged to join and participate in the organization, and provided educational materials.

Form 990s for Fund for the Public Interest

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-06Aug 26, 2020990View PDF
2018-06Sep 14, 2019990View PDF
2017-06Oct 16, 2018990View PDF
2016-06Sep 25, 2017990OView PDF
2015-06Aug 10, 2016990OView PDF
...and seven more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for Fund for the Public Interest

Total grants, contributions, etc.$752
Program services$26,404,982
Investment income and dividends$5,892
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$-681
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$26,410,945

Vendors for Fund for the Public Interest

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Edelstein and Company LLPTax accounting2020-07-14
█████████CRM software; Marketing software2020-04-24
███ █████████ ███Content Consulting$387,4932019-06-01
████ ███ ████████Recruitment Services$158,8502019-06-01
██████████ █████ █████████ ████Voter Registration Services$298,2732019-06-01
██████ ███ ██████ ████████ ████████ ████Program and Administration Services$185,4762019-06-01
████████ ███████████ █████████████Investment management; $4,1332016-12-31
██████ ██████████ ████Recordkeeping and information management (computing, tabulating, data processing, etc.), Participant loan processing$52,3992016-12-31
...and one more vendors

Personnel at Fund for the Public Interest

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Faye ParkPresident and Director$89,257June 30, 2018
Pat WoodDirector, Community Outreach-Aug. 12, 2019
█████ ██████Fund Recruitment Director-Aug. 12, 2019
████ ██████████Director, National Canvasses-Aug. 12, 2019
█████ ████████Vice President and Director / Vice President and Treasurer and Director$0Aug. 15, 2019
█████ ████████Secretary and Director$0June 30, 2018
███████ ██████Top Management Official$27,395June 30, 2018
███████ █ ████████Treasurer and Director$96,130June 30, 2018
████████ ███Secretary and Director$0June 30, 2018
...and one more key personnel

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5National Right to Work Committee501(c)(4)$12 millionSpringfield, VA
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7People for the American Way (PFAW)501(c)(4)$7.0 millionWashington, DC
8EdChoice501(c)(3)$8.0 millionIndianapolis, IN
9America Votes501(c)(4)$12 millionWashington, DC
10MoveOn.Org Civic Action501(c)(4)$10 millionWashington, DC
11Working Families Organization (WFO)501(c)(4)$7.5 millionBrooklyn, NY
12Center for American Progress Action Fund501(c)(4)$9.1 millionWashington, DC
13Anti-Defamation League (ADL)501(c)(3)$75 millionNew York, NY
14Internews501(c)(3)$53 millionArcata, CA
15Family Research Council (FRC)501(c)(3)$16 millionWashington, DC
16Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE)501(c)(3)$10 millionPhiladelphia, PA
17Aclj - National (ACLJ)501(c)(3)$22 millionVirginia Beach, VA
18MALDEF - Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund501(c)(3)$8.2 millionLos Angeles, CA
19American Civil Liberties Union of Washington Foundation501(c)(3)$12 millionSeattle, WA
20Compassion and Choices501(c)(3)$13 millionLittleton, CO
21Neighborhood Assistance Corporation of America (NACA)501(c)(4)$40 millionBoston, MA
22New York Civil Liberties Union Foundation (NYCLU)501(c)(3)$10 millionNew York, NY
23Aclu Foundation of Southern California501(c)(3)$14 millionLos Angeles, CA
24American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern California501(c)(3)$14 millionSan Francisco, CA
25Becket Fund for Religious Liberty501(c)(3)$6.9 millionWashington, DC