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Judicial Watch

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

Judicial Watch is a public sector improvement organization based in Washington, DC that was founded in 1994. As of 2019 they had $71 million in revenue and $113 million in assets.

To promote integrity, transparency and accountability in government and fidelity to the rule of law through public advocacy, litigation and monitoring and investigating federal, state and local government entities and officials, among other activities...

Type:
501(c)(3)
NTEE:
Revenue:
$71,740,368
Assets:
$113,273,603
Employees:
53
Fiscal year end:
December
Revenue trends:
Asset trends:

Program areas at Judicial Watch

Public education - Judicial Watch fulfills its educational mission by disseminating information about its public advocacy, litigation, monitoring and investigations, and other activities, to the public through its website, monthly newsletter, and email updates and blogs, as well as regular mailings, periodic special reports and other public outreach efforts.

Investigations/research - Judicial Watch monitors and investigates the actions of federal, state and local government entities and public officials, typically using open records laws such as the freedom of information act. Since its inception in 1994, Judicial Watch has served thousands of open records requests and secured the release of hundreds of thousands of previously undisclosed government records into the public domain. Judicial Watch also maintains databases of the records it obtains and makes these records available to the public.

Legal - Judicial Watch prosecutes numerous lawsuits, typically on its own behalf but also on behalf of like-minded individuals or entities, to promote integrity, transparency and accountability in government and fidelity to the rule of law. Since its inception in 1994, Judicial Watch has prosecuted or defended hundreds of lawsuits in furtherance of its public interest mission and obtained many noteworthy successes.

Form 990s for Judicial Watch

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-12Sep 14, 2019990View PDF
2017-12Oct 16, 2018990View PDF
2016-12Oct 17, 2017990View PDF
2015-12Dec 22, 2016990View PDF
2014-12Jul 9, 2015990View PDF
...and four more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for Judicial Watch

Field2018
Total grants, contributions, etc.$67,573,218
Program services$210,349
Investment income and dividends$1,794,745
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$247,598
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$1,909,194
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$-2,075
Miscellaneous revenues$7,339
Total revenues$71,740,368

Vendors for Judicial Watch

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
PayPalFundraising software; Payment processing2020-07-24
█████████Content management system software2020-07-24
███████ ███ █████ ████Tax accounting2019-08-30
██████████ ██████████ █████Production of Fundraising Packages$5,575,2012018-12-01
██████ ████ ██████████ ███Mail Receipts and Data Processing$833,1092018-12-01
██████ ██████Production of Fundraising Packages$3,987,8192018-12-01
██████ ██████Administration of Fundraising Lists$2,055,4762018-12-01
████████ ███ ███████ ████Legal Services$151,3492018-12-01
...and two more vendors

Personnel at Judicial Watch

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Thomas FittonPresident , Director$334,357April 27, 2020
Susan E PrytherchChief of Staff$250,859Dec. 31, 2018
█████ ████████Chief Investigative Reporter-April 27, 2020
██████ █████Director of Communications$156,955July 17, 2019
████ ███████Director of Public Affairs-April 27, 2020
█████ ████████Director of Development-April 27, 2020
████ █████████Treasurer , Secretary , Director$360,243April 27, 2020
█████ ███████Director of Research and Investigation , Board Member / Director of Investigations-April 27, 2020
█████ ████Development Manager / Se Regional Director-April 27, 2020
███████ ██████Financial Operations Manager-April 27, 2020
...and 18 more key personnel

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