EIN 52-1344831

National Endowment for Democracy

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NED promotes democracy and supports freedom worldwide by funding NGOs that defend human rights, strengthen independent media, and civic education.
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Program areas at National Endowment for Democracy

Education, culture, communication, and freedom of expression - the Endowment funds programs that nourish a strong democratic civic culture. Support is provided for civic education, training programs, publications and other communication media.
Pluralism - the Endowment encourages the development of strong independent private sector institutions such as trade unions, business associations, civic and women's organizations.
Democratic governance and political parties - the Endowment seeks to promote strong stable political parties committed to the democratic process.

Grants made by National Endowment for Democracy

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
National Democratic Institute for International AffairsEducation, Communication, & Culture + Democratic Governance & Political Parties$34,064,979
International Republican Institute (IRI)Education, Communication, & Culture + Democratic Governance & Political Parties$31,815,966
American Center for International Labor SolidarityEducation, Communication, & Culture + Pluralism$28,352,319
...and 74 more grants made totalling $134,131,797

Who funds National Endowment for Democracy

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
The Hurford Foundation Jayne M KurzmanDonation$280,000
Schwab Charitable FundPublic, Societal Benefit$125,000
Fidelity Investments Charitable Gift FundFor Grant Recipient's Exempt Purposes$25,750
...and 3 more grants received

Personnel at National Endowment for Democracy

Damon WilsonPresident and Chief Executive Officer of the / Chief Executive Officer , Begin 7 and 21$176,779
Maju VargheseChief Operating Officer
Rebecca VargheseChief Financial Officer
Jodi B HermanVice President , Government Rels and Pub Affairs Until / Vice President , Government Relations and Public Affairs / Vice President for Government Relations and Public Affairs$192,071
Christopher T WalkerVice President - Studies and Analysis / Vice President Studies and Analysis / Vice President for Studies and Analysis / Executive Director , International Forum$195,028
...and 33 more key personnel

Financials for National Endowment for Democracy

RevenuesFYE 09/2022
Total grants, contributions, etc.$321,700,741
Program services$399,024
Investment income and dividends$86,122
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$338
Total revenues$322,186,225

Form 990s for National Endowment for Democracy

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2022-092023-07-29990View PDF
2021-092022-08-12990View PDF
2020-092021-08-16990View PDF
2019-092020-10-15990View PDF
2018-092019-10-18990View PDF
...and 10 more Form 990s

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Data update history
April 19, 2024
Updated personnel
Identified 1 new personnel
October 23, 2023
Received grants
Identified 1 new grant, including a grant for $10,000 from Nazarian Family Foundation
October 2, 2023
Updated personnel
Identified 12 new personnel
October 1, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2022
September 25, 2023
Used new vendors
Identified 2 new vendors, including , and
Nonprofit Types
Social advocacy organizationsHuman rights organizationsInternational-focused organizationsCharities
Human rightsForeign affairsWorld peacePublic policy
Political advocacyOperates internationallyReceives government fundingTax deductible donations
General information
1201 Pennsylvania Ave NW 1100
Washington, DC 20004
Metro area
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV
District of Columbia, DC
Website URL
(202) 378-9700
Facebook page
Twitter profile
IRS details
Fiscal year end
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
Q40: International Peace and Security
NAICS code, primary
813311: Human Rights Organizations
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