CharityWatch REPORT
Issued September 2018

Contact & General Information

Environmental Defense Action Fund
257 Park Avenue South
New York, NY 10010
www.edfaction.org
Tax Status: 501(c)4
 

Other Names

None
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RATING:   A+

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Stated Mission

To educate the public regarding environmental and conservation issues, and advocate legislation and policies that protect the environmental rights of all people.
Fiscal Year Ended 09/30/17

Program Percentage :  98 %

Calculated Total Expenses (rounded) :  $14,000,000 

A charity's Program % is the percentage of its cash budget it spends on Programs relative to Overhead (Fundraising and Management & General Expenses)

Cost to Raise $100 :  $ 2

Calculated Total Contributions (rounded) :  $8,500,000 

Cost to Raise $100 signifies how many dollars a charity spends on Fundraising to raise each $100 of Contributions.

Government Funding

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For the reporting year rated by CharityWatch, this charity received cash grants/contributions from government sources within a range of:

0% to 24%

Financial Documents

Environmental Defense Action Fund's rating is based on CharityWatch's in-depth analysis of the following documents for the fiscal year represented:

Entity Document Type Tax Id #
Environmental Defense Action Fund IRS Form 990 90-0080500
Environmental Defense Fund Audited Consolidated Financial Statements Multiple

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