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Help keep the Internet open, innovative and free by donating to the Center for Democracy & Technology. CDT is a champion of global online civil liberties and human rights in today’s digital world. Support our work by making a contribution now.

Other Ways to Give

Beyond individual donations, there are a variety of ways you can support CDT’s mission to keep the Internet open, innovative and free. These include gift matching, the combined federal campaign and foundation support.

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For wire transfer instructions, or if you have questions, please contact Lee-Berkeley Shaw at 202-407-8834 or [email protected].

Government Employee Giving

If you are a federal government employee and would like to donate to CDT, you can participate in the Fall Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) of the National Capital Area. CDT’s CFC Number is 52433. More information on the CFC Campaign is found at www.cfctoday.org.

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CDT is a: 501(C)3 Organization

Federal Tax ID Number: 52-1905358


CDT receives support from a range of philanthropic foundations, companies, individuals, and court settlements (“cy pres” awards). Financial supporters have no role in decision-making regarding policy or company oversight.

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CDT’s 2018 Annual Report

CDT’s 2018 Annual Report highlights what an astounding year 2018 was for advancing the privacy rights of all. It’s clear that we must rethink the old paradigms governing our data-driven world and return power to the individual. CDT is leading the way forward.

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Gift Acceptance Policies

CDT, in soliciting or accepting contributions, shall clearly represent the organization’s policies and mission and shall honor all commitments made by CDT about the use of a contribution.

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