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Financials

CDT is committed to sound financial stewardship and transparency. We have received clean audits each year from an independent auditing firm and have high ratings from nonprofit watchdogs GuideStar, Charity Navigator, and GreatNonprofits.

CDT’s financial supporters have no influence or control over CDT’s projects or priorities, including the content of educational programs, research, written reports, or other work product. (Click here to review our gift acceptance policy). Our profuse thanks to our donors who make our work possible.

2020 Revenue

Breakdown of CDT's 2020 revenue, not including in kind donations of pro bono legal services.
Breakdown of CDT’s 2020 revenue, not including in kind donations of pro bono legal services.


2020 Expenses

Breakdown of CDT's 2020 expenses.
Breakdown of CDT’s 2020 expenses.


Thank you to our supporters

500k+

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative DAF, an advised fund of Silicon Valley Community Foundation • Ford Foundation • Google • John S. and James L. Knight Foundation

100k+

Amazon • Charles Koch Institute • Covington & Burling • Democracy Fund • Facebook • Jonathan Logan Family Foundation • Mayer Brown • Microsoft • Open Society Foundations • WhatsApp

50k+

Anonymous • Apple • AT&T • Hogan Lovells • Ring • TikTok • Uber

25k+

Airbnb • Ancestry • Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation • BSA | Business Software Alliance • Comcast • Consumer Technology Association • Davis Wright Tremaine • Intel • Intuit • Ropes & Gray • Twitter • Verizon • Visa • Zoom

10k+

American Express • Michael Apgar & Kitt Haddenham • Arnold & Porter • Business Roundtable • Cisco • Cloudflare • Cooley • Counterpart • Dropbox • Durie Tangri • Kaspersky • Kelson Foundation • Konrad Adenauer Stiftung • Longhill Charitable Foundation • Manatt, Phelps & Phillips • Mehlman Castagnetti Rosen & Thomas • Mozilla • Netflix • PayPal • Perkins Coie • Andrew Pincus • Rapid7 • Red Hat • SoftBank Group • Tunnelbear • Twilio • Twitch • UnitedHealth Group • Wells Fargo • Wilson Sonsini Goodrich Rosati • Workday

5k+

Anonymous • Bill & Lori Bernstein • Brunswick Group • Discernible • Goodwin Procter • Information Technology Industry Council • Interactive Advertising Bureau • Jenner & Block • Kelley Drye & Warren • Latham & Watkins • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe • John Penney & Julie Rousseau • Postmates • Salesforce • Mark Seifert & Jeff Dygert • Starbucks Coffee Company • Verizon Media

2.5k+

Todd Hinnen • Peter Hustinx • ICANN • Carl & Jurate Landwehr • Loeb & Loeb • Steptoe & Johnson

1k+

Debo Adegbile • Dedrick Family Foundation at the Community Foundation of Greater Buffalo • Paul Diaz • EducationSuperHighway • David Gossett • Michael & Jamie Grimes • Joseph Lorenzo Hall • Denis & Gail Hayes • Lisa Hayes & Tom Henneberg • Amy & Bruce Mehlman • Deirdre K. Mulligan • Pinterest • Philippa Scarlett • David Vladeck • Adrianne & Bruce Wonnacott • Marina Zuetell

Have questions about our financials? Email us at [email protected].

Updated May 14, 2021.

Additional Funding Information

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