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 Charity Navigator and GreatNonprofits. Our profuse thanks to our donors who make our work possible.

Revenue

IN 2018, CDT HAD $6,378,835 IN REVENUE:

Revenue

Expenses

IN 2018, CDT HAD $5,823,058 IN EXPENSES:

Expenses

THANK YOU TO OUR SUPPORTERS

200k+

Amazon • Apple • Chan Zuckerberg Initiative DAF of the Silicon Valley Community Foundation • Facebook • Google • John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation • Microsoft • Verizon

100k+

Charles Koch Foundation • Democracy Fund • Ford Foundation • John Lilly & Kathy Howe • Oath • Open Society Foundations • Twitter

50k+

Amazon Web Services • Anonymous • Intel • Mayer Brown • Mozilla • Palantir • Niels Provos • Randy Reddig • Uber • Cameron Walters

25k+

Ancestry.com • Anonymous • AT&T • BSA | The Software Alliance • Consumer Technology Association • Dell • Jesse Dorogusker & Jennifer DiBrienza • DuckDuckGo • Intuit • N.P. et al v. Standard Innovation Corp. d/b/a We-Vibe cy pres • Tim O’Reilly & Jennifer Pahlka • Rapid7 • Robert Wood Johnson Foundation • R Street Institute • Samba TV • Symantec • Visa

10k+

Adam Albright • American Express • Anonymous • Arnold & Porter • Beard Family Charitable Gift Fund • Boies Schiller Flexner • Brunswick Group • CenturyLink • Civil Justice Reform Group • Comcast • Covington & Burling • Dropbox • Entertainment Software Association • Expedia • Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz • Hogan Lovells • Internet Association • Ivan Krstic • Jenner & Block • JPMorgan Chase • Kaspersky Lab • Kelley Drye & Warren • Kelson Foundation • Latham & Watkins • Longhill Charitable Foundation • Lyft • Manatt, Phelps & Phillips • Mehlman Castagnetti Rosen & Thomas • Monument Advocacy • Mostyn Foundation • National Retail Federation • Netflix • Neustar • Perkins Coie • Andrew Pincus • Promontory Financial Group • Red Hat • Russell Reynolds Associates • Andrew Sutherland • Twilio • UnitedHealth Group • Verisign • The Walt Disney Company • Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr • Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati • Yelp Foundation • ZwillGen

5k+

121 Strategies & Government Relations • Activision Blizzard • Akin Gump • Anonymous • Annie Anton & Peter Swire • Banner & Witcoff • William Bernstein • Booz Allen Hamilton • Julie Brill • Charles Koch Institute • CompTIA • Computer & Communications Industry Association • Democracy Fund • DLA Piper • Gemalto • Lisa Hayes & Tom Henneberg • Jim Halpert • Huawei Technologies USA • Interactive Advertising Bureau • International Association of Privacy Professionals • Katten Muchin Rosenman • Carl & Jurate Landwehr • LinkedIn • Loeb & Loeb • Mastercard • Nuala O’Connor & Peter Bass • Partnership on AI • Postmates • Public Affairs Council • Ropes & Gray • Salesforce • Starbucks • T-Mobile • TwinLogic Strategies • Univision Communications / Fusion Media Group • Wilkinson Barker Knauer • Yoti

2.5k+

American Tower • Brookings Institution • Data Quality Campaign • Denis & Gail Hayes • Todd Hinnen • ICANN • Internet Society • Kevin Laughlin • Sidley Austin • Steptoe & Johnson • Stiftung Neue Verantwortung • The German Marshall Fund of the United States • David Vladeck

1k+

Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society • American Bar Association • David Ascher • Tyler Bosmeny • Joyce Brocaglia • Brothers Industry Fund of the Goldman Sachs Philanthropy Fund • Daniel Carroll • Clearforce • Davis Wright Tremaine • Paul Diaz • Ditchley Foundation • Future of Privacy Forum • Rafael Garcia • Goldstein & Russell • Goodwin Procter • Britanie Hall • Christopher L. & Sherrie G. Hall • Leslie Harris • Bruce Heiman • Peter Hustinx • Internet Archive • Cameron Kerry • Kountoupes Denham • Lafayette Strategies • Barbara Lawler • Travis LeBlanc • Gary McGraw & Amy Barley • Edward McNicholas • Bruce Mehlman • David Mindell • Eric & Lauren Muhlheim • Deirdre Mulligan • John Penney B. & Julie M. Rousseau • Public Interest Registry • Alan Raul • Reed Smith • Eric Rescorla • Philippa Scarlett • Jeffrey Silverman • Timothy Sparapani • Wireless Infrastructure Association • Josh Wiseman • Yale University • Yelp

For a more information about the current year financials, and a list of our supporters, please see our annual report.

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

Annual Funding Information
Year Form 990 Audit Report Funding Chart
2018 Sept 2019 Audit Chart
2017 990 Audit Chart
2016 990 Audit Chart
2015 990 Audit
2014 990 Audit
2013 990 Audit Chart
2012 990 Audit Chart
2011 990 Audit Chart
2010 990 Audit Chart
2009 990 Audit Chart
2008 990 Audit
2007 990 Audit
2006 990 Audit
2005 990 Audit
2004 990 Audit
2003 990 Audit
2002 990 Audit
2001 990 Audit
2000 990
1999 990