The Children’s Defense Fund is supported primarily by foundation and corporate grants and individual donations, and we take great pride in our financial efficiency and accountability.
How is our work funded? How does the Children’s Defense Fund spend the money it receives?
Children's Defense Fund 2019 Audited Spending-Program Expenses
Program Expenses: 85.57%
Administrative and Fundraising: 14.43%
Children's Defense Fund 2019 Audited Revenue-Sources of Support
The “Capital Gain” category includes gains from the sale of an office building.
Financial Statements and Form 990