Center for Global Development

CGD
Washington D.C., United States

CGD conducts research and analysis on a wide range of topics related to how policies and actions of the rich and powerful affect poor people in the developing world. Examples include aid effectiveness, climate change, education, globalization, health, migration and trade. Drawing on our research, they actively engage with thought leaders, policymakers, and others to move our ideas to action. They organize work that is related to proposals for specific, practical policy improvements into initiatives, such as Development Impact Bonds, Cash-on-Delivery Aid, Preemptive Contract Sanctions, Oil to Cash, and More Health for the Money.

Contact details

Website:
https://www.cgdev.org/

Address:
2055 L Street NW, Fifth Floor, Washington DC, 20036, USA

Country:
United States

Sub-region:
Northern America

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Africa, Asia & the Pacific, Europe, Middle East & North Africa, North America, Russia, South America, South Asia
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
2001
Age (years)
Center for Global Development
 23
United States average
 41
Global average
 32
Founded by
Founders: Nancy Birdsall; Edward Scott Jr.; Fred Bergsten
Founder gender: Both male and female co-founders
Leadership
Leader(s) (2023): Masood Ahmed
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2022): Masood Ahmed [President]
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2021): Masood Ahmed (President)
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2023
Center for Global Development
 120
United States average
 51
Global average
 66
2022
Center for Global Development
 105
2021
Center for Global Development
 115
% Female staff
2023
Center for Global Development
 62%
United States average
 51%
Global average
 50%
2022
Center for Global Development
 60%
2021
Center for Global Development
 56%
% Female researchers
2022
Center for Global Development
 60%
United States average
 20%
Global average
 36%
2021
Center for Global Development
 52%

Organisational performance

Publications
2022
Center for Global Development
 145
United States average
 60
Global average
 65
2021
Center for Global Development
 166
2015
Center for Global Development
 113
Financials
2021
Center for Global Development
 $25,061,810
United States average
 $35,355,471
Global average
 $4,687,952
2020
Center for Global Development
 $85,574,000
2019
Center for Global Development
 $75,076,000

Social

Likes (2023)
Center for Global Development
 93,670
United States average
 67,598
Global average
 27,094
Likes (2022)
Center for Global Development
 92,554
Likes (2021)
Center for Global Development
 93,287
Twitter
Followers (2024)
Center for Global Development
 717,100
United States average
 38,568
Global average
 18,126
Followers (2022)
Center for Global Development
 492,572
Followers (2021)
Center for Global Development
 230,742
Subscribers (2023)
Center for Global Development
 10,300
United States average
 19,524
Global average
 6,305
Subscribers (2022)
Center for Global Development
 8,960
Subscribers (2021)
Center for Global Development
 7,620
Followers (2023)
Center for Global Development
 87,688
United States average
 18,650
Global average
 12,007
Followers (2022)
Center for Global Development
 71,915
Followers (2019)
Center for Global Development
 35,973

Data notes

Last updated: 09/05/2023
Rating of data accuracy (find out more) : OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: Information supplied by organisation, Organisation┬┤s website
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