Think tank

Council on Foreign Relations

cfr

New York City, NY, United States

The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) is an independent, nonpartisan membership organization, think tank, and publisher dedicated to being a resource for its members, government officials, business executives, journalists, educators and students, civic and religious leaders, and other interested citizens in order to help them better understand the world and the foreign policy choices facing the United States and other countries.

Contact details

Website:
http://www.cfr.org

Address:
58 East 68th Street New York, NY 10065

Country:
United States

Sub-region:
Northern America

Areas of focus

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
1921
Age (years)
Council on Foreign Relations
 102
United States average
 40
Global average
 32
Founded by
Founders: N/A
Founder gender: N/A
Leadership
Leader(s) (2022): N/A
Leader gender: N/A
Leader(s) (2021): Jessica Thomas
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2020): N/A
Leader gender: N/A
Staff size
2021
Council on Foreign Relations
 107
United States average
 38
Global average
 85
2019
Council on Foreign Relations
 84
% Female staff
2021
Council on Foreign Relations
 42%
United States average
 51%
Global average
 48%
2019
Council on Foreign Relations
 26%
% Female researchers
2019
Council on Foreign Relations
 0%
United States average
 28%
Global average
 35%

Organisational performance

Publications
2020
Council on Foreign Relations
 40
United States average
 61
Global average
 34
Financials
2020
Council on Foreign Relations
 $76,000,000
United States average
 $40,095,092
Global average
 $199,878,320
2016
Council on Foreign Relations
 $77,485,500

Social

Likes (2022)
Council on Foreign Relations
 415,674
United States average
 88,218
Global average
 32,624
Likes (2021)
Council on Foreign Relations
 420,102
Likes (2019)
Council on Foreign Relations
 421,266
Followers (2022)
Council on Foreign Relations
 507,329
United States average
 48,794
Global average
 19,187
Followers (2021)
Council on Foreign Relations
 480,899
Followers (2019)
Council on Foreign Relations
 424,745
Subscribers (2022)
Council on Foreign Relations
203,000 
United States average
 16,496
Global average
 5,592
Subscribers (2021)
Council on Foreign Relations
 157,000
Subscribers (2019)
Council on Foreign Relations
 101,000
Followers (2022)
Council on Foreign Relations
 48,485
United States average
 20,436
Global average
 14,557
Followers (2021)
Council on Foreign Relations
 29,990
Followers (2019)
Council on Foreign Relations
 16,400
Followers (2022)
Council on Foreign Relations
 244,431
United States average
 28,835
Global average
 16,270
Followers (2019)
Council on Foreign Relations
 128,869

Data notes

Last updated: 08/06/2021
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: NIRA Think Tank Directory, Organisation´s website
Notes: CFR also funds itself from the income it generates by renting out its hall for corporate, social events.
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