Think tank

Foundation for Defense of Democracies

FDD

Washington D.C., United States

The Foundation for Defense of Democracies (FDD) is a policy institute focusing on foreign policy and national security. Founded in 2001, FDD combines policy research, democracy and counterterrorism education, strategic communications and investigative journalism in support of its mission to promote pluralism, defend democratic values and fight the ideologies that drive terrorism. FDD transforms ideas into action and policy by focusing its efforts where opinions are formed and decisions are made. FDD holds events throughout the year, including the Leading Thinkers series, briefings on Capitol Hill, expert roundtables for public officials, diplomats and military officers, book releases, and panel discussions and debates within the policy community.

Contact details

Website:
http://www.defenddemocracy.org/

Address:
P.O. Box 33249, Washington D.C. 20033, USA

Country:
United States

Sub-region:
Northern America

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
North America, Latin America , Middle East and North Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, Russia, Asia
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
2001
Age (years)
Foundation for Defense of Democracies
 19
United States average
 38
Global average
 30
Founded by
Founders: Clifford D. May
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2019): Clifford.D.May
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2018): Clifford.D.May
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2017): Clifford D. May
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2017
Foundation for Defense of Democracies
 17
United States average
 56
Global average
 161

Organisational performance

Financials
2015
Foundation for Defense of Democracies
 $8,750,290
United States average
 $23,589,533
Global average
 $57,333,969

Social

Likes (2019)
Foundation for Defense of Democracies
 8,907
United States average
 73,255
Global average
 24,554
Likes (2017)
Foundation for Defense of Democracies
 7,435
Twitter
Followers (2019)
Foundation for Defense of Democracies
 38,286
United States average
 37,429
Global average
 15,481
Followers (2018)
Foundation for Defense of Democracies
 30,221
Followers (2017)
Foundation for Defense of Democracies
 19,100
Subscribers (2019)
Foundation for Defense of Democracies
 1,075
United States average
 15,335
Global average
 6,494
Subscribers (2017)
Foundation for Defense of Democracies
 968
Followers (2019)
Foundation for Defense of Democracies
 2,227
United States average
 8,512
Global average
 6,956

Data notes

Last updated: 01/04/2020
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website, Wikipedia: List of think tanks
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