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
 22
United States average
 40
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: Clifford D. May
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2023): Bill McCarthy
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2022): N/A
Leader gender: N/A
Leader(s) (2021): Clifford D. May
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2023
Foundation for Defense of Democracies
 87
United States average
 51
Global average
 66
2021
Foundation for Defense of Democracies
 66
2017
Foundation for Defense of Democracies
 17
% Female staff
2023
Foundation for Defense of Democracies
 21%
United States average
 51%
Global average
 50%
2021
Foundation for Defense of Democracies
 27%

Organisational performance

Publications
2022
Foundation for Defense of Democracies
 1
United States average
 60
Global average
 65
Financials
2015
Foundation for Defense of Democracies
 $8,750,290
United States average
 $20,890,084
Global average
 $57,395,241

Social

Likes (2023)
Foundation for Defense of Democracies
 9,674
United States average
 67,686
Global average
 27,105
Likes (2022)
Foundation for Defense of Democracies
 9,499
Likes (2021)
Foundation for Defense of Democracies
 9,120
Twitter
Followers (2023)
Foundation for Defense of Democracies
 53,000
United States average
 49,991
Global average
 19,389
Followers (2022)
Foundation for Defense of Democracies
 48,012
Followers (2021)
Foundation for Defense of Democracies
 41,951
Subscribers (2023)
Foundation for Defense of Democracies
 2,810
United States average
 19,544
Global average
 6,305
Subscribers (2022)
Foundation for Defense of Democracies
 2,580
Subscribers (2021)
Foundation for Defense of Democracies
 2,260
Followers (2023)
Foundation for Defense of Democracies
 5,791
United States average
 18,654
Global average
 12,044
Followers (2022)
Foundation for Defense of Democracies
 4,906
Followers (2019)
Foundation for Defense of Democracies
 2,227

Data notes

Last updated: 13/05/2023
Rating of data accuracy (find out more) : OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: Organisation┬┤s website
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