Think tank

MDRC

MDRC

New York City, NY, United States

Founded in 1974 as the Manpower Demonstration Research Corporation, “MDRC” became the official name of the organization in 2003. MDRC is committed to finding solutions to some of the most difficult problems facing the nation — from reducing poverty and bolstering economic self-sufficiency to improving public education and college graduation rates. They design interventions, evaluate existing programs, and provide technical assistance for programs and interventions at scale. They work as an intermediary, bringing together public and private funders to test policy-relevant ideas, and communicate what is learned to policymakers and practitioners. MDRC is a nonprofit, nonpartisan education and social policy research organization dedicated to learning what works to improve programs and policies that affect the poor.

Contact details

Website:
https://www.mdrc.org/

Address:
200 Vesey Street. 23rd Floor. New York, NY 10281-2103

Country:
United States

Sub-region:
Northern America

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
United States
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
1974
Age (years)
MDRC
 47
United States average
 38
Global average
 30
Founded by
Founders: Ford Foundation
Founder gender: Other entities
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Virginia Knox
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2019): Virginia Knox
Leader gender: Female
Staff size
2021
MDRC
 32
United States average
 37
Global average
 75
2019
MDRC
 19
% Female staff
2021
MDRC
 1%
United States average
 1%
Global average
 0%
2019
MDRC
 58%
% Female researchers
2019
MDRC
 45%
United States average
 27%
Global average
 35%

Organisational performance

Publications
2020
MDRC
 104
United States average
 57
Global average
 33
Financials
2020
MDRC
 $66,000,000
United States average
 $39,937,649
Global average
 $43,020,298

Social

Likes (2021)
MDRC
 24,365
United States average
 86,720
Global average
 31,384
Twitter
Followers (2021)
MDRC
 21,898
United States average
 46,914
Global average
 18,429

Data notes

Last updated: 30/03/2020
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website
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