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Resources for the Future
1616 P Street NW
Washington, DC 20036
RFF is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit and nonpartisan organization (EIN number 53-0220900), and all donations are tax-deductible within the limits of the law. Resources for the Future does not share, sell, or exchange information on its donors with any other nonprofits or other third parties, and you may unsubscribe from our content at any time.
How Your Investment Has Impact
We ensure a high return on investment by strategically directing funds in three ways:
Rapidly responding to timely issues. We provide facts and analysis to leaders as they grapple with today's pressing environmental questions.
Looking over the horizon. We innovate, test new policy ideas, get ahead of problems, and developing the new lines of research.
Amplifying our outreach. We engage with stakeholders where they are—whether on Capitol Hill, in the boardroom, or across the country.
Frequently Asked Questions
How else can I give to RFF?
We offer many different ways of giving to RFF. You can contact us directly by phone or email; make a gift by wire transfer, stock, or donor advised fund; and/or establish a planned gift through your will or trust. Find out more on our Ways of Giving page.
Who supports RFF?
RFF is sincerely grateful to our foundation, business, NGO, government, and individual donors for their generous contributions. Read more about our supporters here.
How are donations spent?
RFF is committed to transparency and accountability in its financial reporting and provides a high return on the investment of our donors. Nearly 80% of our expenses support research activities, which are carried out across our many programs and initiatives. Please see our financial reporting for more on our expenses and revenue sources.
How does RFF ensure its research independence?
RFF does not advocate or lobby on behalf of our partners, collaborators, or supporters, design or execute our efforts to the exclusive benefit of specific entities, or allow special interests to influence our work. By supporting RFF, our funders demonstrate their shared acceptance and absolute commitment to this core value.
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