About NRDC: Finances

NRDC is a not-for-profit, tax-exempt membership organization incorporated under the laws of the State of New York in 1970.

A copy of the last Financial Report and Registration filed by NRDC may be obtained by contacting the Office of Charities Registration, 162 Washington Avenue, Albany, NY 12231 or NRDC.

A copy of our IRS Form 990 is available here and on the Guidestar website.

Our FY14 audited financial statement is available here.

You can also contact us to obtain a copy of NRDC's most recent audited financial statement or IRS form 990.

NRDC finances

Financial summary from NRDC's 2013 Annual Report is available here.

For nearly 40 years, NRDC has relied on a robust direct mail program to recruit and maintain the large Membership that gives us standing in court to bring legal action in defense of our environment. We communicate by postal mail -- and other channels -- not only to generate income but to mobilize the public in direct action campaigns that have produced millions of petitions to corporations and government agencies, thereby advancing our environmental mission. As a result, in accordance with the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) guidelines, NRDC allocates a portion of our direct mail costs to program services and to fundraising.

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