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Annual Report and Financial Information

2019 Annual Report


 Read the 2019 Annual Report, or read a shortened version of our Director's Report and Highlights. For a hard copy version of the Annual Report or to be added to our mailing list, please contact Whitney Peterson.



Impact Brochure

View the ABF Impact Brochure  (interactive)

The ABF conducts large-scale research projects on the most pressing issues facing the legal system in the United States and the world. Research at the ABF is conducted by a residential research faculty and over 50 affiliated scholars from across the nation and the world. The ABF is a thought leader in law and social science and a source of research that is shaping policy.




IRS Form 990

On an annual basis, the American Bar Foundation files a Form 990 with the Internal Revenue Service. These forms include both financial data and important information about the ABF's mission and governance. Below is the public disclosure copy of the most recent form: 

Year Ending August 31, 2018 (2017 Form 990) 

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