CSPI's Funding Sources

CSPI is primarily funded by the 900,000 subscribers to its Nutrition Action Healthletter and individual donors. Private foundation grants make up approximately 5% to 10% of CSPI's annual revenue of $17 million. Nutrition Action Healthletter accepts no advertising, and CSPI accepts no corporate funds or government grants.

CSPI's audited financial statements and its IRS Form 990, both of which conform to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles established by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, are available for inspection. CSPI is governed by a volunteer board of directors operating under its articles of incorporation and bylaws. CSPI also maintains a strict conflict of interest policy for its staff and board members. CSPI's mission statement and original IRS application for exemption (Form 1023) are provided for your information. CSPI extends its sincere gratitude to those foundations and to the thousands of individuals who provide support for its advocacy programs.

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Charitable Funding

The following list acknowledges foundations and individuals who have supported CSPI generously with gifts of $5,000 or more since July 1, 2012. We would also like to acknowledge donations from those donors who prefer to remain anonymous.

Louis & Anne Abrons Foundation
Amaturo Family Foundation
Laura and John Arnold
desJardins/Blachman Fund of the Silicon Valley Community Foundation
The Barkley Fund
Lisa Blue Baron
Bloomberg Philanthropies
Harold and Stephanie Bronson
The California Endowment
Center for Communications, Health and the
Environment (CECHE)
Keith and Elaine Christian
Crown Family Philanthropies
Farvue Foundation
The Freed Foundation
Gaia Fund
Gegax Family Foundation
The Davee Foundation
The Grodzins Fund
Suzanne and Lawrence Hess
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Reid and Barbara Kimball
P. M. and Tita Kealoha
Kresge Foundation
Sidney and Helaine Lerner
Bernard Lewis Charitable Trust
Karen and Stephen Malkin
The Marisla Fund
The Moon Drunk Fund
Ralph E. Ogden Foundation
The Park Foundation
The Pew Charitable Trusts
Maria Sarath Ragucci
Mr. Compton Rees
Saperstein Family Fund
Christine and Robert Small
Hannah P. Snyder
Catharine and Jeffrey Soros
Springbank Foundation
The Streisand Foundation
Flora L. Thornton Foundation
Tina & Byron Trott
Lucy R. Waletzky, M.D.
Wallace Genetic Foundation
Alisa Yaffa and Ken McElvain
Chick Yeager
Peg Yorkin

We would like to give special recognition to special donors who have been giving annually for 20 or more years. CSPI cherishes their loyal support.

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Terry P. Adams
Gary Andrew & Jean Braxton
Rosemary Armstrong
The Barkley Fund
Adrienne Bauchert
Sam Baumgarten
George Thomas Beall
Reverend and Mrs. Alden Besse
Elizabeth Block
Nancy A. Bourne
Byron and Diana Bray
William A. Browne, Jr.
Bob and Cheryl C.
Dr. J.C. Carpenter
Todd Caso
Margaret Cochran
Glory Cochrane
Carol Crisp
Louis A. D'Amario
Angelo and Eileen Dispenzierl
Timothy and Elizabeth Duncan
Charles S. Faulkner II
Gennaro & Kathy Filice
Renee Fleishman
James B. Fleming
John W Formento
Betsy Furber
Flora L. Gallant
Alberta Gilbert
Barbara Pflum Gobrail
Mark Goldman
Connie & Ken Graham
Mike Graves
Julia L. Gray
Isaac Green
James and Harriett Hartshorn
David and Justine Helm
Carolyn C. Henrich
John and Sue Hensley
Dagmar H. Kadula
Dr. Eric M. Kahn
Manuel & Cheri Katz
Judy Kunreuther
Michael La Velle
Terry and Ray Lambeth
David Lane
Phyllis O. Lawrence, BA-YSN
Phil & Nancy Layfield
Tom Lehrer
Joan Studer Levine
Dr. & Mrs. Vern Liermann
Jerry T. Limbaugh
Cathy Lindsay, D.O.
Jane Keithley Linton
Joe Magruder
William J. Makofske
Gerri Maslanka
Winnifred Mason
Mrs. Kenneth Merrill
Cama Merritt
Sue and Joel Nevens
John T. Oliver
Jodi O'Neill
Ray Pennell
Ann Philippi
Charles A. Rankin, Jr, M.D.
Ken Reine
Carroll and Brenda Rion
Shelley Rockwell
Richard Sanders
Jackie Greenleaf Schirn
Constance Schwasnick
Diane Nadler Simon
Elliott J. Spanier
Diana A. Stokes
Janice Tenorio
Nancy L. Thompson
Linda & Larry Trachtman
Alice E. Trexler
Sally Vaughn
Jean W. Walther
Nancy Watson
Eileen Weiss
Sandra Weiswasser
Bob and Marilyn Wentworth
Bayla F. White
Cheri Wilcox
Ted and Trudy Winsberg
Bill and Susan Wooten
Jim Wright
Shirley Yablonski

We also respectfully acknowledge memorial support from the estates of:

Florence Ellen Bell
Allan R. Berger
Theressa R. Brichetto
Leon J. Corbin
Lois N. Daunt
Sandra T. Davidson
Jeanette L. Falkoff
Diane Sloane Field
Lucille Gielow
Sherwood M. Haas
Clara Hay
Myra Elizabeth Howe
Erna Landsberger
Leslie Margaret Leonelli
Walter C. Lindell
Marie C. Lynch
Anita Morreale
Virginia L. Natwick
Karl Nell
Frances Newell
Meta Osborn
Stanley I. Rappeport
Ralph T. Rehwoldt
Gertrude J. Sandt
Fran Schofel
Lynn A. Schreiber
Lillian Shames
Dayle Smith
Mae T. Sperber
Donald Stapf
Ruth Test
P. Laurie Maxwell Tenney
Arthur Young
Richard Zgodova

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