Donations to the Institute for Justice enable us to represent our clients at no cost to them—and to stand with them no matter how long their cases take. And when we win for our clients, we secure precedent that protects the rights of all Americans.
IJ’s work is powered by nearly 10,000 supporters from across the country who believe in the Constitution and its ideals. 70% of our funding comes from individuals like you. Please join our fight for freedom and justice today.
Ways To Give
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“This ‘exceptional’ designation from Charity Navigator differentiates the Institute for Justice from its peers and demonstrates to the public it is worthy of their trust.”
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Additional Ways To Give
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IJ By The Numbers
Who We Serve
Since 1991, IJ has represented more than 1,000 clients in more than 350 cases—plus thousands more in class action lawsuits.
The National Law Firm for Liberty
We have a staff of 143, including 61 attorneys, working out of 7 offices across the country.
70% of our funding comes from individuals and 30% from foundations and other organizations.
IJ is supported by nearly 10,000 individual donors, with more than 1,800 giving $1,000 or more each year.
Budget and Spending
IJ's FY22 budget was $33 million. 81% of our spending was on programs, with 12% on administration and 7% on fundraising.
Track Record of Success
We win nearly 75% of our cases through litigation and legislative reform.