Everytown for Gun Safety

Everytown for Gun Safety
Formation2013 (2013)
FounderMichael R. Bloomberg
Type501(c)(4)[1]
501(c)(3)[2]
26-1598353[3]
Registration no.20-8802884[4]
HeadquartersManhattan, New York City, U.S.
Region
United States
President
John Feinblatt
SubsidiariesMoms Demand Action, Students Demand Action
AffiliationsEverytown for Gun Safety Support Fund, Everytown For Gun Safety Action Fund
Revenue (2016)
$36 million[5]
Expenses (2016)$36.5 million[6]
Websiteeverytown.org[1]
Formerly called
Mayors Against Illegal Guns
Congressman Jim Moran (D-VA) speaking at an event for Mayors Against Illegal Guns

Everytown for Gun Safety is an American nonprofit organization which advocates for gun control and against gun violence.[7] Everytown was created in 2013 when Mayors Against Illegal Guns and Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America joined forces.[8]

The organization works to "support efforts to educate policy makers, as well the press and the public, about the consequences of gun violence and promote efforts to keep guns out of the hands of criminals."[1] The group has focused on efforts to require universal background checks on firearms purchases.[9] The organization also produces research and studies on gun violence. Everytown for Gun Safety is largely financed by Michael Bloomberg.[10][11]

  1. ^ a b c "Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund". guidestar.org. 2012. Retrieved February 10, 2015.
  2. ^ "Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund". guidestar.org. 2013. Retrieved May 15, 2015.
  3. ^ "Charity Navigator - IRS Data for Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund". Charity Navigator. Retrieved April 8, 2019.
  4. ^ "2016 Tax Return" (PDF). 2016.
  5. ^ "2016 Tax Return" (PDF). 2016.
  6. ^ "2016 Tax Return" (PDF). 2016.
  7. ^ Peters, Jeremy W. (April 15, 2014). "Bloomberg Plans a $50 Million Challenge to the N.R.A." The New York Times. Retrieved May 15, 2015.
  8. ^ Everytown For Gun Safety: Who We Are
  9. ^ Toppo, Greg (December 18, 2013). "High-profile gun control groups join forces". USA Today. Retrieved December 27, 2013.
  10. ^ "Inside the Bloomberg-backed gun-control group's effort to defeat the NRA". Washington Post. ISSN 0190-8286. Retrieved May 26, 2022.
  11. ^ Blumberg, Yoni (October 4, 2017). "Billionaire Mike Bloomberg offers to 'match every donation' to fight gun violence". CNBC. Retrieved May 26, 2022.

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