Center for Responsive Politics

For General Operating Support

  • Amount
    $1,400,000
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    11/14/2016
  • Term
    36 Months
  • Type of Support
    General Support/Organization
Overview
The Center for Responsive Politics, founded in 1983, is the nation’s primary research watchdog tracking money in national U.S. politics and its effect on elections and public policy. The Center gathers data on campaign donations and spending and on lobbying, and its expertise makes this data the most reliable available. Through its website, OpenSecrets.org, the Center provides timely access to the data and conducts related analysis and dissemination. The Center informs researchers, media, and the public, thereby enabling voters and activists to pursue a more transparent and responsive U.S. government. A general operating support grant to the Center will enhance its delivery of accessible, high-quality information on money in politics.
About the Grantee
Grantee Website
opensecrets.org 
Address
1101 14th St. Nw
Suite 1030
Washington, DC 20005
Grants to this Grantee
for general operating support  
Founded in 1983, the Center for Responsive Politics (CRP) is the nation’s primary research group tracking money in U.S. politics at the federal level and its effect on elections and public policy. Through its website, OpenSecrets.org, the Center collects and disseminates data on federal campaign contributions and lobbying, coupled with related analysis. CRP’s data inform researchers, media, and the public at large, enabling the work of voters and activists pursuing a more transparent and responsive U.S. government. A general operating support grant to the Center would enable its ongoing provision of high-quality federal data on money in politics.

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