Bipartisan Policy Center

For General Operating Support

  • Amount
    $2,000,000
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    3/16/2015
  • Term
    24 Months
  • Type of Support
    General Support/Organization
Overview
Founded in 2007 by former Senate majority leaders Howard Baker, Tom Daschle, Bob Dole and George Mitchell, the Bipartisan Policy Center is a Washington, D.C.-based think tank devoted to promoting bipartisanship. The Center supports deliberations on a range of issues by former elected and appointed officials, business and labor leaders, and academics and advocates. The Center’s work is an important component of the Madison Initiative’s overarching democracy work, particularly on Congress, campaigns, and elections. Through its relationships with key players in Washington, the Center helps to find new solutions, test their political feasibility, elevate solutions in the public mind, and encourage action on policy.
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Grants to this Grantee
for general operating support  
Founded in 2007 by former Senate majority leaders Howard Baker, Tom Daschle, Bob Dole and George Mitchell, the Bipartisan Policy Center is a Washington, D.C.-based think tank devoted to promoting bipartisanship. The Center supports deliberations on a range of issues by former elected and appointed officials, business and labor leaders, and academics and advocates. The Center’s work is an important component of the Madison Initiative’s overarching democracy work, particularly on Congress, campaigns, and elections. Through its relationships with key players in Washington, the Center helps to find new solutions, test their political feasibility, elevate solutions in the public mind, and encourage action on policy.
for support of the Energy Project  
This grant would renew our long-time support for the Bipartisan Policy Center’s work on national energy policy. The Center’s main areas of focus are (a) laying the groundwork for consensus on national energy and climate policy, (b) promoting high-quality research and stakeholder engagement related to the EPA’s power plant rules, and (c) engaging stakeholders in efforts to reduce methane emissions.
for general operating support  
Founded in 2007 by former Senate majority leaders Howard Baker, Tom Daschle, Bob Dole, and George Mitchell, the Bipartisan Policy Center is a Washington, DC–based think tank devoted to promoting bipartisanship. The Center supports deliberations on a range of issues by former elected and appointed officials, business and labor leaders, and academics and advocates. This grant follows an earlier one and would support the organization’s Commission on Political Reform, launched in 2010, to develop practical recommendations addressing current problems of political polarization with a focus on (1) congressional reform; (2) changes to our electoral system; and (3) removing obstacles to public service.

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