Center for Responsive Politics

For General Operating Support

  • Amount
    $950,000
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    1/29/2021
  • Term
    12 Months
  • Type of Support
    General Support/Organization
Overview
Nonpartisan and independent, the Center for Responsive Politics produces research, data, tools, analysis, and reporting to uphold a robust democracy. Founded in 1983, CRP is the leading research watchdog tracking money in politics, exposing its impact on elections and policies, and serving as a champion for transparency and accountability in government. Through its website OpenSecrets.org, the Center provides a thorough map of the money in U.S. politics from dozens of perspectives, including by industry and interest group; geography; source of funds; demographics of donors and recipients; and trends in spending.
About the Grantee
Grantee Website
opensecrets.org 
Address
1300 L St NW, Ste 200, Washington, DC, 20005, United States
Grants to this Grantee
for general operating support  
Founded in 1983, the Center for Responsive Politics 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 provides data on federal campaign contributions and lobbying, coupled with related analysis. These 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.
for general operating support  
Nonpartisan, independent, and nonprofit, OpenSecrets is the nation’s premier research group tracking money in U.S. politics and its effect on elections and public policy. The group’s mission is to track the flow of money in American politics and provide the data and analysis to strengthen democracy. Its vision is for Americans to use this knowledge to create a more vibrant, representative, and accountable democracy.
for general operating support  
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.

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