Taxpayers for Common Sense

For A Project To Analyze U.S. Government Spending On Cybersecurity

  • Amount
    $300,000
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    7/14/2015
  • Term
    24 Months
  • Type of Support
    Project
Overview
This grant to Taxpayers for Common Sense will fund the creation of a Cybersecurity Spending Project to bring greater transparency and accountability to federal spending on cybersecurity. It will inform better policy and spending decisions by creating the first comprehensive database about U.S. government spending on cybersecurity and analyzing that spending data.
About the Grantee
Grantee Website
www.taxpayer.net 
Address
651 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.E., Washington, DC, 20001, United States
Grants to this Grantee
for the Energy Reform and Budget Accountability Project  
Taxpayers for Common Sense seeks to insure that fiscal reform includes reform of the generous subsidies provided to the fossil industry and other polluting sectors of the economy. The organization collaborates with taxpayer groups from all sides of the ideological spectrum, including the conservative CATO Institute and various state chapters of the Tea Party movement.
for the Energy and Natural Resources Program  
Taxpayers for Common Sense is a nonpartisan budget watchdog that serves as an independent voice for American taxpayers. It will use this grant to educate the public, press and policymakers about the implications to taxpayers of policies affecting national public lands.
for the Energy and Natural Resources Program  
Antiquated federal oil, gas, and coal royalty regulations cost taxpayers between $1 and $2 billion a year in lost revenues. Taxpayers for Common Sense will use this grant to educate policymakers on the need to update and reform the federal royalty system, employing its analytic skills, as well as educating the public and media on the need for change.

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