The Lugar Center

For General Operating Support

  • Amount
    $350,000
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    7/13/2015
  • Term
    24 Months
  • Type of Support
    General Support/Organization
Overview
The Lugar Center, formed in 2013 and led by former U.S. senator Richard Lugar, is a new platform for informed debate and problem solving on global issues and bipartisan governance in the United States. The center brings together expert sources and sponsors research to improve the quality of debate and bridge ideological divides around these important issues. Committed to thoughtful analysis and civil dialogue, the center advocates for evidence-based approaches and policy options. It also is exploring ways to measure bipartisanship and to recognize senators and representatives who work to build greater bipartisanship in Congress.
About the Grantee
Address
1717 Rhode Island Ave Nw 9TH Fl
Washington, DC 20036
Grants to this Grantee
for support of the Democracy Program  
The Lugar Center was established in 2013 by former U.S. Sen. Richard Lugar to promote informed debate and problem solving on global issues and better governance in the United States, especially in Congress. This grant will support the Democracy Program Congressional Oversight Hearing Index and its transition to one or more university-based partnerships to ensure the long-term production and dissemination of the Bipartisan Index and the Congressional Oversight Hearing Index.
for general operating support  
The Lugar Center, formed in 2013 and led by former U.S. Sen. Richard Lugar, encourages informed debate and problem solving on global issues and bipartisan governance in the United States. Its governance work includes the Bipartisan Index, which ranks the level of bipartisan legislative co-sponsorships in Congress by member; programs to enhance congressional oversight; and promotion of bipartisanship through public events, training programs, speeches, social media, and other formats.

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