• Who’s Financing the Campaign Finance Conversation?

    Whether it’s research around the public financing of elections, support for tools that track money in U.S. politics, or advocacy that frames campaign contributions as a first amendment right, foundations are engaged in issues of money in politics on a number of fronts. This infographic features 878 grants totaling $93.6 million for activities related to campaign finance in the U.S., and highlights the top funders and recipients engaged in this work.

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  • How Foundations Get Out the Vote

    This infographic identifies 1,859 grants totaling $222.7 million in support of efforts related to voter education, registration, turnout, and access. Recognizing that demographic disparities exist for voter turnout, the infographic highlights the amount of funding for these efforts that focus on specific underrepresented population groups. Consistent with recent judicial focus on the 1965 Voting Rights Act, as well as state voter ID laws, a breakdown by strategy reveals that a substantial proportion (24%) of funding for voting supports litigation.

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