Stand Together: The Koch-Backed Anti-Poverty Group Starting off 2019 with a Bang

Stand Together: The Koch-Backed Anti-Poverty Group Starting off 2019 with a Bang

Stand Together, an anti-poverty organization backed by the conservative Koch network, plans to release $10 to $15 million in grants this month. What’s driving this giving by leading donors on the right and where have grants gone so far?

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Levers of Influence: How These Top Donors Back Conservative Causes

Levers of Influence: How These Top Donors Back Conservative Causes

Richard and Elizabeth Uihlein have drawn attention as leading mega-donors to the GOP. But they’ve been equally energetic in pushing their views through philanthropy. Here’s a quick primer.

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Extremist: What the Right's Most Influential Philanthropist Really Thinks

Extremist: What the Right's Most Influential Philanthropist Really Thinks

A large country like the U.S. will always have people with fringe viewpoints. But given the way that money can now buy influence and access, it's easier for extremists to shape public life. Robert Mercer is Exhibit A. 

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The Dark Side of Philanthropy: A Look at Tax-Exempt Donations to White Supremacists

The Dark Side of Philanthropy: A Look at Tax-Exempt Donations to White Supremacists

The funding flowing to white supremacist nonprofits is limited, and mostly it's given anonymously. We dig into the finances of three organizations working to make America white again. 

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Charles Koch and a Sports Legend Walk Into a Bar Together. Will Poverty Fall as a Result?

Charles Koch and a Sports Legend Walk Into a Bar Together. Will Poverty Fall as a Result?

Koch backing of the anti-poverty group Stand Together is part of a larger shift toward a kinder and gentler philanthropic profile—after years of bad press. Now, NFL star Deion Sanders is in the mix. 

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Who's Who At the Anschutz Foundation

Huge philanthropic entities like the opaque Anschutz Foundation should probably be more transparent than they are. But we try to make sense of a few of the folks working on staff at Anschutz. Who are these guys and what are they into? Here's our who's who at the Anschutz Foundation.
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