Grantee Profile

National Institute on Money in State Politics

Grants to National Institute on Money in State Politics

  • $400,000Active Strategy

    2012 (Inactive Grant)

    Strengthening American Democracy

    HELENA, MONTANA — The National Institute on Money in State Politics documents the influence of campaign contributions on state-level elections and public policy in all 50 states through campaign-finance databases, tools, and issue analyses, all available from The Institute's data and findings are widely cited in the media, legislative debates, policy discussions, and court decisions, and are routinely used by other organizations involved in campaign finance reform. Based in Helena, Montana, the Institute is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization founded in 1991 with a grant from MacArthur Foundation's Democracy Program to the Western States Center.

The MacArthur Foundation awarded National Institute on Money in State Politics $400,000 between 2002 and 2014.

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