Description:

The National Institute on Money in State Politics is the only nonpartisan, nonprofit organization revealing the influence of campaign money on state-level elections and public policy in all 50 states. Our comprehensive and verifiable campaign-finance database and relevant issue analyses are available for free through our website FollowTheMoney.org. We encourage transparency and promote independent investigation of state-level campaign contributions by journalists, academic researchers, students and the public at large.

Begun:

1999

Website:http://followthemoney.org/
Office Location:833 N. Last Chance Helena, MT
Structure:

501 (c)(3) organization

Founder:

Edwin Bender, Jeff Malachowsky, and Samantha Sanchez

Executive Director:

Edwin Bender

Approximate number of full-time staff:

20

Number with prior professional journalism experience:

2

Annual operating budget:

$1,500,000

Annual salaries posted, or accessible via 990 form:

Yes

Editorial/ethics policy statement:

No

Diversity statement:

No

IRS 990 form posted on website:

Yes

Major donors disclosed:

Yes

INN Member:

Yes

Awards:

None

Contact:

www.followthemoney.org/Contact/index.phtml

(406) 449-2480



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