Prospecting on Capitol Hill

Number 22408
Subject Charities
Source Chronicle of Philanthropy (Washington, D.C.)
State DC
Year 2005
Publication Date 7/21/05
Summary As lawmakers distribute a growing share of their budget dollars in earmarks, there's a gold rush among charities trying to get some of the money. They're learning how to lobby Capitol Hill and make themselves attractive to lawmakers. The money doesn't go to the best charities -- just the ones with the best connections.
Category Computer-Assisted Reporting
Pages 31
Keywords charity;nonprofits;politicians;lobbyists;political ethics;political scandal;Citizens Against Government Waste;CAR
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