As a federal taxpayer, you’ve no doubt noticed the $3 “check-off ” for the Presidential Election Campaign Fund-and you probably skipped it. In 2011, just 6.4 percent of American taxpayers “checked the box.” Originally created in the 1970s to support public financing for presidential campaigns, the Fund now seems increasingly anachronistic and insignificant. After the… Read more »
Successes of Philanthropy
The investments and innovations that are making a real-world impact, as told by the foundations and philanthropists themselves. A sponsored project by the Washington Monthly.