Special Projects: Defending Democracy

Believing that all of our citizens are entitled to a free, fair and transparent democracy, Lodestar has invested in a number of nonprofits focused on defending democratic ideals, norms and institutions and promoting liberty, equality and truth. Recipients of Lodestar grants to defend democracy are:

In addition, a number of the principal parties in Lodestar formed two nonprofits (both unrelated and separately-funded organizations)—Educating Citizens on Government Corruption,  and Campaign for Accountability and Transparency dba Make Integrity Great Again—which disbursed in excess of $2,000,000 to support public integrity in elected and appointed government officials.

Grant Information

Grant Amount: $1,261,500

Year Granted: 2020

Timeframe: Grant awarded over multiple years

Location: National