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Recipient Purpose Term Amount
Colorado Nonprofit Development Center To support the Secure Futures Colorado project. 2017 $100,000
Reason Foundation To support a multifaceted research, technical assistance, policy, and educational outreach project aimed at improving state and municipal pension systems. 2016 - 2018 $1,500,000
Urban Institute To assist with the Pension Tool. 2015 - 2020 $750,000
James Madison Institute To support educational efforts related to public employee benefits reform in the state of Florida. 2011 - 2012 $79,000
The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University To support educational efforts related to the state of California's municipal public sector pensions. 2013 $160,080
Bellwether Education Partners, Inc. To educate policymakers and the general public about issues affecting teacher pensions. 2018 - 2019 $371,871
National Council on Teacher Quality, Inc. To provide information about teachers' pension systems. 2015 - 2017 $206,000
Trustees of Boston College To support research on the impact of government-sponsored automatic individual retirement accounts for private sector workers who do not have access to workplace retirement savings plans. 2016 - 2018 $129,130
Colorado Nonprofit Development Center To provide general operating support. 2018 - 2019 $125,000
Reason Foundation To support a technical assistance, research, and educational outreach project aimed at improving state and municipal pension systems. 2017 - 2020 Up To $4,000,000
Washington Policy Center To analyze the city of Seattle, Washington's retirement plan. 2013 - 2014 $25,000
Kansas Policy Institute To conduct research about the pension benefit structure for public employees in the state of Kansas. 2011 $10,000
The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University To expand the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research Pension Tracker. 2016 - 2018 $251,054
Bellwether Education Partners, Inc. To provide information about teachers' pension systems. 2013 - 2015 $743,700
North Carolina State University To support research on annuity options offered by state-managed retirement systems. 2017 - 2019 $162,045
Trustees of Boston College To support the Center for Retirement Research. 2017 - 2020 $809,928
Colorado Succeeds To conduct research about public pension systems in the state of Colorado. 2013 - 2015 $75,000
Regents of the University of Minnesota To support the Heller-Hurwicz Economics Institute. 2017 - 2019 Up To $473,500
Manhattan Institute for Policy Research, Inc. To publish a report about the defined contribution retirement systems used by the State University of New York and the City University of New York. 2011 - 2012 $37,162
The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University To support the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research in its efforts to increase transparency around public sector pension plans. 2018 - 2020 $352,170
Bellwether Education Partners, Inc. To provide information about teachers' pension systems. 2015 - 2018 $805,787
Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs, Inc. To analyze the state of Oklahoma's pension plans. 2013 - 2014 $50,000
United Ways of California To support employer outreach and education about the CalSavers state auto-IRA program. 2018 - 2019 $513,965
Cornell University To support research on pension costs for public school employees in the state of New York. 2017 - 2019 $136,900
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