Data Set for CTCL Grants to Pennsylvania Counties—UPDATED
Another in an occasional series on the Zuckerberg election grants
Editor’s note, May 20, 2021: Updated report and data set based on new information on CTCL grants in Pennsylvania, provided via FOIA request by Todd Shepherd of Broad and Liberty, and the Foundation for Government Accountability. June 8, 2021: Report now includes all counties in Pennsylvania.
This is the data set for CTCL grants to Pennsylvania. For our report, see “Zuckerberg’s Return on Investment in Pennsylvania“
As a part of our occasional series on the Center for Tech and Civic Life (CTCL), Capital Research Center (CRC) published an analysis of the $350 million donated by Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan to this allegedly “nonpartisan” nonprofit. CTCL in turn re-granted the funds to thousands of governmental election officials around the country to “help” them conduct the 2020 election.
In the interest of full transparency and to assist others in researching this activity, we are providing a spreadsheet showing CTCL’s known grants to Pennsylvania counties, grant spending per capita, and voting comparisons.
The updated spreadsheet showing grants totaling $22 million in Pennsylvania is available here.
We will releasing analysis and providing additional data for other selected states where CTCL provided grant assistance to local governments.
Read our groundbreaking CTCL reporting on Georgia, North Carolina, Arizona and Nevada, Virginia, Texas, and Michigan and Wisconsin.
Update: For a list of states banning “Zuck bucks,” see our latest report.
This report was prepared as part of the charitable mission of the Capital Research Center to educate the public. As a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization, CRC does not participate in any political campaign on behalf of, or in opposition to, any candidate for public office. In addition, CRC received no compensation for this analysis, per CRC’s strict policy of performing no contract work and accepting no government funds.
Watch CRC president Scott Walter’s testimony on CTCL grants before the Georgia state legislature here.