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Mar

How Pew Charitable Trusts Spends Revenue (2021)

The Pew Charitable Trusts (PCT) was established by the Pew family as a “global public policy change agent” and was changed from a status of private foundation to tax-exempt, non-profit in 2004 which allows the organization to raise funds freely and devote up to 5% of annual expenditures to lobbying the public sector. ¬†Although PCT is “non-partisan,” the founders were conservative.

PCT appears to be involved in two major processes:  making grants and supporting the staff who manage the organization and related organizations.

There are 10 members of the governing body, 9 of whom are independent; 7 of whom share the Pew name. Read more »