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Foundations and institutions

Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation: $100,000
General support

Evjue Foundation: $3,000
General support

Foundation to Promote Open Society, in cooperation with the Open Society Foundationsr: $175,000 (Year 1 of 2)
General support

Open Society Institute$25,000
Investigate the influence of money in Wisconsin state politics and policymaking

Peters Family Foundation: $1,500
General support

Individual donors

Members (less than $1000)

Bogdanich, Walt and Saul, Stephanie
Brand, Daniel
Brogan, Dylan
Calhan, Edward and Calhan, Linda
Carey, Carol Koby and Carey, Denis
Dreps, Robert and Koehl, Elizabeth
Dunham, Caroline
Gaskill, Sharon and Warren
Gilbert, Pam and Lewis, Charles
Haering, Timothy
Hall, Andrew and Hall, Dee J.
Hasler, Janet and Hasler, Dr. Philip
Houston, Brant
Jafuta, Forrest and Margaret
Lewein, Donna and Lewein, Scott
Michel, Karen Lincoln and Michel, Roberto
Mitchell, Bonnie and Mitchell, Jack
Nicastro, Brent and Cusack, Nora
Pabellon, Carlos and Pabellon, Tara
Preusser, Charley
Record, Dick
Sara and Segall, Robert
Shenberger, Ronald
Shingler, Robyn
Townhill, Tim
Williams, Kristi and Williams, Roger
Zweifel, David