The Bill & Hillary Slush Fund

  1. Assets: $277,805,820 (2013)
  2. Grants Received: $144,382,361 (2013)
  3. Grants Awarded: $8,865,052 (2013)

Originally based in Little Rock, Arkansas and known as the William J. Clinton Foundation, the Bill, Hillary & Chelsea Clinton Foundation was established by former U.S. President Bill Clinton in 2001 “to alleviate poverty, improve global health, strengthen economies, and protect the environment.”

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persuade wealthy businesspeople to pledge money to Clinton Foundation programs. FormDavid Sandalower World Wildlife Fund president David Sandalow, who served as a senior environmental official in the Clinton administration, chairs the CGI Working Group. Claiming to be politically nonpartisan, the Foundation administers several major programs, of which the best-known is the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI).

The Clinton Global Initiative

Incorporated in 2005 as an independent nonprofit, CGI aims to

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https://i1.wp.com/images.politico.com/global/081210_browner_297.jpgProtection Agency administrator Carl Browner; Pew Center on Global Climate Change president Eileen Claussen; Environmental Defense president Fred Krupp; and Sun Microsystems co-founder Vinod Khosla, an ethanol advocate who supported California’s failed Proposition 87, which would have imposed new taxes on that state’s oil producers. Other key CGI working groups are headed by senior fellows at the Center for American Progress who previously worked for the Clinton administration: Clinton economic advisor Gene Sperling chairs the CGI Education Working Group; Clinton National Security Council staffer Gayle Smith chairs the CGI Poverty-Alleviation Working Group; and Thomas Kalil, deputy director of Clinton’s National Economic Council, chairs the CGI Global Health Working Group.
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via Charleston Voice: The Bill & Hillary Slush Fund.

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