Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Received Over $500K in Taxpayer-Funded Gov’t Grants


Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Received Over $500K in Taxpayer-Funded Gov’t Grants

The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation hosts a swearing-in ceremony for current and newly-elected members of the114th Congress / Getty Images

BY: Joe Schoffstall Follow @JoeSchoffstallMarch 10, 2017 3:50 pm
The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation was awarded more than $500,000 in taxpayer-funded government grants since 2010, records show. Seven of its leaders additionally paid themselves six-figure salaries, according to the group’s most recent tax filings.
The CBC Foundation, a nonprofit that is separate from the Congressional Black Caucus, carries a mission of advancing “the global black community by developing leaders, informing policy, and educating the public.”
Despite its separation from the Congressional Black Caucus, a number …

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