Which Washington Think Tank Do Billionaires Love the Most? And Why? – Inside Philanthropy: Fundraising Intelligence

The nation’s top think tanks are reeling in more billionaire backers than ever before, and this trend underscores how the wealthy see these institutions as key players in shaping public policy.

Nowadays, if you really want to buy influence, you make political donations for sure, but you may give even more money to think tanks, which excel at framing the terms of public debates and putting specific ideas on the national agenda (or knocking other ideas off).

via Which Washington Think Tank Do Billionaires Love the Most? And Why? – Inside Philanthropy: Fundraising Intelligence – Inside Philanthropy.

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