Gates, Soros, and Ford Foundations Pushing Policy Through Arabella'S €dark Money” Machine | Community Foundations

Gates, Soros, and Ford Foundations Pushing Policy Through Arabella'S €dark Money” Machine


Foundation: Gates Foundation, Foundation to Promote Open Society, Ford Foundation

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"Can Americans even distinguish between charity and politics any longer?" That's the questionBlurring Lines sets out to answer in a look at the Arabella Advisors lobbying network, which it says is "Washington's top 'dark money' lobbying network to change policy in America, further evidence that the Left has weaponized charity to advance an elite political agenda."

Arabella is a for-profit consultancy whose nonprofit nexus raked in $1.6 billion in 2021 alone, and a stunning $6.5 billion since 2006.

Donors choose the Arabella network for two purposes: to quietly pass grants along to political groups or to fund "pop-up" groups, activist fronts run by Arabella's in-house nonprofits.

In 2021 alone, George Soros' Foundation to Promote Open Society pumped $36 million into the New Venture Fund, the Arabella network's flagship nonprofit.

Soros' grants were tagged almost exclusively for pop-up groups, such as the AAPI Civic Engagement Fund, which targets Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders for get-out-the-vote campaigns, and Illuminative, which does the same for Native Americans.

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation might be the single largest donor to the Arabella network over the past decade, committing at least $490 million between 2008 and 2022.

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