Journalism in the Public Interest


Crossroads Grassroots Policy Strategies

Applied for IRS recognition of its tax-exempt status.
Started ads in Aug. 2010
Reported spending $42.3M to the IRS and $16.5M on elections* from June 2010 to May 2011.
Reported election spending on IRS Form 990.
Still awaiting tax-exempt recognition from the IRS.

* This figure includes money reported to the FEC and to state election authorities, as well as donations to super PACs, political committees and c4s for the purpose of political ads. Three groups -- Economy Forward, The Annual Fund and The Commission on Hope, Growth and Opportunity -- did not report spending to election authorities, but their expenditures surfaced in other records. The Republican Jewish Coalition spent $4.9 million – almost $3.8 million reported to the IRS, plus $1.1 million reported to the FEC.

** This figure is the amount of money reported by the organization as its political spending to the IRS.