USA Today – Officials: Koch summit to highlight programs for the poor

Posted on January 27, 2017

, USA TODAY 5:01 p.m. ET Jan. 26, 2017

WASHINGTON — Stand Together, one of the newest branches of the vast policy and political operation controlled by billionaire Charles Koch, has surpassed its fundraising goals and quadrupled its staff in its first year as the Koch-aligned donors pour greater sums into projects aimed at spreading their free-market activism to the poor.

The non-profit, which provides seed money and advice to private organizations addressing social problems, now employs 20, up from 5 when it launched in early 2016, and works with 30 groups around the country, Evan Feinberg, the group’s executive director, told USA TODAY.

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