Pew Charitable Trusts


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Pew Charitable Trusts,

philanthropic foundation established (1948) by the children of Sun Oil Company founder Joseph N. Pew (1886–1963) of Philadelphia to provide funds for "general religious, charitable, scientific, literary, and educational purposes." The trusts have traditionally supported politically conservative and evangelistic projects, including the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association and the Christian Anti-Communism Crusade. In later years the trusts have expanded geographically and in scope, although they have preserved their interest in religion and the maintaining of democratic traditions. In the 1990s, they provided funding in seven major areas including health and human services, the environment, education, culture, religion, public policy, and various special projects. In 1998 their assets were approximately $4.7 billion.
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Source: Pew Interviews of state officials [c] 2018 The Pew Charitable Trusts State agencies across the country have also been leveraging their data for a wide variety of purposes.
According to a December 2015 report by The Pew Charitable Trusts, the optimal savings target of state rainy day funds depends on three factors: the defined purpose of funds, the volatility of a state's tax revenue, and the level of coverage--similar to an insurance policy--that the state seeks to provide for its budget.
The Pew Charitable Trusts asked business owners what they think, surveying more than 1,600 companies with from five to 250 employees.
"We are grateful to the Pew Charitable Trusts for this support to help us obtain a better understanding of antibiotic use in health care settings."
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Pew Charitable Trusts said it has released Checks and Balances: 2015 Update, its third evaluation of the nation's banks' checking account disclosure, overdraft, and dispute resolution practices.
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Nearly half say they spend all their income, go into debt or use savings to meet their expenses, a new analysis by the Pew Charitable Trusts has found.
SNAP error rate at all-time low: Despite a recession-fueled expansion in food stamp rolls, the percentage of Americans mistakenly receiving too much or too little under the program is at an all-time low, according to an analysis of USDA data by the Pew Charitable Trusts. In 37 states, error rates fell between fiscal 2008 through fiscal 2013, according the analysis, with the average error rate among all 50 states and the District of Columbia declining nearly 4 percentage points.
Phil Bryant signed a comprehensive package of criminal justice reform legislation that intends to reduce the state's prison population, according to a press release from the Pew Charitable Trusts. The package adds Mississippi to a growing number of states advancing data-driven, research-based policies to improve public safety and reduce public spending on prisons.
Department of Defense, according to the Pew Charitable Trusts.