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WHISPeR

Oakland, CA, United States

The Whistleblower and Source Protection Program (WHISPeR) provides whistleblowers and journalist sources in the national security and human rights arena with critical support using three strategies: impact litigation, media outreach, and informing policy. They focus on issues of government surveillance, accountability for torture and unlawful targeted killing, curbing excessive government secrecy, and fighting discrimination in the counterterrorism context.

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Grant history

Year awarded: 2024
Period: 2 years
Amount awarded: $327,000
Purpose: General Operating Support
Notes: Fiscal Sponsor: Institute for Public Accuracy

Year awarded: 2022
Period: 1 year
Amount awarded: $130,800
Purpose: Whistleblower and Source Protection Program (WHISPeR) 2022
Notes: Fiscal Sponsor: Institute for Public Accuracy

Year awarded: 2021
Period: 1 year
Amount awarded: $109,000
Purpose: Whistleblower and Source Protection Program (WHISPeR) 2021
Notes: Fiscal Sponsor: Institute for Public Accuracy

Year awarded: 2020
Period: 1 year
Amount awarded: $108,880
Purpose: Whistleblower and Source Protection Program (WHISPeR) at ExposeFacts
Notes: Fiscal Sponsor: Institute for Public Accuracy

Year awarded: 2018
Period: 1 year
Amount awarded: $70,000
Purpose: Whistleblower and Source Protection Program (WHISPeR) at ExposeFacts
Notes: Fiscal Sponsor: Institute for Public Accuracy