May 30, 2007 - At the NetSquared Innovation Awards today in San Jose, California, MAPLight.org competed with 20 other finalists, chosen from among 152 innovative nonprofit projects. All projects were considered on social impact, sustainability, and technical innovation in a series of multiple presentations and evaluations. From all these innovative projects, addressing issues across all topics, both national and international, MAPLight.org won FIRST PRIZE--and $25,000.
We at MAPLight.org are thrilled with this success and recognition. It validates our efficient, innovative, high-impact approach and the central importance of illuminating the connections between money and politics. Thank you to NetSquared and to everyone who supports our groundbreaking work.