Person

Natalie Foster

Nationality:

American

Occupation:

Co-Chair, Economic Security Project (Hopewell Fund)

Fellow, Aspen Institute

Former Co-Founder and CEO, Rebuild the Dream

Former Digital Director, Obama for America (OFA)

Former Digital Director, Democratic National Committee

Former Deputy Organizing Director, MoveOn.org

Former Digital Staffer, Sierra Club

2019 Total Compensation:

$210,084 (from Hopewell Fund) [4]

Natalie Foster is a liberal political activist and co-chair of the Economic Security Project, a left-of-center group that advocates for a federal universal basic income scheme with funding from Facebook co-founder and liberal donor Chris Hughes, eBay founder and Democratic donor Pierre Omidyar, George Soros’s Open Society Foundations, the Ford Foundation, and the Knight Foundation. [1] Economic Security Project is a project of the Hopewell Fund, a left-of-center pass-through funding and fiscal sponsorship nonprofit managed by the consulting firm Arabella Advisors in Washington, DC; as such, Foster is paid by the Hopewell Fund. In 2019, her total compensation from the Hopewell Fund was $210,084. [2]

Foster is also a former Barack Obama campaign staffer and Democratic National Committee staffer who previously held leadership positions at the Sierra Club and MoveOn.org. [3]

References

  1. See Economic Security Project: https://www.influencewatch.org/non-profit/economic-security-project/ ^
  2. Return of Organization Exempt from Income Tax (Form 990). Hopewell Fund. 2019. Part VII (Compensation of Officers, Directors, Trustees, etc.). ^
  3. “Who We Are.” Economic Security Project https://www.economicsecurityproject.org/who-we-are/. ^
  4. Return of Organization Exempt from Income Tax (Form 990). Hopewell Fund. 2019. Part VII (Compensation of Officers, Directors, Trustees, etc.). ^
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