The database consists of small businesses and nonprofits that received at least $150,000. Here are a few of the think tanks we found that received PPP funds:
- Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC): $1-$2 million
- Center for a New American Security (CNAS): $350,000 - $1 million
- Center for Security Policy (CSP): $150,000 - $350,000
- Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments (CSBA): $350,000 - $1 million
- Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS): $2-$5 million
- Economic Policy Institute (EPI): $350,000 to $1 million
- Institute for Policy Studies (IPS): $350,000 to $1 million
- Institute for the Study of War (ISW): $150,000 to $350,000
- Middle East Institute (MEI): $350,000 to $1 million
- New America: $2-$5 million
- Stimson Center: $350,000 to $1 million
- Third Way: $350,000 to $1 million
As previously noted by Think Tank Watch, the Aspen Institute returned $8 million that it had received from the PPP.
The libertarian Cato Institute is one of the few think tanks that has promised not to take bailout money.