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California Institute of Technology

The California Institute of Technology (commonly referred to as Caltech) is a private research university located in Pasadena, California, United States. Caltech has six academic divisions with a strong emphasis on science and engineering. Its 124 acre (50 ha) primary campus is located approximately 11 mi (18 km) northeast of downtown Los Angeles.

Source: Wikipedia

Campaign Finance

$52,655 Given
Information

Figures are based on itemized contributions reported to the Federal Election Commission and state agencies. Please note that:

  • contributions under $200 are not reported, and so are not included in totals.
  • only contributions from individuals and organizations to candidates are included. Various accounting measures and more exotic contribution types are excluded.
  • contributions are matched based on organization and recipient name reported within each election cycle. Contributions using an incorrect or non-standard version of the name may be missed.
  • corporate name changes and mergers may cause figures to differ from those of the Center for Responsive Politics.
  • organization totals include known subsidiaries of the organization.

For more information, please see our campaign finance methodology page. Lobbyist bundling data is described on our lobbyist bundling methodology page.

  • Top Recipients

    PAC Color Block
    Organization's PAC(s)
    Employee Color Block
    Associated Individuals
    Includes contributions from the organization’s employees, their family members, and its political action committee.
  • Republicans vs. Democrats

    in dollars. "Other" includes 3rd parties and organizations without official party affiliation.
  • State vs. Federal

    in dollars
  • Top PAC Recipients

    PAC Color Block
    Organization's PAC(s)
    Employee Color Block
    Associated Individuals
    Includes contributions from the organization’s employees, their family members, and its political action committee.
View all campaign finance data for California Institute of Technology Sources: OpenSecrets.org

Lobbying

$440,000 Spent
Information

Figures are based on lobbying activity reported to the Senate Office of Public Records. Reported dollar amounts are required to be accurate only to the nearest $20,000. For organizations whose primary business is lobbying, we display total income and top clients. For organizations that are not primarily lobbying firms, we display total amount spent on lobbying and top lobbying firms hired.

For more information, please see our lobbying methodology page.

covers roughly through Q3, 2013

Lobbying on Behalf of California Institute of Technology

View all lobbying data for California Institute of Technology Sources: OpenSecrets.org

Regulations

Mentioned in 49 dockets; Submitted to 1 docket
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All data is based on documents downloaded from Regulations.gov. The first table shows mentions: all documents that include the name of the company anywhere in the document or document metadata. The second table shows submissions: all documents where the submitter metadata included the company name. Each table shows the top 10 dockets, ranked by number of occurrences.

Matches are based on a search for the company name. Variations in the company name, such as acronyms, nicknames or alternate names may cause documents to be missed. The mention of a company name in a document may be incidental and does not necessarily indicate that the company has any relevance to the document. Company names that are common English words may erroneously match with text that is not referring to the company.

Not all agencies submit public comments to Regulations.gov. For a list of participating and non-participating agencies see here. Agencies that do submit to Regulations.gov have varying levels of accuracy and completeness.

Regulations and public comments can be downloaded in bulk here.

updated daily from Regulations.gov by way of Docket Wrench

The tables show occurrences of "California Institute of Technology" in public comments on proposed federal regulations.

Federal Spending

49 grants; 557 contracts; 39 loans
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Federal grants, contracts and loans are reported by federal agencies using the FPDS and FAADS systems. The data is made available to the public at USASpending.gov. Please note that the completeness and quality of the data varies greatly by agency.

Only grants, contracts and loans with amounts over $1 million are shown.

Because company names are not reported in a standardized manner, we cannot reliably determine the company receiving the contract or award. The results shown here are based on a search for the company name. Individual records may be missed or erroneously included because of name variations. For more information, please see our federal spending methodology page.

covers through USASpending.gov's Sept. 15, 2012 release for contracts and Oct. 19, 2012 for grants.

Note: Company names in federal spending data are not standardized. The table below is included only as a sample of what is available in the data and has not been reviewed for accuracy or completeness. To investigate the data further, use the links at the bottom of the table.

Type Recipient Name Year Agency Description Amount
contract
California Institute Of Technology 2012 National Aeronautics And Space Administration SOIL MOISTURE ACTIVE/PASSIVE (SMAP) MISSION $76,000,000
contract
California Institute Of Technology 2012 National Aeronautics And Space Administration ORBITING CARVON OBSERVATORY-2 (OCO-2) IMPLEMENTATION PHASE $57,829,432
contract
California Institute Of Technology 2012 National Aeronautics And Space Administration MARS SCIENCE LABORATORY $57,495,000
contract
California Institute Of Technology 2012 National Aeronautics And Space Administration DEEP SPACE NETWORK $49,300,000
contract
California Institute Of Technology 2011 National Aeronautics And Space Administration ORBITING CARBON OBSERVATORY-2 (OCO-2) IMPLEMENTATION PHASE $48,877,483
contract
California Institute Of Technology 2011 National Aeronautics And Space Administration SOIL MOISTURE ACTIVE/PASSIVE (SMAP) MISSION $47,524,750
contract
California Institute Of Technology 2011 National Aeronautics And Space Administration TECHNOLOGY SUPPORT $44,654,164
contract
California Institute Of Technology 2012 National Aeronautics And Space Administration SOIL MOISTURE ACTIVE/PASSIVE (SMAP) MISSION $41,386,087
contract
California Institute Of Technology 2011 National Aeronautics And Space Administration MARS SCIENCE LABORATORY $40,555,440
contract
California Institute Of Technology 2012 National Aeronautics And Space Administration INSIGHT (INTERIOR STRUCTURE FOR SEISMIC INVESTIGATION, GEODESY, HEAT TRANSFER) $39,993,000
View all grant & loan data for California Institute of Technology View all contract data for California Institute of Technology Sources: USASpending.gov

Advisory Committees

49 people on 21 committees
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Data is based on disclosures required by the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA). Matches are based on the occurrence of the company name in the committee member affiliation. Variations in company names may cause some matches to be missed.

The table shows only the top 10 agencies. To search and download raw records from the complete dataset see the FACA data section.

covers through 2011

Table shows employees of "California Institute of Technology" that sat on federal advisory committees.

  • Agency
  • Representation
  • Toggle National Science Foundation 46 people on 18 committees
  • Toggle Department of Energy 1 person on 1 committee
  • Toggle National Aeronautics and Space Administration 1 person on 1 committee
  • Toggle Office of Science and Technology Policy 1 person on 1 committee
View all advisory committee data for California Institute of Technology