University of Southern California
The University of Southern California (USC) is a private, nonsectarian, research university located in Los Angeles, California, USA. USC was founded in 1880, making it California's oldest private research university.
Campaign Finance$127,378 Given
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.
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Republicans vs. Democratsin dollars. "Other" includes 3rd parties and organizations without official party affiliation.
State vs. Federalin dollars
Top PAC Recipients
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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.
Lobbying on Behalf of University of Southern California
Names of Lobbyists
Firm Hired Amount University of Southern California $1,780,000
Most Frequently Disclosed Lobbying Issues
- Science & Technology,
- Fed Budget & Appropriations,
- Health Issues,
- Medicare & Medicaid,
- Economics & Econ Development,
- Urban Development
Most Frequently Disclosed Bills
Bill No. Title H.R.3326 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2010 H.R.2847 Department of Commerce Appropriations Act, 2010 H.R.5116 NIST GREEN JOBS Act of 2010 H.R.3820 Natural Hazards Risk Reduction Act of 2009 H.R.4842 Homeland Security Science and Technology Authorization Act of 2010 H.R.2996 Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010 H.R.3081 Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2010 S.3607 Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2011 S.3635 Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2011 S.3636 Science Appropriations Act, 2011
RegulationsMentioned in 123 dockets; Submitted to 9 dockets
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.
The tables show occurrences of "University of Southern California" in public comments on proposed federal regulations.
Documents Submitted by the Organization
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- Toggle 4 FAA Safety Management System - Request for Comments 2009
- Toggle 2 NIH Responsibility of Applicants for Promoting Objectivity in Research for Which Public Health Service Funding is Sought and Responsible Prospective Contractors 2010
- Toggle 1 OSHA Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health (ACCSH) Membership Nominations - October Terms 2010
- Toggle 1 FDA Report of Quantitative Risk & Benefit Assessment of Commercial Fish Consumption, Focusing on Fetal Neurodevelopmental Effects & on Coronary Heart Disease & Stroke in the General Population 2009
- Toggle 1 FDA Draft Guidance for Industry on Principles for Considering Whether an FDA-Regulated Product Involves the Application of Nanotechnology; Availability 2010
- Toggle 1 ED Program Integrity Issues--Title IV, Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended--34 CFR Part 600, 602, 603, 668, 682, 685, 686, 690, and 691 2010
- Toggle 1 USDA Task Force on Childhood Obesity 2010
- Toggle 1 APHIS Dow AgroSciences LLC; Availability of Petition, Plant Pest Risk Assessment, and Environmental Assessment for Determination of Nonregulated Status of Corn Genetically Engineered for Herbicide Tolerance 2010
- Toggle 1 FDA Take Actions in Connection With Thrombin-JMI® Thrombin, topical (Bovine Origin), a Prescription Drug Marketed by King Pharmaceuticals, Inc. - CLOSED 2009
Mentions in Document Text
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- Toggle 15 EPA EPA/NHTSA Joint Rulemaking to Establish Light-duty Vehicle GHG Emissions Standards and CAFE Standards for Model Year 2017 and Later 2010
- Toggle 14 CMS Revisions to Payment Policies Under the Physician Fee Schedule for Calendar Year 2007 2010
- Toggle 13 EPA EPA/NHTSA Joint Rulemaking to Establish Light-duty Vehicle GHG Emissions Standards and CAFE Standards 2009
- Toggle 11 EPA Greenhouse Gas Emissions Standards and Fuel Efficiency Standards for Heavy-Duty Engines and Vehicles 2010
- Toggle 10 EPA Water Quality Standards for the State of Florida's Lakes and Flowing Waters 2009
- Toggle 9 EPA National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants for Coal- and Oil-fired Electric Utility Steam Generating Units 2009
- Toggle 8 NHTSA Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for New Medium and Heavy Duty Fuel Efficiency Improvement Program 2010
- Toggle 7 NHTSA Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for New Corporate Average Fuel Economy Standards 2009
- Toggle 7 EPA Proposed Endangerment Finding for Greenhouse Gases under the Clean Air Act (CAA) 2009
- Toggle 6 EPA Water Quality Standards for the State of Florida's Estuaries and Coastal Waters 2010
|2010||$3,200,000||University of Southern California: Web-Based Teaching Programs for Military Social Work|
University of Southern California:
Micro-Satellite Serial Manufacturing to Include Academic Outreach Educational Program
|2010||$1,000,000||University of Southern California: Battlefield Research Accelerating Virtual Environments for Military Individual Neuro Disorders (BRAVEMIND)|
University of Southern California:
Eye Trauma and Visual Restoration
Federal Spending113 grants; 17 contracts
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.
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.
|University Of Southern California||2009||National Institutes Of Health||GENERAL CLINICAL RESEARCH CENTER||$8,292,294|
|University Of Southern California||2009||Student Financial Assistance Programs||CAMPUS-BASED /FWS||$6,148,604|
|University Of Southern California||2009||National Institutes Of Health||USC/NORRIS COMPREHENSIVE CANCER CENTER (CORE) SUPPORT||$5,992,790|
|University Of Southern California||2010||Student Financial Assistance Programs||GRANT PROGRAM||$5,852,167|
|University Of Southern California||2010||National Institutes Of Health||THE SCIENCE OF MEDICARE REFORM||$5,500,668|
|University Of Southern California||2010||Student Financial Assistance Programs||CAMPUS-BASED/FWS||$5,343,158|
|University Of Southern California||2010||Student Financial Assistance Programs||GRANT PROGRAM||$5,045,982|
|University Of Southern California||2010||National Institutes Of Health||BIO-INFORMATICS RESEARCH NETWORK COORDINATING CENTER (BIRN-CC)||$4,759,269|
|University Of Southern California Incorporated||2010||TEST ARTICLE GENERATION (TAG) FOR TRUST IN INTEGRATED CIRCUITS, A PROGRAM TO IMPROVE TRUST IN INTEGRATED CIRCUITS; MODIFICATION IS TO PROVIDE INCREMENTAL FUNDING.||$4,536,343|
|University Of Southern California||2009||National Institutes Of Health||TRANSCRIPTIONAL ATLAS OF HUMAN BRAIN DEVELOPMENT||$4,473,911|
Advisory Committees184 people on 51 committees
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.
Table shows employees of "University of Southern California" that sat on federal advisory committees.
- Toggle National Science Foundation 157 people on 30 committees
- Toggle Department of Health and Human Services 12 people on 8 committees
- Toggle Environmental Protection Agency 4 people on 5 committees
- Toggle National Endowment for the Humanities 5 people on 1 committee
- Toggle Department of Commerce 2 people on 2 committees
- Toggle Department of Defense 2 people on 2 committees
- Toggle Department of State 1 person on 1 committee
- Toggle Department of Energy 1 person on 1 committee
- Toggle Department of Agriculture 1 person on 1 committee