FGA was founded in 2011 and has experienced rapid growth, from $50,000 in seed funding in June 2011 to a team of 40 staff and more than 40 contractors with a budget of $12.5 million in 2021. Since 2015, FGA has achieved 283 state policy reforms in 40 states and 20 federal policy reforms impacting 868 state policies, ultimately meaning that 9.5 million individuals will move from welfare to work.
The Foundation for Government Accountability (FGA) is a non-partisan, non-profit organization that helps millions achieve the American dream by improving welfare, work, health care, and election integrity policy in the states and in Washington, D.C.
- 2010 Roe Award presented to Tarren Bragdon (CEO)
- 2018 Overton Award presented to Jonathan Bechtle (COO)
- 2019 Bob William’s Award for Best Issue Campaign
- 2020 Network Award for Healthcare Working Group