Soros' Open Society Institute got money from Palestinians and the feds

Steve Gilbert of Sweetness & Light has been digging into Soros'Open Society Institute, backer of so much anti-Israeli and anti-US activities throughout the world, and in his first look(2005) finds that it received substantial sums from the Palestinians and the U.S. Government.

The Palestinian contribution is understandable. But the U.S. Government?

Why?

Steve Gilbert of Sweetness & Light has been digging into Soros'Open Society Institute, backer of so much anti-Israeli and anti-US activities throughout the world, and in his first look(2005) finds that it received substantial sums from the Palestinians and the U.S. Government.

The Palestinian contribution is understandable. But the U.S. Government?

Why?