Kasich supporters can make unlimited contributions to the PACs, though the official campaign and political action committees are forbidden from coordinating activities.
The New Day for America report shows that in March, Stanley Druckenmiller, a billionaire hedge fund manager and philanthropist, contributed $400,000, bringing his total donations to the PAC to $700,000. Big money also came from Cleveland Cavaliers owner and casino operator Dan Gilbert, who wrote a $250,000 check to New Day for America in March, upping his total support to $350,000. Hardrock Rocksino, a race track and video gambling site in Northfield, also contributed $50,000 to the PAC.
Meanwhile, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas reported raising $12.5 million in March and he started this month with $8.8 million in cash on hand. Four PACs backing his presidential run reported having $13.5 million in cash.
And billionaire real estate developer Donald Trump reported that he loan his campaign another $11.5 million in March, bringing his personal investment in the run to $36 million.
Information from the Associated Press is included in this report.