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20 Projects Receive Funding to Combat Misinformation and Build a More Trustworthy Public Square

By Josh Stearns / 2017 June 22nd

The Knight Foundation, Democracy Fund, and Rita Allen Foundation announced today that twenty projects seeking to improve the flow of accurate information will split $1 million to explore and develop early-stage ideas, programs, and prototypes. Read More

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Announcing News Match 2017: $2 Million Fund Will Match Donations to Nonprofit Newsrooms

By Tom Glaisyer / 2017 June 21st

Democracy Fund and Knight Foundation are pledging $2 million in 2017 to kick off a campaign to support nonprofit journalism. Read More

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Welcoming Tammy Patrick to Democracy Fund’s Elections Program

By Democracy Fund / 2017 May 12th

As Senior Advisor, Tammy will help lead the Democracy Fund’s efforts to foster a voter-centric elections system and work to provide election officials across the country with the tools and knowledge they need to best serve their voters. Read More

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Systems Thinking: A View from the Trenches

By Srik Gopal / 2017 May 3rd

Four lessons from Democracy Fund's effort to put systems thinking into practice. Read More

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Engaged Journalism: Putting Communities at the Center of Journalism

By Teresa Gorman / 2017 April 26th

In two new papers, we document a broad range of efforts to help position communities at the center of journalism. Drawing on lessons from leaders and practitioners, we hope these papers will challenge and inspire journalists and funders seeking to organize communities of practice around engaged and local journalism. Read More


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