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The Democracy Fund invests in organizations working to ensure that our political system is responsive to the public and able to meet the greatest challenges facing our nation.

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Our Growing Team

By Joe Goldman / 2014 November 10th

I’m incredibly proud of how much progress we have made in the short time since our launch and in particular would like to share that four incredible people have...  

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“We’re going to fix that.”

By Adam Ambrogi / 2014 November 4th

In his 2013 State of the Union address, President Barack Obama brought national attention to ongoing problems in election administration, most notably long lines at polling places on Election Day. What came next...  

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2014 for 2016: Supporting Innovations in Voter Information

By Tom Glaisyer / 2014 October 16th

Last week, we shared our early research on voter information platforms and the breadth of exciting new organizations that our research unearthed. The impetus: The Hewlett Foundation, the Rita Allen Foundation and the Democracy Fund all share an interest in better equipping voters with the information they need: to participate in elections, vote in ways that reflect their interests, understand candidate positions and ballot issues, and to keep track of their representatives.  

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The Rapidly Expanding Field of “Voter Information Platforms”

By Tom Glaisyer / 2014 October 8th

How will voters find information in 2014? For those who care about US democracy, this question is front and center in a world where both the structure of the news media and the channels through which voters get information are in flux.  

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Job Opening: Graduate or Undergraduate Fellow

By Democracy Fund / 2014 August 1st

The Democracy Fund is seeking talented and enthusiastic student fellows to work with us through the school year.