Democracy Fund

The Democracy Fund invests in organizations working to ensure that our political system is able to withstand new challenges and deliver on its promise to the American people.

Democracy Fund

Local News Lab

The Local News Lab is dedicated to creative experiments which seek to spell out the essential ingredients for thriving, financially viable local journalism.

WHY WE INVESTED

Combining the work of of a variety of partners and using many approaches, the Local News Lab provides structural support to the New Jersey news ecosystem by creating a network of outlets dedicated to providing quality to local news to communities throughout the state. Experimentation in both revenue streams and engagement help the Local News Lab explore business models and community participation that bridges the gap between people’s high interest but low satisfaction in local news.

HOW YOU CAN GET INVOLVED

  1. Sign up for their weekly newsletter, The Local Fix.
  2. Follow Molly DeAguiar (@MollydeAguiar), Josh Stearns (@jcstearns), and the Dodge Foundation (@grdodge) on Twitter.
  3. Follow the Dodge Foundation on Facebook.

Total Commitment

2015: Up to $150,000.

    Reports

    Media