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Journalism is an Essential Service During the Pandemic. We Must Fund It Like One.

By Teresa Gorman / 2020 April 15th

It's time to recognize journalism as an essential service during the pandemic, and make sure it gets the support it needs. Read More

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New Report Shows Ways Funders Can Engage Christian Leaders to Promote Pluralism

By Chris Crawford / 2020 April 10th

No matter the obstacles, faith leaders play an important role in strengthening community connections — not just within their own congregations, but within the wider world. Read More

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How Democracy Fund is Rising to the Challenge of COVID-19

By Joe Goldman / 2020 April 3rd

Our democracy is facing even steeper challenges amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. Here’s what we’re doing to support our grantees and partners and energize the field for the road ahead. Read More

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From Strangers to Neighbors: Creating a More Inclusive America

By Laura Maristany / 2020 March 17th

Now, more than ever, I am sure many of us realize that feeling a sense of belonging requires a certain level of human interaction and connection. In fact, building connections with each other — through listening and learning in communities across the country — is the fundamental goal of the Constructive Politics portfolio. And even though we find ourselves in unusual times, Democracy Fund’s Constructive Politics grantees will continue to focus on developing long-term strategies that support opportunities for connecting, building, listening and work on creating more welcoming spaces. Read More

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An Open Letter to Our Grantees About COVID-19

By Joe Goldman / 2020 March 13th

We know this is an unsettling time as the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues to progress around the world and throughout the U.S. The health and safety of all of our grantees, partners, and the communities we serve are top concerns for all of us at Democracy Fund. Read More

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