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Op-Ed: How Philanthropy Can Do More to Stand Up for America’s Democracy

By Joe Goldman / 2018 November 28th

As philanthropic leaders, we find it especially challenging to know what our role should be at a time like this. We represent nonpartisan institutions concerned about issues as disparate as civic engagement, civil rights, the environment, the arts, and more. Read More

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Constructive Oversight in the Newly Elected Congress

By Lara Flint / 2018 November 27th

The first-ever Oversight Summit convened experts from nonprofits, think tanks, Congress, and the executive branch to share best practices and strategies for improving oversight of and by the federal government and featured organizations across the political spectrum working to support meaningful oversight, transparency, and accountability efforts. Read More

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Building a Team to Invest in Democracy

By Lauren Strayer / 2018 November 26th

Democracy Fund is creating a new program to help educate and engage philanthropists seeking to invest in the health of our democracy. Read More

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New Report Highlights State of American Indian Media Today

By Jodi Rave / 2018 November 20th

News organizations in Indian Country are grappling with many of the same challenges around sustainability that face the rest of the journalism industry, but it is exacerbated by low levels of philanthropic support. Read More

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Learning from History to Plan for What’s Next

By Joe Goldman / 2018 November 7th

Understanding the experiences of other democracies can help us grapple with challenges we are experiencing today, and plan for those that may lie ahead. Democracy Fund invited Rachel Kleinfeld and David Solimini of the Carnegie Endowment for World Peace to write What Comes Next? Lessons for the Recovery of Liberal Democracy to tackle just this question. Read More


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