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Improving Motor Voter Registration: A Colorado Case Study

By Lisa Danetz / 2020 January 9th

Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) officials handle 45% of the nation’s voter registration activity. Colorado, in particular, has stood out as a state that has implemented one of the more modern, collaborative, and user-friendly motor voter registration systems in the country. Read More

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2019 Reflections and the Journey Ahead

By Joe Goldman / 2019 December 20th

2019 has seen numerous important victories and signs of progress that give me faith for the journey ahead. And I know we aren’t in this fight alone, we stand alongside countless others who are also working to ensure that our democracy delivers on its promise to the American people. As the year comes to a close, I want to share a few of Democracy Fund’s 2019 highlights with you. Read More

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New Guide: How to Get Started Funding Local News in Your Community

By Teresa Gorman / 2019 November 5th

New toolkit for funders interested in supporting local news in their communities. This step-by-step guide will help you get started by learning about the news and information ecosystem where you live. Read More

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New Report: How funders can support diversity, equity, and inclusion in journalism

By Lea Trusty / 2019 October 16th

Funders can--and must--do more to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion in journalism. In our latest report, we take a deeper dive into the data and explore concrete solutions. Read More

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Announcing a New Fund for Racial Equity in Journalism

By Lea Trusty / 2019 September 12th

We are excited to announce the launch of the Racial Equity in Journalism Fund, designed to support and build the capacity of newsrooms by and for people of color. This is a collaborative philanthropic effort including Craig Newmark Philanthropies, Democracy Fund, Ford Foundation, Google News Initiative, and the News Integrity Initiative at the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY. Read More


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