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The Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University to receive grants totaling $6.5 million

By Democracy Fund / 2018 February 22nd

The Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University announced today that Democracy Fund, First Look Media, and the Charles Koch Foundation will provide a total of $6.5 million to support the Institute's work defending the freedoms of speech and the press. Read More

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NewsMatch Raises $4.8 Million for Nonprofit News

By Democracy Fund / 2018 February 14th

NewsMatch 2017 raised more than $4.8 million from individual donors and a coalition of foundations to support more than 100 local and investigative nonprofit news organizations. This makes NewsMatch 2017 the largest-ever grassroots fundraising campaign to support local nonprofit and investigative news, during a record-breaking year overall for charitable giving to journalism. Read More

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Democracy Fund Statement on Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity

By Democracy Fund / 2018 January 4th

​Democracy Fund Senior Advisor Tammy Patrick issued the following statement in response to the dissolution of the Pence-Kobach Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity. Read More

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NEW REPORTS: Working Class and Elite Democrats Were Divided on 2016 Priorities and 13 Percent of Par

By Democracy Fund / 2017 December 14th

The Democracy Fund Voter Study Group, a research collaboration of leading analysts and scholars from across the political spectrum, has released two new papers about the 2016 election and its ongoing impact on the parties. Read More

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News Match Opens with $3 million in Matching Support for Nonprofit Newsrooms Across the Country

By Democracy Fund / 2017 October 3rd

Individuals are invited to give to more than 100 trusted news organizations at www.newsmatch.org Read More


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Lauren Strayer
Director of Communications
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Jessica Harris
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