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

City Bureau

City Bureau is an innovative local news organization in Chicago leading efforts in community engagement, ecosystem building, and business models.

Why We Invested

Democracy Fund believes City Bureau is a model for the future of local journalism and we are pleased to support their innovative, audience-driven work. This grant will support their important programs in Chicago which aim to rethink how journalism is done in collaboration with the communities it serves.

Total Commitment

$200,000 in 2018 $50,000 in 2017