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

Free Press: News Voices

News Voices, a project of Free Press, organizes communities around local newsrooms to highlight underreported issues and build trust between journalists and the communities they serve.

Why We Invested

Free Press’s News Voices project works with communities to strengthen local news through engagement, advocacy and training. By starting with communities and organizing people around critical local issues in local news they make journalism more transparent, accountable and trusted. Democracy Fund is proud to support work that puts people at the center of the future of journalism.

Total Commitment

2018: $500,000 over 2 years