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

New America Foundation: TechCongress

TechCongress, a project of New America Foundation, is dedicated to building 21st century government with technology talent through their Congressional Innovation Fellowship.


By 2020, technology will touch virtually all areas of life and every issue before Congress. With support from Democracy Fund, TechCongress gives talented technologists the opportunity to gain first-­hand experience in federal policymaking and shape the future of tech policy through a one-year Congressional Innovation Fellowship with a member of Congress or Congressional Committee.

For more information visit or follow @congressfellows on Twitter.

Total Commitment

2019: $400,000 over 2 years 2018: $100,000