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 Media

New America Media is the country's first and largest national collaboration and advocate of 3,000 ethnic news organizations that produces, aggregates and disseminates multimedia content and services for and from the youth and ethnic media sectors.

Why We Invested

We believe that increasing diversity in newsrooms will impact how responsive and engaged media organizations are in their communities. New America Media (NAM), know for their longstanding engagement with ethnic media, seeks to advance the engagement practices in ethnic media, leverage successful engagement between ethnic media and their audiences with larger mainstream outlets.

This grant will improve NAM’s operational capacity to advance the inclusion of ethnic media in the democratic process in local communities while preparing them to meet the challenges and opportunities of tomorrow. This grant was executed through the parent company of the New America Media, the Pacific News Service.

How To Get Involved

1. Are you an ethnic media organization? Become a member of NAM here!

2. Sign up for the weekly newsletter here.

Total Commitment

2016: Up to $100,000 over one year.