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

Outlier Media

Outlier Media, a fiscally sponsored project of Investigative Reporters and Editors, identifies, reports, and delivers high value information via text message to empower the residents of Detroit.


Outlier Media is a service journalism organization based in Detroit that creates accountability around the issues that have the greatest impact on vulnerable communities in Detroit. Their work is emblematic of the audience-driven storytelling that drives our journalism work at Democracy Fund.

Total Commitment

$100,000 in 2018