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

University of Wisconsin: Project DATA

Project DATA (Digital Ad Tracking and Analysis), a project of the University of Wisconsin- Madison, researching online political advertisements targeted at U.S. voters during the 2016 presidential election campaign.

WHY WE INVESTED

With the help of our grant, Project DATA aims to research and analyze the influence of “dark money” campaigns in online political advertising, including the possibility of foreign interference in the U.S. elections. This project aims to examine who is behind there online campaigns, what information is disseminated, who is targeted, and what effects target online campaigns produce. this research may offer insights into relevant policy solutions.

HOW TO GET INVOLVED

1. Check out the website: www.eyeonelections.com.

1. On Twitter, follow @DiMAP.

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Total Commitment

2018: Up to $180,000 over one year.

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    Media