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

Rutgers Institute for Information Policy & Law

Rutgers Institute for Information Policy & Law (RIIPL) provides general information about the legality of different news-gathering issues for digital startups and citizen journalists while also training the next generation of legal professionals that can advise journalists.

Rutgers Institute for Information Policy & Law (RIIPL) will collaborate with the German Marshall Fund’s Digital Democracy Project, which address the role of platforms in our democracy. The institute will build capacity within the field to better consider policy innovation as it relates to platforms.

Democracy Fund is proud to support RIIPL’s research and writing on the topic of platform accountability, practices and products to combat misinformation.

Total Commitment

2018: $59,208 over two years