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

West Virginia University Foundation: Researching Radicalization of White Youth in Appalachia

The mission of the WVU Foundation is to enrich the lives of those touched by West Virginia University by maximizing private charitable support and providing services to the University and its affiliated organizations.

Why We Invested

This grant will support critical data collection and analysis by West Virginia University’s Reed College of Media to document and analyze the networks and strategies being used to expose, recruit, and radicalize white youth in the Appalachian region in order to determine opportunities for intervention.

Total Commitment

2019: $200,000 over 2 years