Democracy Fund Voice believes leaders in Washington and around the country can rise above their differences and find common ground. We support organizations working to strengthen our governing institutions and political processes.
In 2018, Democracy Fund Voice approved two grants to Defending Democracy Together: first in the amount of up to $100,000 over one year and then in the amount of up to $500,000 over one year.
Democracy Fund Voice approved a one year grant to Bridge Alliance in the amount of up to $90,000 to strengthen bipartisan, generational relationships among Millennial Action Project’s State Future Caucus Network members.
Democracy Fund Voice approved a two-year grant to Demand Progress Action in the amount of up to $200,000 to strengthen congressional offices and allow for technological innovation in Congress.
Democracy Fund Voice approved a two year grant to United to Protect Democracy in the amount of up to $200,000 to support this new organization working to preserve constitutional checks and balances, and hold the Executive Branch accountable for ethical violations and abuses of power.
Democracy Fund Voice approved a two-year grant to the R Street Institute of up to $320,000 to establish the American Institutions Network, an ideologically diverse network of organizations and individuals committed to strengthening our constitutional system of checks and balances.
Democracy Fund Voice approved a one year grant to the Bipartisan Policy Center Advocacy Network in the amount of up to $150,000 in 2016-2017 to facilitate coordination with other organizations advocating for recommendations of the Commission on Political Reform and other congressional reforms.
Democracy Fund Voice approved a two-year grant to the Congressional Institute in the amount of up to $339,000 to support efforts to advocate for the establishment of an ad hoc Joint Committee on a Modern Congress to make recommendations on the organization of the Congress, its processes and procedures, and the behavioral patterns that currently drive congressional action.