Democracy Fund Voice believes that hate speech, fear mongering, and rhetoric that condones political violence are dangerous for our democracy. We support organizations working to elevate the tenor and quality of public debate, and to foster more civil politics.
Type of Activity: Project Grant Grantee: Welcoming America Amount: Up to $50,000 in 2018 What is Welcoming America? Welcoming America is a non-profit, non-partisan organization that provides the roadmap and support institutions need to become more inclusive toward immigrants and all other residents. Why do we think this organization is important? Democracy Fund Voice is committed […]
Type of Activity: Project Grant Grantee: Faith in Texas Action Amount: Up to $100,000 in 2018 What is Faith in Texas Action? Faith in Texas is an affiliate of the Faith in Action national network, the nation’s largest network developing civic leadership in low- and moderate-income faith communities to advocate for economic and racial justice. […]
This report on the State of the American Electorate in 2017 was commissioned as a part of Democracy Fund Voice’s ongoing efforts to better understand the evolving views and values that are driving the American electorate.
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 grant to Stand Up Republic in the amount of up to $550,000 in 2017. In 2018, Democracy Fund Voice renewed the grant to Stand Up Republic for up to $475,000.
This study, prepared by a Republican-led group of researchers, seeks to better understand to the factors that are motivating nativism, racism, and other cultural anxieties among the American electorate.
Democracy Fund Voice approved a grant to Human Rights First in the amount of up to $200,000 to support it’s work to organize retired military leaders and other veterans to speak out against Islamophobia and promote the argument that anti-Muslim speech and policies are fundamentally un-American.
Democracy Fund Voice approved two grants to New America Foundation in the amount of up to $155,000 to explore the current state of American civic and political resilience to terrorism, and role of strategic communications in shaping public relations following acts of terror.
Democracy Fund Voice approved a grant to the Faith in Public Life Action Fund in the amount of up to $886,500 to support it’s work to engage a diverse group of faith leaders from across the political spectrum in a call to elevate the tenor and quality of public debate, and to foster more civil politics.
Democracy Fund Voice approved a grant to The Institute for Social Policy Understanding in the amount of up to $52,238 to support it’s work to convene a diverse group of leaders and experts to develop strategies to combat fear mongering against the American Muslim community.