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.
The Center for Christianity and Public Life
In 2021, Democracy Fund approved a grant of $25,000 to The Center for Christianity and Public Life.
In 2018, Democracy Fund Voice approved a grant of $90,000 to Welcoming America.
Faith in Texas Action
In 2018, Democracy Fund Voice approved a grant of $100,000 to Faith in Texas Action.
State of the American Electorate in 2017
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.
Stand Up Republic
In 2019, Democracy Fund Voice approved a grant of $500,000 to Stand Up Republic. In 2020, an amendment was approved to increase the amount of the grant by $250,000 for the additional work needed due to the COVID-19 pandemic and in 2021 an amendment was approved to increase the amount of the grant by $200,000, for a total of $950,000.
Stranger in My Own Country
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.
Veterans Against Islamaphophia
In 2016, Democracy Fund Voice approved a grant of $200,000 to Human Rights First.
Building Civic Resilience to Terrorism Project
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.
Faith and Public Dialogue
In 2016, Democracy Fund Voice approved a grant of $886,500 to the Faith in Public Life Action Fund.
Strategies for American Muslim Communities
In 2016, Democracy Fund Voice approved a grant of $52,238 to The Institute for Social Policy Understanding.