Elections

Democracy Fund Voice believes the American people deserve modern elections as part of a responsive political system in which the public comes first. We advocate for solutions and institutions that work to improve and support elect ion administrators and processes.

 

Center for Secure and Modern Elections (CSME) Action

In 2019, Democracy Fund Voice approved a grant of $1,000,000 over two years to support the Center for Secure and Modern Elections (CSME) Action. In 2021 an amendment was approved to increase the amount of the grant by $250,000, for a total of $1,250,000.

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State Open Records and Voting Rights

In 2019, Democracy Fund Voice approved a two-year grant of $200,000 to American Oversight.

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Alliance for Safety and Justice

In 2019, Democracy Fund Voice approved a grant to Alliance for Safety and Justice in the amount of $20,000.

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Florida Rights Restoration Coalition Education Fund

In 2019 Democracy Fund Voice approved a two-year grant to the Florida Rights Restoration Coalition Education Fund, in the amount of $225,000. In 2021 an amendment was approved to increase the amount of the grant by $75,000, for a total of $300,000.

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Protecting the Right to Protest Fund

In 2019, Democracy Fund Voice approved a grant to Proteus Action League in the amount of $100,000 to support their project, Protecting the Right to Protest Fund. In 2020 and in 2021 amendments were approved to increase the amount of the grant by $100,000, for a total of $300,000.

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National Vote at Home Coalition

In 2019, Democracy Fund Voice approved a grant of $75,000 to the National Vote at Home Coalition.

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GeoElections Project: Geographic Technology for Better Elections

In 2019, Democracy Fund Voice approved a grant to the National States Geographic Information Council of $300,000 over two years. In 2021 an amendment was approved to increase the amount of the grant by $100,000 for a total of $400,000.

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U.S. Election Assistance Commission

From 2014 – 2015, Democracy Fund Voice engaged in direct advocacy and made an advocacy grant related to the U.S. Election Assistance Commission, an independent, bipartisan commission charged with developing guidance to meet HAVA requirements, adopting voluntary voting system guidelines, and serving as a national clearinghouse of information on election administration.

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