Governance

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.

The Republican Party and Women in Politics

Democracy Fund Voice partnered with Echelon Insights to better understand the views and values that drive Republicans to support or oppose female candidates for public office or party leadership positions.

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Law Works Education Fund

Democracy Fund Voice approved a six-month grant in the amount of up to $200,000 for Law Works Education Fund to conduct advocacy and education on the importance of the rule of law.

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Connecting Constituents to Representatives through Research and Development with Fireside 21

Democracy Fund Voice approved a one-year grant to Fireside 21 Demand Progress Action in the amount of up to $100,000 for 2017-2018 to research and develop a constituent relationship management (CRM) software machine that seeks to improve the efficiency of congressional client offices.

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Defending Democracy Together

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.

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Bipartisan State Representative Networks

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.

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Implementing Policy Change for Government Accountability

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.

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United to Protect Democracy

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.

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American Institutions Network

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.

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Advocacy for Good Governance

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.

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Joint Committee on a Modern Congress

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.

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