Democracy Fund Voice believes that vibrant media organizations are needed to inform voters and hold our leaders accountable. We support advocacy for stronger media and engaged citizens.
In 2019, Democracy Fund Voice approved a grant of $50,000 to the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights for their Media and Technology program.
In 2019, Democracy Fund Voice approved a grant of $50,000 to the News Leaders Association to support their search for an executive leader.
In 2019, Democracy Fund Voice approved a two-year grant to Color of Change for their project Change the Terms in the amount of $200,000.
Democracy Fund Voice granted up to $50,000 in 2018 to Free Press Action Fund to support the Civic Information Bill, securing $5 million for civic information and community news in New Jersey.
Democracy Fund Voice approved a grant to The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York in the amount of up to $150,000 to support the Tow Center for Digital Journalism, within Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism in exploring the relationship between terrorism, policy, and all media.
Democracy Fund Voice approved a grant of up to $60,000 to the Free Press Action Fund to test the viability of a campaign that will work to ensure some of the funds raised from the sale of non-commercial TV licenses are invested to sustain local journalism and community information needs.