Journalism

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.

 

Local Media Reform

In 2020, Democracy Fund Voice approved a grant of $125,000 to Common Cause. In 2021 an amendment was approved to increase the amount of the grant by $150,000, for a total of $275,000. 

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Media Reform

In 2020, Democracy Fund Voice approved a grant of $50,000 to The GroundTruth Project.

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Stop Online Violence Against Women

In 2020, Democracy Fund Voice approved a grant of $135,000 over two years to the Stop Online Violence Against Women Project. In 2021 an amendment was approved to increase the amount of the grant by $300,000, for a total of $435,000. 

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Local News and Press Freedom Advocacy

In 2020, Democracy Fund Voice approved a grant of $100,000 to PEN American Center.

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Media and Technology Program

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.

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News Leaders Association: Executive Search

In 2019, Democracy Fund Voice approved a grant of $50,000 to the News Leaders Association to support their search for an executive leader.

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Change the Terms

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. In 2021 an amendment to increase the amount of the grant by $400,000 was approved, for a total of $600,000. 

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Free Press Action Fund: Civic Information Bill

In 2018, Democracy Fund Voice approved a grant of $50,000 to Free Press Action Fund to support the Civic Information Bill, securing $5 million for civic information and community news in New Jersey.

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Tow Center Terrorism and Media White Papers

In 2016, Democracy Fund Voice approved a grant of $150,000 to The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York to support the Tow Center within Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism.

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Public Spectrum Project

In 2016, Democracy Fund Voice approved a grant of $60,000 in 2016 to the Free Press Action Fund’s Public Spectrum Project.

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