Democracy Fund Voice believes our republic is stronger when more eligible voters participate and are fully informed in critical elections. We have supported organizations that educate, register, and activate voters. (We do not support efforts or organizations that endorse candidates.)
In 2019, Democracy Fund Voice approved a two-year grant to the Alliance for Youth Action for their Democracy Done Right project in the amount of $225,000.
In 2018 Democracy Fund Voice approved a grant to Arizona State University to support the Language Access Convening in the amount of up to $60,000.
Democracy Fund Voice approved a one year grant of up to $75,000 in 2018 to TXBIZ Votes to support ongoing state-based efforts to modernize elections in Texas.
In 2018, Democracy Fund Voice approved a grant of $250,000 to the Ross Initiative in Sports for Equality for their project, RISE to Vote.
In 2016, Global Citizen’s “Show Up and Vote” effort will focus on increasing voter registration and participation among younger Americans through a series of events and concerts with high-profile artists.
Funny or Die’s “Everyone Votes” project is a nonpartisan cultural campaign using humor and celebrity to engage young people in pledging, registering, and planning to vote.
National Voter Registration Day (NVRD) is a nonpartisan, nonprofit effort to raise national awareness of voter registration deadlines in every election cycle.
The TurboVote Challenge brings leading corporations and organizations together in a long-term commitment to increase U.S. voter turnout to 80 percent over the next decade.
Democracy Fund Voice approved a grant to Vote.org of up to $75,000 to support a civic engagement project that digitally provides registered voters with important logistical and scheduling voter information in the 2016 election.
Democracy Fund Voice approved a grant NALEO Education Fund in the amount of up to $150,000 to support the Civic Engagement Project to provide Spanish language resources to voters in the 2016 election.