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Explore insights, lessons, and resources from our work

Democracy Fund staff — alongside grantees, researchers, and other field experts — regularly develops resources and shares lessons on strengthening democracy. Here you will find guides, reports, and insights from our team and network.

Faith In/And Democracy is a pilot funding and learning initiative led by PACE to explore the ways faith and faith communities can support democracy and civic…
By Anne Gleich, Jessica Harris, and Jessica Mahone —- In the first presidential proclamation celebrating women’s contributions to United States history, President Reagan observed: “American…
​Laura Maristany co-wrote this blog post with Anne Gleich. As we welcome a new year — and inch closer to midterm elections — the makeup…
At a time when some are uncertain about the strength of our democracy, organizations supported by Democracy Fund give me reason to feel grateful, and…
This post was co-authored by Chris Crawford, Program Associate for the Governance team. In this age of intense polarization, Americans have a habit of retreating…

Take a Deeper Dive

Local News Lab, electionline, and Voter Study Group are Democracy Fund initiatives that provide original, curated information on sustainable local journalism, election administration, and the changing views of the American electorate.

Examining and delivering insights on the evolving views of American voters.

Voter Study Group

Creating new kinds of collaboration between journalists, newsrooms, and communities.

Local News Lab

America’s only source for politics-free news about our nation’s elections.

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