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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.

Op-Ed

Scaling Faith-Based Civic Engagement

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…
Blog

Celebrating Women Who Are Making Democracy Stronger

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…
Blog

The Ones Who Care

​Laura Maristany co-wrote this blog post with Anne Gleich. As we welcome a new year — and inch closer to midterm elections — the makeup…
Blog

Celebrating Civility in 2017

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…