Work at Democracy Fund

Since we became an independent foundation in 2014, Democracy Fund staff have helped support hundreds of efforts to make our democracy more open and just. Recognizing the challenges in our work, we encourage our team to take risks, experiment, and learn as we make meaningful progress toward our goals.

We know that protecting the future of our democracy requires investing in the very best people. Through our competitive salary and benefits package, an emphasis on your professional growth, and our collaborative and inclusive work environment, Democracy Fund constantly works to create an environment that supports and empowers our network of talented, dedicated staff. We are in this for the long haul and are committed to investing in those who see defending democracy as a lifelong mission. You can read more about our values and how they drive our work here.

For all regular full-time positions, Democracy Fund offers:

  • A competitive salary
  • A retirement savings plan, including an employer contribution as well as an employer match
  • Comprehensive insurance coverage, including medical, dental, and vision (also covering domestic partners), life and accidental death, and disability
  • Financial support for professional development and growth
  • A matching program for charitable contributions by employees


Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Democracy Fund is committed to a diverse workplace, seeking voices and expertise from people from across the political spectrum. Our board, staff, advisors, and grantees include Republicans, Democrats, and Independents. Democracy Fund is an Equal Opportunity Employer, where we encourage candidates of all ages, color, ethnic background, country of origin, religion, disability status, gender, sexual orientation, and gender identity to apply.


Jobs in Our Network

Looking for more opportunities to work for democracy? Check out the open positions at some of our partner organizations.


Democracy Fund
1200 17th Street NW Suite 300,
Washington, DC 20036