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. We encourage our team to take risks, experiment, and learn as we make meaningful progress toward our goals. Democracy Fund prioritizes a systems view of the problems facing our democracy and looks for team members who bring unique perspectives to the work.

Recognizing the challenges in our work, Democracy Fund constantly works to create an environment that supports and empowers our staff to grow and succeed. We plan staff retreats and volunteer opportunities, support professional growth, and provide collaboration spaces throughout our office. Democracy Fund is a highly collaborative and inclusive place to work. 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

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.