Enhancing the Democratic Process


RECENT GRANTS (2012)


Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington | Washington, D.C.

$30,000 — General support for programs and projects promoting ethics and accountability in government.

www.citizensforethics.org


Committee of 70 | Philadelphia, PA

$25,000 — General support of the Pennsylvania Voter ID Coalition.


Common Cause Education Fund | Washington, D.C.

$30,000 — General support for its programs and projects promoting voter protection and public financing of elections.

www.commoncause.org


Habitat Media | Portland, OR

$26,000 — To support public broadcast distribution for Pricele$$, a documentary that illustrates how campaign money from special interests influences our electoral process and national policies like food and energy.

www.habitatmedia.org/priceless.html


Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law | Washington, D.C.

$25,000 — To support the Election Protection Project

www.lawyerscommittee.org


MapLight | Berkeley, CA

$30,000 — General support for its programs and projects to provide tools for journalists, researchers and the general public to illuminate the connections between money and politics.

www.maplight.org


Mi Familia Vota Education Fund | Phoenix, AZ

$37,500 — General support for voter registration, civic engagement and education work.

www.mifamiliavota.us


Media Matters for America | San Francisco, CA

$30,000 — General support for its programs addressing the influence of money in politics.

www.mediamatters.org


Project Vote | Washington, D.C.

$25,000 — General support for voter protection and voter registration activities.


Proteus Fund/Piper Fund | Amherst, MA

$30,000 — General support for The Piper Fund, a funder collaborative that determines the most strategic way to fund grassroots state groups all over the country.

www.proteusfund.org


Rock the Vote | Washington, D.C.

$37,500 — General support for voter registration, civic engagement and education work.

www.rockthevote.org


Voter Participation Center | Washington, D.C.

$25,000 — General support for voter registration and civic engagement activities.

www.voterparticipation.org


William J. Brennan Center for Justice | New York, NY

$30,000 — General Support for its programs and projects focusing on fundamental issues of democracy and justice.

www.brennancenter.org