Search results for ‘Democracy Alliance’


  • Political Party/527

    Communist Party USA (CPUSA)

    The Communist Party of the United States of America (CPUSA) is a minor left-wing political party in the United States that was created in 1921 as the result of a forced merger between two rival communist factions, each founded in 1919. As of 2014 it reported only a few
  • Person

    Jared Polis

    Jared Polis is a liberal politician, internet businessman, and political donor. From 2009 to 2018, he served as the Democratic U.S. Representative for Colorado’s 2nd district, which is dominated by the university town of Boulder. In the 2018 midterm election, Polis was elected governor of Colorado. Polis earned a fortune
  • Non-profit

    Vanguard Charitable Endowment Program

    Vanguard Charitable is the fourth-largest manager of donor-advised funds (DAFs) and the 17th largest grantmaking organization in the United States as of 2017. [201] Founded by the commercial investment firm Vanguard in 1997, Vanguard Charitable manages DAF accounts and “impact investing” portfolios for high-net-worth individuals, making grants to
  • Non-profit

    NEO Philanthropy Action Fund

    NEO Philanthropy Action Fund (formerly Public Interest Projects Action Fund) is the 501(c)(4) lobbying and election-related advocacy arm of left-of-center funding pass-through NEO Philanthropy (formerly Public Interest Projects). It provides financial support to a number of other left-of-center lobbying and election-related advocacy groups. Political Activities Americans for Financial Reform
  • Non-profit

    Health Care for America Now (HCAN)

    Health Care for America Now (HCAN) is a center-left issue advocacy organization focused on healthcare issues. It is credited with playing a significant role in creating the blueprint for the law that became Obamacare, [259] and then with providing a one of the most important political and
  • Non-profit

    New York Communities for Change (NYCC)

    New York Communities for Change (NYCC) is a New York City-based labor and community organizing group. NYCC is a key agitation force behind the Service Employees International Union’s (SEIU) “Fight for $15” union organizing efforts, and has received over $7 million from SEIU and its local unions alone
  • Non-profit

    National Jobs for All Coalition

    The National Jobs for All Coalition is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization headquartered in Lynbrook, New York. The organization is known for its advocacy of far-left economic policies such as a $15 minimum wage, higher taxes, and a guaranteed annual income for all Americans.[325] The group enjoys the backing
  • For-profit

    Hilltop Public Solutions (HPS)

    Hilltop Public Solutions (HPS) is a left-of-center political consulting firm that manages Democratic political and left-of-center advocacy campaigns.[336] The company’s clients have included the campaigns of former President Barack Obama, 2016 Democratic Party nominee Hillary Clinton, and numerous U.S. Senate and congressional candidate campaigns.[337] The company
  • Non-profit

    Climate Action Network International (CAN-I)

    For funding information, see U.S. Climate Action Network Climate Action Network-International (CAN-I) is the governing organization that unifies each Climate Action Network (CAN) region and chapter. The organization was founded shortly after the formation of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). While its original intent was to serve
  • Non-profit

    Partnership Project

    Partnership Project is a left-of-center environmentalist advocacy group that consists of a collaboration of 20 environmental groups, including some of the largest environmentalist organizations in the country. It is governed by a 20-member board of directors and a 10-member executive committee. [390] The Partnership Project manages the Save
  • Non-profit

    Solidago Foundation

    The Solidago Foundation is a left-of-center grantmaking organization that provides funding to activism and advocacy organizations that support the Foundation’s positions. The Solidago Foundation has provided grants to organizations that support environmentalist regulations, increased government spending, increased unionization, and left-of-center social policies on issues including race and immigration.
  • Non-profit

    Silicon Valley Community Foundation

    The Silicon Valley Community Foundation (SVCF) is a left-of-center grantmaking organization with over $11 billion in assets. The Foundation conducts most of its grantmaking through donor-advised fund (DAF) accounts established with oversight from individual donors who can advise how their gifts are distributed for charitable purposes. SVCF has drawn criticism
  • Non-profit

    National Wildlife Federation

    The National Wildlife Federation is one of the nation’s largest and highest-profile environmentalist organizations. In recent years, along with its associated NWF Action Fund advocacy organization, it has transitioned from being a conservation organization representing the interests of hunters and outdoor recreation enthusiasts into a left-leaning pressure group focused on
  • Non-profit

    Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC)

    The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) is a controversial watchdog of extremist groups. It has been criticized for its financial practices and for characterizing non-violent conventional conservative organizations as equivalent to violent extremists. SPLC was co-founded in 1971 by Morris Dees, a lawyer and direct marketing expert and fellow
  • Non-profit

    Public Welfare Foundation

    The Public Welfare Foundation is a left-of-center grantmaking organization founded in 1947 that claims to focuses on issues of criminal justice, juvenile penal changes, and labor union-backed employment policy. Since its founding, the organization has given more than $500 million in grants to left-leaning organizations. History Charles Edward Marsh founded
  • Non-profit

    Make the Road New York (MRNY)

    Make the Road New York (MRNY) is a New York-based community organizing group focused on immigrant communities with ties to immigration expansion and labor union movements that receives substantial funding from government sources.[774] The organization is notable for close ties to the administration of New York City Mayor
  • Non-profit

    Arca Foundation

    The Nancy Susan Reynolds Foundation, now called Arca Foundation, uses funds from the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco fortune to finance liberal agendas and organizations. It is one of numerous foundations created in whole or part with Reynolds trust funds, including the Mary Reynolds-Babcock Foundation, Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation, Reynolds American
  • Non-profit

    Wyss Foundation

    The Wyss Foundation is a private foundation established in 1998 by Swiss billionaire and former Synthes CEO Hansjorg Wyss, an environmentalist activist and former CEO of the controversial medical device manufacturer Synthes. [856] The private foundation, based in Washington, D.C., states that it is “dedicated to supporting innovative,
  • Non-profit

    William and Flora Hewlett Foundation

    The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation (also known as the Hewlett Foundation) is a private foundation established in 1966 by Hewlett-Packard co-founder William R. Hewlett, his wife Flora, and his son Walter. [899] According to 2014 statistics gathered by the Foundation Center, the Hewlett Foundation, with assets over
  • Non-profit

    Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS)

    The Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) is a Cambridge, Massachusetts-based activist group that uses science policy and climate change to advocate for left-of-center policies. As an activist organization, UCS began in the late 1960s with opposition to the Vietnam War and U.S. nuclear weapons testing, later coming to oppose peaceful