Search results for ‘Democracy Alliance’


  • Non-profit

    New Economy Coalition

    New Economy Coalition (NEC), formerly known as the New Economic Institute, is a network of 209 (as of May 2020) nonprofit organizations that support left-wing economic goals. [1] The NEC coordinates the activities of its coalition members to produce best practices and advance its goals through activism and
  • Non-profit

    Institute for Policy Studies

    The Institute for Policy Studies (IPS) is a left-of-center think tank and advocacy group that is active on a variety of public policy issues. It operates as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, with 2020 revenues totaling approximately $6.9 million. Since 2021, its executive director has been Tope Folarin. [25]
  • Non-profit

    Emerald Cities Collaborative

    Emerald Cities Collaborative (ECC) is an environmentalist advocacy group that coordinates projects to retrofit houses with energy-saving equipment across the United States and advocates for the expansion of federal environmental programs. [350] ECC projects target immigrants and communities of ethnic minorities, targeting low-income housing stock. ECC also provides
  • Non-profit

    Asia Society

    Asia Society is a New York City-based international nonprofit with a focus on left-of-center topics such as sustainability [380] and climate policy in U.S.-Asia relations. [381] [382] Asia Society operates as a think tank and hosts two policy institutes, the Asia Society Policy Institute
  • Other Group

    Occupy Wall Street

    Occupy Wall Street (OWS) was a protest demonstration that took place in lower Manhattan, from September 17 through November 15, 2011.[453] The New York “occupation,” centered on Zuccotti Park, sparked imitator demonstrations by left-wing protesters worldwide. The protest was originally conceived by the staff at the far-left Canadian
  • Non-profit

    Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF)

    The Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF) is a left-wing litigation and advocacy group focused on immigration, election procedure, and Census and demographic interest issues. Founded in the late 1960s with extensive financial support from the left-wing Ford Foundation which continues through the present day, MALDEF is
  • Other Group

    Lawyers for Good Government

    Lawyers for Good Government was formed in immediate reaction to the 2016 election of President Donald Trump. The morning after election night, Traci Feit Love, a Harvard Law graduate[620], began “a Facebook group where those action-minded lawyers could really start making a difference.”[621] Betraying the group’s
  • 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. [840] 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

    VoteVets Action Fund

    VoteVets Action Fund is the 501(c)4 arm of VoteVets, a left-leaning group identified with current and former military members that focuses on advancing left-of-center policies related to the environment, gay and lesbian rights, immigration, and labor. The action fund works primarily on advocacy of those issues in the political
  • 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, [916] 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.[982] 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.[993] 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.[994] 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. [1047] 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 (SVCF)

    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