Search results for ‘Democracy Alliance’

  • Person

    Leland Fikes

    Leland Fikes was a prominent Texas oil and gas executive who founded the Leland Fikes Foundation. Fikes died in 1966, and the Leland Fikes Foundation has since been operated by members of the Fikes family since. It has consistently contributed to left-of-center causes and organizations as well as medical
  • Non-profit

    Educational Foundation of America (EFA)

    Educational Foundation of America (EFA) is a major left-of-center grant maker that funds environmentalist, educational, and voter-mobilization initiatives. EFA purports to be a family foundation that aims to create a society with “an inclusive democracy,” in which each person has “unrestricted access to full reproductive freedom” and lives on a
  • Person

    Dustin Moskovitz

    Dustin Aaron Moskovitz is an American Internet entrepreneur who co-founded Facebook with Mark Zuckerberg, Eduardo Saverin, Andrew McCollum and Chris Hughes. In 2008, he left Facebook to co-found Asana with Justin Rosenstein. Moskovitz and his wife, former Wall Street Journal reporter Cari Tuna, are the founders
  • Non-profit

    Arca Foundation

    Not to be confused with the Arcus 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Non-profit

    Mangrove Foundation

    The Mangrove Foundation is a subsidiary of the Atlantic Philanthropies, a private foundation created in 1982 by Irish-American businessman Chuck Feeney. The Atlantic Philanthropies focuses its giving on health, social, and politically left-of-center public policy causes in Australia, Bermuda, Ireland, South Africa, the United States, and Vietnam. A philanthropic
  • Political Party/527

    Priorities USA (PAC)

    For the related nonprofit, see Priorities USA Action (nonprofit) Priorities USA Action is a major Super PAC associated with supporting Democratic Party candidates and opposing Republican candidates. The organization was created in April 2011
  • Non-profit

    Mother Jones

    Mother Jones, sometimes referred to colloquially as MoJo or MJ, is a left-of-center bimonthly general interest and politics magazine published out of San Francisco, California.1 The magazine is named for Mary Harris Jones, a
  • Non-profit

    Joyce Foundation

    The Joyce Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit based in Chicago that finances advocacy for gun control, environmental causes, and liberal education policy; opposition to right-of-center election reforms; and left-of-center nonprofit media outlets. Beatrice Joyce Kean established the organization in 1948. Before he was elected President of the United States, then-Illinois
  • Labor Union

    International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT)

    The International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT), commonly shortened to Teamsters, is one of the nation’s largest private-sector labor unions. Principally representing employees in the trucking, railway, and airline industries, the Teamsters union has over 1.2 million members.
  • Non-profit

    Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund

    Everytown for Gun Safety (better known by its short name, Everytown) is a New York-based lobbying group that advocates for gun control measures while opposing laws expanding firearms carry privileges. Michael Bloomberg, the former New York City mayor and founder and owner of global financial services and media company
  • Non-profit

    Energy Foundation

    The Energy Foundation, also known as the United States Energy Foundation, is a left-of-center “pass through” charitable foundation founded by and supported by a network of left-wing organizations. The Foundation began in January 1991 as a $20 million collaborative between the Pew Charitable Trusts, Rockefeller family foundations, and
  • Non-profit

    Tides Foundation

    Also see Tides Nexus The Tides Foundation is a major center-left grantmaking organization and a major pass-through funder to numerous left-leaning nonprofits. The San Francisco, California-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit was founded in 1976 by Drummond Pike, a professional political activist who has since retired from the organization, to funnel
  • Non-profit

    Foundation to Promote Open Society (FPOS)

    Also see the similarly named Open Society Foundations (nonprofit) The Foundation to Promote Open Society (FPOS) is one of two major grantmaking foundations funded by liberal financier and billionaire George Soros. It is closely affiliated with the Open Society Foundations (OSF; formally Open Society Institute). FPOS was founded in