Search results for ‘Democracy Alliance’


  • Non-profit

    National Vote at Home Institute

    Vote At Home, a trade name for the National Vote at Home Institute and its affiliated National Vote at Home Coalition, is an advocacy organization that pushes for a nationwide vote-by-mail electoral system. [1] The National Vote at Home Institute is the 501(c)(3) educational arm of Vote At
  • Person

    Ian Simmons

    Ian Simmons is a Democratic political donor, liberal activist investor, and youth voter engagement activist. He has founded or is otherwise involved in a number of left-leaning organizations such as the Foundation for Civic Leadership and Organizing for Action. [26] A member of the family that
  • Person

    Frank Smith

    Frank Smith is a left-of-center political activist who currently works as senior political advisor to the Democracy Alliance, a liberal donors’ convening that calls itself “the largest network of donors dedicated to building the progressive movement in the United States.” [67] Smith previously served as an Assistant
  • Political Party/527

    Community Change Voters

    Community Change Voters (CCV) is a left-of-center Super PAC affiliated with the Center for Community Change (CCC) and the Center for Community Change Action (CCCA). Formed in 2016, the PAC has spent over $7 million in federal elections to support Democratic candidates and oppose Republicans. [79]
  • Non-profit

    State Victory Fund

    The State Victory Fund is a joint initiative of the Democracy Alliance and the Committee on States to win control of the redistricting process.
  • For-profit

    Grassroots Solutions

    Grassroots Solutions is a left-of-center political consulting firm. [103] Grassroots Solutions has received tens of millions of dollars[104] to support the election of Democratic candidates from local politicians to U.S. Senators, including former U.S. Sen. Al Franken (D-MN), U.S. Sen. Chris Coons (D-DE), and U.S.
  • Non-profit

    Emergent Fund Action

    Emergent Fund Action is the lobbying arm of the Emergent Fund, an ethnic interest donor collaborative hosted by the Proteus Fund, a left-of-center funding and fiscal sponsorship nonprofit. Emergent Fund Action is a project of the 501(c)(4) Proteus Action League. Funding Emergent Fund Action is a fiscally
  • Non-profit

    Public Leadership Institute

    Public Leadership Institute is a left-of-center public awareness group. Democracy Alliance Democracy Alliance is a collective of wealthy left-progressive donors that meet at semi-annual conferences for the purpose of providing a list of recommended recipients to major donors. Public Leadership Institute is on Democracy Alliance’s list; it is described
  • Non-profit

    Americans for Financial Reform Education Fund

    Americans for Financial Reform Education Fund is an advocacy group which supports greater regulation of the financial and banking industries. It is a sister organization to the left-leaning Americans for Financial Reform and the 501(c)(4) group Americans for Financial Reform Activism Fund.[147] [148] It was
  • Person

    Donald Ross

    Donald K. Ross is a political consultant, lawyer, and left-wing political activist credited with proposing the model of the Public Interest Research Groups (PIRGs) in the 1970s alongside activist Ralph Nader. The PIRGs, state-based policy advocacy groups, operate under the national U.S. Public Interest Research Group (US-PIRG); US-PIRG
  • Person

    Julie Kohler

    Julie Kohler is senior adviser of the Democracy Alliance, a network of center-left donors and major influencers. She has previously worked as the group’s chief operating office, managing director, and senior vice president for strategy and planning. Kohler previously worked as fund director for NEO Philanthropy and the
  • Non-profit

    Issue One Action

    Issue One Action is the lobbying branch of Issue One, a left-leaning organization that promotes restrictions on election-related speech activity and supports The ReFormers Caucus, a group of former legislators who lobby congress in that vein. Issue One Action supports a parallel caucus within congress: The Congressional Reformers Caucus.
  • Non-profit

    Fair Fight Action

    Fair Fight Action (formerly Voter Access Institute) is an advocacy nonprofit established in 2014 by Georgia Democratic politician Stacey Abrams, who lost the 2018 Georgia gubernatorial election and persisted in denying the fact of her electoral defeat. [196] [197] The stated focus of the organization
  • Person

    Kathleen Welch

    Kathleen Welch is a principal at Corridor Partners, a left-of-center political advocacy and strategy investment firm that focuses on energy and environment issues. A 2013 HuffPost article described Welch as “a highly influential figure in Democratic fundraising circles, playing a central role in steering money to environmental and
  • Person

    Sarah Christensen

    Sarah Christensen is a program director for the center-left Solidago Foundation and a former senior program officer for the World Wildlife Fund for Nature. Christensen is also the co-founder and co-chair of the Climate and Clean Energy Equity Fund, a funding group created by the Democracy
  • Person

    Roger Kim

    Roger Kim is executive director of the Climate and Clean Energy Equity Fund, an environmentalist funder and project of the left-of-center New Venture Fund. Kim is also a senior adviser to the Democracy Alliance, a networking group for major funders on the political Left. [244]
  • Non-profit

    Climate and Clean Energy Equity Fund

    The Climate and Clean Energy Equity Fund (often shortened to CCEEF, Climate Equity Fund, or Climate Fund) is a nonprofit environmental donors’ pass-through grantmaker. [246] Democracy Alliance, a network of influential liberal donors and operatives, created the Climate Equity Fund in 2014 to steer cash to groups fighting
  • Non-profit

    Voter Registration Project

    The Voter Registration Project is a voter mobilization group which targets African-American, Latino, Native American, low-income, and other voter groups likely to lean left-of-center. The organization claims to be non-partisan, but is run by individuals with long-standing connections to left-of-center non-profits, including the AFL-CIO labor union federation, George
  • Non-profit

    Voter Registration Project Education Fund

    The Voter Registration Project Education Fund is the education wing of the Voter Registration Project, a left-of-center voter mobilization group which targets African-American, Hispanic, low-income, and other individuals considered likely to support left-progressive politics and the Democratic Party. The Education Fund gives grants to other left-of-center nonprofit voter mobilization
  • Person

    James Gollin

    James Gollin is a former investment fund executive and current Democratic donor who is active in a number of left-of-center political causes. Gollin is involved in activist nonprofits focused on environmentalism, Democratic Party politics, and political causes in South and Central America. He is married to fellow donor and activist