Search results for ‘Democracy Alliance’


  • Non-profit

    Fix the System

    Fix the System is an ostensibly cross-partisan coalition of eight advocacy groups dedicated to increasing democratic participation and enacting broadly left-progressive electoral administration changes. The coalition was launched on March 24, 2020, in response to the pandemic novel coronavirus and its effect on American election administration. [1] The
  • Other Group

    Tides Nexus

    Not to be confused with Tides Network, a related nonprofit in the nexus The Tides Nexus is a collection of related left-of-center grantmaking, fiscal sponsorship, and advocacy nonprofits headquartered in San Francisco, California. The system originated in 1976 when liberal political activist Drummond Pike joined with Jane Lehman, heiress
  • Non-profit

    Center for Tech and Civic Life (CTCL)

    The Center for Tech and Civic Life (CTCL) is a Chicago, Illinois-based center-left election reform advocacy group formed in 2012. The organization pushes for left-of-center voting policies and election administration. It has a wide reach into local elections offices across the nation and is funded by many left-of-center funding organizations
  • Non-profit

    New Georgia Project

    New Georgia Project is a left-of-center voting and redistricting oriented organization formerly headed by then-Georgia State House Democratic Leader Stacey Abrams. The organization was previously a fiscally sponsored project of NEO Philanthropy, a non-profit grantmaking entity that supports a number of left-of-center and liberal causes. The organization advocates
  • Political Party/527

    Flippable

    Flippable is a liberal electoral advocacy group founded by former campaigners for Hillary Clinton shortly after the 2016 election victory of President Donald Trump. Its targets Republican-held seats in state legislatures. [259] Flippable blames alleged Republican redistricting efforts for the Democratic losses;[260] its co-founder, Elizabeth Vaughan,
  • Non-profit

    Safety Net Defense Fund

    Safety Net Defense Fund (SNDF) is a project of the left-of-center New Venture Fund that supports continued and increased funding of federal welfare and poor-assistance programs, including food stamps (known as Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)), Obamacare, and Medicaid. [303] It has a related lobbying project
  • Other Group

    Soros Network (Open Society Network)

    The Soros Network (also called the Open Society Network) is a system of private grantmaking foundations and nonprofits that comprise one of the largest funders of center-left and far-left activism and advocacy in the world. At the center of the network is George Soros, a Hungarian-born financier and liberal
  • Person

    Barbara Simons

    Barbara Simons is a computer scientist who serves on the board of Verified Voting, a nonprofit that advocates against electronic voting. Simons is an outspoken supporter of paper ballots, serving on the Board of Advisors to the United States Election Assistance Commission. In addition to her work on election administration,
  • Person

    Lauren Embrey

    Lauren Embrey is a left-leaning advocacy philanthropist and the president of the Embrey Family Foundation. As of early 2020, she sits on the board of the liberal donor convening Democracy Alliance. [380] Embrey has quoted the Bible to justify funding for Planned Parenthood and accused
  • Non-profit

    Electronic Privacy Information Center

    The Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) is a think tank concerned with the impact of technology on privacy and free speech. The organization was founded in 1994 by the Fund for Constitutional Government and the Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility. [393] EPIC conducts research, files lawsuits against private
  • Person

    Ellen Susman

    Ellen Spencer Susman is a career journalist married to Stephen Susman, one of the most successful trial lawyers in America. Together the Susmans have founded, support, and participate in multiple left-of-center organizations and are top fund raisers for Democratic Party causes and candidates. Personal Background Born in 1950, Ellen
  • Person

    Amber Mostyn

    Amber Anderson Mostyn is a Texas trial lawyer and liberal political donor. She is the widow of J. Steven (Steve) Mostyn, who was also an attorney and the head of Mostyn Law. [425] She is the co-founder, along with her late husband, of the Mostyn Moreno Foundation,
  • Non-profit

    Fund for Policy Reform

    The Fund for Policy Reform is a 501(c)(4) lobbying organization founded and funded by left-of-center megadonor George Soros within his Open Society Foundations network of groups. The Fund for Policy Reform provides grants to left-of-center organizations, most notably in drug policy, criminal justice, and election administration policy, in
  • Non-profit

    National Vote at Home Coalition

    The National Vote At Home Coalition is the lobbying arm of the National Vote at Home Institute; together, the organizations are known as Vote at Home. The National Vote at Home Coalition works to lobby for the nationwide adoption of a mail-balloting system through the regulatory and legislative processes.
  • 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. [521] 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. [565] A member of the family that
  • Person

    Archana Sahgal

    Archana Sahgal is a left-of-center political consultant and former Obama administration staffer who currently runs Hyphen, a funding collaborative she founded in 2021. Hyphen is a funding collective that works with left-leaning organizations and foundations to fund campaigns supporting priorities of the Biden administration. [606]
  • 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.” [618] 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. [630]
  • 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.