Search results for ‘Democracy Alliance’


  • For-profit

    Grassroots Solutions

    Grassroots Solutions is a left-of-center political consulting firm. [1] Grassroots Solutions has received tens of millions of dollars[2] 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.
  • Person

    Jason Franklin

    Jason Franklin is a co-founder of the left-of-center Solidaire Network. [43] Franklin has spent over twenty years engaged with left-progressive philanthropy. [44] He has been on the board or worked as an advisor to left-of-center organizations including Democracy Alliance, WINGS: Worldwide Initiatives for Grantmaker
  • 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

    The Public Leadership Institute is a left-progressive 501(c)(3) organization which trains people to advocate for left-progressive policy positions.[111] 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.
  • 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.[113] [114] 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 a senior advisor to and former senior vice president of Democracy Alliance. She is also the president of BMK Consulting, a nonprofit consulting firm. Kohler is on the advisory boards of New Media Ventures, Pipeline Initiative, PL-US Action, and Family Story, a think tank which
  • Other Group

    Vote Captain

    Vote Captain is a voter mobilization website that claims to be non-partisan but is run by a left-of-center family that has been active in politics with ties to Democratic politicians. Vote Captain suggests apps and resources for getting people to vote that link to left-leaning voter projects. Social media programs
  • 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. [210] [211] 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. [265]
  • 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. [267] 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, also knowns as Everybody Votes, 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
  • 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
  • Political Party/527

    Courage Campaign Super PAC

    Courage Campaign Super PAC (CCSP) is the political action committee (PAC) branch of the progressive advocacy organization Courage Campaign and its fundraising and education arm, Courage Campaign Institute. Background The Courage Campaign Super PAC was formed in California in 2011 with the goal of reelecting President Barack
  • Person

    Anna Lefer Kuhn

    Anna Lefer Kuhn is the executive director of the Arca Foundation, which funds left-wing causes in the U.S. and abroad. Previously, she worked for the Open Society Foundations, the advocacy philanthropy of left-of-center billionaire George Soros, as a program officer. Kuhn also previously served on the boards
  • Person

    Ady Barkan

    Ady Barkan is a political activist and project director at the Center for Popular Democracy (CPD) and founder of the Fed Up campaign. He is a former fellow for the left-wing Make the Road New York and speaker at the April 2018 Democracy Alliance Conference.