Search results for ‘Democracy Alliance’


  • Non-profit

    American Bridge 21st Century Foundation

    For more information, see American Bridge 21st Century (Super PAC) American Bridge 21st Century Foundation is the 501(c)(4) advocacy arm of American Bridge 21st Century, a PAC created by Democratic Party operative David Brock to attack Republican politicians. American Bridge 21st Century Foundation is a major donor to
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    Kelly Craighead

    Kelly Craighead is the CEO of the Cruise Line International Association (CLIA) and former president of Democracy Alliance, a major donor clearinghouse for Democratic and left-wing donors and advocacy organizations. Craighead started her political career in the Clinton White House and is reportedly a close associate and friend
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    Bell Policy Center

    Bell Policy Center is a left-of-center state-level think tank based in Colorado. It is known for its support of efforts to raise state taxes and increase state spending; the group opposes the state’s Taxpayer Bill of Rights (TABOR). It also focuses on other economic issues with a self-described emphasis on
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    Laurie Zeller

    Laurie Zeller, sometimes written as Laurie Hirschfeld Zeller, is currently a Denver-based non-profit consultant. She has served as an executive at several left-wing organizations in Colorado. Zeller has been involved in left-wing causes since the 1980s. She was executive director of the Colorado Democracy Alliance. As of early 2019,
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    Karen Leaffer

    Karen Leaffer is a left-of-center nonprofit lawyer based in Denver, Colorado. She is the founder and managing partner of Leaffer Law Group, a specialized firm which provides legal counsel to nonprofit organizations. Leaffer is an active philanthropist and member of left-of-center donor networks, serving on the board of the
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    Adam J. Lewis

    Adam J. Lewis is the son of billionaire Peter B. Lewis, the former chairman of Progressive Insurance and an early partner in the liberal donor collective Democracy Alliance, who died in 2013. Adam Lewis is a board member of Spear Point Energy, a solar energy company.
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    Lewis Foundation

    The Lewis Foundation is a private foundation primarily funded by its president Adam J. Lewis. [101] Adam Lewis is the son of the late billionaire Peter B. Lewis, the former chairman of Progressive Insurance and a noted liberal advocacy philanthropist who was among the first members
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    Ken Grossinger

    Ken Grossinger is a left-wing political consultant working for Democracy Partners as director of the firm’s Impact Philanthropy and Donor Advising Division. He previously worked as a political strategist for the Service Employees International Union and the AFL-CIO.[111] He is an ideological disciple of the socialist activist Richard Cloward.[112]
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    Civic Participation Action Fund (CPAF)

    The Civic Participation Action Fund (CPAF) was a secretive left-of-center advocacy group created by the Atlantic Advocacy Fund in December 2014 with a multi-million dollar endowment. The Atlantic Advocacy fund is one of several 501(c)(4) nonprofits created by Atlantic Philanthropies, a principally offshore left-of-center grantmaking foundation associated with
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    Douglas H. Phelps Foundation

    The Douglas H. Phelps Foundation is the private foundation of left-progressive activist Doug Phelps, president of the Public Interest Network, Fund for the Public Interest, Grassroots Campaigns Inc., and a number of related Public Interest Research Group (PIRG) organizations. [189] The foundation has slightly over $1 million in assets
  • For-profit

    Green Century Capital Management

    Green Century Capital Management is a left-leaning investment firm that invests in environmentalist nonprofits and causes. The firm was founded by various groups in the Public Interest Network, including the Fund for the Public Interest, U.S. Public Interest Research Group (US-PIRG), and various state Public Interest Research Groups (PIRGs), and
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    Jerome L. Greene Foundation

    The Jerome L. Greene Foundation is a left-of-center grantmaking organization. The foundation is based in New York City and focuses its grants in the area. Left-wing groups that have received funding from the Jerome L. Greene Foundation include the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), Planned Parenthood, and
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    Joe Zimlich

    Joe Zimlich is chief executive of the Bohemian Group, a left-leaning family financial management firm affiliated with the Bohemian Foundation, and a founding member of the Democracy Alliance.
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    Farhad Ebrahimi

    Farhad Ebrahimi is a left-wing political activist, supporter of the radical Occupy Wall Street demonstrations, advocacy donor, and founder of the Chorus Foundation. He is also a board member of the Democracy Alliance, a network of wealthy donors bankrolling Democratic campaigns and left-of-center advocacy organizations. Ebrahimi is
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    Susan Sandler

    Susan Sandler is a San Francisco-based left-wing political activist and philanthropist known for her support of Democratic candidates and left-wing causes and organizations. Sandler and her husband Steven Phillips, who is also a left-of-center advocacy donor, founded the Sandler Phillips Center to advocate for left-wing causes. Sandler sits on
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    Kim Anderson

    Kim Anderson is the executive director of the National Education Association (“NEA”), the nation’s largest labor union, and the former executive vice president of the Democracy Alliance. Anderson was named Executive Director of the NEA—which represents nearly three million government workers, principally teachers—in June 2019, and began work the following September.
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    Chinese Progressive Association (San Francisco)

    Not to be confused with the Boston, Massachusetts-based organization of the same name. The Chinese Progressive Association (CPA) is a San Francisco-based left-wing community organizing group focusing on the Chinese-American communities in the city. The group grew out of radical-left and pro-People’s Republic of China cadres; academic research has
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    Moriah Fund

    The Moriah Fund is a 501(c)(3) organization that has contributed over $58 million dollars to left-of-center organizations in the since 2012.[299] It has worked with major left-of-center groups to fund the left-wing agenda and is open with its desire to support organizations that have a direct impact on
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    Black Lives Matter Global Network Foundation

    Black Lives Matter Global Network Foundation (BLM Global Network Foundation) is the primary organizational outgrowth of the more decentralized Black Lives Matter movement. According to an Associated Press report from February 2021, BLM Global Network Foundation was granted tax-exempt status by the IRS in December 2020.[329] Prior to
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    Ilona Prucha

    Ilona Prucha is a senior program officer for Wellspring Philanthropic Fund, a major left-of-center grantmaking foundation that was created in 2001 as part of a secretive network of grantmaking organizations funded by three hedge fund billionaires[459] and has been described as “one of the best kept secrets in