Search results for ‘Democracy Alliance’

  • Non-profit

    Fidelity Investments Charitable Gift Fund

    Fidelity Investments Charitable Gift Fund (Fidelity Charitable) is the largest public charity in the United States, holding over $30 billion in assets under management as of 2019. Fidelity Charitable was the first commercial provider of donor-advised fund (DAFs), managing charitable accounts through which donors can distribute gifts over time to
  • Non-profit

    Proteus Action League (PAL)

    The Proteus Action League (PAL) is the 501(c)(4) lobbying and advocacy arm of the Proteus Fund. PAL supports and opposes specific legislation and referenda regarding the death penalty, campaign financing, the LGBT interests, and other issues in which the Proteus Fund is actively involved.
  • Person

    Deepak Bhargava

    Deepak Bhargava is a career left-of-center activist and community organizer who worked for 16 years as executive director and president of the Center for Community Change (CCC), a left-of-center national organization that coordinates local community organizers. Bhargava led the organization to focus on liberal expansionist immigration policy and ethnic
  • Person

    Liz Shuler

    Elizabeth H. Shuler is an American labor union official who assumed the presidency of the AFL-CIO after the death of Richard Trumka.1 She
  • Non-profit

    Nonprofit VOTE

    Nonprofit VOTE is a left-of-center organization which engages non-profits to mobilize individuals they interact with to participate in elections and vote. 1 The group has received funding from left-of-center funder organizations, most prominently the Ford Foundation,
  • Non-profit

    Laura and John Arnold Foundation

    The Laura and John Arnold Foundation is a private foundation based in Houston, Texas. The foundation was founded in 2008 by hedge fund manager John Arnold and his wife, Laura. The foundation focuses on criminal justice, education issues, public pensions, dietary policy, and scientific research reform. The foundation
  • Non-profit

    Friedman Family Foundation

    The Friedman Family Foundation is a left-of-center grantmaking organization that donates money to other left-of-center organizations primarily in the San Francisco Bay Area with the goal of reducing poverty.
  • Non-profit

    Peace Action

    Peace Action is a left-of-center advocacy organization that advocates left-of-center foreign, economic, and environmental policies. 1 Peace Action advocates ending wars, reducing U.S. military spending, and promoting “diplomacy” with countries such as
  • Non-profit

    Church Women United

    Church Women United (CWU) was formed to advance a petition in support of the formation of the United Nations (UN). It consists of 1,200 units spread across the United States and its members represent at least 70 Christian denominations.
  • Other Group

    National Priorities Project (NPP)

    National Priorities Project (NPP) is a project of the left-of-center Institute for Policy Studies
  • Non-profit

    Borealis Philanthropy

    Borealis Philanthropy is a left-of-center philanthropic intermediary that has supported the creation, provided operational expertise, and staffed 299 groups since its founding in 2014. Borealis is deeply involved in identity-interest advocacy and organizing; it is perhaps most notable for partnering with the Black Lives Matter movement since 2016.
  • Non-profit

    Asian and Pacific Islander American Vote

    Asian and Pacific Islander American Vote (APIAVote) is a left-of-center voter turnout organization that receives financial support from leading left-of-center grant makers like the Ford Foundation, Open Society Foundations, and NEO Philanthropy.
  • Non-profit

    Convergence Center for Policy Resolution

    Convergence Center for Policy Resolution, also known simply as Convergence, is a think tank established in 2009 that hosts a variety of projects centered around finding consensus on public policy matters. The group has worked on issues including health care, civil service reform, modernization of Congress, and incarceration and reentry
  • Non-profit

    Civic Nation

    Civic Nation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit founded in 2015, headed by President Jason Waskey (CEO of Blue Crab Strategies LLC) and Executive Director Jenn Brown. Touting itself as an organ of widespread positive social change, Civic Nation funds several large charitable initiatives:  Erase the Hate, College Promise, It’s On Us,
  • For-profit

    Blue State

    Blue State (formerly Blue State Digital) is an advertising agency and strategic consulting firm that provides services to left-of-center nonprofits, left-progressive political causes, companies, and Democratic electoral campaigns. 1 It is headquartered in Brooklyn, New
  • Non-profit

    Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF)

    Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is a left-of-center digital rights advocacy organization headquartered in San Francisco, California. EFF activities include policy analysis and education, technology development, activism, and litigation. Much of EFF’s attention focuses on fighting government’s and law enforcement’s interference in individual digital activities through surveillance, censorship, and invasion of
  • Person

    Eric Kessler

    Eric Kessler is founder, principal, and senior managing director of Arabella Advisors, a Washington, D.C.-based philanthropic consultancy that caters to left-leaning clients. Arabella Advisors also manages a number of center-left funding and fiscal sponsorship organizations, including 501(c)(4) Sixteen Thirty Fund, 501(c)(3) New Venture Fund, 501(c)(3) Hopewell
  • Person

    Lynn Forester de Rothschild

    Lynn Forester de Rothschild is a British-American businesswoman and chief executive officer of the investment firm E.L. Rothschild, LLC. She is also the founder of the Coalition for Inclusive Capitalism, an alliance of business interests, activist groups, and political figures which aims to leverage market forces to implement left-of-center
  • Person

    Deborah Axt

    Deborah Axt, a graduate of Georgetown University Law Center, works as the co-executive director of Make the Road New York, a left-of-center community organizing group aligned with liberal expansionist immigration policy and left-of-center labor union interests. Early Life Axt earned her undergraduate degree from Vanderbilt University
  • Person

    Howard Zinn

    Howard Zinn was a professor of history at Boston University and a left-wing political activist who described himself as “something of an anarchist, something of a socialist” and “maybe a democratic socialist.”