Search results for ‘Democracy Alliance’


  • Non-profit

    First Draft News

    First Draft News was a collective of left-wing media organizations that pushed for news publications to implement guidelines for sourcing and presenting information to combat so-called “misinformation.” Founded in 2015, the collective included tech giant Google and the foreign-affairs publication Bellingcat. First Draft shut down in 2022 and handed
  • For-profit

    Berger Montague

    Berger Montague is an American law firm politically notable for its attorneys’ support of Democratic Party-aligned candidates and causes. Background In 1970, former Philadelphia City Solicitor David Berger founded Berger Montague. Since then, the firm has involved itself in an array of increasingly prominent instances of class action litigation. The
  • Non-profit

    Center for Progressive Leadership

    The Center for Progressive Leadership (CPL) is a defunct left-of-center activist training organization. From its founding in 2003 to its dissolution in 2012, the center put as many as 6,000 aspiring liberal group organizers through its various programs. These programs instructed organizers on activism tactics and connected them with potential
  • Other Group

    Center for Information & Research on Civic Learning and Engagement (CIRCLE)

    Center for Information & Research on Civic Learning and Engagement (CIRCLE) is a research program at Tufts University. It uses its research to advocate for voter engagement by individuals under the age of 30.
  • Other Group

    Raise Up Washington

    Raise Up Washington, also known as “Yes On I-1433,” was a ballot initiative campaign that funded the effort to advocate for the adoption of a minimum wage increase in Washington state through a ballot initiative during the 2016 general election. The group raised over $4.3 million in support of
  • Other Group

    Civic Responsibility Project

    The Civic Responsibility Project (CRP) is a project of the New Venture Fund, one of the funds managed by  Arabella Advisors, a left-of-center consultancy that is considered one of the largest “dark money” networks in the United States. Its status as a project ensures that no separate public
  • Political Party/527

    Southern Progress Fund

    The Southern Progress Fund works to elect left-of-center statewide and state legislative candidates in the South. The Southern Progress Fund initially had support of the Democracy Alliance and was chaired by former Mississippi Governor Ronnie Musgrove (D). After involvement in some races in the South in 2013-2014, the
  • Non-profit

    Law Enforcement Legal Defense Fund (LELDF)

    Law Enforcement Legal Defense Fund (LELDF) funds the legal defense for law enforcement agents who are prosecuted or fired for actions taken while in the line of duty. The group also works to educate the public on the challenges faced by law enforcement officers and to improve public perception of
  • Non-profit

    Mastercard Impact Fund

    The Mastercard Impact Fund is a grantmaking nonprofit founded in 2018 which donates to organizations advancing left-of-center concepts of diversity and inclusion. 1 he fund was originally named the Mastercard Center for
  • Political Party/527

    The Strategic Victory Fund

    The Strategic Victory Fund is a political action committee started by the left-of-center Democracy Alliance in 2020 in an effort to defeat President Donald Trump.
  • Non-profit

    Center for Cultural Power

    The Center for Cultural Power (previously Citizen Engagement Lab Education Fund) is a left-of-center organization led by women of color artists focused on activism and community organizing through art.
  • Non-profit

    Southern Elections Fund (SEF)

    Southern Elections Fund (SEF) is a left-progressive organization which seeks to mobilize Black voters and elect left-progressive candidates for office in the South. 1 SEF was originally
  • Non-profit

    National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) Educational Fund

    The National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) Educational Fund is a non-profit organization that focuses on funding initiatives that promote Latino political engagement. It also promotes left-of-center talking points on immigration, voting rights, the Census, and election administration. NALEO Educational Fund receives most of its revenue from
  • For-profit

    Josh Kanter Wealth Advisory Services

    Josh Kanter Wealth Advisory Services is a small financial consulting firm founded and operated by Josh Kanter, a left-leaning wealth advisor, attorney, and donor who uses his inherited family fortune to fund a variety of left-leaning causes, groups, and Democratic campaigns. The firm is one of multiple investment-related firms that
  • Non-profit

    Kanter Family Foundation

    The Kanter Family Foundation is a left-leaning grantmaking foundation operated by the descendants of the late Burt Kanter, who amassed a personal fortune while service as a notable tax attorney to celebrities and billionaires. The foundation’s board includes Burt Kanter’s son Josh, a left-leaning wealth advisor and donor who uses
  • Person

    Josh Kanter

    Josh Kanter is a left-leaning wealth advisor who uses his inherited family fortune to fund a variety of left-leaning causes, advocacy groups, and Democratic campaigns. Shortly after moving to Utah from Chicago, Kanter became very involved in promoting left-leaning causes in the state. Kanter is the founder of the
  • Person

    Roland Pritzker

    Roland Pritzker is the chairman of the Pritzker Innovation Fund, a grantmaker that funds mostly left-of-center organizations that work on climate change, poverty, and issues related to American democracy. He is the son of major left-of-center donor Linda Pritzker and an heir to the Pritzker family fortune, which
  • Person

    Luna Yasui

    Luna Yasui is a left-of-center political activist who has previously worked for nonprofit and private funds. 1 2 In April 2021,
  • Person

    Maria Peralta

    Maria Peralta is the national political director of the large, controversial Service Employees International Union (SEIU). She is also the national coordinator of the national commission on voting rights for the left-of-center Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law (LCCRUL) and previously worked for SEIU Local 1199
  • Person

    Trey Grayson

    Charles Merwin “Trey” Grayson is a lawyer associated with left-of-center election administration groups and former Republican politician who previously served as Secretary of State of Kentucky. He is managing director of CivicPoint, the government relations arm of the law firm Frost Brown Todd.