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Democracy Fund

Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

Democracy Fund is a private foundation based in Washington, DC that was founded in 2014. As of 2019 they had $73 million in revenue and $78 million in assets.

The Democracy Fund is a bipartisan foundation established by eBay founder and philanthropist Pierre Omidyar to help ensure that the American people come first in our democracy.

Democracy Fund makes grants to other organizations, such as $1,500,000 to The Center for Public Integrity for "General Support"; $1,500,000 to The Center for Investigative Reporting for "General Support"; $1,000,000 to Project on Government Oversight (POGO) for "General Support"; $950,000 to The Miami Foundation for "Program Support for Newsmatch 2018"; and $650,000 to Community Foundation of New Jersey for "Program Support for the New Jersey News Ecosystem Project".

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Form 990s for Democracy Fund

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-12Jan 23, 2020990PFView PDF
2017-12Feb 21, 2019990PFView PDF
2016-12Dec 29, 2017990PFView PDF
2015-12Mar 2, 2017990PFView PDF
2014-12Nov 17, 2015990PFView PDF

Financials for Democracy Fund

Total grants, contributions, etc.$75,767,850
Investment income and dividends$486,291
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$-2,294,864
Gross sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$73,959,277

Vendors for Democracy Fund

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
SalesforceCRM software2020-09-02
█████████Content management system software2020-09-02
█████████ ████████Software2020-09-02
█████████████ █████████ ███Tax accounting2019-01-29
███ ███Consulting$414,8272017-12-01
██████ ███████Consulting$244,3792017-12-01
████████ █████Branding and Design$414,7142017-12-01
...and two more vendors

Personnel at Democracy Fund

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Joseph GoldmanPresident and Chief Executive Officer$296,328Dec. 31, 2017
Laura ChambersChief Operating Officer-Aug. 28, 2020
████████ ███Senior Advisor for Leadership Development / Chief People Off$161,987Aug. 28, 2020
████ ██████████Chief Counsel-Sept. 14, 2019
████ █████Vice President of Strategy-Sept. 14, 2019
████ █████Managing Director of Operations-Jan. 10, 2019
█████ ████████Director of Finance / Controller-Aug. 28, 2020
██████ ███████Managing Director of Communications and Network / Director , Communications-Aug. 28, 2020
█████ ███████Director of Communications-Aug. 28, 2020
████ █████Director , Governance Program-Aug. 28, 2020
...and 13 more key personnel

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