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Moving democracy forward? We're funding the big ideas.
Potential to scale quickly and effectively
Capacity to create progressive change
Ability to generate revenue with a robust business model
Innovative Tools & Technology
Technology empowers people and enables new kinds of progress.
Media Platforms & Distribution
Content can change hearts and minds to inspire action.
Empowering people to take change directly into their own hands.
Building power and making new forms of community possible.
Civic Engagement Tools
The future of civic life will be a seamless mix of digital and IRL communication.
Elections & Voting Systems
Voting and representation are critical to a functioning democracy.
We're building a community of the most exceptional multicultural creators and influencers in the world. If you change the way people view the world, you can transform it.
— Morgan DeBaun
We build grassroots power at the local level, providing opportunities for every person in the country to get involved in democracy. Together, all our small actions add up to the giant change we need.
— Lala Wu
Together, our community of millions acts as a global consumer watchdog – running and winning campaigns to hold the biggest companies in the world accountable. We’re not afraid to stand up for what’s right.
— Taren Stinebrickner-Kauffman
Vote.org's goal is to get as many people to the polls as humanly possible. We don't believe Americans are apathetic; we think voting should be more convenient. Technology can help with that.
— Debra Cleaver
In addition to helping us raise one of our earliest rounds, the support, advice and guidance we got from the NMV staff and network played a huge role in our success. I’m not sure we would be at Facebook if it hadn’t been for everything that NMV did for us.
— Brandon Silverman
Using the power of mobile organizing to keep Black Americans informed about key issues and help them take action
Helping local newsrooms meaningfully engage the public from pitch through publication
Helping workers start, run, and win campaigns to change their workplace
Attentive.ly (acquired by Blackbaud)
Increasing the engagement and reach of campaigns by tracking what people are saying on social media, identifying influencers, and improving targeting
Powering fundraising for candidates, committees, parties, organizations, and c4s around the country
On a mission to change what the world pays attention to (Merged with GOOD)
We have over 70 startups in our portfolio