Democracy in Action Fund



Grassroots organizations across Minnesota work every day to advance equity and justice. It is work that tries to restore the best of our democratic systems and institutions, and it is work we want to invest in.

The Democracy in Action Fund supports organizations that use grassroots approaches to strengthen democratic systems and institutions. The goal is to see systems and institutions that are inclusive, promote self-determination, and become more accountable to the communities they serve.  

Our 2018 Democracy in Action Fund Giving Project participants raised funds to make one-year, $10,000 general operating grants to 13 organizations. For background information on the 2018 Democracy in Action Fund, click here to read a PDF version of program guidelines.

Please contact Allison Johnson Heist if you have questions about the Fund or the Giving Project.