New Media Ventures is now accepting applications for their Voices for Democracy pooled fund until the May 22nd deadline. "Voices for Democracy, a new pooled fund and open call to support trusted, community-centric media and messengers in seven key states: AZ, FL, GA, NC, NV, PA, and TX. Our goal is to find and fund early-stage nonprofit organizations and for-profit companies that are countering disinformation and serving their communities with culturally-resonant messages and messengers. Initial grants and investments will be $25K-$50K with the potential for follow-on funding." Learn more in the post below and on NMV's site here.
New Media Ventures presents… Voices for Democracy Open Call
Our democratic institutions and ability to meaningfully influence government policy are at risk, especially for overlooked communities in Southern and battleground states. Organizing is crucial, but we also need to support trusted local messengers who are meeting their communities where they are and with culturally-resonant messages.
Through our new Voices for Democracy pooled fund, we are investing in and scaling an ecosystem of diverse, grassroots voices and media outlets. We will be accepting applications from March 22 – May 22, 2023. Apply today or sign-up here for updates.
We are looking to fund early-stage nonprofit organizations and for-profit companies in categories including:
Learn more at www.newmediaventures.org/voicesfordemocracy.