“The Fight of Our Lives.” How a Funder Collaborative Backs Civic Participation

“The Fight of Our Lives.” How a Funder Collaborative Backs Civic Participation

The Defending the Dream Fund is among the new rapid-response efforts that have popped up since the 2016 election. It recently made its third round of grants—its biggest yet. Who’s behind the fund, and where’s the money going?

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Can This Giant Campus Gift Really Have an Impact on the Future of Democracy?

Can This Giant Campus Gift Really Have an Impact on the Future of Democracy?

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation is putting up $150 million for an initiative based at Johns Hopkins that aims to elevate civic discourse. But is an academic institution the right place for such work? 

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