Voices for Democracy Open Call

New Media Ventures is looking to fund early-stage nonprofit organizations and for-profit companies in categories including:

  • Emerging media properties & platforms with a culture-first approach;
  • Community-based reporting reaching underserved or overlooked audiences;
  • Innovative, idea-stage proposals and experiments leveraging media and tech;
  • Organizing and advocacy groups developing impactful narratives and communication strategies; and
  • Tech tools and platforms driving participation and/or measuring impact.

Opportunity offered by:

New Media Ventures

Three funding pools: Action fund 501c4 designated for supporting political action startups political grantmaking and products Education fund 501c3 earmarked for entrepreneur support Educational programs & operational costs Innovation fund…
Opportunity type


Location(s) where available

United States (all)

Minimum grant amount (USD)


Maximum grant amount (USD)


Areas of focus

General Funding
Local Journalism

Application deadline:
May 8, 2023