2021 Partners


In 2021, over $2.25 million in funds were distributed to organizations fighting for increased transparency and accountability in our government, voter engagement, and redistricting efforts.


Advance Democracy

All on the Line Pennsylvania

America Votes

American Oversight

Arizona Center for Empowerment

Black Male Voter Project

Black Men Vote

Black Voters Matter

Brennan Center

Campaign for Accountability

Care in Action

Democracy Docket

Democracy NC

Fair Count

Fair Elections Center

Fair Representation in Redistricting


Media Matters

National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum

New Georgia Project Action Fund

New York Immigration Coalition Action Fund

North Carolina Black Alliance

One Pennsylvania

Poder Latinx

Protect Democracy

Southern Coalition for Social Justice

Tech Transparency Project


Voter Formation Project

Way to Win

2021 Funding Priorities




Legislative Advocacy




Voter Education

Accountable.US is a nonpartisan watchdog that exposes corruption in public life and holds government officials and corporate special interests accountable by bringing their influence and misconduct to light. In doing so, they make way for policies that advance the interests of all Americans, not just the rich and powerful.

Advance Democracy, Inc. (ADI) is an independent, non-partisan organization that conducts global investigations to promote accountability, transparency, and good governance.

All On The Line Pennsylvania is part of a national campaign to restore fairness to our democracy and ensure every American has an equal say in our government.

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American Oversight is a non-partisan, nonprofit ethics watchdog that uses public records requests backed by litigation to expose official misconduct, threats to democracy, and abuses of power at all levels of government.

Arizona Center for Empowerment is a social justice organization fighting to advance economic, social and racial justice

The goal of the Black Male Voter Project is simple: to build a movement that encourages Black men to regularly and actively engage in the voting and electoral process. Since the foundation of the United States, Black men and women have faced barrier after barrier to achieving voting equality, and Black Male Voter Project is fighting to change that.

Black Men Vote is an organization works to turn out and register Black voters across the country.

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Black Voters Matter’s goal is to increase power in their communities.
Effective voting allows a community to determine its own destiny.

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As an independent, nonpartisan law and policy organization, the Brennan Center conducts rigorous research to identify problems and provide in-depth empirical findings and compelling analyses of pressing legal and policy issues. Brennan Center is also pioneers and champions policy solutions, such as automatic voter registration and small donor public financing.

Campaign for Accountability is a 501(c)(3) nonpartisan, nonprofit watchdog organization that uses research, litigation, and aggressive communications to expose misconduct and malfeasance in public life.

Democracy Docket focuses on detecting, highlighting, and combating suppressive voting laws and practices that have the greatest impact on voters and elections. We spotlight those laws and practices that restrict the right to vote but may not always be the most newsworthy. And, we highlight efforts to fight voter suppression in court. Finally, we advance solutions to the problem of voter suppression and disenfranchisement.

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Democracy North Carolina is a nonpartisan organization that uses research, organizing, and advocacy to increase voter participation, reduce the influence of big money in politics and achieve a government that is truly of the people, by the people and for the people.

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Fair Count connects with leaders of faith to share information and build partnerships in an effort to engage, educate, and mobilize around the 2020 Census.

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Fair Elections Center is a national, nonpartisan voting rights and election reform 501(c)(3) organization based in Washington, D.C. Fair Election Center’s mission is to use litigation and advocacy to remove barriers to registration and voting, particularly those disenfranchising underrepresented and marginalized communities, and to improve election administration.

The Fair Representation in Redistricting Initiative supports: 1) community-centered redistricting in priority states; 2) continued use of total population for apportionment and redistricting; and 3) support services to enable fair maps. The initiative is overseen by the Redistricting Advisory Committee (RAC). RAC members agree to a specified level of funding for the initiative and to commit their time to help implement the plan.

Media Matters Action Network is a progressive research and information center dedicated to analyzing and correcting conservative misinformation; ensuring accuracy, appropriate balance, and accountability in the media through targeted public action campaigns; empowering and expanding progressive voices in the media by providing a full range of resources to assist the larger progressive community in creating and disseminating progressive information and views; and engaging in other activities at the confluence of progressive thought, policy, and media.

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NAPAWF is the only organization focused on building power with AAPI women and girls to influence critical decisions that affect our lives, our families and our communities. Using a reproductive justice framework, we elevate AAPI women and girls to impact policy and drive systemic change in the United States. 

Hosted Fundraising event in response to the Atlanta Spa Shootings on March 16, 2021

North Carolina Black Alliance is a network of elected officials representing communities of color and fighting for progressive issues

NYIC Action engages in targeted advocacy on specific immigrant-related issues such as legislative scorecards, pointed advocacy flyers highlighting individual elected officials’ stances, and intensive grassroots and direct lobbying of elected officials.

Poder Latinx, a political Latinx organizing group in Arizona, Georgia and Florida. This is the second time in 2021 that Public Wise has granted to Poder Latinx.

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The Southern Coalition for Social Justice partners with communities of color and economically disadvantaged communities in the South to defend and advance their political, social, and economic rights through the combination of legal advocacy, research, organizing, and communications.

TTP is an information and research hub for journalists, academics, policymakers and members of the public interested in exploring the influence of the major technology platforms on politics, policy, and our lives.

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Vote.org is the largest 501(c)(3) nonprofit, nonpartisan voting registration and get-out-the-vote (GOTV) technology platform in America. It has registered more than 4.5 million new voters, verified 10.5 million voters’ registration status, and has helped over 39 million website users by providing registration links and deadlines, polling location details, and other essential voting information for each state. Vote.org also leverages its research-backed GOTV program each year, targeting underserved voters in regularly scheduled and special elections.

The Voter Formation Project is dedicated to increasing participation in local, state & national elections through digital communication, experimentation, & knowledge sharing.

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Way to Win is a homebase for progressive donors and organizers seeking a strategic approach to political funding that wins elections, advances transformative policy, and builds lasting power in the states.