News & Updates

An Agenda for Strengthening Our Nation's Democracy

Everyday Democracy and Rockefeller Brothers Fund grantees AmericaSpeaks, Inc. and Demos, A Network for Ideas & Action, Ltd., have released a report, "An Agenda for Strengthening Our Nation's Democracy."

Money and Politics: Making the Connection Transparent

Whether you live in Los Angeles, California, or Boise, Idaho, you can learn more about your candidates, campaign contributions, and other voter information through new web resources launched by RBF grantees National Institute on Money in State Politics and

University of Wisconsin Receives Best Published Article Award

The Information Technology and Politics Section of the American Political Science Association (APSA) has recently honored RBF grantee University of Wisconsin for their 2007 article, "Campaign Ads, Online Messaging, and Participation: Extending the Communication Mediation Model."

Nonprofits Widely Engaged in Advocacy Work Despite Severe Constraints

A new survey by the Johns Hopkins University Nonprofit Listening Post Project, an RBF grantee, shows that American charities are widely engaged in advocacy work despite tight budgets, limited staff time and confusing legal restrictions.

Nonprofit Service Organizations and Civic Engagement

The Building Movement Project releases the Nonprofit Service Organizations and Civic Engagement report.