Support Demos


Demos is a 501c3 non-profit organization that sees the need to come together to lay out a clear vision for creating economic and political equality for millions of Americans, and to push our leaders to achieve that vision.

Your donation is fully tax-deductible and is critical in creating the ideas and action needed to move our country forward.  Help Demos to fight against the growing inequalities in this country, and to ensure that we create a better America for future generations by making a donation today.

Of every $1 that Demos spends, 87 cents goes directly to our work for economic fairness, increased voter participation, and effective government.

Ways To Donate:

Donate Online

Donate by Mail or Phone

To give by mail, please send your check made out to "Demos" to:
Attn: Development
220 Fifth Avenue, 2nd Fl
New York, NY 10001
To donate by phone, or for any questions about donating, please contact: 
Rachel Whiting

Director of Development
212.633.1405 x426

Donate a Gift of Stock

A gift to Demos of stocks and mutual funds can provide you with tax advantages. For instructions on donating securities please contact Rachel Whiting, using the information given above.
We ask that you inform Demos of your gift. Because privacy laws discourage brokerage firms from releasing the names of clients, you must give Demos permission to recognize your stock donation, in order for us to credit and thank you for your generous gift.

Make a Matching Gift 

Double the impact of your donation with a matching gift from your employer. If your employer offers this option, please take a moment to get a matching gift form and follow the directions to initiate the match. Include your form with your donation to Demos, and we will notify you when your gift has been matched.


Demos Donor Circles

Benefits of Giving

Friend of Demos ($100)

  • Subscription to Weekly E-Newsletter and Special Online Campaigns—Receive Demos' weekly Thursday update featuring a roundup of our current work, media appearances and upcoming events as well as topical email series like Taxes Matter

Supporter of Progress ($500)

  • Subscription to Weekly E-Newsletter and Special Online Campaigns     
  • The Demos Forum—With many events in New York, DC and around the country, you will receive notifications and invitations to these special events (you will be notified of events happening in your city and those of programmatic interest to you)

Partner in Change ($1,000-$4,999 )

  • All the benefits listed above plus:
  • Prominent Listing in our Annual Report                
  • Program updates and report previews—Choose to receive updates from any of our four core teams to hear firsthand what they have been up to and how your support is advancing their work. Receive sneak previews of reports from our policy analysts and experts
  • Invitations to teleconferences and press briefings—In conjunction with the release of analytical reports and public statements, you will receive periodic offers to join discussions with our staff, addressing timely economic, social and governance issues      

Advocate for Opportunity ($5,000-$9,999)

  • All the benefits listed above plus:  
  • Complimentary publications—Receive quarterly offerings of complimentary copies of books written by Demos Fellows and Staff
  • Invitations to “Meet an Expert” Series—A quarterly Salon featuring one of our Demos Fellows or staff exploring their area of expertise and offering opportunity for in-depth discussion (held in NYC with podcast available for national broadcasting)
  • President’s Report—Personal communication from Miles Rapoport updating you on the recent developments at Demos, including timely work of our expert staff, as well as analysis of current policy issues
  • Invitation to Board of Directors Dinner—Join the President and staff as we welcome our Board to New York bi-annually to chart the course of the organization. You will be invited to the Board’s pre-meeting dinner to learn more about our work and have a chance to share your thoughts                                                                              

“National Strategy Council” ($10,000 and above)

  • All the benefits listed above plus:  
  • Membership to the National Strategy Council—As a high level core supporter of our work, you will engage with the public intellectuals and expert staff at Demos through your participation in this Council.  You will receive access to an invitation-only annual event, to hear of Demos’ recent impact, plans for future work, as well as to hear from other national leaders from non-profits, academia and government and share your ideas for strategies to advance our shared values
  • Preferred Invitations to all Demos Sponsored Events—For ticketed events with partners and affiliates, discounts and complimentary tickets may be available. Contact Rachel Whiting for more information. 
  • Complimentary Tickets to Annual Gala and VIP reception—You will receive two complimentary tickets to our annual Transforming America Awards Gala in New York City.  Join us for a spirited evening as we gather with friends, allies and partners to celebrate the accomplishments of the past year and to honor those who are making significant contributions to creating a more just and equitable society