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FY 2019 Donors

Demos would like to thank the following $1,000+ supporters from our 2019 fiscal year for helping us advance solutions to create a democracy and economy rooted in racial equity. Our work is only possible with your support. Thank you.

FY 2019 Demos Donors

Adewale Adeyemo Consulting

David R. Alexander

Amalgamated Foundation

American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME)

Angelina Fund

Anonymous (13)

Anonymous Foundation (3)

Arkay Foundation



Rupa Balasubramanian

Bauman Foundation

Medea Benjamin

Bright Horizon Fund

Taifa Smith Butler



The California Endowment

Vera R. Campbell

Carnegie Corporation of New York

Marguerite Casey Foundation

Dana Chasin, 20/20 Vision

Color of Change

Compton Foundation

Jun Choi

Marilyn Clements Charitable Fund

Bruce Cormicle

Margaret Crotty & Rory Riggs

Nathan Cummings Foundation



Peter Danbury

Dechert LLP

Quinn Delaney & Wayne Jordan

Democracy Fund

Dextra Baldwin McGonagle Foundation

Joseph DiNorcia

Elizabeth Doyle

Deborah Drysdale

Kalin Drzewiecki-Sezer



The Educational Foundation of America

Paul & Joanne Egerman



Betty and Davis Fitzgerald Foundation

Kenneth J. Floryan

Rev. Dr. Yvette Flunder

Ford Foundation

Stephen A. Foster

Mary & Stanley Friedman

Friedman Family Foundation

Joshua & Mollye Fryday



Mertz Gilmore Foundation

Gina and Ron Glantz

Molly Gochman

Richie Goldman

Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation

William Graustein

Wade Greene, Rockefeller Family & Associates

Wade Guyton



Lee Halprin & Abby Rockefeller

Evelyn and Walter Haas, Jr. Fund

William and Flora Hewlett Foundation

Hotel, Restaurant & Club Employees and Bartenders Union, Local 6

Roy A. Hunt Foundation



International Brotherhood of Teamsters



Johnson Family Foundation

Joyce Foundation



W.K. Kellogg Foundation

Noorain Khan & Sabeel Rahman

James Klumpner

David Kohn

Barry & Laura Korobkin



Roy & Lydia Landesberg

Lebowitz-Aberly Family Foundation

Jane Lerner

Suzanne Lerner

The Philip and Janice Levin Foundation

The Libra Foundation

Carol & Larry Lioz

Local 32BJ SEIU

Lumina Foundation

LYNLY Insurance



John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

Lucy Mayo

McCarter & English, LLP

Stephen McConnell

Katie McGrath & J.J. Abrams Family Foundation

Rodney McKenzie

Neil Mellen

Joseph Mellicker & Judith Scheuer

Menemsha Family Fund

Nancy Meyer & Marc Weiss

Ron Miller

Weston Milliken

Miner, Barnhill & Galland P.C.

Moriah Fund

Katharine Mountcastle

Laura Mountcastle

Mary Mountcastle

Mark Munger & Katherine Bourne



The Nation

Craig Newmark Philanthropies

New York Hotel & Motel Trades Council, AFL-CIO

NextGen America

NoVo Foundation



Omidyar Network

Tori O'Neal-McElrath

Open Society Foundations

Overbrook Foundation



Panta Rhea Foundation

Chang K. Park

Park Foundation


Piper Fund

Planned Parenthood Federation of America





Cathy Raphael

Rockefeller Brothers Fund

Rosenthal Family Foundation



Julie & David Samber

Scherman Foundation

Jonathan & Jennifer Allan Soros Foundation

Ted Snowdon

Bernard & Anne Spitzer Charitable Trust

Barbra Streisand

Surdna Foundation



Tivka Grassroots Empowerment Fund at Tides Foundation

Jennifer Tomkins

Trister, Ross, Schadler & Gold, PLLC

Sushil Tyagi & Amelia Warren Tyagi




UNITE HERE! Local 100

United Steelworkers of America

Tom and Janet Unterman



The Brent and Julianna Velthoen Charitable Fund

Gail & Larry Vladimir

Voting Rights Lab



Wallace Global Fund

Wegner CPAs

Wellspring Philanthropic Fund

Carol Winograd MD

The WhyNot Initiative

Ruth Wooden



Demos Action Donors

Demos Action is a fiscally-sponsored project of The Advocacy Fund, a 501(c)(4) nonprofit organization. Support for Demos Action provides the flexibility to engage in public debate and advance policy recommendations, with the freedom to comment on candidates, policies, and campaigns. For more information on contributing to Demos Action, please email [email protected].

American Federation of Teachers


Anonymous Foundation

Civic Participation Action Fund

Paul & Joanne Egerman

Gina and Ron Glantz

Barbarina Heyerdahl

Heather McGhee

Open Society Policy Center

Rosenthal Family Foundation

Sandor & Faye Straus

Service Employees International Union

United Automobile Workers

Join the Demos Legacy Society 

One of the most meaningful ways you can make an impact on our work and leave a lasting legacy for the future is by including Demos in your will or trust.

It’s clearer now more than ever that threats to our democracy can occur at any time, which is why such forward-thinking contributions are important not just for today, but for the future challenges ahead of us. 

For more information on how you can include Demos in your estate plans, please contact David Alexander, Director of Development, at [email protected] or (212) 419-8771.

FY 2019 Annual Report