Our fund is a philanthropic, nonpartisan donor community that aims to accelerate and scale the democracy reform movement.
Our investment portfolio consists of ballot and legislative campaigns to pass reforms, state programs which support bipartisan caucuses, and movement projects and organizations that advance our overall strategy of putting voters first.
We invest in state and local campaigns to pass reforms that seek to solve the Primary Problem.
We support pro-reform, pragmatic state legislative candidates in both parties' primary elections, incubate cross partisan caucuses, and advocate for a full suite of voters first policies.
We support national, nonpartisan organizations that build movement momentum and provide further resources to campaigns advancing reform on the ground.
Vermont Public Interest Research Group (VPIRG) is focused on programmatic priorities to cultivate support and build momentum for the passage of ranked choice voting.
Oregon Ranked Choice voting is organizing supporters and volunteers, supporting pro-RCV candidates, encouraging municipalities to pass RCV, advocating for policy change in the state legislature and more.
An innovative effort in Wisconsin would establish “Final-Five Voting” for all federal elections. Final-Five Voting combines two powerful electoral reforms: top-five nonpartisan primaries with ranked choice voting general elections.
Nevada Voters First is working to pass a 2022 ballot initiative to establish Final-Five Voting.
Three organizations in the Peach State are working to pass ranked choice voting.
A growing coalition of Pennsylvania organizations are advocating for legislation that would allow independent voters to participate in partisan primaries.
FairVote Washington is working to pass ranked choice voting in the Evergreen State.
Through the Unite America Fund we consider funding requests on a rolling basis. Our focus is on local, state, and federal campaigns to pass policies that put voters first.
Legislative leaders in Utah are working to expand the use of ranked choice voting for all offices in the state.
FairVote Minnesota is working to implement ranked choice voting for all state and federal elections in the Gopher State to bring voters more choice, voice and power in their elections.
Alaska voters made history in becoming the first state to adopt top-four nonpartisan primaries. Now, we're supporting the work to defend their vote and educate Alaskans.
Ranked choice voting passed in New York City by an overwhelming majority. Now, we're supporting the outreach and education voters to ensure the system serves all voters.
Unite America and RepresentUs, in collaboration with the National Association of Nonpartisan Reformers, engaged in an effort to support grassroots reform efforts from across the country.
Reformers in Alaska successfully passed a ballot measure to prohibit dark money, implement nonpartisan top-four primaries, and introduce Ranked Choice Voting for all state and federal elections.
Austin voters passed Proposition E with 58% support, an amendment to the city charter to implement ranked choice voting (RCV) for local elections, thanks to support from the “YesonEAustin” campaign.
A ballot measure on the 2020 ballot will allow Virginians to decide whether to establish a citizen-led bipartisan redistricting commission to draw new maps for the commonwealth.
Rank The Vote, Common Cause New York, and other allies successfully passed a 2019 ballot measure to bring ranked choice voting to New York City.
Vermont became the 7th state in the nation to adopt a full vote at home system. The legislation passed with bipartisan support and signed by Republican Governor Phil Scot, will allow registered voters to vote via mailed ballot for future statewide general elections.
In 2019 we piloted our primary strategy in the Virginia General Assembly races, supporting three reform-minded Unity candidates through their parties’ primaries.
As coronavirus derails most aspects of American life, Unite America is working to ensure that our elections are protected. No voter should have to choose between exercising their health and exercising their civic duty.