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Extra Support to Make Your Action or Event Excellent

The Democracy Center aims to support organizations and actions that help to bring about a more just, creative, expressive, connected, and equitable world.

In 2019, we launched a sponsorship program to support organizations' bridge small gaps in their budget. For example, we have sponsored speaker fees, interpretation, and accessible space rentals.

The Details

  • We have $6,000 to spend over a fiscal year (July-June), with a cap of $500 per event

  • The DC must be listed as a sponsor of the event

  • Funds must be used for a specific purpose, and itemized records submitted to us after the event

  • The DC reserves complete discretion over what we sponsor. Decisions are based on mission alignment, capacity, resources, and demonstrated need

a crowd marches against traffic in downtown Boston, one demonstrator holds up a large sign advertizing the Spanish simultaneos interpretation line

Boston March Against Cages/Marcha Contra Jaulas, the DC sponsored Spanish interpretation. 8/4/19

Rosa Clemente, a Black Boricua with short black and magenta hair holds a microphone. She gestures toward the audience while 3 co-panelists look on

Rosa Clemente speaks on a panel for Harvard Heat Week, the DC sponsored her speaker fee. 4/23/19


  1. Submit requests through the form on the webpage or via email.

  2. Request is evaluated, usually with a follow up phone call or brief meeting.

  3. Funds disbursed to your organization and list the DC as a sponsor

  4. You provide itemized records, receipts, or invoices of costs to the DC.

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