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Funds and Initiatives

Our grants support a range of strategies, including research, communications,
organizing, litigation and policy advocacy.

Copyright Initiative

The Copyright Initiative supports a balanced approach to copyright that respects the needs of artists and consumers

Privacy & Surveillance Fund

The Privacy & Surveillance Fund supports work to combat oppressive overreach in corporate and government surveillance

Global Initiatives

MDF’s global initiatives enhance the participation of underrepresented people and regions in the internet governance process.

Rapid Response Fund

The Rapid Response Fund allows MDF to address threats and opportunities that can’t wait for the annual grant cycle


Press Releases, Upcoming Events and Program Developments

MDF is Hiring!

  Media Democracy Fund (MDF) seeks a skilled manager and strategic thinker, who is passionate about solving internet freedom, … READ MORE

Funding Partners