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THE NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR DEMOCRACY

The National Endowment for Democracy (NED) is a private, nonprofit foundation dedicated to the growth and strengthening of democratic institutions around the world. Each year, NED makes more than 2,000 grants to support the projects of non-governmental groups abroad who are working for democratic goals in more than 100 countries.
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LATEST NEWS

October 27, 2021

NED Welcomes Fall 2021 Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellows

NED is pleased to welcome its Fall 2021 cohort of Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellows and Visiting Fellows.

October 25, 2021

NED Condemns Military Coup in Sudan

The National Endowment for Democracy (NED) strongly condemns the military coup in Sudan, which took place in the early hours of October 25, 2021. 

October 20, 2021

John K. Glenn Named Senior Director of NED’s International...

The National Endowment for Democracy (NED) is pleased to announce the appointment of John K. Glenn as senior director of the International Forum for Democratic Studies.

October 19, 2021

Pandemic Ploys: October 19, 2021

Pandemic Ploys is a curated newsletter from the International Forum on authoritarian manipulation and democratic responses during the COVID-19 pandemic.

October 14, 2021

Digital Directions: October 14, 2021

Digital Directions is a curated newsletter from the International Forum on the evolving relationships among digital technologies, information integrity, and democracy.

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Initiatives of the National Endowment for Democracy

  • WORLD MOVEMENT FOR DEMOCRACY

    A network of activists, practitioners, scholars, policy makers, and funders who work

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  • INTERNATIONAL FORUM FOR DEMOCRATIC STUDIES

    The Forum strives to bridge the gap between academic research and the practice of democracy.

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  • journal of democracy

    The Journal of Democracy is the world’s leading publication on the theory and practice of democracy

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  • CENTER FOR INTERNATIONAL MEDIA ASSISTANCE

    Raises the visibility and improves the effectiveness of media development around the world.

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