Working to improve quality of life, promote community vitality and achieve a fair society.

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Redistricting and Representation

Report examines redistricting in the Great Lakes region and offers a framework to improve the process.

 
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Democracy Program

Encouraging citizens to participate in our democracy by promoting campaign finance reform, ethical government, fair elections, and an independent judiciary.

 
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Redistricting

Gerrymandering – the drawing of districts to promote particular interests rather than the fair representation of citizens – is as old as the Republic. But new technologies have made it a fine art, reducing choice and competition in elections and undermining the public’s sense of the importance of voting. The Joyce Foundation has supported thoughtful efforts to address this problem through open and nonpartisan redistricting procedures

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Joyce Foundation Awards $13.7 Million in Grants

Joyce Foundation Awards $13.7 Million in Grants to Advance Policies on Climate Change, Great Lakes Protection, Gun Violence Prevention, and Workforce Development​

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The Joyce Foundation Announces $10.2 Million in Grants

In April, 50 grants totaling $10.2 million were approved by the Joyce Foundation Board of Directors to further address pressing economic and social challenges.

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Strengthening Democracy by Embracing a Multi-Party System

Democracy Program Director, George Cheung, penned a blog, featured in the Stanford Social Innovation Review.

 
 

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