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DemocracyNext

Building new institutions for the next democratic paradigm

About


DemocracyNext is an international non-profit, non-partisan research and action institute. Our mission is to build new institutions for the next democratic paradigm of citizen participation, representation by lot, and deliberation. We want to create a more just, joyful, and collaborative future where everyone has meaningful power to shape their societies.

We believe that by tapping into the ideas, energy, and collective wisdom of everyone, we will be able to better address societal challenges, overcome polarisation, and strengthen trust.

We work to design and establish new institutions for government and to transform the governance of organisations that influence public life, rooted in three principles:
  1. Giving people agency and dignity through participation;
  2. Distributing equal political power through representation by lot (sortition), and
  3. Channeling collective wisdom and enabling people to find common ground through deliberation.
The goal of DemocracyNext is to see such institutions have real political power, rather than just an advisory role, so that they could eventually become the heart of a new democratic system.


Our team

Jon Alexander

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Mark Cridge

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James Allan M...

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Ansel Herz

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Organizations

1
The Rockefeller Foundation

255,084.93 EUR since Jan 2023

2
Open Society Foundations

225,284.64 EUR since Dec 2022

3
National Endowment for Democracy

165,762.03 EUR since Oct 2022

4
One Project

50,085.63 EUR since Oct 2022

5
Admin OCEU

41,500 EUR since Oct 2022

6
Bundeskunsthalle

10,000 EUR since Jan 2023

7
Bundeskunsthalle

9,200 EUR since Jan 2023

8
Berggruen Institute

898.85 EUR since Feb 2023

Individuals

1
DemNext Admin

500 EUR since Oct 2022

2
Ieva Cesnulaityte

413 EUR since Jul 2022

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DemNext Admin

Admin

€500 EUR

Ieva Cesnulai...

Admin

€413 EUR

Jon Alexander

Core Contributor

Mark Cridge

Core Contributor

James Allan M...

Core Contributor

Ansel Herz

Core Contributor

The Rockefell...

€255,085 EUR

Open Society ...

€225,285 EUR

National Endo...

€165,762 EUR

One Project

€50,086 EUR

Admin OCEU

€41,500 EUR

Budget


Transparent and open finances.

Today’s balance

€542,090.53 EUR

Total raised

€737,200.32 EUR

Total disbursed

€195,109.79 EUR

Estimated annual budget

€758,729.08 EUR

Expenses

All time

Expenses paid

103

Amount disbursed

€197,766.94

Tags# of ExpensesAmount (EUR)
staff
12€102,011.03
no tag
4€61,448.67
travel
38€12,727.74
it
13€7,665.13
illustration
1€3,150.00
office
11€2,531.94
ned
1€2,462.84
team retreat
4€1,403.60
team days
5€1,055.28
entertainment
4€951.40
hr
3€777.74
events
2€483.88
consulting
1€453.44
one project
1€290.60
memberships
2€257.43
marketing
1€96.22

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Contributions received

3

Amount collected

€913.00

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one-time
3€913.00

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