Quest for Democracy Fund — General Support


Grant investigator: Chloe Cockburn

This page was reviewed but not written by the grant investigator. Forward Justice staff also reviewed this page prior to publication.


The Open Philanthropy Project recommended a grant of $250,000 to the Quest for Democracy Fund, via Forward Justice, for general support. The Quest for Democracy Fund is directed by formerly incarcerated leaders and makes grants to organizations led by formerly incarcerated people around the country.

This follows our August 2019 support and falls within our focus area of criminal justice reform.

Quest for Democracy Fund — Just Mercy

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Grant investigator: Chloe Cockburn

This page was reviewed but not written by the grant investigator. FICPFM staff also reviewed this page prior to publication.


The Open Philanthropy Project recommended a grant of $200,000 to the Quest for Democracy Fund, via Forward Justice, to support criminal justice work related to the film “Just Mercy.” The Quest for Democracy Fund is directed by formerly incarcerated leaders and makes grants to organizations led by formerly incarcerated people around the country.

This falls within our focus area of criminal justice reform.