Democracy Collaborative

The Democracy Collaborative is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, American think tank and research center founded at the University of Maryland in 2000. It is based in Washington, D.C. and Cleveland, Ohio and researches strategies to address income inequality, and to contribute to community wealth building and environmental and social sustainability. [2]

Projects is a Democracy Collaborative project that seeks to facilitate conversation and creation of more equitable wealth distribution in American communities. [3]

The Next System Project

The Democracy Collaborative's website calls the Next System Project "an ambitious multi-year initiative aimed at thinking boldly about what is required to deal with the systemic challenges the United States faces now and in coming decades."[4]

Fifty by Fifty

Fifty by Fifty is an initiative that seeks to expand employee ownership in the United States. The Democracy Collaborative initiative hopes to help create 50 million employee owners by the year 2050. [5]


  1. ^ "Democracy Collaborative Foundation". Charity Navigator. Retrieved 27 December 2019.
  2. ^ "Our History". The Democracy Collaborative. Retrieved 26 December 2019.
  3. ^ "Vision and Mission". Retrieved 26 December 2019.
  4. ^ "Next System Project". The Democracy Collaborative. Retrieved 26 December 2019.
  5. ^ "About Fifty by Fifty". Fifty by Fifty. Retrieved 26 December 2019.