FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Eligibility Criteria Questions Who is eligible to apply for a Democracy Renewal Project grant? Grants are open to researchers affiliated with a public or nonprofit U.S. college or university. The affiliated institution must administer the grant. Is it acceptable for the same researcher to be a Co-PI on multiple projects? Would …
Healthier Democracies is an initiative that strengthens American democracy by sharing the world’s best practices of community engagement.
This research explores the experiences and perspectives of for-profit college attendees based on a representative survey of 595 alumni, currently enrolled students, and non-completers fielded from March 17 to May 31, 2022, and focus groups with those populations.
Most Americans consider partisan divisiveness a problem and want politicians to put aside differences and compromise, according to this Public Agenda/USA TODAY Hidden Common Ground survey of 2,219 American adults, fielded in August 2022.
Nearly one-third of Americans are completely politically alienated—not because their preferred party isn’t in power, but because they don’t think their voice matters. A majority of these alienated Americans believe our democracy is in crisis.
Public Agenda conducted in-depth confidential interviews with a snowball sample of 18 journalists in the fall of 2021.
Teachers in the News provides an unprecedented analysis of education media coverage, as well as findings from both a survey of teachers and parents and interviews with teachers and journalists.
This Public Agenda/USA TODAY Hidden Common Ground report focuses on affective polarization, meaning negative feelings towards people whose political views differ from one’s own.
This Public Agenda/USA TODAY Hidden Common Ground survey, fielded in February 2021, finds a powerful consensus across political affiliations that the nation needs to move beyond the destructive divisiveness that plagues our politics.
After a challenging fall semester, a national survey from Public Agenda finds that K-12 teachers and parents are largely on the same page regarding education during the COVID-19 pandemic.