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The National Democratic Institute is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization working to support and strengthen democratic institutions worldwide through citizen participation, openness and accountability in government.

Who Supports Our Work

NDI expresses special thanks to the The National Endowment for Democracy, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the U.S. Department of State for their continued support. Also of special note is assistance provided by the Consortium for Elections and Political Process Strengthening (CEPPS).

Contributions from governments, foundations, multilateral institutions, corporations, organizations and individuals provide much-needed resources that enable the Institute to carry out its work. NDI extends its gratitude to the following:

Governments and Multilateral Institutions

  • Government of Australia
  • Kingdom of Bahrain
  • Government of Belgium
  • Office of the High Representative in Bosnia-Herzegovina
  • Government of Canada
  • Government of the Czech Republic
  • Government of Denmark
  • European Union
  • Government of Finland
  • Government of Germany
  • Government of Ireland
  • Government of Japan
  • Government of Namibia
  • Government of the Netherlands
  • Government of Norway
  • Organization of American States (OAS)
  • Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE)
  • Government of Sweden
  • Government of Switzerland
  • Government of the United Kingdom
  • UN Women
  • United Nations Democracy Fund (UNDEF)
  • United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
  • World Bank Group
  • World Food Programme
  • Government of Yemen

Corporations, Foundations and Organizations

  • AHT Insurance
  • Amazon
  • American Federation of Teachers
  • Arthur C. Nielsen, Jr. Family Charitable Trust 
  • Chevron
  • Glover Park Group
  • Google, Inc.
  • Interational Masonry Institute
  • International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers
  • Open Society Foundation
  • Prufrock Foundation
  • Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office
  • The Coca-Cola Company
  • Visa, Inc.


  • Mr. S. Daniel Abraham
  • The Honorable Madeleine Albright
  • The Honorable Bernard Aronson
  • The Honorable Elizabeth Bagley
  • The Honorable James Blanchard
  • Mr. Rafic Bizri
  • Mr. Richard C. Blum
  • Mr. Denis O'Brien
  • Ms. Annie Burns
  • The Honorable Robin Carnahan
  • Mr. Timothy Collins
  • Mr. Frank M. Conner III
  • Mr. Lester Crown
  • The Honorable Thomas A. Daschle
  • Mr. John Doerr
  • Mr. Timothy Gill
  • Dr. Patrick J. Griffin
  • The Honorable Jane Harman
  • Ms. Jessica Herschend
  • Mr. Frank Islam
  • Mrs. Mari Snyder Johnson
  • Dr. Omar Kader
  • The Honorable Herb Klein
  • Mr. Peter Kovler
  • Mr. Robert Liberatore
  • Mr. William Mahoney
  • Ms. Anne McNulty
  • Mr. Marc Nathanson
  • The Honorable Nancy Rubin
  • Mr. Elliot Schrage
  • Ms. Carol Sharer
  • Mrs. Bren Simon
  • Mr. Michael Steed
  • Mr. Maurice Tempelsman
  • Ms. Lynda Thomas
  • Ms. Tori Thomas
  • Ms. Dorothy Walsh
  • Mr. Marvin Weissberg
  • Ms. Maureen White

The donors listed above contributed $5,000 or more in 2015.