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Speaking truth to power
We work for democratic and political reform
through our activities and the campaigns we fund
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Our values are rooted in the liberalism and Quakerism of our founder Joseph Rowntree.
We seek to bring about significant changes in the political system, making it more accountable, democratic and transparent and to rebalance power for the well-being of society.
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We fund campaigns for democratic and political reform in the UK. We don’t give grants that can be funded from charitable sources.
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Equal Civil Partnerships
Campaigning for mixed-sex civil partnerships in England and Wales
Open Rights Group
Protecting the rights to privacy and free speech online