Mandate Democracy Foundation

Votes that Matter: No matter Who's Elected | Technology in Service of Democracy

Fairfax, VA   |  https://www.MandateDemocracy.org

Mission

DEMOCRACY CITIZENSHIP EMPOWERMENT: Education & Participation: (1) INDEPENDENT REFENDUM VOTING on Policies & Priorities, Issues & Options to address the Needs & Aspirations of We The People,. Uniting America with online authenicated "One Person -- All Persons -- One Vote." Universal suffrage and access. Proprietary DLT platform developed with IBM. "Votes that Matter, No Matter Who's Elected" Mandates for Change. (|| (2) DEMOCRACY CITIZENSHIP CENTERS: Community-based Socio-Economic Development packages for self-supporting regenerative Ecosystems: Equities in Health Care | Housing | Public Safety | Banking, Credit, business loans | Net Zero Carbon/Energy technologies | Jobs Training | Earned Professional degrees. Truth &Trust -- In Each Other | E Pluribus Unum

Notes from the nonprofit

We are dedicated to the Survival of Freedom & Democracy through the use of Advanced Technologies to Empower Citizens and their Communities.

Ruling year info

2019

Managing Director

Honorable Lester Alan Fettig

Main address

George Mason University Enterprise Center 4031 University Drive Suite 100

Fairfax, VA 22030 USA

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EIN

83-2825932

NTEE code info

Civil Rights, Social Action, and Advocacy N.E.C. (R99)

IRS filing requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990-PF.

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Our programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Participatory Direct Democracy Citizenship

Grassroots national movement for "Participatory Direct Democracy": Education, Participation and independent Referendum Voting on Policies & Priorities, not parties, politicians Mandates of We the People for Government by the Governed. Authenticated, blockchain voting. Supermajority Mandates to surmount divisive, gridlocked partisanship. "Votes that Matter -- No matter Who's elected."
Votes on fact-based Issues & Options with time to think, debate and consider the best course for each Citizen, Family, Community and our Nation. Deliberative Democracy at Local, State & Federal levels.
Universal online suffrage , "One Person - ALL Persons - One Vote" by mutli-factor authenticated Voters.
Then, watchdog reporting of ocfficials performance in office, to follow the will of their constitutents, with partnered media outlets to hold oficials accountable
180+ Representatives on contract in 35 states, supported by 266 universities recruiting students, faculty and alumni, 1000+ applicants

Population(s) Served
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Online blockchain cyber-secure, privacy protected Referenda on Policies, Budget priorities, Issues and Options. Local, state and Federal levels, targeted to multi-factor biometrically authenticated citizens. Am empowered voice of consitutents for elected officials in municipal, state legislaure and congressional offices.

Population(s) Served

Socio-Economic Development packages of the latest cutting edge technologies for Sustainable, Self-Supporting Local Community Ecosystems:
-- Human and Environmental Needs & Aspirations:
-- Power | Telecomm | Water | Waste Treatment | Mobility | IoT Smart Cities grids
-- Environmentally sustainable facilities, Net-Zero Carbon/Energy, Agri/Aqua-Culture
-- Education, Health Care, Food security, Housing, Child/Elderly/Differently-Abled, Veterans
-- Cognitive Behavioral and Mental Health therapies
-- Youth & Adjunct Career development: Training, Certifications, Earned Professional degrees

Population(s) Served
Adults
Adults
Children and youth
Family relationships
Health
Work status and occupations

Where we work

Affiliations & memberships

Combined Federal Campaign 2020

Number of people working at the SME/Coop/Enterprise on a part-time basis (< 35 hours per week) as a result of the nonprofit's efforts

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Age groups, Family relationships, Health, Social and economic status, Work status and occupations

Related Program

Participatory Direct Democracy Citizenship

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Context Notes

Expanding nationwide network of grassroots District Representatives and Interns on contract: Assigned Core Duties for and targeted program assignments in their home areas and networks.

Applications to join as District Representative and Internships

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Direction of Success

Increasing

Context Notes

As of 2021, current applications exceed 1,400 being processed for onboarding through direct contact, website submissions and complete Handshake resumes, app letters, references and disciplines.

Institutional support by Universities

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Population(s) Served

Age groups, Ethnic and racial groups, Family relationships, Social and economic status, Work status and occupations

Related Program

Participatory Direct Democracy Citizenship

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Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Context Notes

Vetted and approved by each of 264 schools recruiting students, faculty and alumni/a with regular reports on names, applicants and tracking including 11 HBCUs. Continuous expanding approvals.

Diversity of the American Tapestry of Heritage communities

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Ethnic and racial groups, Family relationships, Religious groups, Social and economic status, Work status and occupations

Related Program

Participatory Direct Democracy Citizenship

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Context Notes

We track with pride the generational Heritage of all our Reps and Interns, which now include 55+ national and ethnic diverse backgrounds, all Faith communities, America's great Citizenship strength.

Technologies Applied in Service of Democracy programs

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Related Program

Demcoracy Citizenship Community Centers (D3Cs)

Type of Metric

Outcome - describing the effects on people or issues

Direction of Success

Increasing

Context Notes

Applied Governance Technologies: Citizen Education & Participation | Blockchain DLT | AI/ML | IoT | Micro-Webs community Power | Telecomm | Water | Waste | Sustainainable socio-economic development

Organizational Affilitations & Alignment

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Related Program

Demcoracy Citizenship Community Centers (D3Cs)

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Input - describing resources we use

Direction of Success

Increasing

Context Notes

Active engagement with allied technology and insitutional organizations, including Government Blockchain Assn, University schools of Law, Public Policy, Public Opinion, research institutes.

US Domestic and International Presence

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Age groups, Ethnic and racial groups, Social and economic status, Work status and occupations

Related Program

Participatory Direct Democracy Citizenship

Type of Metric

Outcome - describing the effects on people or issues

Direction of Success

Increasing

Context Notes

Expanding physical and representational presence in US and overseas: 2021 Reps now in 35 states, universities in 33 states. In EU, ME, Africa, SEA, China. Subsdiaries being formed UK, Jordan.

Our Sustainable Development Goals

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Goals & Strategy

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Charting impact

Four powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

Expand Citizenship Empowered Governance:
-- Nationwide network of Contract representatives (>150)
-- Nationwide network of Supporting Universities (>250)
-- Targeted Democracy Citizenship Community Centers (>10)
-- Targeted Supporting Officials (>50)

Expand Supporting International Country Coalitions
-- International Representatives (>25)
-- Insternational Sunsidiaries (>10)

Citizenship Empowerment:

-- Indivduals
-- Democracy Citizenship Centers Ecosystems

Expanding networks of Representatives & Universities
Expanding targeted D3Cs

-- Over 200 on contract District Represntatives
-- Over 200 supporting universities
-- Taregeted 9 D3Cs
-- Established Real estate and banking relationships for D3Cs
-- Initiated legal structure and consoritum for Mandate Democrcy UK

Financials

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Mandate Democracy Foundation

Board of directors
as of 11/15/2021
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Hon. Lester Fettig

Mandate Democracy Foundation

Term: 2020 - 2023

Kate Feinberg

US Veterans Administration

Jonathan Katz

California Institute of Technology

Edwin Lynch

I95 Business Partners

Board leadership practices

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    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Not applicable
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Not applicable
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Not applicable
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Not applicable
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? Not applicable

Organizational demographics

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Equity strategies

Last updated: 11/15/2021

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  • We have long-term strategic plans and measurable goals for creating a culture such that one’s race identity has no influence on how they fare within the organization.
Policies and processes
  • We engage everyone, from the board to staff levels of the organization, in race equity work and ensure that individuals understand their roles in creating culture such that one’s race identity has no influence on how they fare within the organization.