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Our Accountability

Transparency in our Movement

Braver Angels has been subject to a variety of rigorous, data-driven evaluations.
We believe transparency in our work leads to confidence in our movement.
Looking for information about our funding? Visit Our Financials.

Our Accreditations

Guidestar Seal of Transparency

Guidestar Platinum Seal of Transparency

In 2021, Braver Angels achieved the highest rating for transparency from Guidestar, the premier information sharing service of Candid. The rating signifies the highest level of financial transparency achievable by a non-profit. Further information can be found in our financial disclosure documents available on Our Financials page.
2023 Annual Report

2022 Annual Report

Use this annual report to better understand the story of Braver Angels, recruit members and event attendees, reach out to potential partners and funders, and spread the word about how we can all work to bridge the partisan divide.

This annual report is for you: the subscriber who hasn’t yet become a member, the member who wants to get more involved, the volunteer who is feeling burnt out, and the leader who knows this work is possible, if only more people saw it in action.

Internally Published Reports

Braver Angels 2020-2022 Overview: Report on Workshops and Events
Braver Angels 2020-2021 Report: Depolarizing During the Pandemic
Participant-Identified Effects of Better Angels Experiences
Braver Angels 2020-2022 Overview: Report on Workshops and Events
Braver Angels 2020-2021 Report: Depolarizing During the Pandemic
Participant-Identified Effects of Better Angels Experiences

Externally Published Reports

Bailey M. Oliver-Blackburn and April Chatham Carpenter, “But I don’t know if I want to talk to you,”
— Journal of Applied Communication Research, July 2022
Francesca Gino, Julia Minson, and Jeff Huizinga,” Braver Angels: A Grassroots Effort to Depolarize American Politics”
— Harvard Business Review, March 2020
Hannah Baron, et. al, Can Americans Depolarize? Assessing the Effects of Reciprocal Group Reflection on Partisan Polarization
—  March 2021
Bailey M. Oliver-Blackburn and April Chatham Carpenter, “But I don’t know if I want to talk to you,”
— Journal of Applied Communication Research, July 2022
Francesca Gino, Julia Minson, and Jeff Huizinga,” Braver Angels: A Grassroots Effort to Depolarize American Politics”
— Harvard Business Review, March 2020
Hannah Baron, et. al, Can Americans Depolarize? Assessing the Effects of Reciprocal Group Reflection on Partisan Polarization
—  March 2021
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