The Foundation makes grants to national organizations in the areas of civic engagement, social justice and voter education. The Foundation's core grantmaking priority is integrated voter mobilization with a particular focus on communities of color.

See below for current Civic Engagement grantees.

AAPI Civic Engagement Fund

The AAPI Civic Engagement Fund is a national, non partisan initiative that fosters a culture of civic participation within Asian American and Pacific Islander communities.

CASA De Maryland, Inc.

CASA works to organize, advocate for, and expand opportunities for Latino and immigrant people in Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Virginia.

Center for Popular Democracy

CPD promotes equality, opportunity, and a dynamic democracy in partnership with innovative base-building organizations, organizing networks and alliances, and progressive unions across the country.

Color of Change Education Fund

Color Of Change is the nation’s largest online racial justice organization. Color of Change designs campaigns to end practices that unfairly hold Black people back and champion solutions that move us all forward.

Community Change

Community Change’s mission is to build the power and capacity of low-income people, especially low-income people of color, to change their communities and public policies for the better.

Emgage Foundation Inc.

Emgage educates and mobilizes the Muslim-American community to become a force for positive change and to build the next generation of civic leaders.

Fair Elections Center

The Fair Elections Legal Network (FELN) is a national, nonpartisan voting rights and legal support organization whose mission is to remove barriers to registration and voting for traditionally underrepresented constituencies.

Georgia Alliance Education Fund, Inc.

Georgia Alliance for Progress is a coalition of donors focused on the strategic and financial health of Georgia's progressive movement.

Institute for Policy Studies

IPS is a progressive multi-issue think tank that has served as a policy and research resource for visionary social justice movements for over four decades.

National Coalition on Black Civic Participation

The National Coalition on Black Civic Participation (The National Coalition) is dedicated to increasing civic engagement and voter participation in Black and under-served communities.

National Domestic Workers Alliance

The National Domestic Workers Alliance (NDWA) is the nation’s leading voice for dignity and fairness for the millions of domestic workers in the United States.

Piper Fund

Piper Fund was established in 1997 as a funder collaborative to support the growing movement of campaign finance reform efforts at the state level.


ProGeorgia is a member of the State Voices Network, a new model of cooperation and sharing amongst grassroots groups.


With more than 4 million subscribers, PushBlack is working towards the goal of building the largest online community of Black Americans.

Rock the Vote

Rock the Vote is a nonpartisan nonprofit dedicated to building the political power of young people.

Student PIRGs

Student PIRGs are independent statewide student organizations that work on issues such as environmental protection, consumer protection, and hunger and homelessness. NNCF supports student voter mobilization efforts on college campuses.

Students Learn Students Vote Coalition

The Students Learn Students Vote Coalition promotes civic learning and engagement on campuses across the country by providing a series of key steps and information on best practices that institutions can use to create a more voter friendly campus.

United We Dream Network

United We Dream empowers people to develop their leadership, their organizing skills, and campaigns to fight for justice and dignity for immigrants and all people. This is achieved through immigrant youth-led campaigns at the local, state, and federal level.

Voices for Progress Education Fund

Voices for Progress Education Fund galvanizes the advocacy of business leaders, entrepreneurs, philanthropists and other prominent individuals who unite to protect the climate, strengthen democracy, and ensure economic and social justice for all.

Voto Latino Foundation

Voto Latino is a pioneering civic media organization that seeks to transform America by recognizing Latinos’ innate leadership. Through innovative digital campaigns, pop culture, and grassroots voices, it provides culturally relevant programs that engage, educate and empower Latinos to be agents of change.