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.
The Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Civic Engagement Fund is a national, non partisan initiative that fosters a culture of civic participation within AAPI communities.
CASA works to organize, advocate for, and expand opportunities for Latino and immigrant people in Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Virginia.
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 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’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 educates and mobilizes the Muslim-American community to become a force for positive change and to build the next generation of civic leaders.
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 for Progress is a coalition of donors focused on the strategic and financial health of Georgia's progressive movement.
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.
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.
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 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 is a nonpartisan nonprofit dedicated to building the political power of young people.
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.
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 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 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 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.