We support the 50/50 Climate Project’s efforts to shift public companies’ approaches to climate change by leveraging the power of the world’s largest institutional investors.
We support the Action Center on Race and the Economy’s efforts to dismantle structural racism, win wealth and resources for communities of color and working-class communities, and shift the balance of power from Wall Street to communities.
We support Allied Media Projects (AMP) to convene and nurture a network of media, art, technology, education, and social justice activists — enabling and brokering art and social justice collaborations around the country. We also support AMP to host a project to support the Critical Minded network of cultural critics of color.
We support the Anti-Defamation League to continue its work to combat antisemitism, racism, and hate in all forms.
We supported the 14th edition of As You Sow’s 2018 Proxy Preview Report — designed to highlight effective active ownership strategies and empower shareholders to address some of the disconnects between their investments and their values.
We support the Asian American Writers’ Workshop, which resources writers and also hosts online and real-life critical conversations focused on issues of race and culture as they relate to Asian Americans and other underserved communities.
We support the Association of Black Foundation Executives (ABFE) for their work to support leaders of Black-led social change movements. ABFE’s mission is to develop the strategies, tactics, and alliances required to promote effective and responsive philanthropy in Black communities.
We support Auburn Seminary, which equips leaders with the organizational skills and spiritual resilience required to create lasting, positive impact in local communities, on the national stage, and around the world in the multifaith movements for justice. Auburn amplifies voices and visions of faith and moral courage and convenes diverse leaders and cross-sector organizations for generative collaboration and multifaith understanding.
We support visionary initiatives, organizations, and leaders like Bend the Arc Jewish Action, which brings a Jewish voice to the work of social and cultural transformation and seeds social, gender, and racial justice.
We support the Communities Transforming Policing Fund, a collaborative donor project of Borealis Philanthropy, to bolster grassroots organizing capacity and advocacy for community police accountability and local intervention policies.
We support Business Forward’s Inclusive Clean Energy Project, which will engage local, diverse business leaders in highlighting the economic benefits of the clean energy transition.
We support California Clean Energy Fund Innovations for its efforts to support and grow the number of clean energy-focused startup enterprises headed by leaders from diverse, underrepresented backgrounds.
We support Catholic Climate Covenant’s Catholic Energies Project to promote Catholic teaching on climate change and enable Catholic facilities to install renewable energy systems.
We support the Center for Investigative Reporting for their efforts to engage and empower the public through investigative reporting and groundbreaking storytelling. Their award-winning journalism shines a bright light on injustice to protect the most vulnerable in our society.
We support Local Progress — a project of the Center for Popular Democracy — to deepen relationships with grassroots organizations and build its priority platforms around police reform.
We support the Center for Rural Strategies (CRS), which seeks to improve economic and social conditions for communities in the countryside and around the world through the creative and innovative use of media and communications. CRS strives to create better opportunities for small towns and rural communities by building coalitions, developing partnerships, leading public information campaigns, and advancing strategies that strengthen connections between rural and urban places.
We supported CFLeads’ project Seizing the Moment: Fostering the Leadership Role of Community Foundations in a Divisive Time. This project focuses on organizing a set of lead community and larger, likeminded institutional funders, building an innovative plan for how community foundations can create space for communities to address contentious issues currently arising as a result of the political moment.
We support the Clean Energy Group for its work to accelerate adoption of solar and storage projects in affordable housing and critical community facilities in low- and moderate-income communities; and to help community-based and environmental justice organizations build the technical capacity to develop renewable energy solutions.
We support the Climate and Energy Funders Group — an affinity group which supports, facilitates, expands, and builds the capacity of climate and energy funders to combat climate change and build a global clean energy economy.
We support the Coalition for Immokalee Workers to build the leadership of farmworkers and apply the power of the market to address and prevent systemic abuses at the hands of farm owners and managers.
We support Color of Change, to advance racial justice and amplify Black America’s political voice. Driven by more than one million members, they are shifting public narratives, demanding corporate accountability and criminal justice reform, and challenging systems of inequality.
We support Renaissance Journalism to create and launch strategic initiatives that aid journalists and their news organizations to produce ambitious, in-depth and compelling stories that reveal and illuminate injustice and inequality. They elevate the voices and stories that are missing, or mangled, in the media, and position journalism as critical to communities and our broader democracy.
We support Confluence Philanthropy, which advances mission-aligned investing and supports and catalyzes a community of private, public and community foundations, individual donors, and their values-aligned investment advisors representing more than $70 billion in philanthropic assets under management, and over $3.5 trillion in managed capital. Confluence is an international organization, with the majority of members based in the U.S., and a handful in Europe, Canada, and Mexico. Its members represent a diversity of institutions, charitable asset types, personal and professional roles, and programmatic missions, but all share a commitment to mission-aligned investing.
We support the Council on Foundations to provide the opportunity, leadership, and tools needed by philanthropic organizations to expand, enhance, and sustain their ability to advance the common good.
We support City University of New York’s Graduate School of Journalism to produce a report on the State of the Latino News Media, mapping a complex sector that includes everything from newsprint to new podcasts.
We supported a group exhibition at NCF entitled Dandy Lion: (Re)Articulating Black Masculine Identity, curated by Shantrelle P. Lewis. The exhibition included photography and video by nearly 30 artists from around the world. It challenged dominant stereotypes of African American men through an alternative narrative: images of Black men in city landscapes who through their clothing decisions and demeanor can be linked to the 19th-century male icon the “Dandy.”
We support Dēmos and its research, policy and strategic communications work to advance climate change organizing and advocacy with a racial, gender, and economic equity focus.
We support Dream Corps and their innovative narrative and culture change initiatives that bring together Americans of all backgrounds to solve our greatest challenges.
We support the Duke Samuel DuBois Cook Center on Social Equity to expand groundbreaking research on economic mobility and racially stratified wealth gaps, and to provide solutions to address both.
We supported Earth Day Network, whose mission is to diversify, educate and activate the environmental movement worldwide. Growing out of the first Earth Day, Earth Day Network is the world’s largest recruiter to the environmental movement, working with more than 50,000 partners in nearly 192 countries to build environmental democracy. More than one billion people now participate in Earth Day activities each year, making it the largest civic observance in the world.
We supported Efforts of Grace (EoG) (aka the Ashé Cultural Arts Center) for the utilization of art and culture to foster equitable community and human development, by producing and presenting artistic work and cultural programming that demonstrates the positive contributions people of African descent make to their communities. EoG aims to help people find the information, inspiration, and ideas that result in increased wealth creation and employment, education, wellness, habitation in decent housing, and engagement in cultural and civic affairs.
We supported El Puente de Williamsburg and its efforts to distribute and install solar lanterns and other residential-level equipment to Puerto Rican residents recovering from hurricanes Irma and Maria.
We support the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights in California to end mass incarceration and police state violence. The organization prioritizes work with formerly incarcerated people and their families to ensure criminal justice reform encompasses redevelopment of and reinvestments in the communities most impacted by racism, classism, and gender-based violence in the existing criminal justice system.
We support Emerald Cities Collaborative (ECC) to increase the number of high-road clean energy projects that deliver environmental, economic, and equity benefits to low-income residents and communities, and to engage communications expertise to improve ECC’s impact.
We support the Environmental Grantmakers Association, an affinity group that works with members and partners to promote effective environmental philanthropy by sharing knowledge, fostering debate, cultivating leadership, facilitating collaboration, and catalyzing action.
We support Faith in Public Life, which strengthens the effectiveness, collaboration, and reach of the progressive religious voice through state-based organizing, movement building, and communications.
We support the First Peoples Fund for the arts and culture of Indigenous communities in addressing their socio-economic challenges. As shepherds of ancestral practices and histories, Indigenous artists (practicing and potential) and culture bearers are important to sustaining the vitality of Native society.
We support the First Peoples Investment Engagement Program for its work to increase participation by Indigenous people in investment decisions that impact their lands, territories, and resources.
We supported Antenna’s Fossil Free Fest, a three-day festival featuring roundtable conversations, keynotes, film screenings, and workshops by local, national and international artist-activists, organizers, and scientists addressing the influence of fossil fuel industries on the cultural sector.
We support the Foundation Center’s efforts to strengthen the nonprofit sector by advancing knowledge about U.S. and global philanthropy, including free services and affordable educational programs that serve under-resourced community-based organizations that assist disadvantaged populations.
We support the Faith Matters Network’s efforts to train, connect, convene, and amplify marginalized people of faith to articulate a moral vision for our society, as well as to continue to support a mapping and evaluation project on the emerging field of healing justice and resilience.
We supported the Funders’ Network for Smart Growth and Livable Communities and its efforts to inspire, strengthen, and expand funding and philanthropic leadership that yield environmentally sustainable, socially equitable, and economically prosperous regions and communities.
We support GeoFunders to help grantmakers turn their desire to improve into real process, by working together to lift up the grantmaking practices that matter most to nonprofits and that truly improve philanthropy.
We supported the Black Organizing for Liberation Strategy Lab, a project of Georgia Strategic Alliance for New Directions and Unified Policies (Stand-Up) to coordinate a national gathering of leaders from the Black-led social change movement.
We support Grantmakers in the Arts — the only national association of both public and private arts and culture funders in the U.S. and into Canada — including independent and family foundations, public agencies, community foundations, corporate philanthropies, nonprofit regrantors, and national service organizations. GIA provides valuable professional development for arts grantmakers through conferences, workshops, and webinars; publications including the GIA Reader; research and policy work across the field of philanthropy; and online communication tools.
We support the Green Diversity Initiative in its efforts to accelerate improvements in the state of diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) — particularly at the senior staff and board levels — in the mainstream environmental movement.
We support GreenLatinos’ Asilomar Principles: A GreenLatinos Framework for Equitable Intersectional Engagement — a project to engage a cross section of Latino environmental leaders to break down barriers and increase collaboration across environmental and advocacy organizations.
We supported GreenFaith, whose mission is to inspire, educate, and mobilize people of diverse religious backgrounds for environmental leadership. GreenFaith’s work is based on beliefs shared by the world’s great religions — they believe protecting the earth is a religious value, and that environmental stewardship is a moral responsibility.
We support Project Ratio — an initiative housed at Harmony Labs to improve the information ecosystems that underpin democracy. The project will develop a web-based tool that allows people to examine trends in news content in real time, at scale and across platforms, starting with web and television. The tool will offer activists, journalists and researchers a usable window into news content trends.
We support the Highlander Research and Education Center’s cultural and spiritual organizing work as a catalyst for grassroots organizing and movement building in Appalachia and the South.
We supported How We Gather, an entrepreneurial initiative based at Harvard Divinity School, to help with facilitation and documentation needs for a convening of foundations focused on faith, spirituality, and social justice at the Fetzer Institute in July 2017.
We support the Institute for Local Self-Reliance, a national research and technical assistance organization that constructs the foundation and frame upon which communities can take charge of their local resources, their economies, and their environmental future. Their focus is on keeping power — both economic and political — as close to the people as possible and ensuring that communities have the responsibility and authority to make the decisions that impact their lives.
We support the Inter-Agency Task Force on Israeli Arab Issues, a coalition of North American Jewish organizations, foundations, and private philanthropists, to help with educating the American Jewish community on majority/minority relations in Israel; increasing awareness of economic, educational, and social service weaknesses facing Israeli Arab communities and, in certain cases, leveraging financial resources to provide effective solutions; and working with Israeli organizations to strengthen civil society including through developing Jewish and Israeli Arab leadership.
We support the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility for its work to harness the power of faith-based investors to hold corporations accountable for their social and environmental impacts.
We support ISAIAH and AMOS (ISAIAH) for a crosscutting initiative focused on building a multiracial economic justice movement uniting immigrants, people of color, low-income people, rural residents, and the white working class.
We support Jewish Community Action to assist a cluster of independent Jewish state-based organizations — Jewish Community Action in Minnesota, Carolina Jews for Justice in North Carolina, and Detroit Jews for Justice in Detroit — to build Jewish pathways in racial, economic, and gender justice campaigns.
We support membership in the Social Venture Fund for Jewish-Arab Equality and Shared Society, a collaborative philanthropic initiative that funds strategic work in Israel to advance Jewish-Arab equality and build mutual respect and understanding.
We support Jews for Racial and Economic Justice to engage Jews in challenging the interrelated problems of racism, antisemitism, Islamophobia, and economic injustice while building crosscutting partnerships.
We support the Jobs With Justice Education Fund to address national and local issues of poverty and inequality among working people, particularly communities of color, immigrants, and women.
We support JOIN for Justice for its work training and mentoring Jewish leaders, rabbis, and community organizers to build Jewish constituencies that motivate action on social justice issues.
We support Jolt Initiative’s efforts to uplift the true stories and powerful, honest voices of Latinos in Texas, using innovative strategies to create a new narrative in a state where Latinos make up 40 percent of the population but their voices and issues are underrepresented in government and media.
We support Junebug Productions, an arts organization with roots in the civil rights movement that works to center Black voices in the cultural narrative of New Orleans.
We support JUST Capital and their mission to build a more just marketplace. From executive compensation to the Fight for $15, and the Just 100, our partnership with JUST Capital aligns across our focus areas and supports our work to build a more inclusive, clean economy.
We supported JustLeadershipUSA for the initial planning of The Rikers Island Public Memory Project: A Truth and Healing Process. In partnership with Create Forward and the Humanities Action Lab, the project will answer the call by the Independent Commission on New York City Criminal Justice and Incarceration Reform to create a memorial and/or museum to educate future generations about the history of Rikers Island and spark conversation about the administration of justice.
We support Kentuckians for the Commonwealth — a statewide organization working for a new balance of power and a just society. They believe as we work together, we build our strength, individually and as a group, and we find solutions to real-life problems. Kentuckians for the Commonwealth uses direct action to challenge — and change — unfair political, economic and social systems. Their membership is open to all people who are committed to equality, democracy and nonviolent change.
We supported LA Voice, an affiliate of the PICO National Network, to create a curriculum and provide leadership training for 30 prominent Muslim leaders and organizers in partnership with Muslim community organizations.
We supported the James Lawson Institute to offer intensive three-day training institutes in Los Angeles, Chicago or Detroit, and Nashville where experienced progressive organizers can learn the craft of nonviolent civil resistance, as well as to deepen the bench of trainers in nonviolent strategic action.
We supported Activest, a project of Living Cities, to change public finance and leverage the municipal bond market to end prison expansion and support equitable reinvestment in communities.
We support the Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy, an organization whose vision is to help build a new economy rooted in good jobs, thriving communities, and a healthy environment.
We support Make the Road New York to build and win critical organizing and policy victories related to immigrant and worker rights, to serve New York, and to be a model for the country on issues related to advancing worker rights and protection.
We support MapLight for its work to research and expose the influence of money in politics by connecting political spending to specific issues impacting people’s everyday lives.
We support the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) CoLab program to build partnerships with communities that create wealth and promote democratic engagement and urban sustainability.
We supported Media Impact Funders, a national affinity group representing a network of grantmakers working broadly on media and technology issues in order to create social change.
We support the Miami Workers Center to build the power and self-determination of South Florida’s most oppressed communities, especially working women of color, and build a progressive voice and platform that can nurture the growth of movements for social change in Florida and in the United States.
We support Mission Investors Exchange for its work to deliver an organized platform for sharing ideas, knowledge, and tools among current and potential mission investors. The organization plays an important role in promoting conditions that encourage philanthropic organizations to invest their capital in underserved communities in alignment with their missions.
We support the National Black Worker Center Project to create a shared narrative, power analysis, and communications assessment that will deepen and grow support and implement organizing campaigns that create wealth and build political power for black people.
We support the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People whose mission is to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate race-based discrimination.
We supported the National Association of Latino Arts and Culture so they can offer financial resources, professional skills training, and leadership development for Latinx artists and those working in the field, and to create a network of artists and arts organizations of color to share knowledge and increase solidarity.
We support the National Association of State Energy Officials for its U.S. Energy and Employment Report.
We supported the National Center for Family Philanthropy and their work to promote philanthropic values, vision, and excellence across generations of donors and donor families.
We support the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy to promote philanthropy that serves the public good, is responsive to people and communities with the least wealth and opportunity, and is held accountable to the highest standards of integrity and openness.
We supported the National Day Laborer Organizing Network (NDLON) as part of our commitment to partnerships that help build power, income and wealth for working people. NDLON works to unify and strengthen their member organizations to develop leadership among, mobilize, and organize day laborers in order to protect and expand their civil, labor, and human rights. The organization fosters safer, more humane environments for day laborers, both men and women, to earn a living, contribute to society, and integrate into the community.
We support the National Domestic Workers Alliance, which works for the respect, recognition, and inclusion in labor protections for domestic workers. The Alliance is powered by more than 60 affiliate organizations — plus robust local chapters in Atlanta, Durham, and New York — of more than 20,000 nannies, housekeepers, and caregivers for the elderly in 36 cities and 17 states.
We supported the launch of the African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund, which will establish a multimillion-dollar grants fund to save, preserve, and rehabilitate African American historic sites throughout the country.
We support the Natural History Museum and their mission to imagine the museum of the future, attuned to the social and political forces inseparable from the natural world. Their mobile museum highlights corporate influence in science museums and engages communities impacted by the production and consumption of fossil fuels.
We support the Neighborhood Funders Group (NFG), a member-based affinity group that builds the capacity of philanthropy to advance social justice and community change. NFG organizes the social justice philanthropy field, develops leaders within its national base of members, and encourages the philanthropic field to support policies and practices that advance economic, environmental, racial, and social justice.
We support the National Guest Workers Alliance, a project of NEO Philanthropy, whose aim is to change the narrative and build power for guest workers, migrant workers, and contingent workers across the American South.
We support the New Israel Fund to build the capacities and structures required to make democracy possible in Israel through an innovation fund, shared society projects, narrative shift and culture change initiatives, and support for women as agents of change.
We supported No Longer Empty’s in-house exhibit entitled Hold These Truths — a titular reference to the Declaration of Independence. This group exhibition was organized in response to this crucial and complex time in United States history.
We support Not An Alternative for its mobile museum installation series highlighting corporate influence in science museums and engaging communities impacted by the production and consumption of fossil fuels.
We support New York Renews’ efforts to expand and deepen its multisector coalition’s efforts to accelerate the New York State transition to a 100 percent clean energy economy, rooted in racial justice and environmental and economic equity.
We support the Mississippi-based organization One Voice, to expand its Electric Co-operative Leadership Institute (ECLI), and to advocate for improved energy democracy, greater clean energy commitments and energy efficiency savings for members of eight of the state’s rural electric cooperatives (RECs).
We support the Open Markets Institute for its work to illuminate the economic and political problems caused by monopolies and concentrated corporate power.
We support Open MIC, fiscally sponsored by the Tides Center, in its efforts to activate institutional investors to press for change on a range of issues in the technology and media sectors.
We support Peak Grantmaking for its efforts to improve grantmaking by advancing the knowledge, skills, and abilities of grants management professionals and leading grantmakers to adopt and incorporate effective practices that benefit the philanthropic community.
We support Philanthropy New York, a nonprofit membership organization created by the New York philanthropic sector to support the practice of philanthropy in the region. Philanthropy New York offers annual programs and a broad range of related resources that support effective, strategic grantmaking; facilitate collaboration and knowledge sharing among its members and between foundations and policymakers; and communicate the value of the philanthropic sector in society.
We support PICO National Network, a multifaith, multiracial organizing network advancing racial and economic justice and supporting state and national campaigns for working people.
We supported PolicyLink’s 2018 National Equity Summit, which brought together more than 4,000 participants, including a diverse group of leaders from the nonprofit, public policy, philanthropy, business, and academic sectors who are committed to tackling economic and racial inequality at the city, state and federal levels. The theme of the Equity Summit 2018: Our Power. Our Future. Our Nation. served as a call to local and national leaders to “step into their power, activate their imaginations, and set a national equity agenda” that brings about economic prosperity and racial inclusion for all.
We support Political Research Associates for a cross-movement convening and examination of the links between antisemitism, the white nationalist movement, and anti-Black racism, and to create a curriculum for activists looking to understand these issues and their intersections.
We supported Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility for its work to protect public agency employees and hold the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and other regulatory bodies accountable.
We support the Public Religion Research Institute to conduct, analyze, and disseminate public opinion surveys at the intersection of religion, values, and public life.
We support Puente Human Rights Movement for the Mijente Support Committee, a digital and grassroots hub for Latino and Chicano movement building and organizing that employs cultural tactics to build power for Latino communities.
We support Race Forward’s work related to addressing systemic racism using the strategies of research, journalism, trainings and convenings to drive policies, shift narratives and organize a strong ecosystem of racial justice actors, organizations and networks.
We supported the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College for its work to distribute Jewish resilience practices for activists to invest in their own well-being and improve their capacity to lead changemaking in a challenging time.
We support the University of Michigan’s School of Environment and Sustainability for its Environmental Diversity Program to assess and strategically disseminate updated data about the diversity of environmental organizations (both mainstream and environmental justice); the role that funding disparities, as well as spatial and issue areas of focus, play in fostering the capacity and effectiveness of environmental justice organizations; and the professional development programs available for people-of-color-led climate justice leaders and recommendations to address gaps.
We supported the One America Movement to complete a successful launch of programs building bridges across political, religious, racial, and economic difference through service.
We support Restaurant Opportunities Centers United to improve the way service workers are viewed by society and policymakers.
We support Revolutions Per Minute to train and support musicians to play a potent, vital and effective role in the promotion of social justice.
We supported Executives’ Alliance for Boys and Men of Color to strengthen the philanthropic sector’s breadth, depth and coordination of investments and activities that focus on expanding opportunities and wellness for boys and men of color, their families, and their communities.
We support the Rocky Mountain Institute for its work delivering equity-centered clean energy solutions to low- and moderate-income communities through its Shine and Leap programs.
We support the Social Venture Network’s work to empower diverse, innovative leaders who leverage business to serve the greater good.
We support Sojourners to bring diverse faith voices to the table and help facilitate coordinated, collective action to address inequalities and racial injustice, with a focus on economic inequalities and criminal justice reform.
We support the Center for Economic Democracy, a project of the Solidago Foundation, whose aim is to center the leadership of frontline communities in creating place-based community wealth building initiatives.
We support TakeAction Minnesota Education Fund’s broad-based alliance of social justice groups in Minnesota working to advance economic and racial justice.
We support the Institute for Policy Studies to expand their progressive op-ed service OtherWords.
We supported the Hurricane Irma Community Recovery Fund to support a coalition of organizations for coordinated mobilization in Florida to deploy emergency, recovery and rebuilding support to the communities most detrimentally impacted by Hurricane Irma.
We support The Pillars Fund to continue its work raising and distributing funds to Muslim community groups on the frontlines of challenging Islamophobia and allying with social justice efforts more broadly.
We support the Solutions Project for its work to shift the narrative through media, support and engage grassroots leadership, and build a broad movement to advance an inclusive clean economy.
We support Momentum to equip leaders of U.S. democratic movements in the craft of nonviolent civil resistance through trainings, skill shares, and thought leadership.
We support New Venture Fund’s fiscally sponsored project, the U.S. Impact Investing Alliance, a field building organization that works to increase the flow of philanthropic and other capital to impact investing.
We support the UltraViolet Education Fund for its work to leverage consumers and the general public to hold corporations accountable for their role in promulgating policies and practices that advance women’s equity.
We support the Religious Action Center to further develop a robust, powerful Reform Jewish constituency that works with other diverse communities to bring about racial and economic justice.
We support the Union of Concerned Scientists’ Center for Science and Democracy, which leverages science and mobilizes scientists to counter the current deregulatory agenda.
We support the Poor People’s Campaign to shift the public’s understanding of poverty by putting a human face on structural inequality and creating a sustained moral movement for transformative change.
We support Urban Bush Women, which through its choreography on stage and dance-based community engagement work off-stage, engages and equips women and people of color around the country with information and tools to help build stronger communities and affect social change.
We support the Revolutionary Love Project for strategy development and a communications plan to advance a new public ethic and practice that can help transform American culture and politics.
We support the Vera Institute of Justice for their national efforts to address mass incarceration and bail and community police reform, and to build the evidence needed to transform outdated and unjust policies and practices.