Grant list

Here is a list of organizations supported through the Fund Foundation programs.


Alaska Wilderness League: Mobilized people to make nearly 2,000 phone calls into the offices of U.S. Sens. Susan Collins, John Hickenlooper, Mark Kelly and Krysten Sinema to protect the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

Alliance for a Just Society: Connected constituents across Ohio, New York and Georgia with their U.S. senators to voice support for federal funding for public transit.

American Cancer Society: Connected more than 2,000 Mainers with their state legislators to call for a statewide ban on the sale of flavored tobacco products, including vapes.

American Conservation Coalition: Spoke to more than 6,000 young voters, connected 250 with members of Congress in support of a bipartisan bill to protect carbon offset markets for American farmers, and built a list of interested pro-environment conservatives for this start-up environmental organization.

Americans for Affordable Drugs Now: We connected more than 1,000 people with their members of Congress in support of allowing Medicare to negotiate for lower drug prices.

Americans for Democratic Action: Spoke with more than 10,000 voters across North Carolina, Iowa and Pennsylvania to rally support for President Biden’s American Rescue Plan.

Center for Innovative Policy: Support for this nonpartisan think tank that identifies, disseminates and advocates for groundbreaking, fiscally responsible state-level policies.

Clean Air Carolinas: Prompted nearly 1,500 calls into Gov. Roy Cooper’s office to encourage executive action for North Carolina to join the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative.

Divest Oregon: Patched through 1,500 calls from Oregonians to Oregon’s state treasurer in support of Divest Oregon’s coalition campaign to get the state’s pension program to divest from oil and gas, and enabled the coalition to win the first of its three demands: releasing the full list of the state’s investments.

Economic Security Project Action: Mobilized people more than 2,000 calls to members of Congress in support of extending the child tax credit to help lift children out of poverty.

FACT Coalition: Connected 2,000 people across 12 states with members of Congress asking them to close corporate offshore tax havens.

Faith in Public Life Action: Mobilized nearly 10,000 faithful Georgians to stand against voter suppression legislation.

Florida Alliance for Retired Americans (FLARA): Spoke with more than 13,000 Florida retirees in opposition to proposed legislation that would remove accountability of nursing homes for any negligence they commit concerning COVID-19 protections.

For Our Future Wisconsin: Held more than 13,000 voter education conversations with Wisconsinites educating them on vote by mail opportunities prior to spring statewide elections.

Friends of the Earth Action: Mobilized constituents to make 1,500 calls into the offices of U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden of Oregon and Rep. Richard Neal of Massachusetts to persuade them to back legislation ending federal subsidies for the fossil fuel industry.

Georgia River Network: Reached more than 10,000 people and prompted nearly 2,000 calls into Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp’s office in opposition to a proposed titanium mine next to the iconic Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge.

Green for All: Reached 15,000 people in six states and generated 2,000 patch through calls in support of full funding of the Clean School Bus Act.

Jolt Texas: Spoke with 1,000 young Texans of color over the course of two days and urged them to take action on the climate, resulting in 35 meetings with Texas legislators.

National Wildlife Federation Action: Mobilized constituents to make nearly 3,000 calls across 20 U.S. Senate offices in favor of the bi-partisan Recovering America’s Wildlife Act.

Netroots Nation: Supported this annual conference.

NC Interfaith Power and Light: Connected nearly 2,000 North Carolinians to their US House members to urge them to support strong action on climate.

One Hundred Miles: We connected nearly 2,000 Georgians with U.S. Sens. Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock calling on them to protect all 100 miles of Georgia’s coast from offshore oil drilling.

Onward Together Foundation: Supported the Onward Together mission of advancing progressive values and building a brighter future for generations to come by encouraging people to organize, get involved and run for office.

Planned Parenthood Southeast Advocates: Contacted more than 15,000 Georgians to increase public pressure on the state’s redistricting committee for a transparent process and fair maps.

ReThink Energy Florida: Mobilized 13,000 Floridians to contact their state representatives to protect clean energy.

Save the Sound: Spoke with nearly 14,000 voters and gathered more than 1,000 petition signatures calling on Connecticut's General Assembly to strengthen the state’s Global Warming Solutions Act.

Solar Rights Alliance: Generated more than 2,000 calls to California Gov. Gavin Newsom in support of rooftop solar.

Tennessee Immigrant & Refugee Rights Coalition: Connected with 4,100 infrequent voters in Chattanooga, Tennessee during municipal elections.

Texas Solar Energy Society: Generated more than 1,000 get-out-the-vote calls to electricity co-op members in support of pro-environment candidates to the non-governmental election for Pedernales Electric Co-operative's Board of Directors.

Toxic-Free Future: Connected more than 2,000 Americans directly with REI management to convince the giant outdoor retailer to discontinue products that contain harmful PFAS chemicals.

United for Respect’s Athena for All campaign: Helped more than 2,000 Californians directly voice their support for anti-monopoly action to their member of Congress.

2020 Contributions

Alabama Interfaith Power & Light: Contacted nearly 20,000 Alabama Power customers to build support for renewable energy and fair utility rates.

Black Voters Matter Fund: Spoke with 7,000 Black voters leading up to municipal elections in the Georgia cities of Albany and Savannah.

Center for American Progress & Center for American Progress Action Fund: Supported CAP’s mission as an independent non-partisan policy Institute.

Center for Innovative Policy: Supported the organization’s mission to research, develop and disseminate progressive and fiscally responsible state public policy proposals.

Clinton Foundation: Supported President Clinton’s belief that everyone deserves a chance to succeed, everyone has a responsibility to act, and we all do better when we work together.

Consumer Federation of America: Supported CFA, the association of non-profit consumer organizations that was established in 1968 to advance the consumer interest through research, advocacy and education.

Earth Day Network: Spoke with nearly 5,000 people to encourage participation in the events surrounding the 50th anniversary of Earth Day.

EarthX: Spoke with more than 25,000 Americans to encourage citizen action on the 50th anniversary of Earth Day.

EMIR Healing Center (Every Murder is Real): Supported family members and friends who have been affected by homicide.

Fair Fight: Supported Fair Fight’s work for fair elections around the country, encourage voter participation in elections, and educate voters about elections and their voting rights.

Flint Riverkeeper: Connected more than 1,000 Georgians with their state representatives, resulting in the passage in Georgia's General Assembly of three bills that would protect drinking water from toxic coal ash.

Green America: Contacted more than 18,000 Americans to encourage participation in Green America’s Climate Victory Gardens campaign, with 1,800 pledging to create victory gardens.

Guitars Over Guns: General support of this Miami-based nonprofit that offers students from disadvantaged backgrounds a powerful combination of music education and mentorship with professional musicians to help them overcome hardship, find their voice and reach their potential as tomorrow’s leaders.

Hildreth Institute & Zero Debt Massachusetts: Reached 15,000 Bay Staters to call state legislators and successfully pass a Student Loan Borrower Bill of Rights.

I Grow Chicago: Supported the mission of I Grow Chicago to grow Englewood from surviving to thriving through community connection, skill building and opportunity.

League of Women Voters: Directed more than 2,000 calls into U.S. Senate offices in support of an extension for the ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment.

Martha’s Table: Supported the mission of Washington, D.C.-based Martha’s Table to advance a more equitable Washington, D.C.

MEASURE Austin: Supported their mission of using data and education to empower communities to eliminate social disparities in Austin, Texas.

NAACP Empowerment Programs, Inc.: Supported the mission of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People to ensure the political, educational, social and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate racial hatred.

Netroots Nation: Supported the Netroots Nation Convention and its efforts to build a non-partisan grassroots community.

Newark Opportunity Youth Network (A YouthBuild Newark Initiative): Supported the mission of providing young people ages 16 to 24 years old with an opportunity to earn a GED while gaining on-the-job training through community-building projects.

No Labels: Generated nearly 1,000 calls to targeted U.S. senators to urge them to "Get in the Room" and attend monthly bi-partisan Problem Solver meetings with other U.S. House and Senate members.

Onward Together Foundation: Supported the Onward Together mission of advancing progressive values and building a brighter future for generations to come by encouraging people to organize, get involved, and run for office.

Sierra Club Rio Grande Chapter: Generated nearly 1,000 patch through calls to New Mexico state lawmakers in support of using 2020 budget surpluses to fund clean air and water measures.

Solar Youth: Supported New Haven-based Solar Youth’s mission to empower youth from New Haven’s low-income neighborhoods to achieve lifelong success.

The Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative: Supported the empowerment of residents of the Dudley area of Boston to organize, plan for, create and control a vibrant, diverse and high-quality neighborhood in collaboration with community partners.

The Urban Peace Institute (UPI): Supported this recognized leader in the field of community safety, just policing and systems reform to end violence and mass incarceration.

Urban League of Portland: Supported one of Oregon’s oldest civil rights and social service organizations, empowering African Americans and others to achieve equality in education, employment, health, economic security and quality of life.

Western Michigan Environmental Council: Recruited hundreds of people to call on city and county officials to support clean energy.

Wild Montana Action Fund: Generated 900 calls into Montana state legislators during a three week-long comment period to defend public lands.

Wilderness Society Action Fund: Generated more than 1,000 constituent calls to U.S. Rep. Xochitl Torres Small to thank her for protecting watersheds from PFAS contamination.

2019 Contributions

Albuquerque Democracy Dollars: Made nearly 12,000 get-out-the-vote calls in support of a ballot measure that would have created a public voucher system for campaign contributions.

Americans for Financial Reform: Communicated with 19,000 Americans about The Stop Wall Street Looting Act, which would regulate and reign in the private equity industry.

Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization: Mobilized people to make more than 1,000 calls into Congress seeking Republican co-sponsors for the bipartisan Alan Reinstein Ban Asbestos Now Act, which was then passed out of the House Energy and Commerce Committee by a 47 to 1 vote.

Aspen Valley Ski & Snowboard Association: In coordination with our Snowriders International organization, supported this organization’s effort to increase youth participation in these sports.

Boundary Waters Action: Mobilized 9,000 Iowans to encourage U.S. senators running for president to commit to protecting the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness from a proposed mining operation.

Center for Innovative Policy: Supported this nonpartisan think tank that identifies, disseminates and advocates for groundbreaking, fiscally responsible state-level policies.

Chesapeake Climate Action Network Action Fund: Activated nearly 2,000 Virginians to oppose anti-climate amendments to the Virginia state budget.

Citizen Action of New York: Spoke with more than 15,000 New York voters to build support for a fair and transparent redistricting process.

Common Cause: Generated 4,000 calls to members of Congress in support of the For the People Act to improve access to voting and achieve fair redistricting.

Conservation Voters of South Carolina: Generated 5,000 calls into Congress in favor of banning offshore oil drilling.

Conservatives for Responsible Stewardship: Mobilized 12,000 conservative Arizonans to demand 50% renewable energy by 2030.

Defenders of Wildlife:  Mobilized constituents to make neary 2,000 calls total into 24 U.S. House offices to protect the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

Dogwood Alliance: Contacted more than 13,000 North Carolinians to call on Gov. Roy Cooper to protect North Carolina’s forests.

Friends of the Los Angeles River: Spoke with 16,000 Angelenos to build pressure on local officials to restore the Los Angeles River.

Fuse Washington, Washington Environmental Council, Climate Solutions: Generated more than 20,000 calls to successfully support a 100% clean electricity bill in the Washington State Legislature.

Generation180: Spoke with nearly 10,000 Virginians about the importance of vehicle electrification.

Georgia Conservation Voters: Connected thousands of Georgia Power customers with the state utility commission to demand fair utility rates and more renewable energy production.

Georgia Engaged (now America Votes Georgia): Spoke to 13,000 Georgians to build continued support for Medicaid expansion in the state by educating them on their respective state legislator’s vote on the issue.

GreenFaith & New Jersey Work Environment Council: Activated 2,648 New Jersey voters to call their legislator in support of legislation to expand the use of electric vehicles.

Greenpeace: Activated 4,600 Minnesota voters to call on Gov. Tim Walz to stop the expansion of the Enbridge Line 3 oil pipeline.

Healthy Gulf: Spoke with more than 15,000 voters in the Southeast to build support for a permanent moratorium on oil and gas drilling in the eastern Gulf of Mexico.

League of Conservation Voters (LCV): Encouraged U.S. senators to co-sponsor the Clean Economy Act by directing more than 1,500 constituent calls into their offices.

Michigan Climate Action Network: Spoke with more than 21,000 Michigan residents and urged them to contact Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to revoke the aging Enbridge 5 pipeline’s operation across the Straits of Mackinac, and she did!

Mothers Out Front: Spoke with more than 16,000 mothers to mobilize them in support of electric school bus adoption in their communities.

Oceana: Generated 1,800 constituent calls to U.S. House members opposing offshore oil drilling, leading to passage of HR1941, the Coastal and Marine Economies Protection Act, with bi-partisan support.

Rock Creek Conservancy: Spoke with more than 12,000 Washington, D.C. residents about volunteer opportunities to help protect this treasured Washington, D.C. parkway, signing up a total of 617 Washingtonians.

Solar United Neighbors: Held 8,000 conversations with members of Virginia’s largest rural electric cooperative about the importance of renewable solar energy.

Soulardarity: Directed more than 1,000 calls from Detroit residents into the Michigan Public Service Commission in defense of rooftop solar.

Southern Alliance for Clean Energy: Spoke with more than 15,000 voters in Memphis about the importance of their elected officials prioritizing clean energy issues.

Take Back Action Fund: Generated nearly 400 RSVPs from conservative voters in South Carolina for a listening session on campaign finance reform.

Texas Coalition for State Parks: Turned out the vote for a state proposition establishing a sporting goods tax to support public lands.

Trout Unlimited Alaska: Mobilized 1,800 Alaskans to call U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, Gov. Mike Dunleavy, and then-USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue in opposition to logging in the untamed, roadless areas of Tongass National Forest. The Biden administration has started the process to restore protections in the Tongass.

Veterans Education Success: Mobilized more than 2,000 voters to call their U.S. senators to help protect members of the military from predatory payday lending.

Wisconsin Voices: Supported calls into seven Wisconsin state legislators' offices in support of the Fair Maps campaign to end partisan gerrymandering.


A.C.O.R.N, Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now: Provided general support for this network of community-based organizations.

Campaign for America's Future: Supported its annual conference.

Center for Community Change (now Community Change): Supported community organizing.

Center for American Progress Action Fund: Supported CAP’s mission as an independent non-partisan policy Institute.

Center for Budget and Policy Priorities: Supported independent non-partisan research and policy analysis on economic issues.

Citizen Engagement Laboratory: Supported innovative civic engagement.

Colorado Conservation Voters: Supported action to protect Colorado’s climate, air, land and water.

Consumer Federation of America: Supported consumer protection through research, advocacy and education

Inclusiv: Supported development of a talent bank of organizers and operatives of color.

League of Conservation Voters & League of Conservation Voters Education Fund: Supported environmental campaigns for clean air, clean water and public lands.

Mi Familia Vota: Supported civic engagement in the Latino community.

Mighty Earth: Our Calling for Action program organized nearly 1,000 consumers to call Tyson Foods, asking the company to raise its meat in a more sustainable way.

MN350 Action: Supported a project that mobilized 2,000 people to call Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz to stop Enbridge Line #3, a dirty and dangerous oil pipeline.

Netroots Nation: Supported this annual conference.

New Era Colorado: Supported civic engagement of young people.

New Organizing Institute: Supported civic engagement programs.

Roosevelt Institute: Supported a research project on progressive infrastructure.

Third Way: Supported this national think tank that champions modern center-left ideas.