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Last update: 10 August 2021

Key Stats

Total donations made:
231

Total amount:
$418,456,466.00

Biggest donation:
$20,000,000.00

Smallest donation:
$6,000.00


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1
501CTHREE
Open website
COVID-19
$1,000,000.00
Jul 11, 2020
Funds will be used towards their mission of promoting water, energy, food and shelter access solutions @ the intersection of environment and racial justice.
2
AAPI Civic Engagement Fund
Open website
Social Justice
$250,000.00
Apr 2, 2021
AAPI Civic Engagement Fund was established with the vision that Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) must be an integral part of strengthening America’s democracy, improving the quality of life for all, and creating vibrant multiracial communities. In response to the alarming spike in anti-Asian violence and hate in early 2020, it developed the movementhub.org, a website designed to amplify the on-the-ground activism of the local AAPI organizations that it supports. The site provides users with a curated directory of resources, data snapshots and demographic profiles of AAPIs, and a story and policy protection map.
3
AAPI Women Lead
Open website
Social Justice
$100,000.00
Apr 2, 2021
AAPI Women Lead works to end violence against Asian and Pacific Islander women, girls, and nonbinary communities. We do this work through our educational movement building seminars, healing justice workshops, mutual aid projects, community-accountability programs, and #ImReady annual conferences. We do this work in solidarity with Black, Indigenous and other communities of color.
4
Accountability Counsel
Open website
Social Justice
$750,000.00
Jun 25, 2021
Accountability Counsel amplifies the voices of communities around the world to protect their human rights and environment. As advocates for people harmed by internationally financed projects, Accountability Counsel employs community driven and policy level strategies to access justice. Accountability Counsel focuses on a high-leverage point of influence – the accountability offices tied to international investments – to support communities in using their own power to demand justice on equal footing with corporations and institutions. This grant will support Accountability Counsel’s regional growth plan with a vision of strengthening accountability ecosystems in every world region.
5
Action St. Louis / ArchCity Defenders
Open website
Social Justice
$500,000.00
Jun 17, 2020
In support of their efforts to combat the criminalization of poverty and state violence, especially in communities of color. Total Grant: $750k in partnership with Clara Lionel Foundation
6
Advancement Project
Open website
Social Justice
$500,000.00
Jun 17, 2020
Supporting Advancement Project's mission to fulfill America’s promise of a caring, inclusive and just democracy using innovative tools and strategies to strengthen social movements and achieve high impact policy change for equality and justice. Total Grant: $1M in partnership with Clara Lionel Foundation
7
Advancing Girls' Education in Africa
Open website
Girls Health & Education
$750,000.00
Mar 3, 2021
Advancing Girls’ Education in Africa (AGE Africa) provides life-changing opportunities to adolescent girls in rural Malawi through targeted initiatives in education, mentoring, and leadership development. With this support, AGE Africa will expand its scholarship and CHATS programs (Creating Healthy Approaches To Success), which currently provide life-skills programming and financial support for Malawi’s most vulnerable girls at 24 secondary schools.
8
AfricAid, Inc.
Open website
Girls Health & Education
$500,000.00
Jun 28, 2021
AfricAid works to improve the standing of women in society through robust, locally-led mentorship initiatives that cultivate confidence, improve academic and health outcomes, and promote socially-responsible leadership skills. In close partnership with our locally-led sister organization, we support mentorship opportunities that help secondary school girls in Tanzania complete their education, develop into confident leaders, and transform their own lives and their communities. Girls who participate in these mentoring programs are more likely to graduate, seek higher education, outperform peers on standardized tests, and have the confidence, resilience, and leadership abilities to reach their goals in school, and in life.
9
Afro Charities, Inc.
Open website
Social Justice
$535,000.00
Jul 1, 2021
Afro Charities builds bridges across generations and socioeconomic divides through artistic and educational projects that are often inspired by the AFRO American Newspapers’ archives. As a nonprofit partner to the AFRO, we help care for their archives, and create meaningful opportunities for our community to engage with this indispensable resource. This grant will support the preservation and digitization of Afro Charities’ extensive photo collection, and will help build new tools to increase access to these images.
10
Aim High for Hgh School
Open website
COVID-19
Social Justice
Girls Health & Education
$250,000.00
May 10, 2021
Funding will help to expand Aim High’s free summer learning program and close the widening academic and opportunity gaps that have emerged due to COVID-19. Grounded in a welcoming community where every kid feels seen and supported, Aim High gives students the confidence to succeed in high school and beyond. Aim High’s multi-year summer enrichment program empowers middle schoolers from low-income neighborhoods, igniting their love of learning and yielding real results.
11
ALIMA USA, The Alliance for International Medical Action
Open website
COVID-19
$350,000.00
Jul 15, 2021
With the support of #StartSmall ALIMA is operating a Rapid Response Mechanism aimed at technically reinforcing the teams of the ministries of health during the next waves of COVID-19; to increase the capacity to manage severe and critical cases of COVID-19; to guarantee the availability of oxygen and intensive care medicine; and to strengthen COVID-19 diagnoses in the main reception and admission facilities for respiratory emergencies in areas with the highest virus transmission and associated mortality in 13 sub-Saharan African countries.
12
Amalgamated Charitable Foundation
Open website
COVID-19
$1,000,000.00
Feb 26, 2021
The Families and Workers Fund is a collaborative philanthropic effort designed to support and empower workers, families, and communities devastated by the health and economic crises caused by COVID-19.
13
Ameelio
Open website
COVID-19 & Social Justice
$505,468.00
Sep 9, 2020
To support Ameelio's build out of an ecosystem of free prison communication tools to make it easier for families to communicate with their incarcerated loved ones. Funds will support Ameelio's Letters for Families, Letter for Organizations and Connect Video Conferencing Pilot in two facilities.
14
America's Food Fund
Open website
COVID-19
$100,000.00
Apr 2, 2020
Help fund meals to people impacted by COVID
15
Apex for Youth
Open website
Social Justice
$150,000.00
Apr 2, 2021
Apex for Youth delivers possibilities to underserved Asian and immigrant youth from low-income families in New York City. Our programs focus on supporting social-emotional and educational development for young people in grades K-12 through our afterschool programs, one-to-one mentoring programs, elementary tutoring programs, high school and college admissions workshops, mental health support services, and athletic programs.
16
API Equality – Northern California (APIENC)
Open website
Social Justice
$150,000.00
Apr 2, 2021
Through organizing in the Bay Area, APIENC inspires and trains grassroots leaders, transforms our values from scarcity to abundance, and partners with organizations to sustain a vibrant movement ecosystem. APIENC builds queer and transgender Asian and Pacific Islander power to amplify our voices and increase the visibility of our communities. APIENC's work is rooted in the many legacies of queer and trans API people who have fought isolation, battled for our rights, and created communities of care. APIENC is a political home for QTAPI people to transform. Together, we learn and practice organizing skills, unlearn ancestral and collective traumas, and relearn values of abundance and interdependence.
17
Artistic Noise
Open website
Social Justice
$105,000.00
May 25, 2021
Artistic Noise brings the power of artistic practice to youth who are system-involved and others throughout the community. Their Harlem based Art and Entrepreneurship Program provides youth with the opportunity to learn artistic techniques in different media, study contemporary artists working with issues of social justice, and produce an independent body of work throughout the year. In addition to their art curriculum, the A&E program centers around workforce development by providing fundamental job skills and a weekly support stipend to our youth.
18
Asante Africa Foundation, Inc
Open website
Girls Health & Education
$750,000.00
Mar 4, 2021
Asante Africa educates and empowers the next generation of change agents whose dreams and actions transform Africa and the world. Through this grant, over 20,000 young women will academically excel, confidently address their life challenges, thrive in the global economy, and catalyze positive change cross the countries of Uganda, Tanzania, and Kenya.
19
Asian Americans Advancing Justice-AAJC
Open website
Social Justice
$250,000.00
Apr 2, 2021
Asian Americans have been part of the American story since its earliest days, and are now the U.S.'s fastest-growing racial group with the potential and power to shape our nation and the policies that affect us. Our mission is to advance civil and human rights for Asian Americans and to build and promote a fair and equitable society for all.
20
Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Asian Law Caucus
Open website
Social Justice
$250,000.00
Apr 2, 2021
The nation's first civil rights and legal nonprofit serving the Asian American and Pacific Islander community, Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Asian Law Caucus is committed to increasing the power of low-income immigrant communities to help advance economic and racial justice in our democracy. These funds will help support underserved communities impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and address anti-Asian, xenophobic hate that has increased due to COVID-19 with a focus on policy and community-centered solutions and solidarity with other communities.
21
Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Atlanta
Open website
Social Justice
$500,000.00
Apr 2, 2021
Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Atlanta is the first and only legal advocacy nonprofit dedicated to protecting and promoting the rights of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders in Georgia and the Southeast. Together with our allies in Georgia and the country, we work to provide for and protect our communities. We are in directing communication with and supporting the victims of the March 16th shootings and their families by distributing funds and helping deliver resources, including counseling, medical services, immigration legal services, interpretation, and victim advocacy/case management. For the long term, we will continue to fight white supremacy in our communities, our city, our courts, and our legislative bodies.
22
Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Chicago
Open website
Social Justice
$250,000.00
Apr 2, 2021
Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Chicago builds power through collective advocacy and organizing to achieve racial equity. To combat the current rise in anti-Asian harassment and discrimination and continue to proactively prepare for the future increase of hate incidents, Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Chicago has implemented an aggressive scaling up of locally-led bystander hate incident intervention trainings for community members, in partnership with Hollaback!.
23
Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Los Angeles
Open website
Social Justice
$250,000.00
Apr 2, 2021
Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Los Angeles is the region’s leading organization dedicated to providing Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities with multilingual, culturally-sensitive legal services, education and civil rights support. Serving more than 15,000 individuals and organizations every year through direct legal services, impact litigation, policy advocacy, and organizational capacity building, Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Los Angeles focuses on the most vulnerable community members while building a strong voice for civil rights and social justice.
24
Asian Americans for Civil Rights and Equality (AACRE)
Open website
Social Justice
$250,000.00
Apr 2, 2021
Asian Americans for Civil Rights and Equality (AACRE) focuses on long-term movement building, capacity infrastructure, and leadership support for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders committed to social justice. AACRE connects communities, ideas, and action to inspire a collective movement for positive change. For groups in the AACRE network, AACRE offers fiscal sponsorship, financial management, access to meeting space, and other administrative, human resources, technology, organizational development, strategic planning, and fundraising support. In addition, AACRE encourages learning, collaboration, and resource-sharing across the network and amplifies the ideas and work of these groups.
25
Asian Australian Alliance
Open website
Social Justice
$150,000.00
Apr 2, 2021
The Asian Australian Alliance (AAA) is a platform to advocate for and empower the Asian Australian community as a voice for change. AAA launched the COVID-19 Racism Incident Report Survey which has collected over 500 reports of COVID related racism in Australia. The grant will help the network develop other programs such as scholarships, mentoring and advocacy skill-based training and assist with our continual research on Asian Australian and social justice-based issues.
26
Asian Pacific Islander Cultural Center
Open website
Social Justice
$100,000.00
Apr 2, 2021
The Asian Pacific Islander Cultural Center’s (APICC) mission is to support and present multidisciplinary art reflective of the unique experiences of Asian Pacific Islanders living in the United States. APICC was founded in 1996 by representatives of five nonprofit arts groups: Asian American Dance Performances, First Voice, Asian Improv aRts, the Asian American Theater Company, and Kearny Street Workshop. Since 1998, the center has promoted the artistic and organizational growth of San Francisco’s API arts community by organizing and presenting the annual United States of Asian America Festival as well as commissioning contemporary art for and by the Asian American and Pacific Islander community.
27
ASPIRE: Assessing the Safety of Pregnancy In the CoRonavirus PandEmic
Open website
COVID-19
$2,400,000.00
Jul 20, 2020
Funds will be used to support the nationwide study of pregnant women and their offspring during the COVID-19 Pandemic. The study is being done to help understand the spread of COVID-19 infection among pregnant women and how infection might affect the health and wellbeing of pregnant mothers and their babies. The Aspire Study is a program through through the University of California San Francisco.
28
Association for India's Development
Open website
COVID-19
$2,500,000.00
May 10, 2021
Association for India's Development (AID) is a volunteer movement promoting sustainable, equitable, and just development. AID partners with grassroots organizations in India on interconnected areas of education, health, agriculture, livelihoods, environment, and human rights. This grant will help under-resourced communities identify COVID symptoms, prevent spread, access care and treatment, benefit from medical equipment including oxygen, oximeters, thermometers, protective gear and vaccination, survive lockdowns, regain livelihoods and will strengthen hospitals and NGOs that serve rural and low-income communities.
29
Billion Girls CoLab
Open website
COVID-19
Girls Health & Education
$1,000,000.00
Aug 4, 2020
IDEO.org's Billion Girls CoLab creates space for girls to imagine their futures and catalyze a network of actors to bring those visions to life. A youth and community led response for adolescent girl health through the pandemic across East Africa, helping create innovative service delivery models, messaging to remote, illiterate or non-phone owning adolescents and building up critical protective asset for girls such as life skills and gender based violence training.
30
Black Girl Film School Company
Open website
Girls Health & Education
$300,000.00
Jun 7, 2021
Black Girl Film School is a collection of media experts and below the line crew all with one common goal of increasing the number of Black women working in the industry behind the camera. They deliver their film school curriculum online and keep the learning experience 100% free to the learner. Their programs specialize in film production areas behind the camera focused on STEM and STEAM learning for girls 13-17 years old.
31
Black Lives Matter
Open website
Social Justice
$250,000.00
Jun 17, 2020
To support their current #defundthepolice campaign, chapters across the country and 2020 election mobilization with a focus on engaging GenZ voters, advance voters rights and eliminating voter suppression. Total Grant: $500k in partnership with Clara Lionel Foundation
32
Black Market KY
Open website
Social Justice
$80,000.00
Feb 23, 2021
Black Market KY is a sustainable Black owned grocery store in Louisville's West End where residents are struggling in a food apartheid. This health food store offers affordable fresh food and community resources for marginalized folks. The ultimate goal is to ensure a living wage without raising the cost for customers.
33
Black Visions Collective
Open website
Social Justice
$750,000.00
Jun 17, 2020
Supporting Black Visions Collective commitment to dismantling systems of oppression and violence and creating a world in which ALL Black Lives Matter. Total Grant: $1.5M in partnership with Clara Lionel Foundation
34
Boston University - Antiracism Center
Open website
Social Justice
$10,000,000.00
Aug 20, 2020
Founded by Dr. Ibram X. Kendhi, the mission of the Boston University Center for Anti Racist Research is to convene researchers and practitioners from various disciplines to figure out novel and practical ways to understand, explain, and solve seemingly intractable problems of racial inequity and injustice. The Center fosters exhaustive racial research, research-based policy innovation, data-driven educational and advocacy campaigns, and narrative-change initiatives while working toward building an antiracist society that ensures equity and justice for all.
35
Bread of Life, Inc.
Open website
Social Justice
$4,000,000.00
Feb 25, 2021
Through a partnership with BeyGood, the funds will be used to help support families in Texas who have been impacted by the winter storm. For 29 years, Bread of Life, Inc. has worked to eradicate food insecurity, improve health outcomes, and provide resources to the greater Houston community.
36
Bread of Life, Inc.
Open website
COVID-19
$830,000.00
Apr 30, 2020
Funds will be used to purchase and provide emergency supplies to hospitals, police and fires departments, nursing homes and nonprofits. Total Grant: $1M in partnership with beyGOOD
37
Bright Star Community Outreach
Open website
COVID-19
$425,000.00
Jun 18, 2020
To provide rental assistance, expanded trauma support services and food access for low-income families in Chicago. Total Grant: $850k in partnership with the Clara Lionel Foundation
38
BUILD
Open website
COVID-19
$3,000,000.00
Aug 20, 2020
For the COVID Recovery Growth Plan, a framework that leverages the power of technology to break down the silos of traditional brick and mortar schools to promote greater equity, access, and opportunity for all students through liberated learning. BUILD's mission is to use entrepreneurship to ignite the potential of youth from under-resourced communities and propel them to high school, college and career success.
39
CAAAV Organizing Asian Communities
Open website
Social Justice
$100,000.00
Apr 2, 2021
CAAAV Organizing Asian Communities works to build grassroots community power across diverse poor and working-class Asian immigrant and refugee communities in New York City. Through our organizing model of base-building, leadership development, campaigns, alliances, and organizational development- we organize Asian communities to fight for institutional change and participates in a broader movement towards racial, gender, and economic justice.
40
Campaign Zero
Open website
Social Justice
$2,200,000.00
Jun 12, 2020
To support their national initiative leveraging data to improve policing outcomes in America by mapping police violence, creating a public police union contract database, and a police use of force public database.
41
CARE
Open website
COVID-19
$10,000,000.00
May 10, 2021
CARE is a leading humanitarian organization fighting global poverty. This grant will support CARE's urgent action to help address the deadly second wave of COVID-19 infections devastating India. Funds will be used to supplement government efforts by setting up temporary COVID-19 care centers; providing oxygen, PPE kits, and other critically needed emergency supplies for frontline health workers; and addressing vaccine hesitancy and helping ensure that people get vaccinated, particularly in remote, marginalized communities in India.
42
CARE
Open website
COVID-19; Girls Health & Education
$5,000,000.00
Dec 16, 2020
To support CARE (aka Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere, Inc.) in meeting critical educational needs and mitigating the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on students, teachers, and families in East Africa. Funds will be used in Kenya, Malawi, Rwanda, Tanzania and Zambia to keep 300,000 students, with a particular focus on adolescent girls, safe and learning - including addressing gender-based violence and mental health needs as well as to support families' economic recovery.
43
Cash Transfer Lab at New York University
Open website
UBI
$3,500,000.00
Mar 15, 2021
The Cash Lab's mission is to build an evidence base regarding cash transfer policies such as a Universal Basic Income. The Cash Lab answers the fundamental questions of how a Universal Basic Income policy would transform American families, communities and economies.
44
CAST, Community Arts Stabilization Trust
Open website
Social Justice
Girls Health & Education
$4,500,000.00
Jul 20, 2021
CAST is leading the development and transformation of a historic San Francisco SoMA building into a vibrant cultural center, arts hub, and incubator. It will house an eclectic mix of music, dance, film, and economic workforce programs, with a focus on serving neighborhood small- to mid-sized arts and culture organizations, especially BIPOC and women-led. This grant will increase the affordability of rent prices, provide subsidies for build-outs, and create a working fund for programming to make 447 Minna Street a truly affordable long-term home for arts nonprofits and cultural entrepreneurs.
45
CDE Foundation
Open website
COVID-19
$1,000,000.00
Apr 28, 2020
Supporting the "California Bridging the Digital Divide" Fund, a joint effort of the Governor's Office, State Board of Education, CA Department of Education and CDE Foundation. Funds will be used to provide essential device, connectivity and related digital learning supports for PK-12 students, teachers and their families in CA.
46
Center for Popular Democracy Action Fund
Open website
COVID-19
$125,000.00
May 7, 2020
Working to create equity, opportunity and a dynamic democracy in partnership with high-impact base-building organizations, organizing alliances, and progressive unions. Total Grant: $250k in partnership with Clara Lionel Foundation.
47
Center for Popular Democracy Inc.
Open website
Social Justice
$1,000,000.00
Jun 17, 2020
To transform the justice system by making one specific intervention: freeing the resources needed to invest in community needs by divesting from policing & criminalization. Total Grant: $2.5M in partnership with Clara Lionel Foundation
48
Cheyenne River Youth Project, Inc.
Open website
Girls Health & Education; Social Justice
$2,500,000.00
Feb 16, 2021
Funding will support the design, sustainable construction, and operation of the Waniyetu Wowapi Lakota Youth Arts & Culture Institute. This much-needed art space will provide skills in support of a career in art; increased awareness of how art can heal; increased self-confidence to identify as an artist; expanded access to mediums and a diversity of teachers; a deeper connection to Lakota culture and art; and new skills and awareness of art’s role in community building, activism, and social change.
49
Chicago Parks Foundation - City for a Summer COVID-19 Youth Corps
Open website
COVID-19
$1,435,000.00
Jun 25, 2020
Supporting its Summer COVID-19 Youth Corps, a program that will provide youth with jobs related to the city’s COVID-19 response, such as conducting well-being checks with seniors, staffing food pantries and delivering food to homebound individuals. Total Grant: $1M in partnership with the Clara Lionel Foundation
50
Child Mind Institute
Open website
COVID-19
$647,500.00
Jun 18, 2020
To support the 150 first responder consultation calls, crisis support in 500 New York City public schools, capacity-building training for 150 educators and expanded access for the direct treatment of 1,200 at-risk students. Total Grant: $1,375,000 in partnership with Clara Lionel Foundation
51
Children's Health Council Inc.
Open website
COVID-19
$2,585,000.00
Dec 24, 2020
To support the COVID-19 Crisis Recovery Initiative helping CHC ramp up mental health efforts so children, teens and young adults can swiftly access therapy and education services to promote mental health, wellness and emotional healing. CHC specializes in working with families living with ADHD, Learning Differences, Anxiety & Depression and Autism through their two schools, mental health clinic, community education and curated online resource library.
52
Chinati Foundation
Open website
Girls Health & Education
$1,250,000.00
May 10, 2021
The Chinati Foundation is a contemporary art museum founded by the artist Donald Judd in Marfa, Texas. Funding will support job development and skill training programs at Chinati, benefiting young women of color through the following initiatives: internships, adobe restoration, and grasslands restoration.
53
Chinatown Community Development Center
Open website
Social Justice
$500,000.00
Apr 2, 2021
The mission of the Chinatown Community Development Center is to build community and enhance the quality of life for San Francisco residents. We are a place-based community development organization serving primarily the Chinatown neighborhood, and also serve other areas including North Beach and the Tenderloin. This grant will be used to support (1) the Feed+Fuel Chinatown 2.0; reopening of Chinatown businesses; and programs to keep our communities safe from anti-Asian hate violence.
54
Chinese Culture Center of San Francisco
Open website
Social Justice
$250,000.00
Apr 2, 2021
Chinese Culture Center’s mission is to elevate the underserved and be a voice for equality through contemporary arts and education, supporting artists who champion activism, resiliency, and healthy communities. Funds will support Chinese Culture Center’s “We the Future” to present bold art with social transformation and community impact by sparking critical dialogues on equity. The timely and immediate interventions will integrate arts in combating anti-Asian hate, building solidarity with Black Lives Matter, and seeding long-term cross-sector community partnerships to build a just and equitable future.
55
Chinese for Affirmative Action
Open website
Social Justice
$500,000.00
Apr 2, 2021
Chinese for Affirmative Action (CAA) was founded in 1969 to protect the civil and political rights of Chinese Americans and to advance multiracial democracy in the United States. Today, CAA is a progressive voice in and on behalf of the broader Asian and Pacific American community. We advocate for systemic change that protects immigrant rights, promotes language diversity, and remedies racial injustice. Programs encompass community building, coalition building, research and analysis, and policy work to advance systemic and cultural change.
56
Chinese Progressive Association
Open website
Social Justice
$250,000.00
Apr 2, 2021
Founded in 1972, the Chinese Progressive Association educates, organizes and empowers the low income and working class immigrant Chinese community in San Francisco to build collective power with other oppressed communities to demand better living and working conditions and justice for all people. Funding from Start Small will support CPA in building the collective power of low-income and working class immigrant Chinese community in San Francisco to demand better living and working conditions and justice for all people.
57
Civic Eagle
Open website
Social Justice
$897,000.00
Jun 10, 2021
Civic Eagle believes every person has a right to transparency: the ability to see the workings of power around us such that we can lend our voices and shape how power is exercised. This grant will help Civic Eagle create that transparency — scalable NLP generated insights into legislation impacting menstrual equity, voter protection, and justice; and data-backed digital content to provide every person a clear understanding of the workings of power in and around our communities
58
Clara Lionel Foundation
Open website
Social Justice
$3,000,000.00
Apr 2, 2021
To support Clara Lionel Foundation's response addressing the systemic issues faced by the AAPI community. Through this partnership between #StartSmall and Clara Lionel Foundation 21 AAPI led and serving organizations received grants.
59
Clara Lionel Foundation
Open website
Girls Health & Education
$20,000,000.00
Oct 20, 2020
To support the Climate Resilience Initiative and the Climate Entrepreneurship Initiative.
60
Clara Lionel Foundation
Open website
COVID-19
$377,000.00
Jun 18, 2020
Funds used to contribute 4,000 tablets for the students of Barbados. Total Grant: $754k in partnership with the Clara Lionel Foundation
61
Code Tenderloin
Open website
COVID-19
$1,600,000.00
Jun 11, 2020
Will support Code Tenderloins Calming the Corner street pop-up providing immediate and on the ground needs in the Tenderloin of San Francisco.
62
ColorofChange Education Fund
Open website
Social Justice
$250,000.00
Jun 17, 2020
To immediately support the organizations demands for policing as well as long-term systems change work. Total Grant: $750k in partnership with Clara Lionel Foundation
63
CommonLit
Open website
COVID-19
$600,000.00
May 15, 2020
CommonLit is a 501c3 education technology nonprofit service 15M teachers and student across 70% of US Schools with FREE digital reading and writing lessons. The majority of schools that rely on their free online reading program qualify for Title I (high-poverty) support. Our support will help develop high-impact digital learning tools to support special needs students and English Language Learners who are most affected by the crisis and will experience the most learning loss during school closures.
64
Communities United for Police Reform
Open website
Social Justice
$250,000.00
Jun 17, 2020
To support their campaign to end discriminatory policing practices in New York fighting for reforms that will promote community safety while ensuring that the NYPD protects and serves all New Yorkers. Total Grant: $500k in partnership with Clara Lionel Foundation
65
Community Association of Big Sur
Open website
COVID-19
$100,000.00
May 7, 2020
Supports a relief fund for the most vulnerable individuals and families in the Big Sur community who are unable to receive state unemployment benefits or participate in any federal safety net programs. Thirty Six families will receive $600-$1100.
66
Community Foundation of Greater Flint
Open website
COVID-19
$425,000.00
May 7, 2020
Awarding rapid-response grants to nonprofit organizations providing services to vulnerable populations in Flint and Genesee. Total Grant: $850,000 in partnership with Clara Lionel Foundation
67
Community Youth Center of San Francisco
Open website
Social Justice
$500,000.00
Apr 2, 2021
Community Youth Center of San Francisco (CYC) provides the culturally diverse youth of our community a shared sense of belonging, fuel for their curiosities, and a voice in their futures. CYC’s Coalition of Community Safety and Justice responds to violence affecting the API community, to learn from other community centered initiatives and to develop culturally competent and trauma informed responses to interracial violence and anti-Asian racism with a comprehensive 3 pronged approach: develop a crisis intervention and holistic wrap around case management system for Asian immigrant victims/survivors and their families, to lead a multicultural community safety planning and oversight process to ensure that healing and individual/communal accountability is community driven, and engage in cross-cultural racial community building and restorative justice work that will focus on the building of community relationships and trust between our respective communities.
68
Compassion in Oakland
Open website
Social Justice
$50,000.00
Apr 2, 2021
Compassion in Oakland was formed in response to the surge of anti-Asian attacks -- particularly in California’s Bay Area.
69
CORE: Community Organized Relief Effort
Open website
COVID-19
$20,000,000.00
Jun 10, 2020
Supports CORE opening free COVID-19 testing sites in major metropolitan cities as well as rural communities throughout the United States.
70
CORE: Community Organized Relief Effort
Open website
COVID-19
$10,000,000.00
May 8, 2020
Supports CORE opening free COVID-19 testing sites in major metropolitan cities as well as rural communities throughout the United States. CORE’s testing sites, which are already operating in Atlanta, Detroit and shortly in New Orleans and the Navajo Nation, are focused on serving vulnerable and underserved communities, including low income groups and communities of color, as well as first responders and essential workers.
71
Council on Criminal Justice
Open website
Social Justice
$3,000,000.00
Jun 28, 2021
The Council on Criminal Justice works to advance understanding of the criminal justice policy choices facing the nation and build consensus for solutions that enhance safety and justice for all. Independent and nonpartisan, we are an invitational membership organization and think tank, serving as a center of gravity and incubator of policy and leadership for the criminal justice field. Harnessing the experience and vision of the nation’s top experts, innovators, and influencers, we are a catalyst for progress based on facts, evidence and fundamental principles of justice
72
Covenant House (New Orleans)
Open website
COVID-19
$167,000.00
Apr 14, 2020
To support shelter, food, clothing, counseling & medicine for homeless, at-risk & trafficked youth, many of whom are jobless at the moment. Funds will support six-months of shelter, food, medical attention and supplies for homeless youth. Total Grant: $500k in partnership with Clara Lionel Foundation & Sean Carter Foundation
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Create CA
Open website
Girls Health & Education
$1,250,000.00
Apr 30, 2021
Create CA advocates for high quality arts education for all students by providing policy expertise and by mobilizing a statewide network of advocates and allied partners. We recognize that within the current public education system there is inequitable access to the arts and creativity. Particularly, girls and BIPOC students experience significant barriers to access, participation and success in arts learning that are directly linked to pervasive gender and racial inequities in our educational system. We believe every student has a right to a well-rounded education that includes the arts and the benefits they bring. Our commitment is to work to address root causes of inequities, including elimination of policies, practices, attitudes, and cultural messages that allow detrimental outcomes to persist.
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Cure COVID Consortium
Open website
COVID-19
$830,000.00
Jun 27, 2020
Funds will be used to support Cure COVID Consortium a comprehensive COVID-19 program, focusing on testing underserved communities and populations residing in the greater Houston area (fiscal sponsor Bread of Life). Total Grant: $1M in partnership with BeyGOOD
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Dedicated Believers Ministries
Open website
COVID-19
$150,000.00
Feb 18, 2021
To support The H.E.L.P. Center and COVID-response resources and services for the Flint, Michigan community.
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Dia de la Mujer Latina
Open website
COVID-19
$415,000.00
Apr 30, 2020
Funds will be used to support the launch of the Telehealth Community Navigation Program addressing the racial/ethnic disparities and health inequities worsened by the COVID-19 crisis throughout the US. Total Grant: $500k in partnership with beyGOOD
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DigDeep - Navajo Water Project
Open website
COVID-19
$1,000,000.00
May 7, 2020
Funds support the Navajo Water Project - connecting remote indigenous homes to hot and cold running water so that tribal members, especially the elderly and the at-risk, can stay home and stay safe, and to make Navajo Nation more resilient to ongoing and future outbreaks.
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Direct Relief
Open website
COVID-19
$26,667.00
Apr 14, 2020
Supports purchasing of testing cartridges to build COVID-19 testing capacity in Saint Lucia, Grenada, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Dominica,St. Kitts and Nevis, and Antigua and Barbuda. This grant will also support medicine kits needed in hospital ICUs to over five additional locations throughout the Caribbean. Total Grant: $80k in partnership with Clara Lionel Foundation & Sean Carter Foundation
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Direct Relief
Open website
COVID-19
$2,000,000.00
Apr 13, 2020
Support Direct Relief emergency response to COVID-19. Supports healthcare Orgs and professionals who care for medically underserved communities
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DrawTogether
Open website
Girls Health & Education
COVID-19
$250,000.00
Jun 29, 2021
DrawTogether is a first-of-its-kind art making show that uses drawing to empower social emotional learning for kids across the globe, and partners with schools and organizations to provide resources for connected creativity. Hosted by illustrator Wendy MacNaughton, the screen comes alive, supporting kids to build skills and mindsets they need to thrive, and providing educators and parents with tools to spark imagination and inspire learning. As COVID-19 interrupts kids’ schools and schedules, exposing them to sky-high stress levels, DrawTogether provides programs and tools to help kids process their emotions, and help them hope, cope, and heal - while having a lot of fun
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Edgewood Center for Children and Families
Open website
COVID-19
$350,000.00
May 20, 2020
Edgewood Center for Children and Families promotes the behavioral health of children, youth, and families, and supports a positive transition to adulthood. Funds will be used to assist in the emergency essential services provided by Edgewood as a result of COVID-19.
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Elton John AIDS Foundation
Open website
COVID-19
$1,000,000.00
May 13, 2020
Funds will support the Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF) COVID-19 Emergency Fund to support EJAF frontline partners to respond to the pandemic and its’ effects on HIV prevention and care for the most marginalized communities.
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Emergent Works
Open website
COVID-19; Social Justice
$1,000,000.00
Feb 16, 2021
Support for the training and acquisition of COVID-proof skills and jobs for formerly incarcerated software developers. Funds will be used to offer full-time employment to trainees and to hire mentors to support them on software projects for clients.
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Empower Work
Open website
COVID-19
Social Justice
$1,300,000.00
Jun 1, 2021
Empower Work is on a mission to create healthy, equitable workplaces where people are supported, valued, and empowered. Empower Work helps underserved workers thrive ensuring they have the support, information, and resources to navigate complex work challenges - via technology. Empower Work’s support improves economic security and mental health for women and women of color in particular. With support from #StartSmall, Empower Work is expanding key resources and improving tech infrastructure along with expanded marketing and outreach to change the lives of 50,000 historically marginalized workers.
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Equality California Institute
Open website
COVID-19; Social Justice
$250,000.00
Mar 11, 2021
Through advocacy and education, Equality California strives to create a world that is healthy, just, and fully equal for all LGBTQ+ people. At the start of the COVID-19 crisis, Equality California sprang into action immediately and this funding will help the organization continue to respond to the urgent and disproportionate impact the COVID-19 health crisis has had on LGBTQ+ people through vaccine outreach and education; after-school mentorship programs for LGBTQ+ students in California's Central Valley; and virtual LGBTQ+ Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion trainings empowering direct service providers to understand the unique needs of LGBTQ+ people and provide culturally sensitive care.
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Expecting Justice - Abundant Birth Project
Open website
Social Justice
UBI
Girls Health & Education
$1,100,000.00
Jul 29, 2020
First pregnancy cash supplement in the US. Based in San Francisco. $1k-$1500 unconditional cash aid per month to 100 low income Black and Pacific Islander pregnant women for the duration of a woman's pregnancy and 2 months of babies life.
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FastGrants (Mercatus Center Inc)
Open website
COVID-19
$5,000,000.00
Jun 26, 2020
To support the FastGrants Program to get grants out quickly to scientists at academic institutions currently working on COVID-19 related projects and are in need of funding. Fast Grants are $10k to $500k and decisions are made in under 48 hours.
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First Descents
Open website
COVID-19
$500,000.00
Feb 19, 2021
Healthcare workers caring for patients with COVID-19 are experiencing significant trauma with the risk of ongoing psychosocial distress. In response, First Descents is offering adventure-based trauma support programs for healthcare workers on the frontlines of the pandemic. Aptly titled HERO RECHARGE, these trauma-informed programs are designed to improve psychosocial health, nurture supportive peer relationships, process grief and loss, and better position healthcare workers to carry out their important work.
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Florida Rights Restoration Coalition (Tides Foundation)
Open website
Social Justice
$2,500,000.00
Sep 22, 2020
To support the Florida Rights Restoration Coalition (FRRC) "Fines and Fees Fund" to restore the right to vote by paying off the fines and fees of over 100,000 returning citizens - including ~40,000 Black and Latinx returning citizens of Florida who are already registered to vote but can't because of their fines and fees.
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Food Bank Council of Michigan
Open website
COVID-19
$297,180.00
May 7, 2020
Distributing food to people in need of assistance and meal services during COVID-19. Total Grant: $704,360 in partnership with Clara Lionel Foundation.
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For The Gworls
Open website
COVID-19
$80,000.00
Jun 4, 2020
Supports the emergency relief fund helping Black transgender people continue to access their prescriptions during the pandemic by providing them with funds to travel to and from medical facilities via a rideshare service and providing co-pay assistance.
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FREEAMERICA
Open website
Social Justice
$2,400,000.00
Sep 10, 2020
To support FREEAMERICA, an initiative of the "Show Me Campaign", a sponsored program of the Social Impact Fund. Fueled by John Legend's passion to break down systems that enforce inequality and injustice across society, John has partnered with FUSE Corps to launch the Equitable Recovery Initiative. As this initiative embeds executive fellows across American cities to develop and implement new approaches in employment, housing, healthcare, education and justice reform, John and his FREEAMERICA team will shine a spotlight on solutions with the potential to help reimagine systems that are historically rooted in racism and inequality. Recognizing cities as laboratories of innovation, we will also help to develop a series of policy recommendations that are informed and inspired by work of the FUSE Executive Fellows.
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Freedom House
Open website
COVID-19
$50,000.00
May 7, 2020
Supporting survivors of persecution seeking asylum through temporary accommodation. Total Grant: $50k in partnership with Clara Lionel Foundation.
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FUSE Corps
Open website
Social Justice
$7,600,000.00
Sep 9, 2020
For the Equitable Recovery Initiative (in partnership with FREEAMERICA) to accelerate systemic change and increase racial, social and economic justice. This program will embed teams of executive fellows on strategic projects in cities across the country who will develop innovative approaches in the areas of employment, housing, healthcare, education and justice reform. As we create economic opportunities and reduce disparities in our partner cities, we will also partner with John Legend to lift-up solutions that will help to create a more just and inclusive nation. FUSE Corps is a national nonprofit working in local governments and communities to address the most pressing challenges facing American cities.
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Futures Without Violence
Open website
COVID-19; Social Justice
$500,000.00
Mar 11, 2021
For 40 years, Futures Without Violence has pioneered groundbreaking, highly effective strategies to prevent gender-based violence and child trauma, heal survivors, and support families and communities. The COVID-19 pandemic has increased the urgency of this critical work, putting many more women and children at risk for violence, denying them access to potentially life-saving supports, and exacerbating punishing inequities that put low-income communities of color in particular jeopardy. We are working around-the-clock to support frontline responders and strengthen systems that provide critical and life changing assistance for COVID-19 related domestic violence response.
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Girls Who Code
Open website
Girls Health & Education; COVID-19
$2,000,000.00
Nov 14, 2020
GWC will pilot and grow remote learning initiatives designed to educate and equip girls with the resources and skills they'll need to thrive in the world today. They will reach, educate, support and inspire as many girls as possible to pursue their interests in computer science - and provide educational resources when students need them most.
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Girls With Impact
Open website
Girls Health & Education
$250,000.00
Jun 30, 2021
Girls With Impact operates the nations’ only live, online entrepreneurship academy for young women 14-24. Designed to increase women in the C-suite, its mini-MBA equips girls with the tools, skills, and confidence to be tomorrow’s business leaders, entrepreneurs and innovators. Girls With Impact filled a key gap during Covid – with proven, online education – and now this funding will advance its mission to scale and train 100,000 young women. Over 60% of graduates are of color. The program has served women in all 50 states and 11 countries.
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Give Directly
Open website
COVID-19
$333,333.00
Apr 14, 2020
Supporting cash transfers to low income families in the mainland US as well as in Puerto Rico. Total Grant: $1M in partnership with Clara Lionel Foundation & Sean Carter Foundation.
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Give Directly, Inc. - From Compton With Love
Open website
COVID-19
$900,000.00
Jun 8, 2020
Supporting the "From Compton With Love" Cash Relief Fund through GiveDirectly. The direct payment initiative is in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and will provide $1000 to qualified EBT Fresh/SNAP Program users within the City of Compton zip codes 90220, 90221 and 90222. Total Grant: $1M in partnership with City of Compton & anonymous private donor(s).
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Give2SF
Open website
COVID-19
$15,000,000.00
May 12, 2020
City of San Francisco Give2SF Response & Recovery Fund. Will support food, housing access, small business and worker support programs for undocumented, mixed status and low income individuals and families in San Francisco.
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GLBTQ+ Asian Pacific Alliance
Open website
Social Justice
$100,000.00
Apr 2, 2021
GLBTQ+ Asian Pacific Alliance, formed in 1988, is a platform for Queer, Trans, Asian, and Pacific Islanders (QTAPI) to organize, bring awareness, and build community. We are dedicated to providing a safe space to inspire individuals to be their best selves, for others to celebrate our diversity, and for all of us to continue the fight for equality. We helped build institutions like the SF Community Health Center and GAPA Runway. The grant will allow us to generate sustainable growth in our membership, enhance existing and new programming, and experiment with new services benefiting our community. GLBTQ+ Asian Pacific Alliance was formerly known as Gay Asian Pacific Alliance or GAPA.
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Global Response Management Inc.
Open website
COVID-19
$250,000.00
Feb 22, 2021
Global Response Management Inc is a veteran-led organization committed to providing emergency medical care in areas of the world affected by war, conflict, and disaster. As an organization dedicated to advancing the cause of equitable healthcare for all, they are working directly with refugee and displaced populations in Iraq, Syria, Mexico and Guatemala and will use funding to continue their COVID-19 efforts globally.
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Good Apple
Open website
COVID-19
$275,000.00
Feb 26, 2021
Good Apple is a health system-integrated grocery delivery company fighting food insecurity and waste. During COVID-19, Good Apple launched "Stay Home, Stay Healthy", delivering fresh, nutritious food directly to the doorsteps of older adults and people with weak immune systems, free of charge, while employing delivery drivers who lost jobs amid the pandemic. #StartSmall's support helps Good Apple scale its "Stay Home, Stay Healthy" program in Central Texas.
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Greater Chicago Food Depository
Open website
COVID-19
$250,000.00
Jun 18, 2020
Supports food access and distribution points across Cook County remain intact through a network of 700 partners and programs, including pantries, youth-focused partners, soup kitchens and shelters. Total Grant: $500k in partnership with the Clara Lionel Foundation.
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Hispanic Federation
Open website
COVID-19
$5,000,000.00
Jun 10, 2020
Supports the Emergency Assistance Fund created to help offset the costs of the COVID-19 pandemic in immigrant communities throughout the US and Puerto Rico.
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Hispanic Federation Non-Profit Emergency Assistance Fund of Puerto Rico
Open website
COVID-19
$167,000.00
Apr 14, 2020
Supports health clinics in Puerto Rico. Funds will go towards triage shelters, supplies & personal protective equipment (PPE) for a network of over 20 clinics across Puerto Rico. Total Grant: $500k in partnership with Clara Lionel Foundation & Sean Carter Foundation
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Hospitality Helps
Open website
COVID-19
$100,000.00
Apr 28, 2020
Supports the production and distribution of lunches and dinners to families in need in the San Francisco Bay Area. Hospitality Helps is a partnership of Taste Catering, Peninsula Food Runners and Meals on Wheels (Fiscal Sponsor) and has been able to help employ furloughed food service workers in the Bay Area to assist with their program.
108
Humanity Forward
Open website
UBI
$2,000,000.00
Jan 12, 2021
Humanity Forward is a national advocacy organization pushing for solutions to the biggest problems of the 21st Century. Their singular focus right now is on building support in Congress to pass Direct Cash Relief to provide a lifeline to struggling families during this pandemic.
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Humanity Forward Foundation
Open website
COVID-19
UBI
$5,000,000.00
Jul 22, 2020
Funds will be used to deliver one-time, and recurring, basic income payments to individuals and families who stand to be most impacted by the coronavirus crisis. The initial target populations will primarily consist of Americans in lower income brackets who depend on wage work to support them and their families.
110
Humanity Forward Foundation
Open website
COVID-19
$5,000,000.00
May 21, 2020
Humanity Forward is committing to delivering one-time, and recurring, basic income payments to individuals and families who stand to be most impacted by the coronavirus crisis. The initial target populations will primarily consist of Americans in lower income brackets who depend on wage work to support them and their families
111
Indiana University Foundation
Open website
COVID-19
$10,000,000.00
Oct 2, 2020
To support the "AEGIS Study" Fund to address SARS-CoV2 infection and recovery, or antibodies, are reliable for safe life reentry and freedom from future infections. The study will generate knowledge that is critically vital to our society's ability to manage COVID-19 effectively and intelligently.
112
Indiana University Foundation
Open website
COVID-19
$25,000.00
Apr 28, 2020
Supports the COVID-19 Vital Data Generation Research Program.
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Internews
Open website
COVID-19
$163,390.00
Jun 26, 2020
To support Barbados' local information ecosystem around COVID-19 and for a landscape analysis in two pilo islands in the Caribbean to better understand communication gaps and needs in disaster response and preparedness in the Caribbean region. Total Grant: $330,781 in partnership with Clara Lionel Foundation
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JaQuel Knight Foundation
Open website
COVID-19
$95,000.00
Jun 5, 2020
Supporting the Dancers' Relief Fund providing financial assistance to individual dancers greatly impacted by COVID-19.
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JW Family Foundation: 202 Assist Project
Open website
COVID-19
$200,000.00
Jun 3, 2020
Supports the 30-day Rent Relief program and fundraiser for Washington D.C's Ward 8 eligible residents (presented by John Wall Family Foundation) to directly help tenants in need of rental relief as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and SIP orders.
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Kakenya's Dream
Open website
COVID-19
$725,000.00
May 15, 2020
Kakenya's Dream invests in girls from rural communities in Kenya through educational, health, and leadership initiatives to create agents of change. Their mission is to create a world where African women and girls are valued and respected as leaders and equal in every way. Our support will aid and provide Distance Learning and supplies while schools are closed due to COVID-19. It will also provide the necessary supplies to their students to maintain safe physical health and safety while away. It will build out Health, Counseling and Education Services and support for the girls in the program upon their return and will also support the build out and design of a new and larger Health Clinic
117
Khan Academy
Open website
COVID-19
$5,000,000.00
Aug 13, 2020
To support Khan Academy's immediate Response to COVID-19: Keep Everyone Learning and to focus on expanding the Pre-K - Grade 1 via Khan Academy Kids (ages 2-7) content and reaching teachers in preschools with newly released teacher tools.
118
Know Your Rights Camp
Open website
Where it's needed most
$3,000,000.00
Jun 3, 2020
Know Your Rights Camp has a mission to advance the liberation and well-being of Black and Brown communities through education, self-empowerment, mass-mobilization and the creation of new systems that elevate the next generation of change leaders.
119
Kristi Yamaguchi's Always Dream
Open website
Girls Health & Education
$100,000.00
Feb 23, 2021
Kristi Yamaguchi’s Always Dream ensures children from low-income families have access to high-quality books in the home environment and extensive family engagement support. They believe that providing children with high-quality books will help foster a love of reading and their program will teach and empower families to employ the practice of consistently reading together. It is their goal that every child achieves the potential to reach for their dreams.
120
La Casa de Don Pedro - Rental Relief Program
Open website
COVID-19
$484,200.00
Jun 18, 2020
Rental Relief Program to provide three months of rent payments, gift cards for groceries and essential goods, and access to housing counselors 50 days after the rent payment is made for 300 families in Newark. Total Grant: $968,440 in partnership with Clara Lionel Foundation.
121
Latino Community Foundation
Open website
COVID-19
$1,500,000.00
Oct 7, 2020
To support the "Love Not Fear" Fund mobilizing grassroots Latino-led organizations, serving rural communities with strong ties to the undocumented Latino families they serve.
122
Lavender Youth Recreation and Information Center, Inc. (LYRIC)
Open website
Social Justice
$500,000.00
Jun 29, 2021
LYRIC’s vision is a diverse society where LGBTQQ youth are embraced for who they are and encouraged to be who they want to be. This grant will be used to provide direct services for 100 LGBTQQ youth survivors and youth at risk of violence annually; and provide capital funding for LYRIC’s facility expansion and renovations to ensure that our youth have the renewed, more functional, healing-centered, restorative spaces they are requesting to come together and support each other - especially in the wake of personally disruptive traumas experienced during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Lebawi International Academy
Open website
COVID-19
$2,482,500.00
Aug 6, 2020
To support the school year and the impact it has and will face due to COVID-19 in Ethiopia. Lebawi's philosophy is that no life is given without reason - all life has meaning, purpose and direction; and education is a tool and platform one can use to discover his/her purpose and live a meaningful and purposeful life.
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Live In Peace
Open website
COVID-19
$530,000.00
May 15, 2020
For the #FirstOfTheMonth rent relief project aiming to identify and aid families with children who are at the greatest risk of losing their home/shelter. These families are not eligible for rent moratorium or government assistance and have seen devastating financial losses from COVID-19. These funds will help 300+ families in the Silicon Valley (East Palo Alto, East Menlo Park & Redwood City) with rent.
125
London Chinese Community Centre
Open website
Social Justice
$250,000.00
Apr 2, 2021
The London Chinese Community Centre was founded in 1980 and was the first Chinese Community Centre in the UK. These funds will help us to make it through the COVID crisis and continue our good work in helping the local Chinese community, we will also be able to direct more effort to the opposition of racism and hate crime, helping those in need as well as further promoting our Chinese culture and values we hold.
126
Love Never Fails
Open website
Girls Health & Education
$100,000.00
Mar 2, 2021
Love Never Fails empowers all people to express and experience their best sense of humanity. They do this by restoring, educating and protecting survivors of human trafficking and their community. Funding will provide safe housing and art classes to trafficked girls, ages 13-17.
127
Malala Fund
Open website
Girls Health & Education; COVID-19
$5,000,000.00
Apr 30, 2021
With #StartSmall's investment, Malala Fund will support at least 20 Education Champion-led initiatives that empower girls and keep them learning during COVID-19, advocate for global policy change that prioritizes girls' education and train the next generation of girl activists. Our work supports girls in Afghanistan, Brazil, Ethiopia, India, Lebanon, Nigeria, Pakistan and Turkey.
128
Mandy's Farm
Open website
Girls Health & Education
COVID-19
$1,000,000.00
Jun 30, 2021
Mandy’s Farm assists individuals with developmental disabilities in achieving their goals for living, learning, and working in the community. Through Mandy's Farm programs, individuals with a wide range of disabilities are able to gain access to lifelong educational opportunities, vocational training, therapeutic activities, equitable employment, transition services, and supportive housing. Mandy’s Farm work includes services for young women with developmental disabilities, who often go undiagnosed or under-diagnosed within the disability community, and are proportionally offered fewer services, especially as they transition into adulthood. Funding will support the organization’s increased costs associated with COVID-19, including PPE, technology infrastructure, and staffing.
129
Masks For The People
Open website
COVID-19
$1,000,000.00
Apr 13, 2020
Provides free masks, hand sanitizer and testing kits for the incarcerated, formerly incarcerated, violence interrupters, elderly in our community, and most vulnerable black and brown loved ones in urban and rural communities.
130
Matthew 25: Ministries
Open website
COVID-19
$830,000.00
Apr 30, 2020
Funds will be used to purchase and provide emergency supplies to over 600 organizations throughout the United States - including hospitals, police and fires departments, nursing homes, schools, healthcare facilities and many more. Total Grant: $1M in partnership with beyGOOD
131
Mayor's Fund LA
Open website
COVID-19
$2,100,000.00
Apr 9, 2020
Helping domestic violence victims in LA as a result of the COVID-19 Safer @ Home Order Total Grant: $4.2M in partnership with Clara Lionel Foundation
132
Mayvenn
Open website
COVID-19
$500,000.00
May 15, 2020
Supports the campaign launched by Mayvenn to provide $500 to each of their stylists across the country. Mayvenn is a tech company that was created to empower hairstylists in the African American community. Using technology, Mayvenn helps boost stylists incomes by connecting them with new clients and helping them sell products. They noticed their stylists, who are predominantly female African Americans, were losing most of or all of their income due to the COVID-19 Pandemic and decided to raise funds to help these stylists get back on their feet.
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Meals on Wheels San Francisco
Open website
COVID-19
$1,000,000.00
Dec 22, 2020
Meals on Wheels SF delivers nutrition and social support to the low-income, predominantly minority seniors. Over 60% of the homebound seniors provided meals are people of color and 73% live in poverty. The number of seniors struggling to access food has escalated 20% in SF due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Funds will support the Meals on Wheels SF Capital Campaign.
134
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)
Open website
COVID-19
$333,000.00
Apr 14, 2020
Supports COVID-19 response efforts in the hardest to reach & most vulnerable areas of the world. Funds will go towards COVID-19 case management, training, set-up of ICU, hospital beds, isolation units, development of response guidelines & best practices in countries including Syria, Yemen, Bangladesh, South Sudan, Mali, Ivory Coast, Senegal, DRC, Cambodia, Afghanistan, Iraq, Haiti, Venezuela, El Salvador and Greece. Total Grant: $2M ($1M in partnership with Clara Lionel Foundation & Sean Carter Foundation + $1M match from UBS Optimus Fund)
135
Mercy Beyond Borders
Open website
Girls Health & Education
$50,000.00
Feb 25, 2021
Funding will provide emergency cash aid to South Sudanese females living either in South Sudan or in refugee camps of neighboring countries. They include hundreds of women-headed families in refugee camps, hundreds of young women studying in high schools and universities on Mercy Beyond Borders (MBB) scholarships who have been adversely affected by school closures, and dozens of refugee women for whom MBB will provide basic business training and micro-enterprise loans.
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Mercy Corps
Open website
COVID-19
$5,000,000.00
Sep 2, 2020
Funds will be used for the COVID 19 Resilience Fund focusing on the vulnerable people in Latin America by expanding emergency cash assistance and by conducting information campaigns on COVID-19 prevention and treatment.
137
Mission Neighborhood Centers, Inc.
Open website
COVID-19; Social Justice
$1,000,000.00
Mar 16, 2021
Mission Neighborhood Centers (MNC), founded in San Francisco over 60 years ago, is a community-based organization serving over 3,000 low-income seniors, youth and families with young children at 11 sites throughout San Francisco. Over 60% of MNC participants are undocumented and in dire need of assistance. MNC has been providing critical food access and emergency funds (which include rent, healthcare expenses, utilities, etc.) since the outset of the COVID-19 crisis. MNC is a lifeline to the populations most deeply impacted by the health and economic implications of this pandemic.
138
Ms. Foundation for Women
Open website
COVID-19
Girls Health & Education
$3,000,000.00
Aug 7, 2020
Guided by a gender and racial lens, Ms. Foundation for Women resources grassroots movements that center women and girls of color, advance feminism in philanthropy and advocate for policies that improve women's lives across the country. Funds will be used to support women and girls of color-led organizations in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic.
139
MuckRock Foundation, Inc.
Open website
Social Justice
$500,000.00
Jan 22, 2021
Funds will support and help expand MuckRock's police transparency and accountability efforts as well as fund improvements to scale the public records filing tool. Hosting a repository of 90k records requests and over 100 million pages of primary source materials, MuckRock partners with newsrooms, researchers, and advocacy groups to open up and understand government at all levels in a uniquely accessible way.
140
NAACP
Open website
COVID-19
$500,000.00
Aug 22, 2020
Funds will be used to support BeyGOOD's Black-Owned Business Impact Fund to assist small business communities that have been directly impacted by the recent events across the country. Grants in the amount of $10k will be offered to Black-owned small businesses in select cities to help sustain businesses during this time.
141
NAACP Legal Defense & Education Fund, Inc.
Open website
Social Justice
$500,000.00
Jun 17, 2020
For their policing reform campaign, their voter rights work especially around ensuring black voters can vote absentee, and their advocacy around education on access with distance learning. Total Grant: $1M in partnership with Clara Lionel Foundation
142
NAMI: Greater Houston
Open website
COVID-19
$124,500.00
Apr 30, 2020
Supporting the National Alliance of Mental Illness (NAMI) efforts in Houston as a result of COVID-19. NAMI offers services, support, education & advocacy for people living with mental health conditions & their loved ones.Total Grant: $150k in partnership with beyGOOD
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NAMI: Metro (Detroit)
Open website
COVID-19
$83,000.00
Apr 30, 2020
Supporting the National Alliance of Mental Illness (NAMI) efforts in Detroit as a result of COVID-19. NAMI offers services, support, education & advocacy for people living with mental health conditions & their loved ones. Total Grant: $100k in partnership with beyGOOD
144
NAMI: National
Open website
COVID-19
$41,500.00
Apr 30, 2020
Supporting the efforts of the National Alliance of Mental Illness (NAMI) ensuring that people are receiving mental health information, support and resources needed during the pandemic via their Helpline's in local communities and their national Helpline. https://www.nami.org/covid-19-guide Total Grant: $50k in partnership with beyGOOD
145
NAMI: New Orleans
Open website
COVID-19
$83,000.00
Apr 30, 2020
Supporting the National Alliance of Mental Illness (NAMI) efforts in New Orleans as a result of COVID-19. NAMI offers services, support, education & advocacy for people living with mental health conditions & their loved ones. Total Grant: $100k in partnership with beyGOOD
146
NAMI: New York
Open website
COVID-19
$83,000.00
Apr 30, 2020
Supporting the National Alliance of Mental Illness (NAMI) efforts in New York City s as a result of COVID-19. NAMI offers services, support, education & advocacy for people living with mental health conditions & their loved ones. Total Grant: $100k in partnership with beyGOOD
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National Asian Pacific American Women's Forum
Open website
Social Justice
$250,000.00
Apr 2, 2021
NAPAWF’s mission is to build collective power with Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) women and girls to gain full agency over our lives, our families, and our communities. Funds will support public education, grassroots organizing, leadership development, and policy advocacy in support of a response to the March 16 shootings in Atlanta that centers the needs of Asian American women and elders. Funds will also support our long-term investment in the AAPI women leaders of tomorrow, building a base of leaders to organize on a grassroots level for policy change in support of gender and reproductive justice for AAPIs.
148
National Council of Asian Pacific Americans
Open website
Social Justice
$250,000.00
Apr 2, 2021
Based in Washington, D.C., the National Council of Asian Pacific Americans is a coalition of 37 national Asian Pacific American organizations that serves to represent the interests of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities and to provide a national voice for our communities’ concerns. Our communities are the fastest growing racial/ethnic group in the United States, currently making up approximately six percent of the population.
149
National Domestic Workers Alliance
Open website
COVID-19
$1,000,000.00
Mar 2, 2021
The National Domestic Workers Alliance (NDWA) is working to address COVID-19’s devastating health and economic impacts on the more than 2.5 million nannies, house cleaners, and homecare workers who provide critical care for our homes and loved ones. Through its 70+ local chapters and affiliate organizations and a digital network reaching over 250,000 domestic workers across the U.S., NDWA is providing workers with resources they need to work safely, access emotional support, and find community--while harnessing this moment to underline the critical value of care work and ensure domestic workers’ needs are centered in recovery efforts.
150
Networks for Emergencies and Relief, Inc. (NEAR)
Open website
COVID-19
$140,000.00
Feb 18, 2021
NEAR serves the most vulnerable in our communities as well as the frontlines that serve them. NEAR focuses on saving lives in times of emergencies. They mobilize their networks to identify unmet need, gain access to resources, and generate funding. Their current focus during COVID is getting PPE, particularly protective masks, to vulnerable communities.
151
New York City Gay and Lesbian Anti Violence Project
Open website
COVID-19
$1,750,000.00
Jun 3, 2020
Funds will support the AVP 24/7 Spanish/English crisis intervention hotline nationally and launch text and chat. It will also provide assistance for undocumented LGBTQ immigrants with emergency support (food, shelter, housing and emergency immigration support including asylum filings and other court filings).
152
New York City's Mayor's Office to End Domestic and Gender-Based Violence
Open website
COVID-19
$161,815.00
Apr 14, 2020
To support the Mayor’s Officer to End Domestic and Gender-Based Violence (ENDGBV). Supports domestic violence survivors who need a capital injection to ensure their safety and stability during COVID-19. Micro grants will allow the financing of immediate needs of food, clothing, temporary housing & more. Total Grant: $485,444 in partnership with Clara Lionel Foundation & Sean Carter Foundation
153
Newark Emergency Services for Families
Open website
COVID-19
$50,000.00
Jun 18, 2020
Supports the operation of the homeless Drop-in Center, food pantry and meal programming, as well as rental and utility assistance for families on the brink of eviction. Total Grant: $100k in partnership with Clara Lionel Foundation.
154
Newark Working Kitchens - World Central Kitchen
Open website
COVID-19
$500,000.00
Jun 18, 2020
Newark Working Kitchens, through World Central Kitchen to support the distribution of 150,000 meals to food-insecure households, including senior citizens, low-income families and homeless individuals, in Newark. Total Grant: $1M in partnership with Clara Lionel Foundation.
155
Oakland Art Murmur, Inc.
Open website
Social Justice
$6,000.00
Jun 26, 2020
To support the "Ineffable Mythology" mural by Cinque Mubarak (www.cinque-mubarak.com) in Oakland, CA via the Cinque Mubarak Mural Fund.
156
Oakland Public Education Fund
Open website
COVID-19
$10,000,000.00
May 15, 2020
Closing the Digital Divide for 25,000 students (K12, Middle and High School) in Oakland. Funds will provide laptops and internet to all.
157
One Family Foundation
Open website
UBI; COVID-19
$5,000,000.00
Nov 4, 2020
To support One Family Foundation, in partnership with Family Reach and Humanity Forward, to develop a program to deliver resource navigation, emergency financial assistance and sustained basic income for the lowest-income patients fighting cancer in the Philadelphia area. Fiscal Sponsor: The Social Impact Fund
158
Open Research Lab Income Project
Open website
UBI; COVID-19
$15,000,000.00
Nov 12, 2020
Funds will be used to support cash grants to participants in Open Research Lab's Basic Income Project. The Project is a randomized evaluation of a 3-year $1,000/month unconditional cash assistance program.
159
Our Katahdin
Open website
COVID-19
$300,000.00
Mar 10, 2021
Our Katahdin, through Mobilize Katahdin, will provide direct COVID relief efforts to meet the needs of our most at-risk individuals, service providers and small businesses of the eight communities and Wabanaki organizations in the Katahdin region of Northern Maine.
160
OutRight Action International
Open website
COVID-19
$250,000.00
Dec 10, 2020
To support the Global LGBTIQ Emergency Fund to support grassroots LGBTIQ organizations on the frontlines providing emergency assistance to LGBTIQ people experiencing loss of income and food, lack of access to HIV medication and healthcare, increased domestic violence, and even scapegoating by the religious and government leaders. The Emergency Fund will distribute grants of $2500-$10,000 to LGBTIQ organizations that are helping queer and trans people impacted by COVID-19 outside of North America and Western Europe.
161
Oxfam America
Open website
COVID-19
$1,000,000.00
Feb 22, 2021
To support Oxfam’s response to the ongoing impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic. Funds will be used to support critical, life-saving interventions by local partners with a focus on providing immediate food assistance and promoting livelihood support and recovery.
162
Pivotal
Open website
COVID-19; Social Justice
$250,000.00
Feb 22, 2021
Pivotal helps young people in and from foster care get the education and career they need to create the life they want for themselves. Funds will ensure the most vulnerable youth served by Pivotal will receive the help they need to get through the COVID crisis.
163
Policing Equity
Open website
Social Justice
$500,000.00
Jun 17, 2020
To expand to new cities and communities to build a movement that is both specific to the root issues in policing and that exposes and eliminates the sources of racism that pervade the criminal justice system in the US. Total Grant: $1M in partnership with Clara Lionel Foundation
164
Prison Policy Initiative
Open website
Social Justice
$1,000,000.00
Aug 12, 2020
To support the Prison Policy Initiative in building the long-term movement to end mass incarceration by providing advocates key data, research, technical support, and skills training.
165
Professor John Rappport (University of Chicago Law School) in collaboration with Professor Grunwald (Duke University School of Law)
Open website
Social Justice
$200,000.00
Nov 3, 2020
To study the nature and causes of police misconduct; to develop feasible techniques to reduce misconduct and racial disparities in policing; to measure the hidden social costs and benefits of police activity to inform debates about the scope and role of the police.
166
Project 100
Open website
COVID-19
$10,000,000.00
May 15, 2020
Project 100 is private direct payment initiative in response to the Covid-19 pandemic in the US. Funds support the pilot program to deliver $1000 to 100k families in the SNAP Program.
167
Project NIA
Open website
COVID-19
$50,000.00
Jun 3, 2020
Project Nia—“nia” meaning “with purpose” in Swahili—is a grassroots organization that works to end the arrest, detention, and incarceration of children and young adults by promoting restorative and transformative justice practices. Funds will be used to support the Project NIA - Summer Institute.
168
ProPublica
Open website
COVID-19
$1,000,000.00
Oct 5, 2020
To be paid over three years to publish investigative reporting on the COVID-19 Pandemic and its aftermath, including the provision of essential information to keep readers informed on how to stay safe during the immediate health crisis, deep-dives into how the situation developed, investigations into who is profiting from the crisis and who is bearing the brunt as well as accountability coverage of stimulus spending and what will most likely be a prolonged economic downturn.
169
Public Health Solutions
Open website
COVID-19
$200,000.00
Mar 2, 2021
For over 60 years, Public Health Solutions (PHS) has supported vulnerable New York City families in achieving optimal health and building pathways to reach their potential. Since outbreak of COVID-19, PHS has provided emergency food, scalable technology-based outreach, a coordinated network of social and clinical providers, and home-based telehealth and resource navigation to individuals and families most in need. This funding will help us continue to support under resourced communities across the five boroughs of New York City through these initiatives.
170
R.O.C.K - Real Options for City Kids
Open website
COVID-19
$410,000.00
Aug 4, 2020
Academic and social support for at-risk youth in Visitacion Valley, San Francisco. Funds will help fill the gap needed due to COVID-19 to continue to provide positive opportunities and role models for children who need it most by expanding services to help children and families of children in the program with meal distribution, technology assistance, wellness checks and virtual programs.
171
Razia's Ray of Hope Foundation
Open website
Girls Health & Education; COVID-19
$5,000,000.00
Nov 3, 2020
To support the organizations mission providing transformative, community-based education that creates strong future leaders, builds career pathways that break the cycle of poverty for women, and creates peaceful cultural change that impacts present and future generations for the people, especially women, of Afghanistan. Fund will help provide free, award-winning schooling to girls in K-12th grade and the first women's vocational school of its kind in rural Afghanistan.
172
REFORM Alliance
Open website
COVID-19
$10,000,000.00
May 15, 2020
Support REFORM Alliance getting PPE into every jail and prison in the US.
173
Reinvent Stockton Foundation
Open website
UBI; COVID-19
$15,000,000.00
Nov 12, 2020
In order to combat the ongoing economic and public health crisis, this investment will allow Mayors for Guaranteed Income (MGI) to expand and extend the number of monthly, cash payment pilot programs in partner cities across the US. Led by a growing number of mayors in diverse cities including Newark, NJ, Saint Paul, MN, and Tacoma, WA, this network aims to advocate for a federal guaranteed income to ensure that all Americans have an income floor.
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Reinvent Stockton Foundation
Open website
COVID-19
UBI
$3,000,000.00
Jun 15, 2020
Will help fund Mayor Tubbs guaranteed income initiative, The Stockton Economic Empowerment Demonstration (SEED), aiming to help with poverty and inequality.
175
Richmond Rapid Response Fund (R3F)
Open website
COVID-19
$250,000.00
Feb 17, 2021
The Richmond Rapid Response Fund (R3F) is a wraparound initiative that will meet the immediate and ongoing needs of the community during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. R3F will focus on key priority areas including food and essential supplies, economic recovery and security, housing and homelessness, health and healing, education and learning, and social and legal services. With this funding R3F will continue to respond to the immediate needs of Richmond, California residents including cash disbursements and rental assistance. They will simultaneously develop a long-term recovery plan with a focus on guaranteed income, housing, and education through the lens of equity.
176
RUSH University Medical Center
Open website
COVID-19
$500,000.00
Aug 1, 2020
Supports efforts focused on addressing health inequities and disparities to mitigate high rates of COVID-19 related illness and death in Chicago’s Black and Latino communities. Total Grant: $1M in partnership with Clara Lionel Foundation.
177
Safe Place For Youth
Open website
COVID-19
$250,000.00
Jun 3, 2020
Funds will be used to help mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on homeless and at-risk youth in Los Angeles.
178
Second Harvest Food Bank of Greater New Orleans & Acadiana
Open website
COVID-19
$333,000.00
Apr 14, 2020
Will support food sourcing and storage, non-touch distribution & delivery services & supplemental staff due to a decrease in volunteers. Total Grant: $1M in partnership with Clara Lionel Foundation & Sean Carter Foundation
179
Send Chinatown Love
Open website
Social Justice
$50,000.00
Apr 2, 2021
Send Chinatown Love is a New York based, entirely volunteer run organization, whose goal is to provide relief to small, immigrant owned. Chinatown businesses impacted by the effects of Covid-19.
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Sewa International, Inc. USA
Open website
COVID-19
$2,500,000.00
May 10, 2021
Sewa International, Inc. USA is a Hindu faith-based, humanitarian, nonprofit service organization. This grant will support the procurement of lifesaving equipment such as oxygen concentrators, ventilators, BiPap, and CPAP machines as part of Sewa International, Inc USA's “Help India Defeat COVID-19” campaign. In partnership with the American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin, equipment will be distributed to government hospitals and COVID-19 care centers and hospitals.
181
Share Our Strength (No Kid Hungry)
Open website
COVID-19
$207,500.00
Apr 30, 2020
Supports No Kid Hungry COVID-19 Emergency Relief Response, equipping communities with the resources they need to make sure their kids are fed, both during this crisis and in its aftermath. Total Grant: $250k in partnership with beyGOOD
182
Shawn Carter Foundation
Open website
COVID-19
$2,000,000.00
Aug 31, 2020
To support COVID-19 Relief Efforts in the US and abroad to protect and serve the most marginalized and vulnerable with financial assistance, food, healthcare, virus testing and other human services.
183
Shawn Carter Foundation
Open website
COVID-19
$500,000.00
Jun 15, 2020
Funds used to provide 3,862 households at Marcy, Sumner and Tompkins Houses in New York City, supermarket gift cards to assist in purchasing food.
184
Sisterhearts, Inc.
Open website
COVID-19
$500,000.00
May 20, 2020
SisterHearts Re-Entry Program is focused on providing ex-offenders with a safe environment to achieve their goals with dignity. The program is centered around decarceration, offering a space for healing while rehumanizing those who have been incarcerated. SisterHearts also provides personal development courses, transportation, bank account support, driver’s license support and other resources to assist ex-offenders as they reintegrate into society. Funds will go to the SHERO Program (SisterHearts Exit ReEntry Organization).
185
Southwest Counseling Solutions
Open website
COVID-19
$79,000.00
May 7, 2020
Helping build a strong stronger and healthier community through a broad range of mental health services. Total Grant: $158k in partnership with Clara Lionel Foundation.
186
St. Augustine High School
Open website
COVID-19
$1,500,000.00
Jun 11, 2020
Supports St. Augustine High School, an all African American Private Catholic High School in New Orleans with new academic programs and several capital improvement initiatives.
187
St. Francis Community Center
Open website
COVID-19
$300,000.00
Jun 3, 2020
Funding to be used as leverage in negotiations with landlords on behalf of immigrant clients in the St. Louis area who are in jeopardy of eviction due to the COVID-19 crisis. Funds will also be used to help relocate the client to a more stable housing situation.
188
Stop AAPI Hate
Open website
Social Justice
$150,000.00
Apr 2, 2021
Stop AAPI Hate, a partnership of Chinese for Affirmative Action, A3PCON (Asian Pacific Policy and Planning Council) and the Asian American Studies Department, San Francisco State University, is committed to: documenting first-hand accounts of discriminatory incidents; providing multilingual resources to community members; offering assistance to AAPI individuals and organizations experiencing hate; informing and educating state and local officials about policies and programs that address racial discrimination; and supporting community based solutions that increase our capacity to address community safety and justice issues over the long term.
189
Team Humanity
Open website
COVID-19
$13,333.00
Apr 14, 2020
Supports sanitization efforts in the Moria refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesvos. Total Grant: $40k in partnership with Clara Lionel Foundation & Sean Carter Foundation
190
Teen Health Mississippi
Open website
COVID-19
$75,000.00
Jun 3, 2020
Funds will support the THMS Emergency Relief Fund established to support the urgent needs of Mississippi youth disproportionately impacted by COVID-19 by providing a variety of assistance options, including: housing, nutrition, childcare for parenting teens, transportation, medical, and school supply assistance for youth.
191
The Bail Project
Open website
Social Justice
$250,000.00
Jun 17, 2020
To Immediately provide bail for people to help decrease the prison population. Total Grant: $500k in partnership with Clara Lionel Foundation
192
The Bail Project, Inc.
Open website
COVID-19
$25,000.00
May 7, 2020
Advocating for people in jail who are unable to distance themselves from others and take other necessary preventative measures during COVID-19. Total Grant: $50k in partnership with Clara Lionel Foundation.
193
The Bros in Convo Initiative
Open website
COVID-19; Social Justice
$90,080.00
Mar 4, 2021
The Bros in Convo Initiative is a Black Queer lead organization in Orlando, Florida providing comprehensive health education, STI linkage, and peer support to Black gay, bisexual, queer, and same gender loving men ages 18-35. Funds will in part support the organization’s Kitchen Table/Mesa De Cocina Program, an online collaborative health and nutrition program that shows kitchen skill, not budget, is the key to great food. Funds will also in part support weekly access to fresh produce bags from local Black-owned farms and Community Supported Agriculture programs.
194
The Coaching Fellowship
Open website
COVID-19; Girls Health & Education
$200,000.00
Feb 5, 2021
The Coaching Fellowship (TCFS) enables young women leaders in social impact to build the new world by providing access to executive-level coaching, leadership development, and a community network. When the pandemic hit, TCFS responded by creating a coaching program to build the professional and personal capacity of women impact leaders supporting the front line. Now, as it is more clear than ever that women will disproportionately fall behind professionally as a result of the impacts of COVID, this funding will help enable TCFS to expand their support for women leaders in social impact as the pandemic continues, and throughout recovery.
195
The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation / GAIA's Community-Based HIV Testing Services
Open website
COVID-19
$33,000.00
Apr 14, 2020
Supports the Global AIDS Interfaith Alliance (GAIA) Community-Based HIV Testing Services to work with mobile clinics to manage the anticipated spread of COVID-19 in the Mulanje and Phalombe districts of Malawi. Total Grant: $100k in partnership with Clara Lionel Foundation & Sean Carter Foundation
196
The Fairness Project
Open website
Social Justice
$1,086,000.00
Jan 29, 2021
The Fairness Project was founded in 2015 to incubate, run, and win social and economic justice ballot initiatives when politicians fail to act. Their unique theory of change addresses long standing racial, gender, and economic disparities for millions of Americans who have been left behind. They have won 20 of their first 21 campaigns, delivering wage increases, health care, and paid leave to 17 million people.
197
The Jed Foundation
Open website
COVID-19
$1,275,000.00
Jun 18, 2020
To enable mental health experts to provide virtual consultations to campuses, trainings designed to help teens and young adults recognize and help their peers in distress, and workshops for businesses and community groups to educate parents on how to recognize a young adult in their life who may be struggling with the COVID-19 pandemic. Total Grant: $2,550,000 in partnership with the Clara Lionel Foundation.
198
The Marshall Mathers Foundation
Open website
COVID-19
$750,000.00
May 20, 2020
Dedicated to providing assistance to disadvantaged and at-risk youth primarily in Detroit, Michigan and its surrounding communities. Funds will be used toward COVID-19 Emergency Relief efforts due. Total Grant: $1M in partnership with Eminem
199
The Movement for Black Lives
Open website
Social Justice
$500,000.00
Jun 17, 2020
In support of community organizing, building local power and distribution of funds to community organizations across the United States.Total Grant: $1M in partnership with Clara Lionel Foundation
200
The Network: Advocating Against Domestic Violence
Open website
COVID-19
$250,000.00
Jun 18, 2020
Supporting the Networks Crisis Support fund providing rental and utility assistance, groceries and household needs for victims and survivors of domestic violence. Total Grant: $500k in partnership with the Clara Lionel Foundation.
201
The Okra Project
Open website
COVID-19
$75,000.00
Jun 9, 2020
Dedicated to fighting food insecurity in the Black Transgender community.
202
The Resurrection Project - Cash Assistance Fund
Open website
COVID-19
$500,000.00
Jun 18, 2020
Cash Assistance Fund to provide economic assistance to the more than 340,000 Chicagoans excluded from the federal stimulus programs, such as undocumented individuals, mixed-status families, dependent adults and college students living in poverty. Total Grant: $1M in partnership with Clara Lionel Foundation.
203
The Trevor Project
Open website
COVID-19
$1,125,000.00
Aug 20, 2020
Funds will support remote crisis teams, recruit and train digital volunteers for TrevorText and TrevorSpace (an international social media platform that cultivates peer relationships and provides a truly safe space for LGBTQ youth), and increase the data security connections made between support staff and LGBTQ youth. Total Grant: $2,250,000 in partnership with the Clara Lionel Foundation
204
The Unity Council
Open website
COVID-19
$2,000,000.00
Aug 5, 2020
To support the COVID-19 Resilience Fund, serving +10,000 low-income, immigrant, LatinX and BIPOC families and individuals in the East Bay. Activities of the Fund include direct cash assistance ($500 grants) to low-income community members; food security programs; recovery efforts for small businesses in Fruitvale, anti-displacement affordable-housing programs; and support for job-seeker in East Oakland.
205
Think of Us
Open website
Social Justice
$480,000.00
May 25, 2021
Think of Us (TOU) operates as the R+D lab for child welfare. We take on strategic - and opportunistic - projects with the goal of causing “good trouble” and, ultimately, driving concrete, structural changes in policy, practice, resource flows, power dynamics, relationships and mental models. Their ultimate goal is to integrate Lived Experience at every level, ensuring everyone touched by the system has the conditions they need to Heal, Develop and Thrive. This grant will support TOU’s work across the ecosystem of current and former foster youth, child welfare workers and policymakers to Spark, Support and Drive to systematically center lived experience.
206
Think of Us
Open website
COVID-19
$450,000.00
May 15, 2020
Think of Us is a systems change non-profit that focuses on leveraging technology to upgrade the foster care system and its programs for better life outcomes for its youth. Our support will fund their emergency Direct Relief Fund and to launch a Virtual Foster Care Housing Assistance Support Center.This investment will enable Think of Us to deploy urgently needed resources to older foster youth in danger of falling further through the cracks of an ailing child welfare system due to COVID-19.
207
Total Community Action
Open website
COVID-19
$167,000.00
Apr 14, 2020
In partnership with the New Orleans Mayor's Office of Community and Economic Development, to support rental assistance for economically vulnerable Orleans Parish residents impacted by the pandemic. Funds will match the current government funding to grant up to $750 in rental assistance per household. Total Grant: $500k in partnership with Clara Lionel Foundation & Sean Carter Foundation
208
UCLA Foundation
Open website
COVID-19
$415,000.00
Apr 30, 2020
Funds will be used to support the UCLA Depression Grand Challenge Interventions for COVID-19 Fund ("Stand Together During COVID-19") providing resources and tools designed to lift moods and ease anxiety and depression.Total Grant: $500k in partnership with beyGOOD
209
UCSF Foundation
Open website
COVID-19
$300,000.00
Apr 28, 2020
Supports the research of Dr. Ashley Mason and Oura Ring in identifying early/asymptomatic COVID-19 infections in potentially exposed individuals.
210
UnidosUS
Open website
COVID-19; Social Justice
$1,000,000.00
Feb 23, 2021
The UnidosUS response to the devastating impact of COVID-19 on the Latino community is captured in the Esperanza/Hope Fund (EHF). UnidosUS EHF provides dedicated resources to elevate a culturally and linguistically-competent public health response, strengthen their nonprofit Affiliates’ resiliency in crisis, and continue to lead national advocacy to shape policy responses to the pandemic that include the Hispanic community. The UnidosUS EHF provides ongoing education, research, tools, capacity-building and training, and emergency assistance grants to support short-term emergency response efforts and sustain longer-term programmatic initiatives that have shifted to virtual or semi-virtual delivery and evolved as the pandemic persists.
211
Unlimited Potential
Open website
Social Justice
$65,000.00
Jun 30, 2021
Unlimited Potential improves the quality of life in the inner cities of Philadelphia and Baltimore through teaching arts, entrepreneurship and financial literacy. Unlimited Potential provides mentoring to at-risk youth to improve high school graduation rates and lifetime earnings.
212
Upsolve
Open website
COVID-19
Social Justice
$500,000.00
Jun 2, 2201
Upsolve empowers low-income and working-class families to access their civil legal rights and overcome financial distress at scale, using technology, education, and community. To date, Upsolve has relieved over $350 million in debt. #StartSmall's support will help Upsolve reach more underserved communities in the wake of COVID-19.
213
Vital Strategies: Resolve To Save Lives
Open website
COVID-19
$18,000,000.00
Oct 30, 2020
Will provide countries with rapid support to improve preparedness, track and track COVID cases, scale up lab testing, protect communities, use data to improve the response, train tens of thousands of frontline healthcare worker, and preserve life-saving health care services.
214
Vital Strategies: Resolve To Save Lives
Open website
COVID-19
$20,000,000.00
Jun 9, 2020
Supports the deployment of digital and organizational tools to help scale up contact tracing across the US to stop the spread of COVID-19.
215
Voto Latino Foundation
Open website
COVID-19; Social Justice
$1,000,000.00
Mar 9, 2021
The Immigrant Neighbor Fund led by the Voto Latino Foundation, in partnership with Mission Asset Fund and APIA Vote, provides direct financial support to those left out of the CARES Act. The CARES Act omits 20 percent of Latinx workers because they do not have a social security number. Similar impact is faced in the AAPI community where nearly 1.7 million are undocumented. While the undocumented community contributes $27 billion in annual taxes to federal and state governments, they are not included in the CARES Act.
216
VOW to End Child Marriage, Inc.
Open website
Girls Health & Education
$2,500,000.00
Mar 12, 2021
VOW to End Child Marriage is a growing global initiative mobilizing brands and individuals to end the international child marriage crisis by raising funds, raising awareness, and focusing attention on a girl’s right to own her future. 100% of VOW donations go directly to underfunded community-based efforts to end child marriage and advance girls' rights, including educating girls, providing job training, health education, and more.
217
Voz das Comunidades
Open website
COVID-19
$1,000,000.00
May 10, 2021
Funding will provide food, water, and basic supplies (masks, hand sanitizer, etc.) to people living in the favelas in the city of Rio de Janeiro. Funding will also support disseminating reliable information about Covid-19 to communities throughout Rio.
Open website
COVID-19; Girls Health & Education
$4,720,000.00
Feb 2, 2021
To support in its efforts to empower people with sustainable access to water and sanitation across Africa, where 600M people live without access to safely managed water supply. With a particular focus on enhancing opportunity for women and children, this funding will be used to promote resilience to illness and disease including COVID-19, among those living in poverty. By making water and a toilet at a home a realty for those without, this funding will help improve health, enhance family income, empower women, and increase access to education.
219
Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency
Open website
COVID-19
$500,000.00
May 7, 2020
Responding to the immediate needs of Michigan residents through the CARES Relief & Recovery Services Initiative. Total Grant: $1.05M in partnership with Clara Lionel Foundation.
220
Women's Global Education Project
Open website
Girls Health & Education
$750,000.00
Mar 3, 2021
Women’s Global Education Project (WGEP) works hand-in-hand with trusted local leaders in rural Senegal and Kenya to dismantle the structural barriers that keep girls from attending and succeeding in school, focusing on girls who are the most at risk of dropping out due to poverty, early marriage, pregnancy, and female genital mutilation. This funding will enable WGEP to scale its services to reach more girls and to deepen our services in response to the challenges created by the COVID-19 pandemic, including food insecurity, gender-based violence, and illiteracy.
221
Women's Institute for Secondary Education and Research (WISER) International, Inc.
Open website
Girls Health & Education
$750,000.00
Mar 3, 2021
WISER empowers girls in one of Kenya's most remote regions through education and health. WISER's flagship program, the WISER Girls Secondary School, graduates 98% of students in an area where only 9% of girls finish school. Funds will support the expansion of the WISER Girls Secondary School to larger and younger populations and the rapid growth of community programs targeting health crises and vulnerable populations.
222
World Central Kitchen
Open website
COVID-19
$5,378,000.00
Nov 4, 2020
To continue to support the WCK Mission, using the power of food to heal communities and strengthen economies through times of crisis and beyond.
223
World Central Kitchen
Open website
COVID-19
$5,000,000.00
May 20, 2020
World Central Kitchen Restaurants for the People program is an innovative solution that simultaneously provides fresh meals to those in immediate need and keeps small businesses open in the midst of our ongoing health, economic, and humanitarian crises. Funds will support the Restaurants for the People Program in Oakland, CA
224
World Central Kitchen
Open website
COVID-19
$207,500.00
Apr 30, 2020
Supporting the nationwide emergency food relief program delivering meals to Americans that need assistance. Funds will also support the activation of local restaurants & workers.Total Grant: $250k in partnership with beyGOOD
225
World Central Kitchen (New Orleans)
Open website
COVID-19
$333,000.00
Apr 14, 2020
Supporting meals for homeless & senior populations in New Orleans. Funds will support the activation of local restaurants & workers. Total Grant: $1M in partnership with Clara Lionel Foundation & Sean Carter Foundation
226
Worth Rises
Open website
Social Justice
$1,000,000.00
May 13, 2021
Worth Rises is an advocacy organization dedicated to dismantling the prison industry and ending the exploitation of those it touches, namely Black, Brown, and Indigenous communities. The organization works to expose the commercialization of the criminal legal system, advocates to protect and return the economic resources extracted from affected communities, and organizes to remove the power of the prison industry. Through its work, Worth Rises strives to pave a road toward a safe and just world free of police and prisons.
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WriteGirl, a project of Community Partners
Open website
Girls Health & Education
$250,000.00
May 19, 2021
WriteGirl will be building on its 20 years of successfully presenting creative writing and mentoring programming for teens in the greater Los Angeles area by launching a national program: WriteGirl National. This national program allows us to offer WriteGirl creative writing and mentoring programs to underserved teen girls throughout the U.S., offering them writing education and tools for developing self-esteem and voice. The pilot program will be anchored around cities/hubs where there is both a great need for creative empowerment for youth, as well as a lack of sufficient arts education programming.
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Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
Open website
UBI
$3,460,000.00
May 19, 2021
Centering artists as essential to social and cultural movement, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) is reimagining the role an arts institution can play in the community it serves. Funding will support artists living and working in the City of San Francisco during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, YBCA is serving as the implementer for the first-ever Guaranteed Income Pilot for artists—a critical step towards building a sustainable economic floor for the artists in our communities and for gaining an understanding of new models for achieving economic security for all. With #StartSmall’s investment YBCA will expand this Pilot, with a twofold goal of learning the impact in the lives of participating artists and the impact in their communities.
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Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
Open website
COVID-19
$1,000,000.00
Aug 12, 2020
Supporting the Arts' Artist Power Center and Culture Bank projects in providing immediate relief and longer-term opportunities for artists, specifically Black, Indigenous and people of color (BIPOC), female, and LGBTQIA+ artists in California. Aiming to catalyze the power of artists and their enterprises as essential for our communities' long-term health and wellbeing.
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Youth INC
Open website
COVID-19
$750,000.00
May 19, 2021
Youth INC's network of nonprofit partners serves over 300,000 New York City young people each year. Funding will support Youth INC's COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund, which provides needed resources to help nonprofit partners navigate the unprecedented challenges they are facing at this time.
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Youth Represent, Inc.