What and Where We Fund

Central Appalachian Network (2019)

Amount: $150,000
End Year: 2021
Berea, KY

Central Appalachian Network develops and deploys economic strategies that build wealth in local communities, conserve natural and cultural resources, and empower marginalized communities. This grant provides general operating support.

Coalfield Development Corporation

Coalfield Development Corporation (2019)

Amount: $15,000
End Year: 2020
Wayne, WV

Coalfield Development’s mission is to support a family of social enterprises that inspire the courage to grow, activate the creativity to transform perceived liabilities into assets, and cultivate the community needed for real opportunity in Appalachia through mentorship, education, and employment. We serve low-income people and unemployed people in southern West Virginia. Social enterprise is core to our mission, and key to how we create opportunities for people living in poverty. This grant provides general operating support. 

Coalfield Development Corporation

Coalfield Development Corporation (2018)

Amount: $200,000
End Year: 2020
Wayne, WV

The mission of Coalfield Development Corporation (CDC) is to support a family of social enterprises that inspire the courage to grow, the creativity to transform perceived liabilities into assets, and the community needed to cultivate real opportunity in Appalachia through mentorship, education and employment. This grant provides general operating support. 

Commonwealth Institute for Fiscal Analysis

Commonwealth Institute for Fiscal Analysis (The) (2019)

Amount: $300,000
End Year: 2022
Richmond, VA

The Commonwealth Institute’s mission is to use policy research and analysis to advance the well-being of Virginia communities, and improve the economic security and social opportunities of all Virginians. We are particularly concerned about low-wealth Virginians and communities of color throughout the state. This grant provides general operating support. 

Community Farm Alliance

Community Farm Alliance, Inc. (2019)

Amount: $150,000
End Year: 2021
Berea, KY

Community Farm Alliance aims to organize and encourage cooperation among rural and urban citizens through leadership development and grassroots democratic processes to ensure an essential, prosperous place for family-scale agriculture in Kentucky economies and communities. This grant provides general operating support.

Community First Land Trust (2019)

Amount: $15,000
End Year: 2020
North Charleston, SC

The mission of the Community First Land Trust is to develop and steward affordable housing and promote prosperity in seven North Charleston communities to prevent gentrification, permanently preserve housing affordability and ensure community stability. This grant provides project support.

CommunityWorks

CommunityWorks (2019)

Amount: $300,000
End Year: 2021
Greenville, SC

CommunityWorks is a US Treasury certified non-profit financial organization committed to building a brighter future for underserved families and communities through financial education, lending and investing. This grant provides general operating and capital grant support.

Cothinkk (2019)

Amount: $15,000
End Year: 2020
Asheville, NC

CoThinkk is dedicated to social change philanthropy by bringing together community leaders to develop investment strategies that enhance the economic and social well-being of communities of color in Asheville and Western North Carolina. This grant provides general operating support.

Democracy NC (2018)

Amount: $350,000
End Year: 2020
Durham, NC

Democracy North Carolina is a nonpartisan organization that uses research, organizing, training and advocacy to increase voter participation, reduce the influence of big money in politics and achieve a government truly “of, by and for the people.”

Democracy NC (2019)

Amount: $350,000
End Year: 2021
Durham, NC

Democracy North Carolina is a nonpartisan organization that uses research, organizing, and advocacy to increase voter participation, reduce the influence of big money in politics and achieve a government that is truly of the people, by the people and for the people. Democracy NC grew out of Democracy South which began as a project of the Institute for Southern Studies. This grant provides general operating support.

Faith in Action Alablama (2018)

Amount: $120,000
End Year: 2020
Birmingham, AL

Faith in Action Alabama’s mission is to serve as a vehicle for faith communities across race and faith lines to build and wield power at the grassroots level in order to dismantle white supremacy at the local and state levels in Alabama, creating pathways of opportunity for all Alabamians. Faith in Action Alabama’s volunteer base is approximately 70 percent African American and 30 percent Caucasian. Faith in Action consists of congregational hubs in Birmingham, Huntsville, Mobile and Montgomery. This grant provides general operating support.

Families and Friends of Louisiana's Incarcerated Children (2019)

Amount: $15,000
End Year: 2020
New Orleans, LA

Families and Friends of Louisiana’s Incarcerated Children (FFLIC) is committed to abolishing all forms of state violence against black youth through transformative organizing, holistic leadership development, and advocacy. This grant provides general operating support.

Foundation for Appalachian Kentucky (2019)

Amount: $200,000
End Year: 2021
Chavies, KY

FAKY aims to be a catalyst for community collaboration and charitable giving, by building capacity and creating permanent, locally controlled community assets as sustainable resources to improve quality of life in southeastern Kentucky. This grant provides general operating support. 

GALEO (2019)

Amount: $200,000
End Year: 2021
Atlanta, GA

The GALEO Latino Community Development Fund was created to promote and engage the Latino community in leadership development and civic engagement activities.  This grant provides general operating support.

GALEO Latino Community Development Fund (2018)

Amount: $150,000
End Year: 2020
Atlanta, GA

GALEO’s mission is to increase participation of the Latino community and develop prominent Latino leaders throughout the state of Georgia. The GALEO Latino Community Development Fund (GLCDF) was created to promote and engage the Latino community in leadership development and civic engagement activities. This grant provides general operating support. 

Georgia ACT

Georgia ACT, Inc. (2019)

Amount: $170,000
End Year: 2021
Atlanta, GA

The mission of Georgia Advancing Communities Together (Georgia ACT) is to build and support a statewide network of thriving member organizations and trained professionals engaged in housing and community development serving families with limited housing choices. This grant provides general operating support. 

Georgia Budget and Policy Institute, Inc. (2019)

Amount: $225,000
End Year: 2021
Atlanta, GA

Georgia Budget and Policy Institute’s mission is to advance lasting solutions that expand economic opportunity and well-being for all Georgians. This grant provides general operating support.

GLAHR

Georgia Latino Alliance for Human Rights (2019)

Amount: $150,000
End Year: 2021
Atlanta, GA

The Georgia Latino Alliance for Human Rights is a grassroots, community organizing, non-profit that develops statewide grassroots leadership in Latino immigrant communities in Georgia. This grant provides general operating support. 

GLAHR

Georgia Latino Alliance for Human Rights (2019)

Amount: $15,000
End Year: 2020
Atlanta, GA

The Georgia Latino Alliance for Human Rights is a grassroots, community organizing, non-profit that develops statewide grassroots leadership in Latino immigrant communities in Georgia. This grant provides general operating support.

Grantmakers for Southern Progress (2019)

Amount: $200,000
End Year: 2021
Atlanta, GA

The mission of Grantmakers for Southern Progress is to help achieve significant and sustained progress in the economic, social and political outcomes of those who are least well off economically, politically and socially in the South. This grant provides general operating support.