What and Where We Fund

Homes of Hope, Inc. (2018)

Amount: $150,000
End Year: 2020
Greenville, SC

Homes of Hope (HoH) rebuilds communities and individual lives through housing, economic, and workforce development.  This grant provides general operating support. 

Hope Enterprise Corporation (2019)

Amount: $300,000
End Year: 2021
Jackson, MS

The mission of Hope Enterprise Corporation is to strengthen communities, build assets and improve lives in economically distressed areas of the Deep South by advancing financial inclusion, increasing access to drivers of economic mobility and advocating for aligned systems change. This grant provides project support for Small Towns Partnership.

Institute for Southern Studies (2019)

Amount: $150,000
End Year: 2021
Durham, NC

The mission of the Institute for Southern Studies is to expose injustice, strengthen democracy and build a community of change to promote a more equitable, democratic and sustainable South. Through public interest media, strategic research, education and outreach initiatives, ISS links people to information, analysis and tools to build a better future in the South. This grant provides general operating support.

Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy

Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy (2019)

Amount: $50,000
End Year: 2020
Washington, DC

The Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy (ITEP) is a non-profit, non-partisan organization that conducts rigorous analyses of tax and economic proposals and provide data-driven recommendations on how to shape equitable and sustainable tax systems. This grant provides project support for ITEP's work in the South. 

Kentucky Coalition (2018)

Amount: $300,000
End Year: 2020
London, KY

The Kentucky Coalition is a statewide citizens' organization that works with its sister organization, Kentuckians For The Commonwealth, for a new balance of power and a just society.

Kentucky Coalition Inc. (2019)

Amount: $300,000
End Year: 2021
London, KY

Kentucky Coalition is the c3 partner organization to Kentuckians for the Commonwealth (KFTC), a statewide citizens' organization working for a new balance of power and a just society. The organization builds grassroots power and advocates against unfair political, economic and social systems. Members work diligently to advance Appalachian economic transition at the local, state and federal levels. This grant provides general operating support.

Latino Community Fund (2019)

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

Latino Community Fund Georgia’s mission is to be a catalyst for investment, collaborative work, and positive narrative with and within the Latinx community in Georgia. The organization supports Latinx-serving non-profits with advocacy, program development, technical assistance and grant-making. Member agencies are Latinx-led or governed and majority Latinx-serving community organizations. This grant provides general operating and regranting support.

Latino Community Fund (2019)

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

Latino Community Fund aims to be a catalyst for investment, collaborative work, and positive narrative with and within the Latinx/Hispanic Community in Georgia.  This grant provides general operating support.

Louisiana Budget Project (2019)

Amount: $200,000
End Year: 2021
Baton Rouge, LA

Louisiana Budget Project monitors and reports on public policy and how it affects Louisiana’s low-to-moderate income families. The organization’s mission is to provide sound analysis of state fiscal issues to promote economic prosperity, a rising standard of living, and the opportunity for all citizens to reach their highest potential. This grant provides general operating support. 

MDC. Inc. (2019)

Amount: $300,000
End Year: 2021
Durham, NC

MDC equips Southern leaders and communities to create solutions that improve economic mobility and advance equity. The organization brings together foundations, nonprofits and leaders from communities, government and business to illuminate deeply rooted Southern challenges to help build systemic, community solutions. This grant provides project support for the Network for Southern Economic Mobility and Passing Gear Philanthropry.

Metanoia CDC

Metanoia Community Development Corporation (2018)

Amount: $165,000
End Year: 2020
North Charleston, SC

Metanoia Community Development Corporation invests in neighborhood assets to build leaders, establish quality housing and generate economic development.  This grant provides general operating support.

Mountain Association for Community Economic Development (2018)

Amount: $550,000
End Year: 2020
Berea, KY

Mountain Association for Community Economic Development’s works with people in Kentucky and Central Appalachia to create economic opportunity, strengthen democracy and support the sustainable use of natural resources. This grant provides general operating support.

National Black Worker Centers Project (2019)

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

To support and incubate Black worker centers that empower Black workers to advance their rights and improve the quality of jobs in key employment sectors; provide education about the impacts of low-wage work and unemployment on Black communities; and to prevent racial discrimination in hiring and other employment practices and policies. This grant provides general operating support.

NC Child (2019)

Amount: $200,000
End Year: 2021
Raleigh, NC

NC Child builds a strong North Carolina by advancing public policies to ensure all children – regardless of race, ethnicity, or place of birth – have the opportunity to achieve their full potential. This grant provides general operating support.

NC Counts Coalition (2019)

Amount: $400,000
End Year: 2020
Raleigh, NC

NC Counts serves as a hub to facilitate cross-sector coordination to achieve a complete and accurate Census count for North Carolina. This grant provides general operating support. 

New American Pathways

New American Pathways (2018)

Amount: $25,000
End Year: 2020
Atlanta, GA

New American Pathways’ mission is to help refugees and Georgia thrive. The organization provides a comprehensive, fully integrated continuum of services targeted to meet the needs of refugees and other immigrants in Georgia. NAP’s vision is for new Americans in metro Atlanta to become successful, contributing and welcomed members of Georgia’s communities.

New American Pathways

New American Pathways (2019)

Amount: $80,000
End Year: 2021
Atlanta, GA

New American Pathways’ mission is to help refugees and Georgia thrive. The organization provides a comprehensive, fully-integrated continuum of services targeted to meet the needs of refugees and other immigrants in Georgia. NAP’s vision is for new Americans in Metro Atlanta to become successful, contributing and welcomed members of Georgia’s communities. This grant provides project support for civic engagement. 

New Orleans Workers Center for Racial Justice (2019)

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

The New Orleans Workers’ Center for Racial Justice (Workers’ Center) was founded as a workers’ rights and racial justice response to the man made disaster called hurricane Katrina. Against the backdrop of a political economy that pitted communities of color against each other, a group of black and immigrant workers came together from public housing developments, FEMA trailer parks, day labor corners, and labor camps across Louisiana to build a new freedom movement: multi-racial; committed to racial, gender, and immigrant justice; and dedicated to building power at the intersection of race and the economy. This grant provides general operating support.

New Virginia Majority Education Fund (2019)

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

New Virginia Majority Education Fund works to create a powerful multi-issue, multi-racial movement to transform Virginia through large scale civic engagement, issue advocacy, strategic communications and community organizing. This grant provides general operating support. 

North Carolina Congress of Latino Organizations (2018)

Amount: $220,000
End Year: 2020
Durham, NC

The North Carolina Congress of Latino Organizations is a dynamic, statewide, nonpartisan, broad-based network made up of grassroots Latino organizations (congregations, community centers, associations and labor unions) whose mission is to empower Latino immigrants throughout North Carolina and help their institutions become more relevant and effective.