What and Where We Fund

New American Pathways

New American Pathways (2020)

Amount: $50,000
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 is in response to COVID-19 in partnership with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

New American Pathways

New American Pathways (2019)

Amount: $120,000
End Year: 2022
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 and was extended in response to COVID-19.

New Orleans Workers Center for Racial Justice (2020)

Amount: $75,000
End Year: 2021
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 is in response to COVID-19 in partnership with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

New Venture Fund (2021)

Amount: $400,000
End Year: 2022
Washington, DC

New Venture Fund provides operational expertise and support to help change leaders optimize their resources to achieve greater impact—and free them to devote their talents to driving change. The mission of the Fair Representation in Redistricting initiative is to coordinate the efforts and learning of foundations and stakeholders in 14 priority states, six of which are in the MRBF footprint, with high need and opportunity during this redistricting cycle. The initiative supports work to center communities and people in the redistricting process and to create infrastructure to help generate fair maps in 2021.This grant provides project and regranting support for the Fair Representation in Redistricting initiative.

New Virginia Majority Education Fund (2020)

Amount: $15,000
End Year: 2021
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 civic engagement support.

New Virginia Majority Education Fund (2021)

Amount: $140,000
End Year: 2022
Alexandria, VA

New Virginia Majority works to create a powerful multi-issue, multi-racial movement to transform Virginia through large-scale civic engagement, issue advocacy, and strategic communications and community organizing. NVM’s mission is to build the power of marginalized communities to change the political systems that aren’t working for them. 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 Asian Americans Together (2020)

Amount: $145,000
End Year: 2022
Raleigh, NC

The mission of North Carolina Asian Americans Together is to support equity and justice for all by fostering community among AAPIs and allies in North Carolina through civic engagement, leadership development, grassroots mobilization and political participation. This grant provides general operating and regranting support. 

North Carolina Black Alliance (2020)

Amount: $15,000
End Year: 2021
Raleigh, NC

The North Carolina Black Alliance is working toward state-level systemic change by strengthening the network of elected officials representing communities of color throughout the state and collaborating with a progressive, grassroots network on intersecting issues.  These issues range from voting rights, gerrymandering, criminal justice reform, health and wellness, economic development to education. The Alliance is an intergovernmental network of African American appointed and elected officials centered by a commitment to ambitiously address broad issues of inequality and fairness. This grant provides civic engagment support.

North Carolina Black Alliance (2020)

Amount: $50,000
End Year: 2021
Raleigh, NC

The North Carolina Black Alliance is working toward state-level systemic change by strengthening the network of elected officials representing communities of color throughout the state and collaborating with a progressive, grassroots network on intersecting issues.  These issues range from voting rights, gerrymandering, criminal justice reform, health and wellness, economic development to education. The Alliance is an intergovernmental network of African American appointed and elected officials centered by a commitment to ambitiously address broad issues of inequality and fairness.  This grant provides civic engagement support.

North Carolina Black Alliance (2021)

Amount: $100,000
End Year: 2022
Raleigh, NC

The Alliance is working toward state-level systemic change by strengthening the network of elected officials representing communities of color throughout the state and collaborating with progressive, grassroots networks on intersecting issues. These issues range from voting rights, gerrymandering, criminal justice reform, health and wellness, economic development to education. The Alliance is an intergovernmental network of African American appointed and elected officials centered by a commitment to ambitiously address broad issues of inequality and fairness.  This grant provides general operating support.

North Carolina Black Alliance (2020)

Amount: $150,000
End Year: 2022
Raleigh, NC

The North Carolina Black Alliance is working toward state-level systemic change by strengthening the network of elected officials representing communities of color throughout the state and collaborating with a progressive, grassroots network on intersecting issues.  These issues range from voting rights, gerrymandering, criminal justice reform, health and wellness, economic development to education. The Alliance is an intergovernmental network of African American appointed and elected officials centered by a commitment to ambitiously address broad issues of inequality and fairness. This grant provides general operating and regranting support. 

North Carolina Congress of Latino Organizations (2019)

Amount: $220,000
End Year: 2021
Durham, NC

The North Carolina Congress of Latino Organizations (The Latino Congress) is a nonpartisan broad-based network of grassroots organizations dedicated to building collective power and ensuring the fair treatment and equal opportunities of Latino immigrants in North Carolina. Since its inception, the Latino Congress has organized multiple collective public actions with average participation at each of more than 1,000 leaders from across the state. The actions are public negotiations with decision makers at different levels which are focused, but limited to, farmworker rights, immigration reform, access to health care and education. This grant provides general operating support.

North Carolina Congress of Latino Organizations (2019)

Amount: $330,000
End Year: 2022
Durham, NC

North Carolina Congress of Latino Organization's mission is to empower Latinx immigrants throughout North Carolina and help immigrant institutions become more relevant and effective. The organization strives to develop a unified voice, become a vehicle for collective action, defend rights, and improve the socioeconomic conditions of Latinxs in North Carolina. NCCLO achieves the organization’s mission through the provision of organizing technical assistance, non-partisan civic engagement, leadership development and collective action. This grant provides general operating support and was extended in response to COVID-19.

North Carolina IAF (2020)

Amount: $100,000
End Year: 2022
Durham, NC

NC IAF nurtures the growth of varied organizations and relationships that equip families and communities to participate with power in the public decisions that impact their lives. This grant provides general operating support.

 

North Carolina Justice Center (2018)

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

The North Carolina Justice and Community Development Center's mission is to eliminate poverty in North Carolina by ensuring that every household in the state has access to the resources, services and fair treatment it needs to achieve economic security.  This grant provides general operating support and was extended in response to COVID-19.

One Voice (2019)

Amount: $525,000
End Year: 2022
Jackson, MS

The mission of One Voice is to raise the voices of traditionally silenced communities.  The organization’s constituency consists of individuals from underserved communities including communities of color, economically challenged communities, and youth from rural areas of Mississippi. This grant provides project support for One Voice's work around energy equity and budget and tax centers and was extended in response to COVID-19.

Park Community Credit Union (2020)

Amount: $15,000
End Year: 2021
Louisville, KY

Park Community Credit Union (Park) is a Community Development Credit Union (CDCU) serving low-wealth communities in northwest Kentucky and southern Indiana by offering an array of traditional and non-traditional financial products and services. This grant provides support for PCCU's work in Appalachian  Kentucky.

Partnership for Southern Equity (2020)

Amount: $50,000
End Year: 2021
Atlanta, GA

The Partnership for Southern Equity (PSE) advances policies and institutional actions that promote racial equity and shared prosperity for all in the growth of metropolitan Atlanta and the American South. This grant provides general operating and civic engagement support.

Partnership for Southern Equity (2021)

Amount: $20,000
End Year: 2022
Atlanta, GA

The Partnership for Southern Equity (PSE) advances policies and institutional actions that promote racial equity and shared prosperity for all in the growth of metropolitan Atlanta and the American South. This grant provides general operating and civic engagement support.