What and Where We Fund

Voice of the Experienced (VOTE) (2020)

Amount: $15,000
End Year: 2021
New Orleans, LA

Voice of the Experienced (VOTE) is a grassroots organization founded and led by formerly incarcerated people, their families, and allies. VOTE is dedicated to restoring the full human and civil rights of those most impacted by the criminal justice system.  This grant provides general operating support.

We Are Down Home (2020)

Amount: $10,000
End Year: 2021
Burlington, NC

We Are Down Home is a project to build a statewide organization of rural and small-town communities that advocate for economic, gender, and racial justice. This grant provided funding for the COVID-19 community response fund

We Are Down Home (2020)

Amount: $25,000
End Year: 2021
Burlington, NC

We Are Down Home is a project to build a statewide organization of rural and small-town communities that advocate for economic, gender, and racial justice. This grant is in response to COVID-19 in partnership with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

We Are Down Home (2020)

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

We Are Down Home is a project to build a statewide organization of rural and small-town communities that advocate for economic, gender, and racial justice.  This grant provides civic engagement support.

Down Home North Carolina Fund

We are Down Home (2020)

Amount: $200,000
End Year: 2022
Burlington, NC

WDH is a statewide organization of rural and small-town communities that advocates for economic, gender and racial justice. WDH aims to move North Carolina toward the values of dignity, safety and inclusion through leadership development, strategic campaigns, multiracial movement building and civic engagement that advance real reforms for rural communities. This grant provides general operating support. 

West Virginia Center on Budget and Policy (2021)

Amount: $200,000
End Year: 2023
Charleston, WV

The West Virginia Center on Budget and Policy’s mission is to use research and analysis to advance the well-being of West Virginia communities and to promote and support the essential role of government in improving the quality of life in the state. This grant provides general operating support.

West Virginia Center on Budget and Policy (2018)

Amount: $300,000
End Year: 2021
Charleston, WV

The West Virginia Center on Budget and Policy’s mission is to use research and analysis to advance the well-being of West Virginia communities, and to promote and support the essential role of government in improving the quality of life in the state. This grant provides general operating support and was extended in response to COVID-19.

West Virginia Community Development Hub (2019)

Amount: $450,000
End Year: 2022
Stonewood, WV

The West Virginia Community Development Hub Inc. works to drive forward systematic community development change at the local and state levels in WV. The organization does so through leadership development, planning, and implementation of change-making projects. The organization also invests in network building to catalyze the state’s community development system through community-based policy work. This grant provides general operating support and was extended in response to COVID-19.

West Virginia Food and Farm Coalition (2019)

Amount: $225,000
End Year: 2022
Mt. Hope, WV

West Virginia Food and Farm Coalition seeks to improve the viability of the local food sector statewide by building and supporting a statewide network of those involved in West Virginia’s local food economies. This grant provides general operating support and was extended in response to COVID-19.

West Virginia Healthy Kids and Families Coalition

West Virginia Healthy Kids and Families Coalition (2019)

The West Virginia Healthy Kids and Families Coalition works to improve the health of children and families in West Virginia by providing a forum for diverse organizations, individuals and state agencies to coordinate and collaborate on issues. The coalition seeks to become an organized voice of and for West Virginia’s most vulnerable children and families. This grant provides general operating support.

West Virginia Healthy Kids and Families Coalition

West Virginia Healthy Kids and Families Coalition dba Our Future West Virginia (2020)

WVHKFC works to improve the health of children and families in West Virginia by providing a forum for diverse organizations, individuals and state agencies to coordinate and collaborate on issues. The organization seeks to build a better future for West Virginia’s children and families through leadership development, community engagement and policy change. This grant provides general operating support. 

Winston-Salem Foundation (2020)

Amount: $25,000
End Year: 2021
Winston-Salem, NC

The mission of the Winston-Salem Foundation is to inspire giving and link resources to action, strengthening Forsyth County—now and forever. This grant provided funding for the COVID-19 community response fund.

Women Watch Afrika

Women Watch Afrika (2020)

Amount: $20,000
End Year: 2021
Clarkston, GA

Women Watch Afrika, Inc. is a non-profit, grassroots, social justice organization whose primary goals are the elimination of all forms of discrimination against women, the promotion of the social and economic development, and health equity of women and girls, and the acculturation of immigrant and refugee women arriving to the United States from African nations. This grant is a contribution to the organization’s COVID-19 community response fund.

Women Watch Afrika

Women Watch Afrika (2020)

Amount: $20,000
End Year: 2021
Clarkston, GA

Women Watch Afrika, Inc. is a non-profit, grassroots, social justice organization whose primary goals are the elimination of all forms of discrimination against women, the promotion of the social and economic development, and health equity of women and girls, and the acculturation of immigrant and refugee women arriving to the United States from African nations. This grant provides civic engagement support. 

Women Watch Afrika

Women Watch Afrika (2021)

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

Women Watch Afrika, Inc. (WWA) is a grass roots social justice women’s organization. The programs and services that WWA provides are designed to socially liberate African women, break the cycle of abuse, and remove all forms of discrimination that, historically, have been fostered upon African women and girls in their native homelands. This grant provides general operating support.

Women's Rights and Empowerment Network

Women's Rights and Empowerment Network (2020)

Amount: $15,000
End Year: 2021
Columbia, SC

The mission of the Women’s Rights Empowerment Network is to build a movement to advance the health, economic well-being, and rights of South Carolina’s women, girls and their families. This grant provides general operating support.

Working America

Working America Education Fund (2018)

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

Working America educates working-class people on economic issues and provides avenues for them to build their communities through grassroots organizing and issue campaigns. This grant was extended in response to COVID-19.