Our Grant Partners

ACLU Foundation of San Diego and Imperial Counties
www.aclusandiego.org
San Diego, CA
$50,000 / 12 months

Provides legal support for San Diego nonprofit organizations and communities of color working to expand civic participation and local advocacy capacity.

Alliance for Justice
www.afj.org
Inland Empire and Orange County, CA
$20,000 / 12 months

Strengthening the advocacy capacity of California nonprofit organizations working at the intersection of immigrants' rights and civic engagement.

APALC in partnership with California Immigrant Policy Center
www.calimmigrant.org
Los Angeles, CA
$80,000 / 12 months

Support for communications efforts and strengthening of a statewide network to advocate for immigrants' rights.

Asian Law Caucus
www.asianlawcaucus.org
San Francisco, CA
$30,000 / 12 months

Support for AAPI undocumented youth to engage in the DREAM and immigrant rights movements in California.

California Rural Legal Assistance Foundation
www.crlaf.org

Sacramento, CA 

$55,000 / 12 months

Project support for policy advocacy, litigation, and educational outreach on behalf of California’s farm workers.

Center for Youth Wellness
www.centerforyouthwellness.org
San Francisco, CA
$30,000 / 12 months

Support for policy advocacy, strategic communications and public education to give voice to the experiences of child and adolescent crime victims impacted by exposure to violence and trauma.

Clergy and Laity United for Economic Justice - Los Angeles
www.cluela.org
Los Angeles, CA
$30,000 / 12 months

Organizing to mobilize Los Angeles faith-based and community support to protect the rights of carwash workers to decent work conditions and fair wages.

Community Coalition for Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment
www.cocosouthla.org
Los Angeles, CA
$75,000 / 12 months

Support for a campaign seeking to reform the justice system by reducing recidivism and promoting alternatives to incarceration. 

Community Initiatives in partnership with Restorative Justice for Oakland Youth
www.rjoyoakland.org
Oakland, CA
$25,000 / 12 months

Support for a project demonstrating that reentry and restorative justice programs can produce significant cost savings, recidivism reduction, increased victim satisfaction, and better outcomes for youth and young adults.

Dolores Huerta Foundation
www.doloreshuerta.org
Bakersfield, CA
$30,000 / 12 months

Support for a collaborative statewide advocacy and coalition building strategy promoting alternatives to incarceration and sentencing reform in California.

Drug Policy Alliance
www.drugpolicy.org
Los Angeles, CA
$37,500 / 12 months

Support for a collaborative statewide advocacy and coalition building strategy promoting alternatives to incarceration and sentencing reform in California.

Ella Baker Center for Human Rights
www.ellabakercenter.org
Oakland, CA
$15,000 / 12 months

Building support among communities of color for reducing the number of people incarcerated in California.

Engage San Diego
San Diego, CA
$30,000 / 12 months

General support to increase voter participation, education and engagement of historically underrepresented voters in San Diego County.

Farmworker Justice
www.fwjustice.org
Washington, DC
$100,000 / 12 months

General support for policy advocacy, education, training and litigation to empower and improve the living and working conditions of farmworkers.

Frameworks Institute
www.frameworksinstitute.org
Washington, D.C.
$35,000 / 12 months

Support for policy advocacy, strategic communications and public education to give voice to the experiences of child and adolescent crime victims impacted by exposure to violence and trauma.

Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees
www.gcir.org
Sebastopol, CA
$20,000 / 12 months

Support for strategies to advance the economic and civic integration of immigrants at the state and local level in California.

Immigrant Legal Resource Center
www.ilrc.org
San Francisco, CA
$35,000 / 12 months

Support for planning an preparation for the implementation of federal immigration reform in California.

Legal Services for Prisoners with Children
www.prisonerswithchildren.org
San Francisco, CA
$40,000 / 12 months

General support for civil rights advocacy by and for incarcerated and formerly incarcerated people.

Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund
www.maldef.org
Los Angeles, CA
$75,000 / 12 months

Support for litigation and advocacy to advance civil rights at the intersection of immigrants' rights and workers' rights for Latinos in California.

Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund
www.maldef.org
Los Angeles, CA
$75,000 / 12 months

Support for litigation and advocacy to advance civil rights at the intersection of immigrants' rights and workers' rights for Latinos in California.

Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund in partnership with California Immigrant Youth Justice Alliance (CIYJA)
www.maldef.org
Los Angeles, CA
$60,000 / 12 months

Support to develop the leadership skills and increase the organizing capacity of immigrant youth across California.

Mobilize the Immigrant Vote
www.mivcalifornia.org
Los Angeles, CA
$30,000 / 12 months

General support to increase civic engagement around immigration reform.

Mujeres Unidas y Activas
www.mujeresunidas.net
San Francisco, CA
$40,000 / 12 months

General support to empower, train, and organize Latina immigrant women domestic workers.

National Council of La Raza
www.nclr.org
Los Angeles, CA
$100,000 / 12 months

Support to bring an organized Latino voice to public policy debates on criminal justice reform in California.

National Employment Law Project
www.nelp.org
New York, NY
$150,000 / 24 months

Support for policy advocacy, technical assistance and litigation to expand employment opportunities for people with criminal records in California.

National Immigration Law Center in partnership with United We Dream Network
www.unitedwedream.org
Los Angeles, CA
$240,000 / 12 months

Support to advance the rights of DREAM Act-eligible young immigrants, and to promote a pathway to citizenship for undocumented Americans and an end to mass deportations and due process abuses within the deportation and enforcement systems.

Oxfam America
www.oxfamamerica.org
Los Angeles, CA
$40,000 / 12 months

Support for a project to engage consumers and retailers for a binding, domestic food product certification system that will enhance the health safety and workers’ rights of domestic farm laborers.

Pilipino Workers Center of Southern California
www.pwcsc.org
Los Angeles, CA
$30,000 / 12 months

General support to empower, train and organize Pilipino and other immigrant workers in the California Domestic Workers Coalition.

Restaurant Opportunities Centers United (ROC)
www.rocunited.org
New York, NY
$30,000 / 12 months

Support for a Bay Area ROC affiliate to improve wages and working conditions for Bay Area restaurant workers.

San Diego LGBT Community Center in partnership with Engage San Diego
www.thecentersd.org
San Diego, CA
$30,000 / 12 months

General support to increase voter participation, education, and engagement of historically underrepresented voters in San Diego county.

Tides Center in partnership with Californians for Safety and Justice
www.safeandjust.org
Oakland, CA
$350,000 / 12 months

Support for a coordinated multi-year criminal justice reform campaign designed to reduce incarceration and corrections spending in California.

Tides Center in partnership with Californians for Safety and Justice
www.safeandjust.org
Oakland, CA
$40,000 / 12 months

Support for a statewide network of local reentry collaboratives and assistance to cities and counties to advance criminal justice innovation. 

UC Berkeley Labor Center
www.laborcenter.berkeley.edu
Berkeley, CA
$60,000 / 60 months

Support for summer student internships to advance campaigns by community-based organizations and unions to improve the lives of working people and to build skills for future leaders fighting for economic justice.

UCLA Labor Center for Research and Education
www.labor.ucla.edu
Los Angeles, CA
$30,000 / 12 months

Support for a leadership development project to train and organize emerging immigrant youth leaders.

United Farm Workers Foundation
www.ufwfoundation.org
Los Angeles, CA
$75,000 / 24 months

General support to amplify farmworker voices to build power and awareness of farmworker issues during the immigration reform debate and advance farmworkers' rights in California's Central Valley.

Voto Latino
www.votolatino.org
Washington, D.C.
$30,000 / 12 months

Support to increase civic engagement among Latino's in California's Central Valley and other areas.

Women's Foundation of California
www.womensfoundca.org
San Francisco, CA
$60,000 / 12 months

Advocacy to reduce the number of women incarcerated in California by promoting policies and practices that provide sound, gender-based alternatives to incarceration.

Current Grants - under $20,000

 

Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy
www.aapip.org
San Francisco, CA
$1,000 / 12 months

Promoting increased awareness in philanthropy of the needs of Asian American and Pacific Islander communities.

Bay Area Blacks in Philanthropy
www.babip.org
San Francisco, CA
$1,000 / 12 months

Promoting awareness within philanthropy of the needs of African American communities.

Beyond Differences
www.beyonddifferences.org
San Francisco, CA
$6,700 / 12 months

Support to change the culture of middle school to ensure that every child comes to school feeling included, valued and accepted by their peers.

California Children and Families Foundation
Alameda, CA
$9,700 / 12 months

Support for a project to expand revenue streams for children’s funding.

Center for Youth Development through Law
www.youthworks.org
Berkeley, CA
$5,000 / 12 months

Support of the Summer Legal Fellowship Program.

Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice
www.cjcj.org
San Francisco, CA
$5,000 / 12 months

Support for an interactive California map that provides comprehensive statewide data analysis on county sentencing practices.

Common Counsel Foundation
www.commoncounsel.org
Oakland, CA
$1,500 / 12 months

Supprt for Weathering the Storms Webinar series.

Council on Foundations
www.cof.org
Washington, DC
$2,000 / 12 months

Promoting effective philanthropy.

Equal Rights Advocates
www.equalrights.org
San Francisco, CA
$7,500 / 12 months

Support for a project to remove barriers for women with criminal records.

Insight Center for Community Development
www.insightcced.org
Oakland, CA
$5,000 / 12 months

Support for a report, The Dream and Reality: Progress and Promise for Black Americans 50 Years After the March on Washington.

International Community Corrections Association
www.iccalive.org
Columbus, OH
$7,500 / 12 months

Support for a conference bringing together California stakeholders to learn about the important work that has been done around the country and that will be critical for California counties struggling with realignment.

Foundation Center
www.fdncenter.org
San Francisco, CA and New York, NY
$4,000 / 12 months

National and Bay Area programs for publications and library services to assist grantseekers.

Funders for LGBTQ Issues
www.lgbtfunders.org
New York, NY
$1,000 / 12 months

Promoting increased awareness in philanthropy of the needs of LGBTQ communities.

Grants Managers Network
www.gmnetwork.org
Washington, DC
$1,000 / 12 months

Promoting effective grants management policies and foundation practices.

Hispanics in Philanthropy
www.hiponline.org
San Francisco, CA
$1,000 / 12 months

Promoting awareness within philanthropy of the needs of Latino communities.

Independent Sector
www.independentsector.org
Washington, DC
$1,000 / 12 months

Promoting giving, volunteering, and responsible philanthropy.

Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund in partnership with the National LGBTQ Immigrants Rights Alliance
www.maldef.org
Los Angeles, CA
$5,000 and $10,000/ 12 months

Support to build the capacity and leadership of LGBTQ immigrants so that they can establish and strengthen their voices as spokespeople, community advocates, campaign strategists and cross-movement representatives within both the mainstream LGBTQ and immigrants' rights movements.

National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy
www.ncrp.org
Washington, DC
$2,500 / 12 months

Promoting responsiveness and accountability in philanthropic institutions.

Native Americans in Philanthropy
www.nativephilanthropy.org/
Minneapolis, MN
$1,000 / 12 months

Promoting investment in Native communities.

Neighborhood Funders Group
www.nfg.org
Washington, DC
$1,000 / 12 months

Collaborating to strengthen the social and economic fabric of low-income communities, and supporting the Working Group on Labor and Communities.

Northern California Grantmakers
www.ncg.org
San Francisco, CA
$3,000 / 12 months

Promoting and improving organized philanthropy in Northern California.

Partnership for Safety and Justice
www.safetyandjustice.org
Portland, OR
$5,000 / 12 months

Support for a convening on new voices in victims' rights.

UC Berkeley Boalt School of Law
www.law.berkeley.edu
Berkeley, CA
$5,000 / 12 months

Support for the New Business Practicum which teams law and MBA students together to provide free legal assistance and business counseling for low-income start-ups, effectively increasing prospects for business success.