Social Justice & Society Grants

Alan B. Slifka Foundation 
The Alan B. Slifka Foundation is a small family foundation that focuses its grantmaking in the field of coexistence –– the proactive embrace of diversity and difference. We only fund nonprofit organizations. In the human rights arena, we are interested in proposals that address human rights issues through cooperative, cross–group work. We can only fund U.S.–based organizations or organizations that are represented by US–based...

Allstate Foundation 
The Foundation invests millions of dollars annually in U.S. programs aligned with three focus areas: Safe and vital communities; Economic empowerment; Tolerance, inclusion and diversity.

Amy Adina Schulman Memorial Fund 
The Amy Adina Schulman Memorial Fund is unique in that it provides grants only to individuals, young adults who volunteer or intern in progressive social action projects of their own choosing. Applicants submit a letter of acceptance from the project with which they will work, and also submit a proposed plan as to how they will educate and encourage their peers to participate in similar social action.

Angelica Foundation 
The Foundation makes program and initiative grants in the areas of the environment, social justice, and the arts, and supports groups that work in drug policy reform. Funding is restricted to nonprofit organizations in California, New Mexico, and Hawaii, as well as non–governmental organizations (NGOs) in Mexico and Central America.

Bechtel Group Foundation 
The Bechtel Group Foundation was created in 1954 to respond to the needs of the communities around the world in which Bechtel has offices or major projects. In 2008, the Foundation made grants totaling $2.07 million to 237 nonprofit organizations in 9 countries. The Foundation has four giving programs: educational, civic and cultural, and social service, scholarships and other support to business, technical, and engineering programs at universities worldwi...

Butler Family Fund - National Focus 
The Butler Family Fund is a private family foundation established in 1992 and funds non–profit organizations that facilitate progressive social change in the areas of homelessness, criminal justice and global warming. The Board is particularly interested in supporting organizations that are committed to addressing these problems through systemic change, advocacy, policy reform, and innovative direct service programs.

Carnegie Corporation of New York 
The Carnegie Corporation of New York was created to promote "the advancement and diffusion of knowledge and understanding." Under Carnegie's will, grants must benefit the people of the United States, although up to 7.4 percent of the funds may be used for the same purpose in countries that are or have been members of the British Commonwealth, with a current emphasis on Commonwealth Africa. National Program: The National Program aims to contribute to a...

Carthage Foundation 
The Carthage Foundation confines most of its grant awards to programs that will address public policy questions concerned with national and international issues. There are no geographical restrictions.

Charles G. Koch Charitable Foundation 
The Charles G. Koch Charitable Foundation primarily supports research and education programs that analyze the impact of free societies, in particular how they advance the well–being of mankind. Building on this knowledge, the Charles G. Koch Charitable Foundation fosters the partnership of scientists and practitioners in order to integrate theory and practice. By doing so, the Foundation strives to develop market–based tools that enable individ...

Charles Stewart Mott Foundation 
Through its four programs, and their more specific program areas, the Foundation seeks to fulfill its mission of supporting efforts that promote a just, equitable and sustainable society – Civil Society, Environment, Flint Area and Pathways Out of Poverty. Through our Civil Society program, we fund non–governmental organizations in Central/Eastern Europe and South Africa.


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