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  • Chicago, IL // 2020

    Equity and Transformation

    Support for community organizing efforts to build social and economic equity for Black Chicagoans engaged in the informal economy, COVID-19 mutual aid, and coalition building to reduce Cook County's jail population.
    Awarded
    $25,000
    Term
    12 months
    Program
    Special Opportunities
  • Public Welfare Foundation Announces New Grants

    January 11, 2021

    The Board of Directors of Public Welfare Foundation approved over $2 million in grants, including more than $1.5 million…

  • Oakland, CA // 2020

    Hispanics In Philanthropy

    Support to Justice for Migrant Women for a national essential worker’s strategy and farmworker women organizing, in response to COVID-19 and racial justice uprisings.
    Awarded
    $250,000
    Term
    12 months
    Program
    Special Opportunities
  • Washington, DC // 2020

    National Juvenile Justice Network

    General support.
    Awarded
    $100,000
    Term
    12 months
    Program
    Youth Justice
  • Washington, DC // 2020

    New Venture Fund

    Support to the Youth First State Advocacy Fund for state-based advocacy campaigns focused on redirecting resources from youth prisons to community-based approaches, rooted in racial equity.
    Awarded
    $220,000
    Term
    12 months
    Program
    Youth Justice
  • New York, NY // 2020

    National Domestic Workers Alliance

    Support for a National Essential Worker’s Strategy in response to COVID-19 and racial justice uprisings.
    Awarded
    $250,000
    Term
    12 months
    Program
    Special Opportunities
  • Washington, DC // 2020

    Jobs with Justice Education Fund

    Support for a National Essential Worker’s Strategy in response to COVID-19 and racial justice uprisings.
    Awarded
    $250,000
    Term
    12 months
    Program
    Special Opportunities
  • Newark, NJ // 2020

    New Jersey Institute for Social Justice

    Support for a statewide campaign to close youth prisons and reinvest in communities.
    Awarded
    $602,000
    Term
    24 months
    Program
    Youth Justice
  • Public Welfare Foundation Announces New Grants

    September 18, 2020

    The Board of Directors of Public Welfare Foundation approved over $1 million in grants, including $415K as part of…

  • Madison, WI // 2020

    State Innovation Exchange

    Support for multi-state technical assistance on low-wage worker issues.
    Awarded
    $150,000
    Term
    24 months
    Program
    Workers' Rights
  • Minneapolis, MN // 2020

    BlueGreen Alliance Foundation

    Support for Making Work Safer, Healthier, and More Equitable.
    Awarded
    $200,000
    Term
    24 months
    Program
    Workers' Rights
  • Lexington, KY // 2020

    Kentucky Equal Justice Center

    Support for state advocacy for workplace safety.
    Awarded
    $250,000
    Term
    24 months
    Program
    Workers' Rights
  • Boston, MA // 2020

    Community Labor United

    Support for state and local policy advocacy for low-wage workers in Massachusetts.
    Awarded
    $525,000
    Term
    24 months
    Program
    Workers' Rights
  • Portland, OR // 2020

    Northwest Employment Education and Defense Fund

    Support for state policy advocacy for low-wage workers in Oregon.
    Awarded
    $600,000
    Term
    24 months
    Program
    Workers' Rights
  • New York, NY // 2020

    NEO Philanthropy

    Support for the Occupational Safety & Health Law Project.
    Awarded
    $150,000
    Term
    24 months
    Program
    Workers' Rights
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