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  • Public Welfare Foundation Announces New Grants

    January 14, 2020

    The Board of Directors of Public Welfare Foundation approved over $5.1 million in grants to eight organizations, including $2.8…

  • Baltimore, MD // 2020

    United Workers Association

    Support for a workers' rights coalition.
    Awarded
    $600,000
    Term
    24 months
    Program
    Workers' Rights
  • Baltimore, MD // 2020

    Public Justice Center

    Support for the Workplace Justice Project.
    Awarded
    $900,000
    Term
    24 months
    Program
    Workers' Rights
  • Chicago, IL // 2020

    Raise the Floor Alliance

    Support for state and local policy advocacy for low-wage workers in Illinois.
    Awarded
    $1,050,000
    Term
    24 months
    Program
    Workers' Rights
  • San Jose, CA // 2020

    Working Partnerships USA

    Support for a state advocacy coalition for low-wage workers’ rights in California.
    Awarded
    $900,000
    Term
    24 months
    Program
    Workers' Rights
  • New York, NY // 2019

    Race Forward

    Support for Race Forward’s Mass Freedom: Confronting Mass Criminalization project.
    Awarded
    $25,000
    Term
    12 months
    Program
    Special Opportunities
  • San Francisco, CA // 2019

    Independent Arts & Media

    Support for the production of a criminal justice centered documentary from The Atlantic.
    Awarded
    $200,000
    Term
    12 months
    Program
    Special Opportunities
  • Oakland, CA // 2019

    Worksafe

    General support.
    Awarded
    $300,000
    Term
    24 months
    Program
    Workers' Rights
  • Whitesburg, KY // 2019

    Appalachian Citizens’ Law Center

    General support.
    Awarded
    $150,000
    Term
    24 months
    Program
    Workers' Rights
  • Brooklyn, NY // 2019

    Center for Popular Democracy

    Support for fundraising technical assistance to Workers’ Rights grantees.
    Awarded
    $175,000
    Term
    24 months
    Program
    Workers' Rights
  • Washington, DC // 2019

    Center for Public Integrity

    Support to produce original investigative journalism that holds policymakers accountable to the public, for a workers’ rights reporting beat.
    Awarded
    $300,000
    Term
    24 months
    Program
    Workers' Rights
  • Bethesda, MD // 2019

    Arizona Community Foundation

    Support for Economic Opportunity Funders to create a prize initiative recognizing innovation in law and policy for low-wage workers’ rights.
    Awarded
    $250,000
    Term
    24 months
    Program
    Workers' Rights
  • Lexington, KY // 2019

    United Support and Memorial for Workplace Fatalities

    Support to raise awareness, provide peer support, guidance and resources to those who have lost loved ones from unsafe working environments.
    Awarded
    $250,000
    Term
    24 months
    Program
    Workers' Rights
  • Public Welfare Foundation Announces New Grants

    September 16, 2019

    The Board of Directors of Public Welfare Foundation approved over $2.1 million in grants to six organizations, including $800,000…

  • Washington, DC // 2019

    New Venture Fund

    Support for the Self-Represented Litigation Network.
    Awarded
    $200,000
    Term
    24 months
    Program
    Special Opportunities
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