| Community Organizing Funding
There are sources of funding, and funding
information, related to community organizing.
Some link language is taken from the websites.
Aspen Institute Nonprofit Sector Research
Fund, excellent source of information on
current research and sources of funding for
research on the non-profit sector, with much
of the research relevant to community
organizing and community-based development,
especially in low-income communities.
The Catholic Campaign for Human Development,
the domestic anti-poverty, social justice
program of the U.S. Catholic bishops.
- The Council
on Foundations, a general resource site
for those seeking funds and those seeking to
egrants.org, an online nonprofit
foundation dedicated to positive social
Foundation Center, a full service
information resource for all kinds of grant
The French American Charitable Trust,
funds organizing, but only by invitation in
California, the Southern United States, and
Collaborative on Youth Organizing (FCYO)
mission is to substantially increase the
philanthropic investment in and strengthen
the organizational capacities of youth
organizing groups across the country.
The Funding Exchange--a network of
community-based foundations committed to
change not charity, with regional funders in
Fundraising on the Web, a site of
resources provided by
Interfaith Funders, a network of
faith-based and secular grantmakers
committed to social change and economic
Linchpin Campaign, by the Center for
Community Change, focuses on fundraising for
The Needmor Fund, a foundation that
specializes in funding community organizing.
Neighborhood Funders Group is a national
network of grantmakers working to expand
support for organizations that help
low-income people improve their communities.
England Grassroots Environment Fund
(NEGEF), a small grants program designed to
foster and give voice to grassroots
environmental initiatives in Connecticut,
Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode
Island, and Vermont.
ProgressivePubs.Com, an organization
searchable database of progressive
Public Welfare Foundation pursues a
strategy of "service, advocacy, and
empowerment" for meeting basic human needs
and promoting democratic participation for
people around the globe.
Inc., funds activist organizing and
educational work within movements for social
Sparkplug Foundation, supports start-up
projects and innovations in music, education
and community organizing.
Third Wave, funds organizations across
the nation in two areas: The organizing and
Advocacy Fund, and the Reproductive Health
and Justice Initiative.
an organization that actively promotes
social justice through grantmaking and other