Funders, Affinity Groups, and Funder Collaboratives2020-11-25T17:46:55+00:00


Get connected with these funders, affinity groups, and funder collaboratives that are supporting organizing at the intersection of police accountability and racial justice. To get connected directly with NFG and your funder colleagues, contact us.


Grantmakers for Girls of Color

Fostering Shared Learning and Collaboration. Grantmakers for Girls of Color brings together the latest research, data, news, and insights to promote collective strategizing and partnership across philanthropy. This growing collection of resources captures new knowledge [...]

Criminal Justice Initiative

The Criminal Justice Initiative (CJI) is a cross-class funding circle made up of community organizers and activist donors. Together we identify, fund, and nurture grassroots activism led by formerly incarcerated people working to transform the criminal justice system in the United States.


Solidaire is a community of people with wealth, aligning their resources with movements that promote dignity, justice, and equality.

Bay Area Justice Funders Network

The Bay Area Justice Funders Network (BAJFN) is alliance of funders working to advance a justice agenda and strengthen grantmaking for social justice movements in the Bay Area and beyond.

Women Donors Network

Women Donors Network is a community with a purpose -- connecting, learning, and taking action together to promote a more just, equitable, and sustainable world.

Resource Generation

Resource Generation organizes young people with wealth and class privilege in the U.S. to become transformative leaders working towards the equitable distribution of wealth, land and power.

The Security & Rights Collaborative (SRC)

The SRC makes strategic grants to protect and restore the civil rights of individuals whose communities have been targeted for profiling, surveillance, hate crimes and discrimination in the post-9/11 security environment of the United States.

The Philanthropic Initiative for Racial Equity (PRE)

The Philanthropic Initiative for Racial Equity (PRE) is a multiyear initiative intended to increase the amount and effectiveness of resources aimed at combating institutional and structural racism in communities through capacity building, education and convening of grantmakers and grantseekers.

Minnesota Philanthropy Partners

We are renewing our commitment to fostering racial equity. The board and staff of The Saint Paul Foundation and Minnesota Community Foundation, Minnesota Philanthropy Partners affiliates, have adopted a new racial equity framework to guide us forward in this work.

Funders for LGBTQ Issues

Funders for LGBTQ Issues seeks to mobilize philanthropic resources that enhance the well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer communities, promote equity, and advance racial, economic and gender justice. We seek to accomplish our mission by...

The Funders’ Committee for Civic Participation (FCCP)

The Funders’ Committee for Civic Participation (FCCP) exists to promote civic participation as a key to making our democracy work. FCCP serves leaders in the philanthropic community working to further this vision with heightened attention to issues of equity and historically disenfranchised and underrepresented communities. FCCP's members support non-partisan efforts to engage voters, eliminate structural barriers to voting, advance reforms to improve government and electoral systems, and inspire public involvement in civic life.

Executive Alliance

The Executives’ Alliance is a national philanthropic alliance that will “evaluate promising approaches, advocate for effective public policy and systems change, and invest in young men as assets for America’s future.”

Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy

AAPIP leverages resources for our communities to develop their capacity to meet their needs and solve problems. To achieve these goals, AAPIP uses two key strategies: (1) to advocate for more philanthropic resources from institutions and (2) to build philanthropy within our communities. These two strategies are implemented through our targeted campaigns and innovative programs.

ABFE: A Philanthropic Partnership for Black Communities

ABFE is a membership-based philanthropic organization that advocates for responsive and transformative investments in Black communities. Partnering with foundations, nonprofits and individuals, ABFE provides its members with professional development and technical assistance resources that further the philanthropic sector’s connection and responsiveness to issues of equality, diversity and inclusion.


Urgent Action Fund

Urgent Action Fund partners with women’s movements worldwide to support women’s human rights defenders striving to create cultures of justice, equality and peace.

Brooklyn Community Foundation

Brooklyn Community Foundation is on a mission to spark lasting social change, mobilizing people, capital and expertise for a fair and just Brooklyn. Our Vision A fair and just Brooklyn, built on dignity and [...]

Akonadi Foundation

"All of our work at the Akonadi Foundation is guided by our vision for a racially just society. We dream of a day when all people, including youth and adults of color, enjoy the right to self-determination. When all peoples are respected and all cultures celebrated. When every community is safe, healthy and sustainable. A day when everyone has an opportunity to thrive."

North Star Fund

North Star Fund is New York’s community foundation supporting grassroots groups leading the movement for equality, economic justice and peace.

Third Wave Fund

Third Wave Fund is the only national fund that supports and strengthens youth-led gender justice activism focusing on efforts that advance the political power, well-being, and self determination of communities of color and low-income communities in the US. We partner with institutions and individual donors to invest resources in under-funded regions and social justice youth movements.

Youth Engagement Fund of the Democracy Alliance

Today the DA provides an innovative opportunity for individuals to leverage their progressive philanthropy by connecting their own efforts with those of other investors/donors, high-impact organizations, and visionary political strategists and leaders.

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