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.

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.

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.

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.”

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...

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.

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.


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

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.

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.

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.

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.


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."

Arca Foundation

The Arca Foundation believes that access to knowledge, vigorous public education and citizen engagement are essential to democracy. However, there exist structures and private interests that serve to limit the transparency of our government, stifle public debate on critical issues, and foster an environment where government is not effectively serving the interests of its citizens.

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 [...]

Ford Foundation

Since the foundation was established in 1936, we have been working to improve people’s lives and address social justice issues across the United States. Our grantees today follow in the footsteps of those who blazed trails in civil rights, women’s rights, education reform, public interest media, diversity in the arts and voter engagement.

Hill Snowdon Foundation

The mission of the Hill-Snowdon Foundation is to work with low income families and communities to create a fair and just society. We believe that it is essential for people to proactively define the type of society in which they want to live and then work collectively to achieve this vision.

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