Search results for ‘1630’

  • Non-profit

    Sixteen Thirty Fund (1630 Fund)

    The Sixteen Thirty Fund (sometimes styled “1630 Fund”) is a left-of-center lobbying and advocacy organization founded in 2008. 1 Sixteen Thirty Fund often operates alongside its charitable “sister” nonprofit New Venture Fund, which
  • Non-profit

    Kansas Values Institute

    Kansas Values Institute is a left-of-center political advocacy organization in Kansas that has been “long aligned with Democrats.”
  • Non-profit

    First Draft News

    First Draft News was a collective of left-wing media organizations that pushed for news publications to implement guidelines for sourcing and presenting information to combat so-called “misinformation.” Founded in 2015, the collective included tech giant Google, as well as the foreign affairs publication Bellingcat. First Draft shut down in
  • Movement

    The Twitter Files

    In late November 2022, billionaire Twitter owner and CEO Elon Musk announced he would be releasing “The Twitter Files on free speech suppression.” Musk had purchased the social media firm the previous month, with an announced commitment to restore “free speech.” For the Twitter Files, he allowed six
  • Person

    Yvon Chouinard

    Yvon Chouinard is the socialist billionaire founder and former owner of Patagonia, a sportswear apparel company known for its environmentalist activism, including donating 1 percent of annual revenue to philanthropic causes. In 2022, Chouinard and his family relinquished control of the company to a trust and a nonprofit that are
  • Non-profit

    Women’s Foundation of California

    The Women’s Foundation of California is a left-of-center, feminist-aligned foundation based in California. It has received financial support from various private grantmaking foundations including Bank of America, Akonadi Foundation, Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, Microsoft, New Venture Fund, California Endowment, Blue Shield of California Foundation,
  • Non-profit

    Spark Freedom

    Spark Freedom provided strategic planning, coaching, branding, and other communications consultant services to right-of-center non-profit groups. 1 It appears that the groups is no longer operational as of October
  • Other Group

    Milwaukee Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression

    The Milwaukee Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression was founded in 1972 by social activist Brian Verdin. 1 The organization today professes
  • Government Agency

    Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)

    Known as the Bureau of Investigation until 1935, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) was created within the Department of Justice in 1908, in defiance of a prior refusal by Congress to fund it. One lawmaker had predicted that the Bureau would become a “central police or spy system
  • Non-profit

    Youth Mentoring Action Network

    Youth Mentoring Action Network (YMAN) is a left-of-center youth mentoring activism organization focused on young people, primarily LGBT, Black, Latino, first-generation college students, and low-income youth located in California. As of 2021, it was attempting to expand its reach nationally. Critical Mentoring Youth Mentoring Action Network follows the method of
  • Non-profit

    ACLU Fund of Michigan

    The American Civil Liberties Union Fund of Michigan (ACLU Fund of Michigan) is the charitable affiliate organization of the American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan (ACLU of Michigan), a left-leaning activist organization and state-level arm of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU). ACLU Fund of Michigan mainly engages in
  • Other Group

    Count Every Vote

    Count Every Vote is a left-leaning issue advocacy campaign that promotes changes to election laws and advocates for increased funding for election administration. The campaign was founded in 2020 as a $15 million communications campaign to counter then-President Donald Trump’s criticism of mail-in voting.
  • For-profit


    Twitter is a social networking website founded in 2006 by Jack Dorsey, Noah Glass, Biz Stone, and Evan Williams. In 2020, Twitter was the third-most-popular website in the United States, counting over 530 million monthly visits.
  • Non-profit

    Evergreen Action

    Evergreen Action is a left-of-center climate change advocacy group founded by former staffers of the 2020 presidential campaign of Washington Gov. Jay Inslee (D). It is a project of the Sixteen Thirty Fund, a left-of-center pass-through funding and fiscal sponsorship nonprofit managed by the consulting firm Arabella
  • Non-profit

    Province of St. Joseph of the Capuchin Order

    Province of St Joseph of the Capuchin Order (also known as the Capuchin Franciscan Province of St. Joseph) is a Catholic clerical religious congregation that advocates for left-of-center policy implementation in the private and public sector. It operates in seven U.S. states, Nicaragua, and Panama as a division of the
  • Other Group

    Jewish Community Foundation of San Diego

    The Jewish Community Foundation of San Diego is a major donor-advised fund based in San Diego, California. Since its founding in 1967, it has given over $1.6 billion in grants, and as of the end of 2019 managed $500 million in assets.
  • For-profit

    BlackRock, Inc.

    See Also: Larry Fink (Person) BlackRock is the world’s largest investment management company, with nearly $7.5 trillion in managed assets as of January 2020.
  • Non-profit

    Living United for Change in Arizona (LUCHA)

    Living United for Change in Arizona (LUCHA) is a left-of-center political advocacy organization, which mainly advocates and lobbies for increases to the Arizona minimum wage and legislation that restricts and regulates the flexibility of labor for Arizona employers. The group also campaigns for liberal expansionist immigration policy. LUCHA has also
  • Non-profit

    Safety Net Defense Fund

    Safety Net Defense Fund (SNDF) is a project of the left-of-center New Venture Fund that supports continued and increased funding of federal welfare and poor-assistance programs, including food stamps (known as Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)), Obamacare, and Medicaid.
  • Non-profit

    Make North Carolina First

    Make North Carolina First is a left-of-center non-profit funding and state advocacy organization based in Raleigh, North Carolina. 1i Funding It has financial ties to numerous left-of-center organizations. In 2015,