Search results for ‘new venture fund’


  • Non-profit

    New Venture Fund (NVF)

    The New Venture Fund (NVF) is a 501(c)(3) funding and fiscal sponsorship nonprofit that makes grants to left-of-center advocacy and organizing projects and provides incubation serves for other left-of-center organizations. The fund focuses primarily on social and environmental change, issuing grants for a variety of projects that include conservation, global
  • Non-profit

    NewSchools Venture Fund

    The NewSchools Venture Fund is a left-of-center grantmaking organization which funds projects intended to support the American public school system. While the fund claims that it is committed to “every young person,” it devotes particular attention to initiatives involving minority groups, and two of its four investment areas are explicitly
  • Non-profit

    Omidyar Network Fund

    The Omidyar Network Fund is a grantmaking nonprofit founded by eBay founder Pierre Omidyar and his wife Pam Omidyar. Its sister group, the Omidyar Network, is an LLC that makes philanthropic “impact investments.” Omidyar Network Fund and the Omidyar Network are often referred to interchangeably, and both support
  • Non-profit

    National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) Educational Fund

    The National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) Educational Fund is a non-profit organization that focuses on funding initiatives that promote Latino political engagement. It also promotes left-of-center talking points on immigration, voting rights, the Census, and election administration. NALEO Educational Fund receives most of its revenue from
  • Non-profit

    Election Integrity Fund (Michigan)

    Not to be confused with the New Venture Fund project Election Integrity Fund, a left-leaning fundraising group Election Integrity Fund is a 501(c)(4) right-leaning election integrity watchdog group. It was formed ahead of the 2020 election to help prevent fraudulent voting. [209] It played a role in
  • Non-profit

    Emergent Ventures

    Emergent Ventures is a grant program created by the Mercatus Center at George Mason University to fund for-profit solutions to social issues. [219] It provides grants for projects that support the Mercatus Center’s position and research that holds that the free market can solve societal and social
  • Other Group

    DefundPolice.org

    DefundPolice.org is a central hub for coordinating and sharing resources among organizations dedicated to defunding the police. DefundPolice.org is run by the Community Resource Hub for Safety and Accountability, a project of the New Venture Fund, which received at least $4 million from George Soros’s Foundation
  • Non-profit

    E Pluribus Unum Fund

    The E Pluribus Unum Fund is a center-left public policy think tank that was founded by former New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu (D) in 2018 that operates outreach and educational programs supporting left-leaning racial and economic policies in the American South. The organization’s national advisory board includes former President
  • Non-profit

    Growald Climate Fund

    The Growald Climate Fund was founded in 2007 by Eileen Rockefeller Growald, a descendant of Standard Oil Company founder John D. Rockefeller, Sr., and her husband Paul Growald. Previously named the Growald Family Fund, the organization funds left-of-center environmentalist causes with a focus on environmentalist energy and the
  • For-profit

    Newsela

    Newsela is an online educational news provider that curates news content for K- 12 students. The startup company offers online subscriptions to school districts that allow students to access the company’s curated news articles and videos. The company was founded in 2013 and is ostensibly nonpolitical but has been criticized
  • Non-profit

    Institute for Nonprofit News

    The Institute for Nonprofit News (INN) is an educational and philanthropic organization that aims to increase the impact of not-for-profit, left-of-center media. The institute provides training and resources to news organizations, which teach them to raise money and grow their reach. It also pressures them to advance left-progressive perspectives on
  • Non-profit

    Funders for Housing and Opportunity

    Funders for Housing and Opportunity is a left-leaning funding collaborative formed in 2018 by nine of the largest left-leaning grantmaking foundations in United States. The organization is a project of the New Venture Fund, a left-of-center project incubator and funder. The organization focuses on funding affordable housing, health care,
  • Non-profit

    Election Integrity Fund

    Not to be confused with the Michigan-based Election Integrity Fund, a right-leaning election reform group The Election Integrity Fund is an organization formed in 2020 for the purpose of collecting “last minute” donations from high-dollar donors concerned about the integrity of the 2020 election. The organization’s exact structure is unclear,
  • Non-profit

    CARE Fund

    The Care for All with Respect and Equity (CARE) Fund is a grantmaking organization which channels contributions from major donors into initiatives related to child care, elderly care, and other types of care for people with assisted living needs. The fund focuses on initiatives that further left-of-center causes related to
  • Non-profit

    Berger Action Fund (Wyss Action Fund)

    The Berger Action Fund (formerly Wyss Action Fund) is a left-of-center lobbying nonprofit and the advocacy arm of the Wyss Foundation, the grantmaking foundation funded by Swiss billionaire and liberal mega-donor Hansjorg Wyss. [343] The fund has been criticized by the New York Times for funding the $731
  • Non-profit

    Hub Education and Engagement Fund

    The Hub Education and Engagement Fund is a left-of-center advocacy and research organization that works with other groups to promote left-of-center policy. It is a project of the 501(c)(3) New Venture Fund, a pass-through and fiscal sponsorship nonprofit that’s part of a $731 million “dark money” nonprofit network managed
  • Non-profit

    Restaurant Opportunities Center of New York

    The Restaurant Opportunities Center of New York (ROC-NY) is a pro-labor union activist group affiliated with Restaurant Opportunities Centers United. [363] The organization predates its parent organization group and was founded to support for the surviving employees of the Windows on the World Restaurant at the World
  • Non-profit

    Andes Amazon Fund

    The Andes Amazon Fund is an environmentalist organization focused on the Andes Mountains and Amazon rainforest regions of South America. It is a project of the New Venture Fund, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit within the Arabella Advisors funding network of left-of-center advocacy, cultural, and environmental projects. [378] Background
  • Non-profit

    Camelback Ventures

    Camelback Venters is a left-of-center nonprofit organization that provides capital and other resources to start-ups run by women and ethnic minorities, specifically in education. [391] The nonprofit provides capital, business coaching, and access to networking for female entrepreneurs and entrepreneurs of color. [392] In June of
  • Non-profit

    North Fund

    For more information, see Sixteen Thirty Fund (Nonprofit) and Arabella Advisors (For-Profit) The North Fund is a left-of-center