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

    Far Star Action Fund

    The Far Star Action Fund, also known as Far Star, was founded in 2018 by David and Linda Cornfield, a husband-and-wife team of former Microsoft executives who retired early to pursue film, photography, and travel projects. In 2012, they founded ArcherCornfield Films, which has produced films on issues such
  • Non-profit

    Islamic Scholarship Fund

    Islamic Scholarship Fund (ISF) is a group that provides scholarships to Muslim students to increase the representation of Muslims in the American media and government. ISF supports the careers of American and non-American Muslims working in left-of-center political advocacy.
  • Non-profit

    Telescope Fund

    The Telescope Fund is a left-of-center grantmaking fund that is associated with the New Venture Fund (NVF), which is managed by Arabella Advisors. 1 Telescope Fund was
  • Non-profit

    GreenLight Fund

    GreenLight Fund, Inc. is a left-of-center nonprofit that makes small grants to targeted local and regional charities in 13 cities in the United States. The group was founded in 2004 by Margaret Hall, a long-time nonprofit executive in Georgia and was originally funded by John Simon, a venture capitalist who
  • Non-profit

    Protect Our Winters Action Fund (POW AF)

    Protect Our Winters Action Fund (POW AF) is an environmental advocacy group and the 501 (c)(4) sister organization of private foundation Protect Our Winters (POW). 1 Protect
  • Non-profit

    Raising Child Care Fund

    The Raising Child Care Fund is a grant making organization within the Early Childhood Funder’s Collaborative, which is fiscally sponsored by Third Sector New England. The fund raises grants from donor organizations and then regrants that money to left-of-center local activist groups focused on women and children’s issues.
  • For-profit

    Los Angeles Media Fund

    The Los Angeles Media Fund is an entertainment company founded by Jeffrey Soros, nephew of billionaire George Soros. 1 The Los Angeles Media Fund develops,
  • Other Group

    Responsible Technology Youth Power Fund

    Responsible Technology Youth Power Fund is a coalition of 14 organizations that make grants to left-of-center groups that campaign in support of content moderation on technology platforms ostensibly on behalf of young people.
  • Non-profit

    FRIDA (The Young Feminist Fund)

    FRIDA | The Young Feminist Fund (FRIDA) is a left-of-center feminist funding organization based out of Canada. FRIDA focuses on various projects through a feminist lens that include art activism, global warming, LGBT interests, and other ventures. FRIDA has funded pro-anarchy groups, queer art, groups fighting development, educational groups for
  • Other Group

    Women’s Fund Asia

    Women’s Fund Asia is a feminist funder operating in South Asia, Southeast Asia, and East Asia. It supports groups that advocate for women, girls, transgender, and intersex people. Since 2004, the group supported over 200 initiatives.
  • Non-profit

    Fund for New Leadership (FNL)

    Fund for New Leadership (FNL) is a left-of-center private grantmaking organization that provides three-year grant and mentorship support to individuals pinpointed as possible left-of-center social-policy change agents. Issue areas include tenants’ representation and low-income housing, contraception access, gender and racial issues, and higher education initiatives for prison inmates.
  • Other Group

    Funders for a Ceasefire Now

    Funders for a Ceasefire Now is a coalition of individual donors, philanthropic organizations, and other foundations advocating for a ceasefire in the ongoing Israel-Hamas conflict. 1 The conflict was started on October
  • Non-profit

    Lucius and Eva Eastman Fund

    The Lucius and Eva Eastman Fund was a grantmaking organization based in Sunnyside, New York. Founded in 1946, the fund started out as a general charitable foundation, but was moving towards backing left-of-center advocacy causes by the early 2000s.
  • Non-profit

    Carmel Hill Fund

    The Carmel Hill Fund is a left-of-center grantmaking foundation headquartered in New York City that funds a variety of nonprofit organizations, charities, and advocacy groups throughout the United States with a focus on programs in New York, Colorado, and Louisiana. The group was founded by New York investment banker William
  • Other Group

    Collaborative Action Fund for Accountability, Resilience, and Adaptation (CAF)

    Collaborative Action Fund for Accountability, Resilience, and Adaptation (CAF) is a climate litigation group that sues businesses for their environmental impacts. It is a fiscally sponsored project of Resources Legacy Fund (RLF), a left-of-center grantmaking organization that connects wealthy donors to climate change nonprofits and initiatives. RLF primarily funds
  • Non-profit

    Unite and Renew Educational Foundation

    Unite and Renew Educational Foundation is the charitable sister organization of the left-of-center advocacy group Unite and Renew Fund. 1 Unite and Renew Educational Foundation supports the United and Renew Fund’s
  • Non-profit

    Unite and Renew Fund

    Unite and Renew Fund is a left-leaning grantmaking and advocacy organization that supports the efforts of its sister charitable organization, the Unite and Renew Educational Foundation. 1 Unite and Renew Fund supports
  • Other Group

    Tipping Point Fund

    Tipping Point Fund is a grantmaking project of the left-of-center New Venture Fund. 1 The organization’s grant making areas include “data, metrics, and measurement,” under which the organization awards grants