Non-profit

Atlantic Advocacy Fund

Location:

NEW YORK, NY

Tax ID:

20-8293674

Tax-Exempt Status:

501(c)(4)

Budget (2017):

Revenue: $334,800
Expenses: $3,777,863
Assets: $39,390,880

The Atlantic Advocacy Fund is a Delaware-based left-of-center 501(c)(4) pass-through nonprofit associated with Atlantic Philanthropies, a Bermuda-based foundation which makes grants in the United States.

Funding

Between 2007 and 2015, Atlantic Philanthropy’s 501(c)(4) Atlantic Advocacy Fund provided a series of grants toward several Tides Advocacy projects and policy initiatives, totaling $42,617,750 (a number provided by Atlantic Philanthropies based on conversion rates of different currencies into U.S. dollars at the time of grant disbursement). [1]

Atlantic Advocacy Fund Grants to Tides Advocacy Projects
Projects and InitiativesGrantsDescriptions
Alliance for Citizenship$5,950,000“To support advocacy work to secure comprehensive immigration reform”
Vote Safe: Safe Neighborhoods and Schools Act$850,000“To enact sentencing reform in California through a ballot initiative that would reduce incarceration levels and penalties for low-level crimes and thereby improve the criminal justice system”
Fund for Fair and Just Policing$2,200,000“To reform the stop and frisk practices of the New York Police Department by winning the appeals of the End Discriminatory Profiling Act and the Floyd and Ligon v the City of New York court decisions and by implementing the court-ordered Joint Remedial Process”
Reform Immigration For America (RIFA)$5,000,000“To use Reform Immigration for America’s online grassroots organizing capacity to ensure policymakers at the state and federal levels are attuned to Latino voting power and its immigration policy objectives”
National Latino Engagement Action Fund$700,000“To advance a strategy that increases Latino voter registration and mobilization”
Social Security Works$100,000“To organize a pledge campaign to hold members of U.S. Congress and candidates accountable to low-income families on Social Security reform”
Supporting State Strategies to Abolish the Death Penalty$3,353,000‬“To nurture and advance state campaigns to abolish the death penalty around the US by providing resources to a donor collaborative fund for regranting to state campaigns”
Environment and Climate Action Fund$2,500,000“To support advocacy efforts for climate, energy, and other environmental policy reform”
Enacting Immigration Reform$3,500,000“To provide continued support (support for 2010 campaign) for the federal campaign to reform immigration policy”
Keeping Social Security’s Promise$2,700,000“To ensure the protection of Social Security benefits for low- and moderate-income older adults, children and families through Strengthen Social Security, an aggressive, time-limited national campaign directed at the President, federal lawmakers and members of the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility”
Voter Engagement Technology$250,000“To support citizen engagement technology and technical assistance to assist policy campaigns and civic participation efforts”
Social Security Policy Planning$200,000“To explore the possibility of a consensus for Social Security reform”
Voting Modernization/Universal Voter Registration$250,000“To promote federal legislation that would shift the burden to state governments to affirmatively add voters to the voting rolls by assembling existing lists rather than placing the burden on individual voters”
Social Security Reform Campaign to Protect Low-Income Individuals$1,555,000“Towards Phase I (Activate Preparation) - To support a campaign focusing attention on the needs of low-income individuals in the forthcoming reform of Social Security”
Four Pillars Campaign for Immigration Reform$5,259,750Field and Policy Pillars: “To support the strategic field and policy components of the federal effort to enact immigration reform by establishing a regranting and technical capacity delivery fund”
We Are America Alliance Action Fund$5,750,000“To empower immigrant communities throughout the U.S. through support for a collaborative citizenship and voter registration initiative”
Eldercare Workforce Alliance$1,000,000“To implement the Institute of Medicine report on workforce issues for an ageing America by activating a broad-based coalition to advocate for public policy changes”
Total:$42,617,750

Grants from Atlantic Advocacy Fund

The following are grants from the Atlantic Advocacy Fund: [2]

YearRecipient NameGrant AmountGrant Description
2018Center for Democracy in the Americas$80,000To provide general operating support to to the Center for Democracy in the Americas (CDA) for its core activities and collaboration with the Cuba Platform.
2018Civic Participation Action Fund$1,270,000To create an independent, 501 (c ) (4) fund to provide ongoing support for several of Atlantic's longstanding U.S. advocacy objectives and to build greater capacity for raising and effectively using (c ) (4) funds for social change in the future.
2018New Futures Fund Inc$75,000To support mobile-based civic engagement with African-Americans.
2017Bronx Museum of the Arts$107,850To support the creation of a replica of the Jose Marti sculpture in Central Park to be donated for permanent display in Havana.
2017The Advocacy Fund$600,000To advance coordinated efforts to repeal the death penalty in the United States by supporting the priorities of the death penalty abolition campaign.
2017Fund for Reconciliation and Development$30,000To strengthen awareness and connections between US and Cuba citizens.
2017New Futures Fund Inc$275,000To support mobile-based civic engagement with African Americans.
2017Civic Participation Action Fund$2,409,750To create an independent, 501 (c ) (4) fund to provide ongoing support for several of Atlantic's longstanding U.S. advocacy objectives and to build greater capacity for raising and effectively using (c ) (4) funds for social change in the future.
2016Alliance for Retired Americans$300,000To protect the adequacy and sustainability of Social Security and improve benefits for low-income disadvantaged beneficiaries by contributing fact-based information, advocacy and a sustainable and broad-based coalition to influence future Social Security reform debates.
2016Bend the Arc Jewish Action$2,000,000To facilitate long-term care solutions at the federal and state levels by 2020 through the development and implementation of narrative and culture change, state-level civic engagement and policy, and a fellowship program to engage caregivers as leaders in the campaign.
2016Bend the Arc: A Jewish Partership for Justice$1,000,000To facilitate long-term care solutions at the federal level by 2020 through the development and implementation of narrative and culture change, state-level civic engagement and policy, and a fellowship program to engage caregivers as leaders in the campaign.
2016Center for Democracy in the Americas$75,000To provide general operating support to continue its strategic, focused activities to restore diplomatic relations and increase cooperation between the United States and Cuba.
2016Center for Democracy in the Americas$2,000,000To expose Atlantic Fellows to Cuba's challenges and successes by developing opportunities for active for active participation and knowledge exchange in the areas of health equity, food security, socio-economic inequality and issues of race and gender.
2016Center for Inter-American Legal Education$50,000To support the education of Cuban lawyers in aspects of U.S. law relevant to their representation of Cuban interests in commerical and related dealings with the United States.
2016Civic Participation Action Fund$425,000To create and disseminate case studies focused on 501 ( c ) (4) - funded policy change and fundraising to advance the Civic Participation Action Fund's program objectives and strengthen democracy.
2016Civic Participation Action Fund$8,520,250To create an independent, 501 (c ) (4) fund to provide ongoing support for several of Atlantic's longstanding US advocacy objectives and to build greater capacity for raising and effectively using ( c) (4) funds for social change in the future.
2016First Focus Campaign for Children, Inc. $500,000To protect and expand health coverage for children and youth through sucessful implementation of the Affordanble Care Act and reauthorization of the Children's Health Insurance Program.
2016Medical Education Cooperation with Cuba$50,000To develop a legal / policy brief outlining the benefits to both the US and Cuba of increased health cooperation.
2016Medical Education Cooperation with Cuba$50,000To demonstrate how innovative Cuban biopharmaceutical products could positively impact the health and well-being of Americans.
2016National Senior Citizens Law Center$250,000To improve access to quality health care for low-income older adults through strategic litigation, policy analysis, legislative and administrative advocacy and professional training.
2016Proteus Action League$1,500,000To advance coordinated efforts to repeal the death penalty in the United States by supporting the priorities, infrastructure, and fundraising needs of the death penalty abolition campaign.
2016The Sentencing Project$75,000To promote a fair and effective criminal justice system by addressing unjust racial disparities and practices, working for reforms in sentencing policy and advocating for alternatives to incarceration.
2016Washington Office on Latin America$28,000To support development of a memorandum recommending key actions the Obama White House can take to normalize US-Cuba relations.
2015Proteus Action League$4,500,000To advance coordinated efforts to repeal the death penalty in the United States by supporting the priorities, infrastructure, and fundraising needs of the death penalty abolition campaign.
2015Community Catalyst Action Fund$1,197,178To support the Center for Consumer and Community Engagement and national advocacy communications on health system transformation issues affecting low-income, chronically ill and other vulnerable people.
2015Center for International Policy$7,500To support for an event celebrating recent U.S.-Cuba policy changes and to use that event to expand media attention and momentum surrounding these and future changes.
2015Brookings Institution$20,000To support a half-day conference, "Rethinking Cuba: New Challenges for Development," featuring economists from Cuba, to evaulate its evolving economy in light of the significant changes underway in the US-Cuba relationship.
2015The Advocacy Fund$450,000To preserve the gains in the movement for comprehensive immigration reform and to support transition to a reviesed and more sustainable coalition leadership model.
2015Washington Office on Latin America$75,000To continue to improve prospects for closure of Guantanamo Bay detention center and improve US-Cuba policy by engaging Latin American governments to accept Guantanamo Bay prisoners.
2015Bend the Arc: A Jewish Partership$2,000,000To facilitate long-term care solutions at the federal level by 2020 through the development and implementation of narrative and culture change, state-level civic engagement and policy, and a fellowship program to engage caregivers as leaders in the campaign.
2015Social Science Research Council$33,000To support a two-day meeting for US-based foundations to learn more about funding Cuba-related activities.
2015Bronx Museum of the Arts$20,000To support the project coordinator position for the Museum's project to create a replica of the Jose Marti sculpture in Central Park to be donated for permanent display in Havana.
2015Kansas Coalition Against the Death Penalty$250,000To repeal the death penalty in Kansas by supporting a comprehensive legislative campaign.
2015Colorado Civic Engagement Roundtable$300,000To repeal the death penalty in Colorado by supporting a comprehensive legislative campaign.
2015First Focus Campaign for Children, Inc. $300,000To protect and expand health coverage for children and youth through sucessful implementation of the Affordanble Care Act and reauthorization of the Children's Health Insurance Program.
2015The Sentencing Project$75,000To promote a fair and effective criminal justice system by addressing unjust racial disparities and practices, working for reforms in sentencing policy and advocating for alternatives to incarceration.
2015Alliance for Retired Americans$150,000To protect the adequacy and sustainability of Social Security and improve benefits for low-income disadvantaged beneficiaries by contributing fact-based information, advocacy and a sustainable and broad-based coalition to influence future Social Security reform debates.
2015Civic Participation Action Fund$33,200,000To create an independent, 501 (c ) (4) fund to provide ongoing support for several of Atlantics longstanding US advocacy objectives and to build greater capacity for raising and effectively using ( c) (4) funds for social change in the future.
2015Human Rights First$500,000To increase civil liberties protections by supporting the Law and Security programme objectives and the organisation's sustainability.
2015Physicians for Human Rights$100,000To use the unique voice of medical professionals in helping to reform counterterrorism policies that undermine U.S. national security.
2015National Senior Citizens Law$200,000To improve access to quality health care for low-income older adults through strategic litigation, policy analysis, legislative and administrative advocacy and professional training.
2015Heartland Alliance for Human Needs & Human Rights$75,000To support the National Immigrant Justice Center's efforts to restore and uphold the due-process protections of immigrants through strategic litigation.
2014United States Department of Education$74,000To support a national summit of state leaders and advocates on school discipline reform.
2014Kansas Coalition Against the Death Penalty$450,000To repeal the death penalty in Kansas by supporting a comprehensive legislative campaign.
2014Colorado Civic Engagement Roundtable$400,000To repeal the death penalty in Colorado by supporting a comprehensive legislative campaign.
2014ACLU of Washington$600,000To repeal the death penalty in Washington state by supporting a comprehensive legislative campaign.
2014First Focus Campaign for Children, Inc. $1,900,000To protect and expand health coverage for children and youth through sucessful implementation of the Affordanble Care Act and reauthorization of the Children's Health Insurance Program.
2014Engage Texas$800,000To build a sustainable, statewide infrastructure for health insurance coverage for children and youth in Texas.
2014Children Now$950,000To build a sustainable, statewide infrastructure for health insurance coverage for children and youth in California.
2014America's Voice$1,000,000To secure momentum for the eventual passage of federal immigration reform legislation by supporting a national media narrative that affirms the relationship between growing Latino electorate and the public demand for immigration reform.
2014The Sentencing Project$300,000To promote a fair and effective criminal justice system by addressing unjust racial disparities and practices, working for reforms in sentencing policy and advocating for alternatives to incarceration.
2014Alliance for Retired Americans$1,305,000To protect the adequacy and sustainability of Social Security and improve benefits for low-income disadvantaged beneficiaries by contributing fact-based information, advocacy and a sustainable and broad-based coalition to influence future Social Security reform debates.
2014Partnership for a New American Economy Action Fund$500,000To support the passage of federal immigration reform through 2014 Latino civic engagement.
2014Sixteen Thirty Fund$650,000To safeguard the political pressure necessary for the eventual passage of federal immigration reform by demonstrating Latino voters can sustain electoral impact in a non-presidential election year.
2014Oregon Justice Resource Center$600,000To support work to abolish the death penalty in Oregon.
2014The Advocacy Fund$600,000To enact sentencing reform in California through a ballot initiative that would reduce incarceration levels and penalties for low-level crimes and thereby improve the criminal justice system.
2014Center for Community Change Action$750,000To support the eventual passage of federal immigration reform through immigrant rights led civic engagement and voter turnout during the 2014 mid-term election cycle.
2014Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law$90,000To strengthen the sustainability of the four Elev8 sites by providing federal policy advocacy and communications support, including coordinating and convening policy engagements, developing opportunities for media exposure, and producing issue briefs and other documents to influence policy change.
2014Latino Victory Project$400,000To support comprehensive immigration reform through Latino civic engagement.
2014Center for International Policy$35,000To support an initiative to negotiate the release of Alan Gross.
2014Cuba Study Group$76,000To support the Cuba Study Group in its comprehensive rollout of advocacy programming to change US- Cuba policy.
2014Cuba Now$250,000To support Cuba Now, a 501 ( c ) (4) advocacy organisation in its mission to amplify the diverse voices calling for change to US-Cuba policy and relations.
2014Atlantic Council of the United States$192,300To support a Gallup poll on Cuban's attitude toward US-Cuba policy.
2014Washington Office on Latin America$50,000To support efforts to engage Latin American governments to relocate prisoners at the Guantanamo Bay detention centre who have been cleared to leave the facility, a significant step towards closing Guantanamo and change in US-Cuba policy.
2014Cuba Research Group, a project of Medical Education Cooperation with Cuba $15,000To support the Cuba Research Group to develop a paper exploring the impact of the US-Cuba regulatory restrictions on contacts and exchanges related to health care.
2014Washington Office on Latin America$30,000To support the research and writing of a document outlining the impact of the US-Cuba policy.
2014Beyond Conflict$24,150To support efforts to develop a white paper and and facilitate discussions that provide a historical perspective on U.S. negotiations with adversarial governments.
2014PICO Action Fund$250,000To support advocacy of a ballot measure in Oakland California that would provide long-term public revenue for improving educational and long-term employment outcomes low income youth of color and expand and diversify the health care work force.
2014Center for Democracy in the Americas$150,000To support the Center's US-Cuba policy work on Capitol Hill.
2014Columbia University - School of Journalism$125,000To increase media coverage and better inform reporting US-Cuba policy by supporting a multi-day conference for journalists on a wide range of beats connected to Cuba and Cuba policy.
2014The Advocacy Fund$250,000To enact sentencing reform in California through a ballot initiative that would reduce incarceration levels and penalties for low-level crimes and improve the criminal justice system.
2014Washington Office on Latin America$35,000To improve prospects for closure of Guantanamo Bay detention center and improve US-Cuba policy by engaging Latin American governments to accept Guantanamo Bay prisoners.
2014Civic Participation Action Fund$4,600,000To create an independent, 501 (c ) (4) fund to provide ongoing support for several of Atlantics longstanding US advocacy objectives and to build greater capacity for raising and effectively using ( c) (4) funds for social welfare in the future.
2014National Immigration Forum Action Fund$200,000To increase public support for the Presidents Executive Order on Immigration and to urge Congress to pass comprehensive immigration reform legislation by elevating diverse voices of the center right.
2014America's Voice$300,000To shape the narrative in support of President Obamas executive order on immigration and to strengthen support in the long term for comprehensive immgration reform legislation.
2014National Security Archive Fund$12,000To support the National Security Archive as it sustains the momentum of the publication "Back Channel to Cuba: The Hidden History of Negotiations between Washington and Havana" and continues to play a key role of influence in the dynamic discussion over US-Cuba policy.
2014Equal Justice USA$338,735To strengthen state death penalty repeal campaigns by providing strategic assistance in policy, organising, and communication work.
2014Proteus Action League$200,000To advance efforts to repeal the death penalty nationwide.
2014Human Rights First$200,000To increase civil liberties protections by supporting the Law and Security programme objectives and the organisation's sustainability.
2014Physicians for Human Rights$100,000To use the unique voice of medical professionals in helping to reform counterterrorism policies that undermine U.S. national security.
2014Campaign for Community Change$200,000To advance economic security for low-income older adults by expanding and ensuring sustainability of a training program of local advocates to counter factual inaccuracies in the debate over the long-term adequacy and sustainability of Social Security.
2014National Senior Citizens Law$100,000To improve access to quality health care for low-income older adults through strategic litigation, policy analysis, legislative and administrative advocacy and professional training.
2014Heartland Alliance for Human Needs and Human Rights$225,000To support the National Immigrant Justice Center's efforts to restore and uphold the due-process protections of immigrants through strategic litigation.
2014Latino Victory Project$600,000To support comprehensive immigration reform through Latino civic engagement, recruitment of Latino candidates and fundraising.
2014Campaign for Community Change$50,000To increase political pressure for the passage and implementation of federal immigration reform by mobilising Latino voters and key allies during the 2014 mid-term election cycle.
2014Human Rights Watch$225,000To end abusive counterterrorism policies that undermine US national security.
2014ACLU Foundation of Montana$40,566To support a state legislative campaign to abolish the death penalty in Montana by 2013 and to advance the goals of the Abolition 2025 campaign, which aim to eliminate the death penalty in the US by the year 2025.
2014Kansas Coalition Against the Death Penalty$36,528To repeal the death penalty in Kansas by supporting a legislative campaign.
2014Coloradans for Alternatives to the Death Penalty$58,915To repeal the death penalty in Colorado by supporting a legislative campaign.
2014Campaign for Community Change$250,000To provide core support to advocate for policy change on issues such as immigration reform, the strengthening and protection of Social Security, and the promotion of economic policies that benefit the poor and middle class.
2014Proteus Action League$400,000To support the Security and Rights Action Fund, a pooled fund that support human rights organisations working to protect civil liberties through grassroots advocacy, field building, and joint communications.
2014Alliance for Retired Americans$500,000To advance economic security for low-income older adults by training local advocates to counter factural inaccuracies in the debate over the long-term adequacy and sustainability of Social Security.
2013National Immigration Law Center - Immigrant Justice Fund$375,000To secure broad immigration reform, including a path to citizenship for the 11 million undocumented immigrants, through a coordinated legislative campaign.
2013Equal Justice USA$1,311,265To strengthen state death penalty repeal campaigns by providing strategic assistance in policy, organising, and communication work.
2013Proteus Action League$6,800,000To advance the efforts to repeal the death penalty nationwide.
2013Human Rights First$1,600,000To increase civil liberties protections by supporting the Law and Security programme objectives and the organisation's sustainability.
2013Physicians for Human Rights$200,000To use the unique voice of medical professionals in helping to reform counterterrorism policies that undermine U.S. national security.
2013The Advocacy Fund$2,200,000To reform the stop and frisk practices of the New York Police Department by winning the appeals of the End Discriminatory Profiling and the Floyd and Ligon v the City of New York court decisions and by implementing the court-ordered Joint Remedial Process.
2013Community Catalyst Action Fund$2,000,000To support health care delivery system and payment reforms at the state and local levels through the Affordable Care Act Implementation Fund.
2013NYS Permanent Judicial Commission on Justice for Children$50,000To disseminate and build support for reccomendations to reduce suspensions, arrests, and expulsion in the New York City's public schools from the NYC School's Justice Task Force: Keeping Kids in School and Out of Court.
2013Campaign for Community Change$575,000To advance economic security for low-income older adults by expanding and ensuring sustainability of a training program of local advocates to counter factual inaccuracies in the debate over the long-term adequacy and sustainability of Social Security.
2013National Senior Citizens Law$1,200,000To improve access to quality health care for low-income older adults through strategic litigation, policy analysis, legislative and administrative advocacy and professional training.
2013Heartland Alliance for Human Needs$200,000To support the National Immigrant Justice Center's efforts to restore and uphold the due-process protections of immigrants through strategic litigation.
2013Hispanics in Philanthropy$250,000To support general operations and its Cuba Initiative.
2013Citizens for a Better Arizona$200,000To secure successful passage and implementation of federal immigration reform by reinforcing increased Latino civic engagment in Arizona through support of voter registration, protection, education and turnout efforts.
2013Campaign for Community Change$150,000To increase political pressure for the passage and implementation of federal immigration reform by mobilising Latino voters and key allies during the 2014 mid-term election cycle.
2013Herndon Alliance$75,000To provide coordinated and strategic communications support to health justice advocates seeking to improve the publics understanding of and support for the health care delivery system reforms and other provisions of the Affordable Care Act.
2013Atlantic Council of the United States$88,500To support the commissioning of a poll to review Americans attitudes on Cuba and publicise its findings as a central component in an effort to influence policy reform on Cuba.
2013Latin America Working Group Education Fund$25,000To bring moderate Cuban-American voices into shaping U.S. policy by providing the financial resources to transition from a grassroots network to a 501 (c ) (3) educational organisation.
2013Latin America Working Group$150,000To develop and implement a comprehensive advocacy campaign designed to improve existing policies on Cuba.
2013Americas Society / Council of the Americas$50,000To support the collaborative think-tank, the Cuba Working Group, the promote entrepreneurship in Cuba and to position Washington policy to suport Cuba's market transititon and improve political relations between the two countries.
2013Florida International University Foundation - School of Hospitality Management$20,000To support a public opinion / civic engagement poll to frame Cuban-American political interests in a broader context.
2013The Advocacy Fund$1,700,000To provide start-up funding for the Alliance for Citizenship in support of broad immigration reform, including a path to citizenship for the 11 million undocumented immigrants.
2013Campaign for Community Change$200,000To secure national immigration reform that includes a pathway to citizenship by mobilising Latino voters, key allies and civic leaders to exert pressure on Arizona's imporant congressional delegation.
2013Citizens for a Better Arizona$225,000To put pressure on Congress to pass immigration reform by providing a tangible state-level example of Latino electoral strength.
2013The Advocacy Fund$1,800,000To support advocacy work to secure comprehensive immigration reform.
2013America's Voice$1,300,000To provide rapid-response communications support for advocacy campaigns seeking to pass comprehensive immigration reform.
2013America's Voice$1,100,000To provide rapid-response communications support for advocacy campaigns to pass comprehensive immigration reform.
2013Gamaliel Faith and Democracy$300,000To secure the passage of an immigration reform bil in the US House of Representatives by using faith-based mobilisation to win and maintain the support of Republican Congressional members.
2013New York Communities for Change$100,000To pursue enactment of the Community Safety Act.
2013Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights$200,000To engage civil rights community in legislative advocacy to increase bipartisan backing for immigration reform in the Senate and House.
2013PICO Action Fund$200,000To secure a sucessful immigration reform bill in Congress by using field organising to win the support of eight key federal elected officials in Florida and Colorado.
2013The Advocacy Fund$2,000,000To support the Alliance for Citizenship for advocacy to secure comprehensive immigration reform.
2013ACLU Foundation of Montana$59,434To support a state legislative campaign to abolish the death penalty in Montana by 2013 and to advance the goals of the Abolition 2025 campaign, which aim to eliminate the death penalty in the US by the year 2025.
2013Kansas Coalition Against the Death Penalty$63,472To repeal the death penalty in Kansas by supporting a legislative campaign.
2013Coloradans for Alternatives to the Death Penalty$41,085To repeal the death penalty in Colorado by supporting a legislative campaign.
2013Proteus Action League$600,000To support the Security and Rights Action Fund, a pooled fund that support human rights organisations working to protect civil liberties through grassroots advocacy, field building, and joint communications.
2013America's Voice$150,000To deliver a national media narrative that affirms the relationship between immigration reform and the Latino vote.
2013Alliance for Retired Americans$1,000,000To advance economic security low-income older adults by training local advocates to counter factual inaccuracies in the debate over the long-term adequacy and sustainability of Social Security.
2012Human Rights Watch$525,000To end abusive counterterrorism policies that undermine US national security.
2012Proteus Action League$500,000To support a collaborative grantmaking initiative designed to empower local communities of color to challenge structural racism and injustice.
2012National Day Laborer Organizing$200,000To support a southern United States advocacy campaign to significantly limit discrimination and rights abuses of immigrants at the state level.
2012ACLU Foundation of Montana$350,000To support a state legislative campaign to abolish the death penalty in Montana by 2013 and to advance the goals of the Abolition 2012 campaign, which aim to eliminate the death penalty in the US by the year 2025.
2012Kansas Coalition Against the Death$475,000To repeal the death penalty in Kansas by supporting a legislative campaign.
2012Coloradans for Alternatives to the Death Penalty$590,000To repeal the death penalty in Colorado by supporting a legislative campaign.
2012Center for Democracy in the Americas$100,000To support efforts that advocate for the reform of U.S. policy toward Cuba, leading to normalisation of relations between the two countries.
2012Campaign for Community Change$2,000,000To provide core support to advocate for policy change on issues such as immigration reform, the strengthening and protection of Social Security, and the promotion of economic policies that benefit the poor and middle class.
2012Proteus Action League$800,000To support the Security and Rights Action Fund, a pooled fund that support human rights organisations working to protect civil liberties through grassroots advocacy, field building, and joint communication.
2012Taxpayers for Public Safety Sponsored by a Coalition of Justice$1,000,000To support the SAFE California Campaign, a ballot initiative to replace the death penalty with life without parole that will go before the state's voters on 6 November 2012.
2012Christopher Reynolds Foundation$750,000To support efforts to bring change in US-Cuba policy, including health care, the environment, and economic reform.
2012America's Voice$650,000To deliver a national media narrative that affirms the relationship between immigration reform and the Latino vote.
2012Brave New Films$200,000To increase the Latino vote, in collaboration with effective national, regional and local partnerships, by creating media to promote Spanish-language voter registration and Get Out The Vote activity.
2012The Advocacy Fund$700,000To advance a strategy that increases Latino voter registration and mobilisation.
2012New Organizing Institute$100,000To support training of immigrant rights advocates, especially DREAM Act advocates.
2012Center for Civic Action$400,000To advance immigration reform by increasing Latino voter mobilisation.
2012Colorado Immigrant Rights$400,000To advance immigration reform by increasing Latino voter mobilisation.
2012Campaign for Community Change$300,000To advance immigration reform by increasing Latino voter mobilisation.
2012The Advocacy Fund$500,000To use Reform Immigration for America's online grassroots organising capacity to ensure policymakers at the state and federal levels are attuned to Latino voting power and its immigration policy objectives.
2012Alliance for Retired Americans$500,000To advance economic security for low-income older adults by training local advocates to counter factural inaccuracies in the debate over the long-term adequacy and sustainability of Social Security.
2012Regents of the University of California at Berkley$175,000To advance federal immigration policy reform in 2013 by informing the public and journalists of research findings and analysis of 2012 Latino voter turnout results.
2012Public Interest Projects Action$1,802,500To support the State Capacity and Innovation Fund to build national, in-state and individual donor collaboration for civic engagement and capacity building investments at the state level.
2012Bend the Arc: A Jewish Partnership$300,000To increase the civic engagement of older adults, their family members and caregivers to improve the quality of care for older adults and to expand and improve opportunities for the caregivers.
2012American Civil Liberties Union$450,000To support litigation, advocacy and public education efforts to stop harmful anti-immigrant measures at the state level.
2011America Votes$800,000To assist in providing access to sophisticated technology and tools to civic engagement organisations operating in 15 staates.
2011American Civil Liberties Union$450,000To support litigation, advocacy, and public education efforts to stop harmful anti-immigrant measures at the state level.
2011Campaign for America's Future$2,450,000To support Social Security Works effort to educate the public and expand grassroots engagement on Social Security and related policy issues, including Medicare and Medicaid.
2011ColorofChange.org$1,500,000To combine technology and digitial media with traditional methods of civic engagement with the goal of increasing civic engagement of marginalised constituencies.
2011Jewish Funds for Justice$450,000To increase the civic engagement of older adults, their family members and caregivers to improve the quality of care for older adults and to expand and improve opportunities for the caregivers.
2011New Jersey Working Families$44,158To prove one-time support for its Middlesex County Leadership Development project.
2011Planned Parenthood Action Fund$400,000To fund a communications and public policy campaign in response to propose cuts in federal funding women health care and Planned Parenthood clinics.
2011Public Interest Projects Action$2,197,500To support the State Capacity and Innovation Fund to build national, in-state and individual donor collaboration for civic engagement and capacity building investments at the state level.
2011State Voices$1,500,000To support state-based civic engagement efforts by providing access to data and tools, capacity building support, and a co-ordinating infrastructure that facilitates year-round activities.
2011The Advocacy Fund$1,500,000To support a campaign for police accountability in New York City.
2011Working America$1,500,000To support civic engagement efforts of marginalised communities, including older Americans, to participate in key policy debates such as implementing and defending health care reform, strengthening Social Security, and promoting job creation.
2010America Votes$1,000,000To assist in its efforts to provide access to advocacy tools to progressive, social justice and grasroots organizations.
2010America Votes$200,000To support civic engagement activities.
2010Analyst Institute$200,000To support a set of small donor fundraising experiemnts that would provide detailed information on online small donor fundraising and prospecting.
2010Campaign for Community Change$500,000To conduct a pilot project to test the impacts of various approaches in registering progressive Latino voters.
2010Campaign for Community Change$500,000To build the power of local, state and national low-income and marginalized communities to influence national policy and to enhance the broader social justice organizing infrastructure.
2010Campaign For Community Change$1,000,000To build the power of local, state and national low-income and marginalized communities to influence national policy and to enhance the broader social justice organizing infrastructure.
2010Catalist$1,000,000To provide Atlantic grantees with access to a nationwide comprehensive voter file.
2010Center for Democracy in the Americas$150,000To support the efforts of CDA and the Cuba Coalition, a group of core US-Cuba policy organizations, to end the travel ban on all U.S. citizens and champion efforts to begin normalizing relations with Cuba.
2010Democracia Ahora$250,000To support a donor collaborative of Latino leaders.
2010Every Child Matters Education Fund$250,000To highlight children and youth issues by supporting a non-partisan public education campaign during the 2008 presidential election cycle.
2010FACE: Vote for Dignity$250,000To support civic engagement by African-American and Caribbean-America communities.
2010FairDistricts Now, Inc. $250,000To support reform efforts to establish constitutional rules that would stop politicans from drawing districts to favor themselves.
2010First Focus Campaign for Children, Inc. $300,000To elevate the visibility of children's issues and engage voters during the 2010 elections.
2010Food Research and Action Center$325,000To support FRAC's advocacy efforts on behalf of low-income famlies and children by providing general operating support.
2010Food Research and Action Center$600,000To support FRAC's advocacy efforts on behalf of low-income familiies and children by providing general operating support.
2010Latin America Working Group$90,000To support the group's efforts to end restrictions on travel to Cuba for US citizens.
2010Latin America Working Group$95,000To expand outreach and activities to mobilise grassroots and grasstops organisations to support passage of pending legislation in Congress and to support advocacy efforts for a White House Executive Order to end U.S. travel restrictions to Cuba.
2010Leadership Conference on Civil Rights$150,000To provide capacity building support to utilise the collective strength of its more than 200 civil and human rights member organizations to promote a social justice agenda through national policy, field and communications campaigns. In addition to provide support to broaden and diversify the individuals and organisations involved at the state and local levels to advance the Campaign for Better Care.
2010Leadership Conference on Civil Rights$150,000To provide capacity building support to utilise the collective strength of its more than 200 civil and human rights member organizations to promote a social justice agenda through national policy, field and communications campaigns. In addition to provide support to broaden and diversify the individuals and organisations involved at the state and local levels to advance the Campaign for Better Care.
2010Lexington Institute$35,000To support the Institute's efforts to end restrictions on travel to Cuba for U.S. citizens.
2010Media Matters Action Network$450,000To launch a rapid response media capability for countering misinformation and obstructive rhetoric about the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (health reform law) and to contribute to a more favorable environment for implementing key provisions of the act that will improve the lives of vulnerable people of all ages.
2010New America Foundation$100,000To continue its organisational and coalition activities to end the travel ban on all U.S. citizens and champion efforts to begin normalising relations with Cuba.
2010New Progressive Network$100,000To support civic engagement by young people.
2010PowerPAC$150,000To support this campaign 2 October 2010 mobilisation and ongoing collaborations of leading civil rights and labor organisations as part of the One Nation initiative.
2010Project New West$50,000To provide access to extensive research on the changing demographics and messaging necessary to mobilise under-represented communities in the West, Southwest and Texas.
2010Proteus Action League$875,000To continue the advancement of the Death Penalty Abolition 2025 Campaign by providing support for this re-granting fund.
2010Proteus Action League$600,000To address structural causes of racial injustice by providing re-granting funds to support grassroots organisations engaged in community-based advocacy work, and to build the racial justice field through connecting and convening local, regional, and national organisations to share and disseminate best practices and research findings.
2010The Advocacy Fund$1,059,250To support the strategic field and policy components of the federal effort to enact immigration reform by establishing a regranting and technical capacity delivery fund.
2010The Advocacy Fund$400,000To implement the Institute of Medicine report on workforce issues for an ageing America by activating broad-based coaltion to advocate for public policy changes.
2010The Advocacy Fund$1,500,000To advance reforms to the US immigration system by supporting the Reform Immigration for America Campaign.
2010The Advocacy Fund$100,000To organise a pledge campaign to hold members of U.S. Congress and candidates accountable to low-income families on Social Security reform.
2010The Advocacy Fund$500,000To advance reforms to the U.S. immigration system by supporting the Reform Immigration for America Campaign.
2010The Advocacy Fund$2,700,000To ensure the protection of Social Security benefits for low- and moderate-income older adults, children, and families through Strengthen Social Security, an aggressive, time-limited national campaign directed at the President, federal lawmakers, and members of the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility.
2010The Advocacy Fund$470,000To deepend and expand state and local capacity to end capital punishment in America.
2010The Advocacy Fund$500,000To advance reforms to the U.S. immigration system by supporting the Reform Immigration for America Campaign.
2010The Hispanic Institute Advocacy$100,000To support civic engagement in Hispanic communities.
2010Voices for America's Children$1,000,000To influence national and state policy for children and families by strengthening and enhancing the coordination between Voices' national office and state and local members.
2010Vote Kids$200,000To complete its work in the 2010 elections promoting better policies for children.
2010Vote Yes for Oregon$100,000To support a campaign to protect funding for education, health care, and public safety in Oregon.
2010Washington Office on Latin America$50,000To support efforts to end the Cuban travel restrictions imposed on US Citizens.
2010Center for Democracy in the Americas$69,500To expand media outreach and communications activities to support passage of pending legislation in Congress, and to provide for advocacy efforts for a White House Executive Order to remove U.S. restrictions on travel to Cuba.
2010Christopher Reynolds Foundation$25,000To provide quick and flexible funding for strategic projects that will amplify the impact of US-Cuba policy grantees work to end the travel ban on all U.S. citizens and begin normalising relations with Cuba.
2010Christopher Reynolds Foundation$25,000To provide funding for strategic projects that will amplify the impact of U.S.-Cuba policy grantees work to end all restrictions on travel to Cuba by U.S. citizens and being normalising relations with Cuba.
2010Christopher Reynolds Foundation$40,000To provide small grants to support the Cuba Coalition, a group of core U.S.- Cuba policy organisations working to end U.S. restrictions on travel to Cuba.
2010ColorofChange.org$100,000To provide online support for civic engagement activities.
2009Center for American Progress Action$500,000To support a joint project with Media Matters Action Network to ensure that media coverage of key progressive priorities is fair, accurate, complete and free of misinformation.
2009Health Care for America Now$3,000,000To support HCAN's work in the first quarter of 2009 to achieve affordable, quality health care.
2009Christopher Reynolds Foundation$450,000To support a live coalition of five policy organizations working to change U.S.-Cuba policy.
2009Center for American Progress Action$419,000To inform the anticipated debate over health reform legislation in 2009 by developing and employing health policy and syntheses.
2009Tides Advocacy Fund$5,259,750To support the strategic field and policy components of the federal effort to enact immigration reform by establishing a regranting and technical capacity delivery fund.
2009Californians for Children's Health$100,000To achieve universal childrens coverage in California through the 2010 ballot initiative or other means.
2009America United for Change$200,000To promote passage of progressive Budget Resolution for FY 2010 Federal Budget.
2009Sixteen Thirty Fund$340,000To promote passage of progressive Budget Resolution for FY 2010 Federal Budget.
2009Planned Parenthood Federation of America$375,000To continue litigation at the state and federal levels to protect women's reproductive health.
2009Policy Link$500,000To build the infrastructure of equity organizations to advocate for sustained attention to equity, particularly in federal stimulus investments, through work on th American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.
2009Massachusetts Institute of Technology$500,000To build coalitions between community organizations and organized labor to advocate for policies that use stimulus money to deepen equity and citizen engagement while reducing the carbon emissions in marginalized communities.
2009New Organizing Institute$250,000To build on the sophisticated grassroots organizing efforts employed in the 2008 elections campaigns. NOI will contribute to the grassroots organizing infrastructure with a focus on innovations in online organizing and technology by: training other organizations.
2009Citizen Engagement Laboratory$350,000To create a network of overlapping constituencies that serve as distribution channels for calls to action and progressive messages.
2009Tides Advocacy Fund$250,000To support citizen engagement technology and technical assistance to help policy campaigns and civic participation efforts.
2009Communities for Quality$250,000To support Communities for Quality Education's advocacy efforts to build better public schools, including its work in Maine to defeat restrictive spending measure, the Taxpayer Bill of Rights.
2009Sixteen Thirty Fund$1,000,000To foster collaboration between dozens of organizations representing millions of supporters by coordinating strategic public education.
2009Tides Advocacy Fund$250,000To promote federal legislation that would shift the burden to state governments to to affirmatively add voters to the voting rolls by assembling existing lists rather than placing the burden on individual voters.
2009Campaign for Community Change$3,750,000To create an infrastructure that can push from the bottom up for policy change at the federal level in 2009 and beyond; and to bring the voice of low-income people and people of color into national focus.
2009Christopher Reynolds Foundation$500,000To provide general operating support to policy and grassroots organizations working to change U.S.- Cuba policy.
2008Voices for America's Children$3,000,000To influence national and state policy for children and families by strengthening and enhancing the coordination between Voices' national office and state and local members.
2008Tides Advocacy Fund$1,000,000To implement the Institute of Medicine report on workforce issues for an ageing America by activating broad-based coaltion to advocate for public policy changes.
2008Tides Advocacy Fund$750,000To empower immigrant communities throughout the US through support for a collaborative citizenship and voter registration initiative.
2008Tides Advocacy Fund$5,000,000To empower immigrant communities throughout the US through support for a collaborative citizenship and voter registration initiative.
2008Food Research & Action Center$2,750,000To support FRAC's advocacy efforts on behalf of low-income familiies and children by providing general operating support.
2008American Civil Liberties Union$335,000To conduct a strong statewide grassroots and media campaign in support of Montana's anti-death penalty campaign during the 2009 legislative session.
2008US Action$250,000To ensure quality health care for all americans, by supporting the planning phase of this two year health care advocacy campaign.
2008America's Voice$1,000,000To support the implementation of a strategic plan for reforming US immigration policies by providing core support to America's Voice.
2008Health Care for America Now$10,000,000To support Health Care for America Now in building and launching a multi-tiered advocacy campaign to achieve affordable, quality health care coverage for all in the US by demanding that all candidates for Congress and President address this issue.
2008Proteus Action League$132,709For Proteus to design and manage a convening of key advocates to discuss and develop collaborative strategies for a rights-centered national seucrity in the next Administration.
2008Center for American Progress$184,000To develop and employ health policy analyses and syntheses to make health care coverage a priority issue in 2008.
2008Vote Kids$400,000To close the child investment gap by building support for child- and youth-friendly federal legislation.
2008Christopher Reynolds Foundation$12,500To identify and advise Atlantic about potential grantees focusing on nonpartisan voter registration, get out the vote, and polling activities; to engage in limited grantmaking to organizations focusing on U.S. -Cuba policy.
2008Florida Immigration Coalition$170,000To support non-partisan voter registration and get-out-the-vote efforts in South Florida.
2008Families USA Foundation, Inc $250,000To place health care reform at the top of the action agenda of the next President and Congress through the formation of a non partisan coalition.
2008Every Child Matters$1,000,000To highlight children and youth issues by supporting a non-partisan public education campaign during the 2008 presidential election cycle.
2008Center for American Progress Action$250,000To develop and employ health policy anslyses and synthesis to make health care coverage a priority issues in 2008.
2007Every Child Matters Education Fund$2,000,000
2007Tides Advocacy Fund$1,953,000
2007M & R Strategic Services$100,000
2007Children Now$100,000
2007Campaign For Community Change$2,500,000
Total:$211,669,345

References

  1. “The Advocacy Fund: Atlantic Philanthropies.” Atlantic Philanthropies. Accessed June 8, 2020. https://www.atlanticphilanthropies.org/grantees/the-advocacy-fund. ^
  2. Return of Organization Exempt from Income Tax (Form 990). Atlantic Advocacy Fund. ^

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Nonprofit Information

  • Accounting Period: December - November
  • Tax Exemption Received: June 1, 2007

  • Available Filings

    Period Form Type Total revenue Total functional expenses Total assets (EOY) Total liabilities (EOY) Unrelated business income? Total contributions Program service revenue Investment income Comp. of current officers, directors, etc. Form 990
    2017 Dec Form 990 $334,800 $3,777,863 $39,390,880 $24,787,223 N $0 $0 $334,800 $0 PDF
    2016 Dec Form 990 $264,954 $15,817,155 $54,464,796 $36,398,515 N $0 $0 $264,954 $0 PDF
    2015 Dec Form 990 $9,554,918 $45,071,426 $75,395,911 $41,597,829 N $0 $0 $9,554,918 $0 PDF
    2014 Dec Form 990 $0 $23,724,537 $97,360,262 $19,377,160 N $0 $0 $0 $0 PDF
    2013 Dec Form 990 $16,485,708 $29,488,758 $114,367,305 $15,296,890 N $0 $0 $16,485,708 $0 PDF
    2012 Dec Form 990 $4,999 $14,267,029 $121,269,642 $10,247,300 N $0 $0 $4,999 $0 PDF
    2011 Dec Form 990 $14,806,702 $13,964,521 $134,003,486 $19,499,748 N $0 $0 $14,806,702 $0 PDF
    2010 Dec Form 990 $41 $43,462,445 $154,757,700 $27,612,398 N $0 $0 $41 $0 PDF

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