Non-profits (Page 247)


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    Vernon K. Krieble Foundation

    The Vernon K. Krieble Foundation is a family foundation run by the descendants of Vernon K. Krieble, inventor of the super-glue Loctite. The foundation supports a variety of center-right nonprofits and has played a role in the debate over American immigration policy. Krieble Family Vernon Krieble In 1956, Vernon Krieble,
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    Veterans for Peace

    Veterans For Peace is an organization founded in 1985. It was initially made up of US military veterans of World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, the Gulf War, and other conflicts, as well as peacetime veterans and non-veterans but has since spread overseas and has a very
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    Victory 2021 Plan

    The Victory 2021 Plan is a financial strategy organized by left-of-center Democracy Alliance-connected organizations Issue One and the Piper Fund to reduce the influence of political donations by 2021. [9] Established in 2014, the Victory 2021 Plan is a project of both the Piper
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    Video the Vote

    Video the Vote is a project that was formed by Ian Inaba of Guerilla News Network and James Rucker of Color of Change in 2006. The project is run by volunteer journalists who document alleged acts of voter suppression and election irregularities and post them on the
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    Violence Policy Center (VPC)

    The Violence Policy Center (VPC) is a left-of-center organization that advocates for gun control policies. Josh Sugarmann, former communications director for the National Coalition to Ban Handguns (now the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence), formed the VPC in 1988. The organization makes most of its money from contributions and
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    Violet Jabara Charitable Trust

    The Violet Jabara Charitable Trust is a private foundation founded in 2007 by Linda K. Jacobs. The Trust is named after Jacobs’ mother, Violet “Vi” Jabara Jacobs,[69] who founded the Jacobs Family Foundation in 1988, volunteered with the American Friends Service Committee, and supported economic and educational
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    Violet World Foundations

    Violet World Foundations (VWF) is a grantmaking foundation run by investor and artist Robert Michael Scagliotti. [82] The VWF is registered in Fort Mitchell, Kentucky, but most of its grants are directed toward local community support non-profits in San Francisco. The VWF donates to some left-of-center groups which
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    Virginia Civic Engagement Table

    The Virginia Civic Engagement Table is a coalition of left-of-center advocacy groups that functions as a hub for environmentalist anti-conventional energy organizations, expanded voting rights, expanded abortion, and protection of illegal immigrants. The organization is the Virginia branch of State Voices, a nationwide coalition of left-leaning nonprofits that has
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    Virginia Institute for Public Policy

    The Virginia Institute for Public Policy is a center-right nonprofit think tank that is based in Abingdon, Virginia. The institute is a member of the center-right of state-based think thanks known as the State Policy Network. It is also a member of the international center-right network of think tanks
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    Virginia Interfaith Power & Light

    Virginia Interfaith Power and Light (VAIPL), , is a left-of-center environmentalist group based in Richmond, Virginia that organizes outreach to church congregations and other religious and religious-aligned groups throughout the state of Virginia. VAIPL is administered in association with two left-leaning organizations: Interfaith Power and Light national chapter and
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    Virginia League of Conservation Voters

    The Virginia League of Conservation Voters is an organization that supports public policies that take action to prevent on environmental issues. The organization works with state government officials to advocate for these policies. [139]
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    Virginia Mercury

    Virginia Mercury is a left-leaning state-focused news website founded in 2018. While it claims to produce non-partisan news coverage, it selects topics of interest for a left-of-center readership and writes them from a left-of-center perspective. [140] It is owned by the left-of-center States Newsroom (formerly Newsroom Network),
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    Virginia Organizing

    Virginia Organizing, formerly known as the Virginia Organizing Project, is a political advocacy organization in the state of Virginia. While Virginia Organizing calls itself “non-partisan,”  the group receives major funding from left-of-center organizations like Charles Stewart Mott Foundation, Johnson Family Foundation, and Surdna Foundation. [173]
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    Virginia Progressive Prosecutors for Justice

    Virginia Progressive Prosecutors for Justice (VPPFJ) is a professional association of local prosecutors who support left-of-center criminal justice policies. VPPFJ is an outgrowth of the Virginia Association of Commonwealth’s Attorneys (VACA), an ostensibly nonpartisan professional association of Virginia prosecutors. VACA and similar organizations often advocate for policies aligned with a
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    Virginians Organized for Interfaith Community Engagement (VOICE)

    Virginians Organized for Interfaith Community Engagement is a coalition of religious-based organizations in Northern Virginia that seek to support programs that promote affordable housing, immigrants rights, and increased access to health and dental care. [211]
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    virtualCAP.org

    VirtualCAP is a project administered by the Connecticut Association for Community Action that was formed in 2018. The program offers support for the business practices of nonprofit organizations. [212]
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    Vision First Project

    The Vision First Project is an initiative of the left-of-center advocacy and funding clearinghouse New Venture Fund to that supports widespread abortion access. It creates pro-abortion activities and then actively promotes them. [213] Funding It receives funding primarily from the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, an
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    Vital Projects Fund

    Vital Projects Fund is a grant making organization created from the estate of stockbroker Horace W. Goldsmith. It supports a number of left-of-center advocacy organizations. [223] Goldsmith died in 1980 and half of his net assets were given to two charitable organizations chaired by two brothers who both
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    Vital Voices Global Partnership

    Vital Voices Global Partnership is a center-left nonprofit that advocates for women’s issues.
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    VOCAL-NY

    VOCAL-NY, or Voices of Community Activists and Leaders, is a New York-based membership organization that advocates for liberal policies relating to criminal justice, drug policy, housing, and homelessness, and in favor of increased state spending on social services. The group was originally known as the New York AIDS Housing Network.