Non-profit

Vision First Project

Project of:

New Venture Fund

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. [1]

Funding

It receives funding primarily from the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, an environmentalist private foundation that has provided at least $2 million to the project. [2] Other donors include the progressive Ettinger Foundation,[3] and the David and Lucile Packard Foundation, a major funder of population control advocacy. [4] [5]

Vision First is a member of the Abortion Care Network that receives funding from the Open Society Foundations, the principal philanthropic venture of liberal billionaire George Soros. [6] The Abortion Care Network supports an association of abortion providers that ensure rural areas can have easy access to abortions. [7]

Leadership

Marta Vucci is the Senior Program Manager from New Venture Fund assigned to Vision First. [8]

Margarida Jorge is a left-progressive consultant that works with Vision First. Jorge was the national field director at Health Care for America Now,[9] which was one of the architects and key supporters of Obamacare. [10]

References

  1. “New Venture Fund.” The David and Lucile Packard Foundation. 2018. Accessed May 18, 2020. https://www.packard.org/grants-and-investments/grants-database/new-venture-fund-58/. ^
  2. 990-PF: William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, Return of a Private Foundation (Form 990-PF), 2015, Part XV https://projects.propublica.org/nonprofits/organizations/941655673/201633079349100928/IRS990PF ^
  3. A 990-PF: Ettinger Foundation, Return of a Private

    Foundation (Form 990-PF), 2015, Charitable Contributions https://www.citizenaudit.org/2017_03_PF/06-6038938_990PF_201512.pdf/ ^

  4. “New Venture Fund.” The David and Lucile Packard Foundation. 2018. Accessed May 18, 2020. https://www.packard.org/grants-and-investments/grants-database/new-venture-fund-58/. ^
  5. “Discover The Networks.” Discover the Networks | David and Lucile Packard Foundation (DLPF). Accessed May 18, 2020. https://www.discoverthenetworks.org/organizations/david-and-lucile-packard-foundation-dlpf. ^
  6. Open Society Foundations. Communities Against Hate: Front-Line Organizations. Open Society Foundations. Accessed May 18, 2020. https://www.opensocietyfoundations.org/uploads/30fc518e-d1da-4306-8578-8afb39c37a42/communities-against-hate-front-line-organizations-20170313.pdf. ^
  7. [1] “ACN Abortion Care Network Acn: About Abortion Care Network.” Abortion Care Network. Accessed May 18, 2020. https://www.abortioncarenetwork.org/about-acn/. ^
  8. “Marta Vucci’s Email & Phone: Vision First @ New Venture Fund’s Senior Program Manager Email.” RocketReach. Accessed May 18, 2020. https://rocketreach.co/marta-vucci-email_8947439. ^
  9. [1] “Americans for Tax Fairness.” Americans For Tax Fairness. Accessed May 18, 2020. https://americansfortaxfairness.org/about/. ^
  10. “Discover The Networks.” Discover the Networks | Health Care for America Now (HCAN). Accessed May 18, 2020. https://www.discoverthenetworks.org/organizations/health-care-for-america-now-hcan. ^
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