Search results for ‘the 2020 election’


  • Non-profit

    America Votes

    America Votes is a left-of-center lobbying and advocacy coalition that supports left-of-center issue advocacy and expanding voting access.1 America Votes bills itself as the “Coordination Hub of
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    Aspen Institute

    Aspen Institute is a left-leaning, Washington, D.C.-headquartered think tank that focuses on convening senior-level professionals, hosting events, and driving dialogue across the business, communications, education, environment, health, criminal justice, philanthropy, and national security affairs sectors. 1
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    Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

    The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (Gates Foundation) was formed in 2000 by Microsoft founder Bill Gates and his wife, Melinda. Its total assets of nearly$55 billion (as of year-end 2021) make the Gates Foundation the largest private philanthropic foundation in the world.
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    American Lung Association

    American Lung Association is an advocacy organization whose primary mission since its founding in 1904 is advocacy for improving lung health, reducing the burden of lung cancer on patients, and running anti-tobacco campaigns.
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    Threshold Foundation

    The Threshold Foundation is a nonprofit and membership organization funding a variety of left-of-center causes. Based in Katonah, New York, the foundation’s president is Joan Briggs. 1 History and Causes Threshold Foundation was founded in 1981
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    Alliance for Global Justice (AFGJ)

    The Alliance for Global Justice (AFGJ, sometimes styled AfGJ) is an organizing group that serves as a fiscal sponsor to numerous left-wing initiatives, among them Refuse Fascism,
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    Sunlight Foundation

    The Sunlight Foundation was a government transparency advocacy group pushing for largely center-left government transparency measures.1 While the Sunlight Foundation claimed to be nonpartisan, its original national director, Zephyr Teachout, became a left-wing
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    New America (New America Foundation)

    New America, formerly the New America Foundation, is a left-of-center think tank in the United States. It focuses on a range of public policy issues, including national security studies, technology, asset building, health, gender, energy, education, and the economy. The think tank’s scholars and affiliated commentators include former and some
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    The Nature Conservancy (TNC)

    The Nature Conservancy (TNC) is the world’s largest nongovernmental conservation organization and ranked 20th on the 2018 Forbes list of the 100 largest U.S.-based charities. 1
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    ClimateWorks Foundation

    The ClimateWorks Foundation is a left-of-center “pass-through” funding entity that distributes funds from donors to environmentalist advocacy groups around the world. Many of these nonprofits lobby for emissions taxes, restricting coal use, international climate treaties with strict enforcement mechanisms, and diminishing the use of cars.
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    Center for Social Inclusion

    Center for Social Inclusion (CSI) is a left-of-center social justice advocacy group that advocates for centering racial identity politics in policy activism. In 2017, the group merged with the left-of-center group Race Forward, which has a similar mission focused on race and identity, though both groups still submit separate tax
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    American Constitution Society for Law and Policy

    The American Constitution Society for Law and Policy (ACS) is a left-of-center legal activist group that aims to frame the United States Constitution as a document whose meaning shifts based on historical and political circumstances and that lawmakers should apply its articles and amendments accordingly. To advance this view, often
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    Alliance for Justice (AFJ)

    The Alliance for Justice (AFJ) is a left-of-center legal policy coalition composed of over 100 organizations. The group is best known for the Judicial Selection Project, which seeks to promote left-wing and Democratic-appointed judges while defeating conservative and Republican-appointed judges.
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    RepresentUs

    RepresentUs, founded in 2012, is a legally “nonpartisan” organization focused on reducing what it claims are the negative effects of campaign funding in American politics.1 The organization promotes proposed legislation that aims to increase certain campaign
  • Labor Union

    United Auto Workers (UAW)

    The United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America International Union—also known as the United Automobile Workers (UAW)–is a labor union mainly comprised of American automobile manufacturing employees but that also includes unionized casino and higher education workers.
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    Turner Foundation

    The Turner Foundation is a grantmaking nonprofit associated with the family of billionaire media executive Ted Turner. The Foundation primarily supports environmental conservation efforts, but also contributes to left-of-center environmental advocacy groups. Among the Foundation’s initial goals was “developing practices and policies to curb population growth rates,” a long-running
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    Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation (STBF)

    The Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation (STBF) is one of the charitable entities associated with billionaire Berkshire Hathaway investor Warren Buffett, who funds the Foundation. Founded in 1964 as the Buffett Foundation, STBF was later renamed for Warren’s late first wife Susan, whose estate granted the Foundation over $2 billion.
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    Surdna Foundation

    The Surdna Foundation is an advocacy and endowment management foundation1 funded by a contribution from capitalist businessman turned U.S. Representative John Andrus (R-N.Y.) in 1917. The Foundation has moved away from its
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    Rock the Vote

    Rock the Vote is a left-progressive-aligned organization in the United States whose stated mission is to engage and “build the political power of young people.” The group claims to be nonpartisan,1 but has produced videos
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    ProPublica

    ProPublica is an investigative journalist organization which publishes reports on perceived and actual abuses of power by governments, businesses, and other entities. 1 Its database of 9.6 million tax filing 990 documents for non-profits is used frequently by