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  • Non-profit

    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. [1] The project has helped to turn the
  • Non-profit

    Proteus Fund

    The Proteus Fund is a center-left “pass-through” funder and donor-advised fund provider. Since the Fund’s creation in 1995, Proteus has routed hundreds of millions of dollars from major grantmaking foundations and anonymous donors on the Left to activist groups targeting issues including legalizing same-sex marriage, reducing religious freedom to dissent
  • Non-profit

    NoVo Foundation

    The NoVo Foundation is the private foundation controlled by Peter Buffett, son of investor and left-of-center philanthropist Warren Buffett, and Peter’s wife Jennifer. Warren provided the initial donation of 350,000 shares of Berkshire Hathaway valued at $1,000,000,000. [111] The foundation directs millions each year to left-of-center
  • Person

    Henry van Ameringen

    Henry P. van Ameringen is a retired American businessman, real estate developer, philanthropist and advocate for gay rights and marijuana legalization. Van Ameringen worked for the International Flavor and Fragrance company, founded by his father, Arnold Louis van Ameringen. He is a board member of the family’s van Ameringen Foundation
  • Person

    Drummond Pike

    Drummond McGavin Pike is an American businessman, philanthropist, and left-of-center political activist. He is notable for founding a number of organizations that promote and fund progressive causes, the most notable of which was the Tides Foundation in 1976, an organization he led as CEO for 35 years, retiring in
  • Person

    Barbra Streisand

    Barbra Streisand is a singer, screen and stage actor, movie director, and philanthropist.[276] She has been active in support of left-of-center politics and the Democratic Party throughout her career, and she created the Barbra Streisand Foundation to carry out her philanthropic efforts. Streisand has sold approximately 250
  • Person

    Amy Goldman Fowler

    Amy Goldman Fowler is a philanthropist, real estate heiress, and psychologist best known for her gardening and advocacy for heirloom crops and seed preservation. She is a member of the left-of-center donor network Democracy Alliance and sits on the board of a number of philanthropic organizations.[300] She
  • Non-profit

    William and Flora Hewlett Foundation

    The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation (also known as the Hewlett Foundation) is a private foundation established in 1966 by Hewlett-Packard co-founder William R. Hewlett, his wife Flora, and his son Walter. [326] According to 2014 statistics gathered by the Foundation Center, the Hewlett Foundation, with assets over
  • Labor Union

    United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW)

    The United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) is the sixth-largest national labor union in the United States, representing employees in the food production, retail, and chemical industries.[413] Although the UFCW was formerly a member of the Service Employees International Union-led Change to Win union federation, it
  • Political Party/527

    Priorities USA (PAC)

    For the related nonprofit, see Priorities USA Action (nonprofit) Priorities USA Action is a major Super PAC associated with supporting Democratic Party candidates and opposing Republican candidates. The organization was created in April 2011[463] by former White House staffers Bill Burton and Sean Sweeney[464] and backed
  • 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

    NEO Philanthropy

    NEO Philanthropy (formerly Public Interest Projects) is a New York-based nonprofit that serves as a fiscal clearinghouse for left-of-center causes. The group serves as a vehicle for center-left foundations to pool resources, hosts donor-advised funds, and sponsors various liberal projects. [573] The organization is the fiscal sponsor of
  • Non-profit

    Public Citizen

    Public Citizen, Inc. is a liberal 501(c)(4) lobbying and advocacy organization created by left-wing activist and former Green Party presidential candidate Ralph Nader.[668] The organization supports a broad liberal policy agenda focused on opposing to the free-market interests of American business owners.[669] The organization signed a
  • Non-profit

    Tides Foundation

    Also see Tides Nexus The Tides Foundation is a major center-left grantmaking organization and a major pass-through funder to numerous left-leaning nonprofits. The San Francisco, California-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit was founded in 1976 by Drummond Pike, a professional political activist who has since retired from the organization, to funnel
  • Non-profit

    Sixteen Thirty Fund (1630 Fund)

    The Sixteen Thirty Fund (sometimes styled “1630 Fund”) is a left-of-center lobbying and advocacy organization founded in 2008.[775] Sixteen Thirty Fund often operates alongside its charitable “sister” nonprofit New Venture Fund, which provides similar funding and fiscal sponsorship services to center-left organizations. Both groups, along with the
  • Labor Union

    Service Employees International Union (SEIU)

    The Service Employees International Union (SEIU) is one of America’s largest, most controversial, and most politically involved labor unions. The SEIU, which represents building services employees, nurses, other healthcare workers, and public employees, is noted for its close ties to the broader left-of-center movement, perhaps most notably the controversial now-defunct
  • Non-profit

    John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

    The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation (also known as the MacArthur Foundation) was the twelfth largest foundation in the United States in 2014 with total assets over $6 billion.[947] From 2000 to 2017 MacArthur granted an average of just over $200 million each year to programs
  • Non-profit

    Ford Foundation

    The Ford Foundation was, for much of its history, the largest foundation in the United States, though it has been passed in recent years. As of December 2014, it possessed assets of $12.5 billion.[1003]  The foundation has been a major force in American culture and, because of its size,
  • Other Group

    Democracy Alliance (DA)

    Also see Committee on States (Other Group) The Democracy Alliance is a collective of left-of-center donors that has been active in orchestrating “the activities of a permanent ‘left infrastructure’” since 2004.[1037] The organization, the brainchild of Democratic consultant Rob Stein, was established as “a taxable nonprofit” corporation and