Search results for ‘texas public policy foundation’


  • Non-profit

    Earthworks

    Earthworks is an environmentalist nonprofit organization based in Washington, D.C. that advocates for strict environmental regulations, particularly on the fuel and mining industries. Earthworks has opposed the use of zero carbon nuclear energy.
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    Advancement Project

    The Advancement Project (AP) was established in 1999 by a group of civil rights lawyers as a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt, nonprofit organization. While its stated objective is to address race and civil rights issues through the legal system and community activism, AP is in fact a key left-wing agitation group that
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    Scholars Strategy Network

    The Scholars Strategy Network (SSN) is a nationwide collective of researchers, college professors, and other academic figures which aims to influence government legislation and media coverage of the causes it supports. SSN was founded in 2011 by Harvard University sociology professor Theda Skocpol and is based in Boston, Massachusetts.
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    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
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    National Immigration Forum (NIF)

    The National Immigration Forum (NIF) was established in 1982 to advocate for immigrants in the United States. The organization advocates for granting legal status to most illegal immigrants already in the United States and staunchly opposes border enforcement policies. The organization also promotes naturalization and learning English. Background Rick Swartz,
  • Person

    Leland Fikes

    Leland Fikes was a prominent Texas oil and gas executive who founded the Leland Fikes Foundation. Fikes died in 1966, and the Leland Fikes Foundation has since been operated by members of the Fikes family since. It has consistently contributed to left-of-center causes and organizations as well as medical
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    Dustin Moskovitz

    Dustin Aaron Moskovitz is an American Internet entrepreneur who co-founded Facebook with Mark Zuckerberg, Eduardo Saverin, Andrew McCollum and Chris Hughes. In 2008, he left Facebook to co-found Asana with Justin Rosenstein. Moskovitz and his wife, former Wall Street Journal reporter Cari Tuna, are the founders
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    Pew Charitable Trusts

    The Pew Charitable Trusts is a public charity formed in 2003 from the merger of seven foundations created by the Pew family, which made its money in the oil business.  It operates the Pew Research Center as a subsidiary. Originally founded as the family foundation of conservative- and Republican-leaning
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    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
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    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.
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    UnidosUS (formerly National Council of La Raza)

    For the 501(c)(4), see UnidosUS Action Fund (nonprofit) UnidosUs, formerly known as the National Council of La Raza (NCLR) or “La Raza,” is one of the most influential Hispanic organizations in the United States. Meaning “The Race,” La Raza was founded in 1968 as a 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization.
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    MoveOn Civic Action (MoveOn.org)

    MoveOn Civic Action, also known by the name of its website MoveOn.org, describes itself as “the largest independent, progressive, digitally-connected organizing group in the United States.”1 MoveOn operates as a centralized forum for petitions written by
  • Labor Union

    International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT)

    The International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT), commonly shortened to Teamsters, is one of the nation’s largest private-sector labor unions. Principally representing employees in the trucking, railway, and airline industries, the Teamsters union has over 1.2 million members.
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    Gara LaMarche

    Gara LaMarche is the former president of the Democracy Alliance, a network of left-of-center donors for coordinated giving founded in 2005.
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    Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW)

    Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) is a legal advocacy group with previous connections with political strategist David Brock. The organization describes itself as a “nonpartisan” watchdog group directing litigation against government corruption in an effort to advance the public interest. The group is part of Brock’s
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    Community Change

    Also see the 501(c)(4) Community Change Action (nonprofit) Community Change (formerly the Center for Community Change or CCC) is a left-of-center nonprofit that focuses on issues of poverty, race, housing policy, and the treatment of released prisoners.  It also promotes the interests of immigrants, including illegal immigrants. Its affiliated 501(c)(4),
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    BlueGreen Alliance

    The BlueGreen Alliance (BGA) (and its associated 501(c)(3) arm the BlueGreen Alliance Foundation) is a project of America’s national labor unions and major environmentalist groups designed to show a united front for progressive environmentalist policies. The Alliance was founded in 2006 by the United Steelworkers labor union and
  • Labor Union

    American Federation of Teachers (AFT)

    The American Federation of Teachers (AFT) is the second-largest teachers’ union in the United States. The union represents roughly 1.5 million members, most of whom work in teaching and education-related jobs as well as nursing.
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    Tides Center

    For more information, see Tides Nexus The Tides Center is a left-of-center nonprofit created to manage the fiscal sponsorship services of its “sister” organization, the Tides Foundation. Both groups are part of the Tides Nexus of pass-through and fiscal sponsorship nonprofits based in San Francisco, California.
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    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. 1 Sixteen Thirty Fund often operates alongside its charitable “sister” nonprofit New Venture Fund, which