Search results for ‘texas public policy foundation’


  • Non-profit

    JEHT Foundation

    The JEHT Foundation was a left-of-center grantmaking nonprofit based in New York City. The Foundation’s name was an acronym for “Justice, Equality, Human Dignity and Tolerance.” The Foundation made the bulk of its grants in support of left-of-center criminal justice and electoral policy implementation. The Foundation also funded efforts to
  • Political Party/527

    Republican Main Street Partnership

    The Republican Main Street Partnership is a group that supports moderate Republican members of Congress. It has been backed in the past by labor unions. The group exists to counter the influence of more conservative members of Congress and calls itself the “governing wing of the Republican Party.” The group
  • Non-profit

    AIDS Healthcare Foundation

    The AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) is a California-based organization that provides medical services to people with HIV/AIDS. The organization has also funded, sponsored, and supported left-wing ballot initiatives on drug prices, housing, and other issues in California and across the country. The organization is led by one of its co-founders,
  • Non-profit

    Tara Health Foundation

    The Tara Health Foundation is a grantmaking foundation that funds pro-abortion groups and abortion-rights-related causes. It was founded in 2014 by former Kaiser Permanente researcher Ruth Shaber, who is executive director and board chair. [55] [56] Programs The Tara Health Foundation focuses its funding in five
  • Non-profit

    Washington State Public Interest Research Group (WASHPIRG) Foundation

    Washington Public Interest Research Group (WashPIRG) Foundation is the policy research arm of the Washington Public Interest Research Group. It is the Washington state affiliate of the U.S. Public Interest Research Group (US-PIRG) Education Fund, a national left-progressive policy advocacy coalition within the Public Interest Network of left-of-center
  • Non-profit

    Simons Foundation

    The Simons Foundation is a private foundation founded by left-leaning Renaissance Technologies hedge fund founder James Simons and his wife, Marilyn. The Foundation funds research in four broad areas: mathematics and physical sciences, life sciences, autism research, and “Outreach & Education.” The Foundation conducts its own research through the Flatiron
  • Non-profit

    Dorot Foundation

    The Dorot Foundation is a private foundation that supports left-of-center advocacy in the United States and Israel. It was founded and has been operated by members of the Ungerleider family. In the early 2010s, trustees involved in the bankruptcy proceedings surrounding the Bernie Madoff investment scandals sued an Ungerleider family-associated
  • Non-profit

    Corporation for Public Broadcasting

    In operation since 1968, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) is a non-profit corporation funded by the U.S. government that is the main support for the nation’s network of public television and radio stations. [135] The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) – the national public television network – was
  • Non-profit

    Amalgamated Charitable Foundation

    The Amalgamated Charitable Foundation is a donor-advised fund that was spun off from the Service Employees International Union-owned Amalgamated Bank in 2017. [237] It funds a number of left-progressive advocacy organizations and sponsors a campaign targeting social-conservative and immigration-restrictionist organizations identified as “hate groups” by the
  • Non-profit

    Laura and John Arnold Foundation

    The Laura and John Arnold Foundation is a private foundation based in Houston, Texas. The foundation was founded in 2008 by hedge fund manager John Arnold and his wife, Laura. The foundation focuses on criminal justice, education issues, public pensions, dietary policy, and scientific research reform. The foundation
  • Non-profit

    Eugene McDermott Foundation

    The Eugene McDermott Foundation is a private grantmaking foundation based in Dallas, Texas. The organization has given to left-leaning organizations, including affiliates of the abortion network Planned Parenthood and the left-of-center Texas state-level policy group Center for Public Policy Priorities. Texas Instruments industrialist and philanthropist Eugene McDermott created
  • Non-profit

    Bloomberg Family Foundation (Bloomberg Philanthropies)

    The Bloomberg Family Foundation is the $7 billion foundation[286] created by left-leaning Democratic billionaire and former Mayor of New York City Michael R. Bloomberg. Bloomberg, who has a reported net worth of nearly $50 billion,[287] has pledged to give away most of his fortune during
  • Non-profit

    National Public Pension Coalition

    The National Public Pension Commission (NPPC) is a labor-union-aligned left-of-center advocacy group which supports maintaining and expanding pension programs for government employees. The organization oversees a network of 15 state-level nonprofits and publishes research on the benefits of public pensions. The NPCC has close ties to numerous prominent government worker
  • For-profit

    The New Republic

    The New Republic (TNR) is a left-of-center opinion journal founded in 1914 and originally intended as a platform to promote the ideas of its first managing editor, Herb Croly, who advocated for a more powerful federal government, wealth redistribution, much more powerful labor unions, increased regulation on business, and higher taxes.
  • Non-profit

    ACLU Foundation of Texas

    The ACLU Foundation of Texas is the educational and litigation arm of the ACLU of Texas, the Texas state-level affiliate of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) social-liberal lobbying, litigation, and campaigning group. The ACLU Foundation of Texas supports left-of-center positions through courtroom activism and advocacy efforts geared
  • Non-profit

    Open Society Policy Center

    The Open Society Policy Center (OSPC) is a lobbying group associated with the Open Society Network and the Open Society Foundations, the principal advocacy philanthropic efforts of left-of-center financial billionaire George Soros. Since 2002, OSPC has spent more than $152 million on grantmaking and lobbying activities. More
  • Non-profit

    JK Irwin Foundation

    The JK Irwin Foundation is a private grantmaking foundation based in San Francisco focused primarily on criminal justice policy, including prison reform and drug abuse treatment reform. [542] John Irwin, a university professor and author who had previously served five years’ imprisonment for armed robbery, formed the Foundation.
  • Non-profit

    Lakeside Foundation

    The Lakeside Foundation is a California-based private foundation. It was founded in 1956. The organization contributes mostly to educational and health related non-profits. In addition to those charitable contributions, the organization donates to a handful of center-right advocacy causes. Leadership The Lakeside Foundation does not report compensating any of its
  • Non-profit

    Hirsch Family Foundation

    The Hirsch Family Foundation (HFF) is a private family foundation based in Dallas Texas.  HFF funds a wide variety of charitable initiatives including scholarships, medical research, the arts, Jewish community interests, and foreign policy research. Between 2010 and 2017, HFF donated more than $5.2 million to the Center for European
  • Non-profit

    Dodge Jones Foundation

    The Dodge Jones Foundation was a family foundation devoted to civic projects in Abilene, Texas and supporting center-right advocacy nonprofits. The foundation shut down in December 2018 after transferring $28 million in assets to the Dodge Jones Legacy Foundation, which began operations in 2019. Background The Dodge Jones foundation was