Search results for ‘texas public policy foundation’


  • Non-profit

    Sparkplug Foundation

    The Sparkplug Foundation is a left-wing grant making organization that assists start-up and smaller left-of-center groups. [1] Sparkplug Foundation has provided support to anti-Israel groups that support the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement [2] and Rasmea Odeh, a terrorist convicted by Israel for involvement
  • Non-profit

    Overbrook Foundation

    The Overbrook Foundation is a New York City-based grantmaking foundation founded in 1948 by investor Frank Altschul and his wife Helen. Today, the Overbrook Foundation’s grants are focused on funding for left-of-center groups supporting social liberalism and environmentalism. Overbrook has an endowment of $150 million and has donated more than
  • Non-profit

    Fund for Policy Reform

    The Fund for Policy Reform is a 501(c)(4) lobbying organization founded and funded by left-of-center megadonor George Soros within his Open Society Foundations network of groups. The Fund for Policy Reform provides grants to left-of-center organizations, most notably in drug policy, criminal justice, and election administration policy, in
  • Non-profit

    Texas Education Grantmakers Advocacy Consortium

    The Texas Education Grantmakers Advocacy Consortium (TEGAC) is a grant-making organization comprised of 50 foundations involved in supporting advocacy for increased taxpayer funding for public education in Texas. [143] Its strategies include lobbying for more taxes, conducting research to determine best practices in education, and determining where the
  • Non-profit

    Texas Civil Rights Project

    The Texas Civil Rights Project is a is a left-leaning legal organization that provides legal services to illegal immigrants and opposes election integrity measures. James C. Harrington founded in the Texas Civil Rights Project in 1990. He was a supporter of Cesar Chavez and the United Farm Workers. The
  • Non-profit

    Youth Rise Texas

    Youth Rise Texas is an Austin, Texas-based minority youth-focused advocacy organization founded in 2015. [170][171] The organization opposes immigration deportation and America’s high rate of incarceration. It was officially registered as a 501(c)(3) non-profit in 2018. [172][173] Youth Rise offers internships to
  • 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. [248] [249] 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. [328] 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. [430] 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[479] 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,[480] 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.