Search results for ‘climate change’


  • Non-profit

    Netroots Nation

    Netroots Nation is as an annual convention that aims to train and amplify the efforts of liberal bloggers and online activists.[1] The convention has become a staple of the Democratic political circuit[2] and has been labeled by multiple publications as the largest liberal gathering in the
  • Non-profit

    Hopewell Fund

    The Hopewell Fund is a 501(c)(3) funding and fiscal sponsorship nonprofit managed by Arabella Advisors, a Washington, D.C.-based philanthropy consulting firm. The Hopewell Fund manages a number of left-of-center single-issue advocacy groups, including the Economic Security Project and pro-Obamacare Get America Covered. The Hopewell Fund often operates alongside its “sister” nonprofits, primarily
  • Political Party/527

    Emerge America

    Emerge America (EA) is a left-of-center candidate training organization that vets and prepares female Democrats who aspire to run for local, state, and federal offices. The organization conducts training to prepare and assist female candidates who choose to run within two to three years of the training.  The group was
  • Non-profit

    Atlantic Advocacy Fund

    The Atlantic Advocacy Fund is a Delaware-based left-of-center 501(c)(4) pass-through nonprofit associated with Atlantic Philanthropies, a Bermuda-based foundation which makes grants in the United States. Funding Between 2007 and 2015, Atlantic Philanthropy’s 501(c)(4) Atlantic Advocacy Fund provided a series of grants toward several Tides Advocacy projects and
  • Non-profit

    ACLU of the District of Columbia

    Formed in 1967 as a state-level-equivalent affiliate of the social-liberal group American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), the American Civil Liberties Union of the District of Columbia (ACLU-DC) provides legal aid in cases dealing with the 1st Amendment, race, sex, and other beliefs. In the past two decades, ACLU-DC has
  • Labor Union

    32BJ SEIU

    32BJ SEIU (“32BJ”), founded in 1977, is the nation’s largest union of property service workers, with over 150,000 members in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Florida, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Virginia, Maryland, and Washington, D.C.[131] It is extremely involved in Democratic politics along the east
  • Non-profit

    1Sky

    For more information on 1Sky, see 350.org (Nonprofit) 1Sky was an environmentalist organization and the educational arm of 1Sky Action Fund, a “social welfare” lobbying group. 1Sky and 1Sky Action merged with the left-of-center environmentalist nonprofits 350.org and 350 Action in 2011. [199] Although 1Sky maintains an online presence
  • Non-profit

    NextGen America

    NextGen America was founded in 2013 as NextGen Climate. The organization changed its name in 2017 to better reflect that it was not only concerned about environmental issues, but also would be a leader in opposing President Donald Trump. [211] NextGen founder Tom Steyer is a left-wing
  • Other Group

    Occupy Wall Street

    Occupy Wall Street (OWS) was a protest demonstration that took place in lower Manhattan, from September 17 through November 15, 2011.[235] The New York “occupation,” centered on Zuccotti Park, sparked imitator demonstrations by left-wing protesters worldwide. The protest was originally conceived by the staff at the far-left Canadian
  • Non-profit

    Atlantic Philanthropies

    Atlantic Philanthropies, primarily based in Bermuda, are a collection of principally overseas private foundations founded by businessman Charles “Chuck” Feeney in 1982.[332] Due to technicalities of American foundation law, since it is organized offshore Atlantic Philanthropies is permitted to fund 501(c)(4) advocacy activities, which American-based foundations cannot.
  • Non-profit

    NEO Philanthropy Action Fund

    NEO Philanthropy Action Fund (formerly Public Interest Projects Action Fund) is the 501(c)(4) lobbying and election-related advocacy arm of left-of-center funding pass-through NEO Philanthropy (formerly Public Interest Projects). It provides financial support to a number of other left-of-center lobbying and election-related advocacy groups. Political Activities Americans for Financial Reform
  • Non-profit

    Citizen Engagement Lab (CEL) Education Fund

    Founded in 2011, Citizen Engagement Lab (CEL) Education Fund is a left-of-center California-based nonprofit that specializes in creating subsidiary left-of-center advocacy and coalition interest groups through a practice known as fiscal sponsorship. CEL Education Fund is the 501(c)(3) affiliate of Citizen Engagement Laboratory and provides fiscal sponsorship and organizational
  • Political Party/527

    MoveOn.org Political Action

    MoveOn Political Action, which jointly operates MoveOn.org with its associated 501(c)(4) organization MoveOn Civic Action, describes itself as “the largest independent, progressive, digitally-connected organizing group in the United States.”[388] MoveOn Political Action gathers donations from its members, from entertainment events, and from outside donors like George Soros,
  • Non-profit

    People’s Action Institute

    Formed from the merger of several progressive agitation groups in 2016, People’s Action Institute is one of the most aggressive left-wing advocacy organizations. The group was formed from the union of National People’s Action, Alliance for a Just Society, and USAction Education Fund, three left-of-center community organizing groups.
  • For-profit

    Hilltop Public Solutions (HPS)

    Hilltop Public Solutions (HPS) is a left-of-center political consulting firm that manages Democratic political and left-of-center advocacy campaigns.[445] The company’s clients have included the campaigns of former President Barack Obama, 2016 Democratic Party nominee Hillary Clinton, and numerous U.S. Senate and congressional candidate campaigns.[446] The company
  • Non-profit

    Piper Fund

    The Piper Fund is a campaign finance reform donor collaborative hosted by the Proteus Fund, a center-left funding and fiscal sponsorship nonprofit. The Piper Action Fund is the advocacy arm of the Piper Fund and is hosted by the 501(c)(4) Proteus Action League. Both the Piper Fund and
  • Labor Union

    United Steelworkers (USW)

    The United Steelworkers (USW; formally the United Steel, Paper and Forestry, Rubber, Manufacturing, Energy, Allied Industrial and Service Workers International Union) is a major industrial labor union. The union is a member of the AFL-CIO union federation and Workers Uniting, a partnership with British labor union Unite. The USW reported a
  • Non-profit

    James Irvine Foundation

    The James Irvine Foundation is a California non-profit donor organization with a history of donations to left-of-center labor union activist organizations such as the National Employment Law Project, left-of-center immigration advocates such as the Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund, and anti-energy organizations such as the
  • Non-profit

    Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI)

    The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) is a “pro-regulation” advocacy organization “that is proud of being known as ‘the food police.’”[605] In 1971, three scientists working for Ralph Nader’s Center for the Study of Responsive Law founded CSPI.[606] CSPI has sought to mandate
  • Non-profit

    Annie E. Casey Foundation

    James E. Casey (1888-1983), the founder of United Parcel Service, and his family created the Annie E. Casey Foundation in 1948. When Casey died, the foundation received much of his estate, and the endowment doubled when, in 1999, UPS raised $5.47 billion from an initial public offering. The Annie E.