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  • Non-profit

    Americans for Financial Reform

    Americans for Financial Reform is a left-of-center political alliance of 200 left-leaning organizations seeking stricter regulations on the financial industry. It is a project of the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights (LCCHR). [1] [2] The group’s priorities include greater oversight and regulation of
  • Non-profit

    Environmental Grantmakers Association

    The Environmental Grantmakers Association (EGA) is an organization that coordinates the distribution of grants to advance the left-of-center environmentalist movement. [30]  Formed in 1987, EGA began as a project of the Rockefeller Family Fund. [31] EGA has since become a powerful consortium of agenda-setting foundations that
  • 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

    United for a Fair Economy (UFE)

    United for a Fair Economy (UFE) is a left-of-center advocacy group based in Boston, Massachusetts which attempts to reduce economic inequality by lobbying for tax increases and increasing labor union privileges. UFE was cofounded by Chuck Collins, Felice Yeskel, and Mike Miller in 1995. History Early in his life, Chuck
  • Non-profit

    Sunlight Foundation

    The Sunlight Foundation is a government transparency advocacy group pushing for largely center-left government transparency measures.[149] While the Sunlight Foundation claims to be nonpartisan, its original national director, Zephyr Teachout, became a left-wing Democratic politician;[150] its funders include the left-of-center Bloomberg Philanthropies;[151] and its
  • Non-profit

    The Nature Conservancy (TNC)

    The Nature Conservancy (TNC) is the world’s largest nongovernmental conservation organization and ranked 20th on the 2018 Forbes list of the 100 largest U.S.-based charities. [226] [227] It reports holding 3.1 million acres of U.S. land under conservation easements, TNC’s primary tool for preserving land and
  • Non-profit

    National Wildlife Federation

    The National Wildlife Federation is one of the nation’s largest and highest-profile environmentalist organizations. In recent years, along with its associated NWF Action Fund advocacy organization, it has transitioned from being a conservation organization representing the interests of hunters and outdoor recreation enthusiasts into a left-leaning pressure group focused on
  • Non-profit

    Amnesty International USA (AIUSA)

    Amnesty International is a non-governmental organization focused on human rights. The organization claims to have over 7 million members and supporters around the world. Amnesty International USA (AIUSA) is the American branch and the largest section of Amnesty International (AI), a London-based international advocacy organization.[396] In its early
  • Non-profit

    American Constitution Society for Law and Policy

    The American Constitution Society for Law and Policy (ACS) is a legal organization that is often considered the liberal version of the center-right Federalist Society. The group endorses the left-of-center view of the Constitution as a “living document,” capable of substantial judicial interpretation that critics see as improper legislating from
  • Non-profit

    Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation (STBF)

    The Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation (STBF) is one of the charitable entities associated with billionaire Berkshire Hathaway investor Warren Buffett, who funds the Foundation. Founded in 1964 as the Buffett Foundation, STBF was later renamed for Warren’s late first wife Susan, whose estate granted the Foundation over $2 billion.
  • Non-profit

    Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC)

    The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) is a controversial watchdog of extremist groups. It has been criticized for its financial practices and for characterizing non-violent conventional conservative organizations as equivalent to violent extremists. SPLC was co-founded in 1971 by Morris Dees, a lawyer and direct marketing expert and fellow
  • 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

    Enroll America

    Enroll America is a 501(c)(3) founded in 2011—the year after the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, was signed into law—for the express purpose of enrolling people in Obamacare insurance plans and ensuring those people renewed their enrollments.[720] Founded by alumni of President Barack Obama’s 2008
  • Non-profit

    As You Sow

    As You Sow is a nonprofit organization that seeks to promote using shareholder action to force companies to adopt various left-of-center viewpoints, commonly called by the euphemism “corporate social responsibility.” The organization buys shares in the companies to force the companies to change their positions on issues through shareholder advocacy.
  • Non-profit

    U.S. Public Interest Research Group (US-PIRG)

    Founded by left-wing activist and former Presidential candidate Ralph Nader, the U.S. Public Interest Research Group is a 501(c)(4) organization that oversees a federation of state progressive advocacy groups also known as “PIRGs.” As the national organization for these independent state-based PIRGs, U.S. PIRG coordinates resources among its 47
  • Non-profit

    Rockefeller Foundation

    The Rockefeller Foundation was founded in 1913 as the primary philanthropic vehicle for the charity of Standard Oil billionaire John D. Rockefeller, Sr. (1839-1937). Its projects over the past century have included funding medical research, supporting the “Green Revolution” of agricultural production innovation, and backing controversial population control movements. The
  • Non-profit

    Restaurant Opportunities Centers United (ROC)

    Restaurant Opportunities Centers United (ROC or ROC-United) is one of the nation’s most prominent “worker centers,” labor-union-like organizations backed by union organizing know-how and left-of-center foundation funding. An outgrowth of a mutual-aid organization for the surviving unionized employees of the Windows on the World restaurant destroyed in the September 11th
  • Non-profit

    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
  • 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

    National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)

    Founded in 1909, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is the nation’s oldest civil rights organization. Over its 100+ year history The NAACP has grown exponentially to what is now a network of more than 2,200 affiliates covering all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Japan