Search results for ‘common cause’

  • Other Group (It’s Going Down) (IGD) is an extreme-left news and media platform launched in 2015 to serve as a rallying place for the anarchist movement. While its editors post a legal disclaimer stating IGD is not responsible for instigating illegal and violent behavior, the website regularly provides sympathetic and often first-person accounts of
  • 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
  • Non-profit

    Democracy Initiative Education Fund

    The Democracy Initiative Education Fund (DIEF) is the nonprofit arm of the Democracy Initiative, a major left-progressive advocacy group coalition. DIEF has received grants and contributions from major left-of-center foundations including the Rockefeller Brothers Fund, the Proteus Fund, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation,
  • 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.
  • 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

    Free Press

    Free Press is a pro-net neutrality and anti-business media advocacy organization 1 that supports tighter governmental control over the internet,2 blocking the
  • Non-profit

    Bauman Family Foundation

    The Bauman Family Foundation is a foundation that has donated millions of dollars to left-of-center causes over the past decade.1 The foundation
  • Non-profit

    Schumann Media Center

    The Schumann Media Center (formerly the Schumann Center for Media and Democracy and the Florence and John J. Schumann Jr. Foundation) is a private foundation that gives large grants to various left-of-center nonprofits, particularly those in media. The organizations that have received the most in grants from the Media Center
  • Non-profit

    Rock the Vote

    Rock the Vote is a left-progressive-aligned organization in the United States whose stated mission is to engage and “build the political power of young people.” The group claims to be nonpartisan,1 but has produced videos
  • Non-profit

    Issue One

    Issue One is an organization that advocates for restricting election-related speech activity. It also seeks to restrict lobbying on local, state, and federal levels. While it purports to be bipartisan and works with former centrist Republican lawmakers, the group is associated with the Democracy Alliance network of liberal mega-donors,
  • Non-profit

    Western Conservation Foundation

    Western Conservation Foundation is an environmentalist group based in Denver that provides grants to like-minded organizations in the western United States.1 The group informs the public of actions taken by public officials that it claims hurt
  • Non-profit

    Stephen M. Silberstein Foundation

    The Stephen M. Silberstein Foundation was established by Stephen Silberstein in Belvedere, California, in May 1998.1 Records indicate the
  • Non-profit

    Every Voice Center

    Formerly known as Public Campaign, Every Voice Center is a left-of-center 501(c)(3) nonprofit based in Washington, D.C. 1 The organization is related to and partners with the 501(c)(4) Every Voice. Together, the two groups
  • Non-profit

    Ploughshares Fund

    The Ploughshares Fund is an anti-nuclear proliferation organization pooling and directing donations from wealthy individuals and philanthropies. It is reportedly “the largest grant-making foundation in the United States focusing exclusively on peace and security issues.”
  • Non-profit

    Color of Change

    For the 501(c)(3), see Color of Change Education Fund (Nonprofit) Color of Change is an online organizing organization created by the Obama administration’s former “green jobs czar” Van Jones and the former director of grassroots mobilization for, James Rucker, in 2005.
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    John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

    The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation (also known as the MacArthur Foundation) was the twelfth largest foundation in the United States in 2014 with total assets over $6 billion.
  • Non-profit

    Center for Media and Democracy (CMD)

    Also see SourceWatch (other group) The Center for Media and Democracy (CMD) is a Wisconsin-based left-wing media, opposition research, and agitation group. CMD has its origins in the anti-corporate and conspiratorial career of its founder John Stauber and his co-author Sheldon Rampton. While Stauber headed CMD, he and Rampton
  • Other Group

    SPARC (Sparking Political Action, Response, and Change)

    SPARC (Sparking Political Action, Response, and Change) is a left-of-center political action and voter mobilization group. Located in Santa Barbara, California, SPARC was founded in 2016 by three Santa Barbara women, purportedly as a response to the 2016 election of President Donald Trump. This organization later went on to host
  • Non-profit

    Rank the Vote

    Rank the Vote is a left-of-center advocacy group that recommends policies that would fundamentally transform the American electoral system at the national level, including the federalization of election administration and nationwide implementation of ranked choice voting (RCV). It is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization based in Massachusetts. It has partnerships with