Search results for ‘common cause’


  • Non-profit

    Conservation Lands Foundation (CLF)

    The Conservation Lands Foundation (CLF) is a left-of-center environmental activist organization that seeks to expand the United States’ National Conservation Lands 1 and operates the Stop Willow Campaign, which opposes the development of the National
  • For-profit

    OpenAI

    OpenAI is a for-profit artificial intelligence (AI) developer. It was originally founded as a nonprofit organization in 2015 by several technologists and entrepreneurs including Sam Altman, Greg Brockman, Ilya Sutskever, and Elon Musk. Formerly a nonprofit organization, in 2019 it reorganized with its main business operating as a “profit
  • Person

    Susan Pritzker

    Susan Pritzker is a philanthropist, feminist, and political activist focused on left-of-center issues and redistribution of wealth. She married Nicholas Pritzker, a member of the family that started Hyatt Hotels Corporation and one of America’s richest families, and has spent over 45 years involved in philanthropy and activism. In
  • Non-profit

    America Works USA

    America Works USA is a union-funded affiliate of the Democratic Governors Association that engages in political advocacy to support Democratic Party governors and gubernatorial candidates, as well as labor union policy priorities at the state level.
  • Non-profit

    Women Lawyers on Guard (WLG)

    Women Lawyers on Guard (WLG) is a nonprofit association of lawyers advocating for stricter enforcement of anti-sexual harassment policies in the legal profession. WLG also writes left-of-center amicus briefs on prominent court cases, mostly involving abortion and contraceptive access. Women Lawyers on Guard Action Network is the 501(c)(4) advocacy arm
  • Non-profit

    Vitol Foundation

    The Vitol Foundation is a charity group which stems from the $500 billion energy company Vitol. 1 The group promotes abortion and birth control access, a universal health care system, increased education
  • Non-profit

    Democracy Found

    Democracy Found is a Wisconsin-based organization that advocates a form of ranked-choice voting that it calls “Final-Five Voting” to replace party primaries and plurality voting. 1 Wisconsin business leaders Katherine Gehl and Austin Ramirez established
  • Non-profit

    Hollyhock Foundation

    The Hollyhock Foundation is a left-of-center grantmaking foundation. In 2022, Hollyhock Foundation contributed $5,368,305 to the investigative journalist organization ProPublica, making it the site’s largest funder that year.
  • Non-profit

    Edmund Burke Foundation

    The Edmund Burke Foundation (EBF) is a national-conservative research organization that traces Anglo-American conservative tradition from its earliest days up through the 20th century. 1 It is named for Edmund Burke, an 18th-century British
  • Non-profit

    Jews Against Soros (JAS)

    Jews Against Soros (JAS) is a right-of-center Jewish organization founded by right-of-center attorney Will Scharf and journalist Josh Hammer that is opposed to political donor and philanthropist George Soros, who has contributed to numerous left-of-center political organizations and politicians.
  • Non-profit

    Foreign Policy for America (FP4A)

    Foreign Policy for America (FP4A) is a left-of-center foreign policy advocacy organization that was founded in 2017 in response to the election of President Donald Trump. 1
  • Non-profit

    Clean Virginia

    Clean Virginia is a left-of-center environmentalist group. The group and its founder, Michael Bills, have become one of the largest political donors in Virginia.
  • Non-profit

    Mortgage Bankers Association of America (MBA)

    The Mortgage Bankers Association of America (MBA) is the national nonprofit organization in the United States representing the real-estate finance industry. As of 2022, MBA has 162 employees and 2,200 member organizations.
  • Non-profit

    Humanity United

    Humanity United is a left-of-center private grantmaking foundation that works primarily in the areas of “peacebuilding” and human trafficking, but also funds organizations that focus on a wide variety of subjects, such as diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI); journalism; and surveillance and privacy. Along with its sister organization, Humanity United
  • Person

    Michael Harrington

    Michael Harrington (full name Edward Michael Harrington) was an influential left-wing activist. He founded the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA), an organization which works to advance far-left politics, including within the Democratic Party, and claims to be the largest socialist group in the United States. He was also involved
  • Non-profit

    Plan International

    Plan International is a nonprofit organization that funds children’s programs internationally and provides additional services for girls. It also advocates for public policies and funding of social services that specifically serve women.
  • Other Group

    Tikkun Olam Commission (TOC)

    The Tikkun Olam Commission (TOC) is a left-of-center advocacy coordination organization aligned with the Reconstructionist Jewish movement. Founded in April 2018, the commission works to promote activism related to race, immigration, and environmentalism by its members and by sympathetic left-leaning congregations; since 2020, it has focused primarily on racial issues.
  • Other Group

    Veterans Organizing Institute

    The Veterans Organizing Institute is a left-of-center training organization that provides community organizing and political advocacy training to veterans. The group is a training arm of Common Defense, a left-of-center organization that organizes veterans to support left-of-center political causes. Common Defense formed in 2016 by organizing “Vets Against Trump” protests.
  • Other Group

    Public Interest Computer Association (PICA)

    The Public Interest Computer Association (PICA) was a technology-policy advocacy group founded in 1983 by Marc Rotenberg, who later became a leading left-of-center figure on technology privacy and policy issues. 1
  • Non-profit

    Social Impact Fund (SIF)

    The Social Impact Fund (SIF) is a left-of-center grantmaking organization and activism incubator backed by film and television actors and other wealthy entertainment industry players. SIF identifies “removing the common administrative burdens” to philanthropy as one of its main objectives, and it promises “discretion” to its donors and supporters, touting