Search results for ‘common cause’


  • 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
  • Non-profit

    Be the Change, Inc.

    Be the Change was a civic engagement and veterans’ advocacy organization. 1 The organization has sunset its operations and merged its civic engagement, education, and veteran support campaigns with various nonprofit organizations.
  • Movement

    Opposition to Nuclear Energy

    There are more than 700 nonprofits and other advocacy groups in the United States that oppose the use of carbon free nuclear energy.
  • For-profit

    Fierberg National Law Group (TFNL Group)

    Fierberg National Law Group (TFNL Group) is a legal team that specializes in representing individuals who have been the victims of fraternity hazing, school violence, sexual assault, and Title IX violations in educational settings.
  • Other Group

    Saccage 2024

    Saccage 2024 is a left-of-center anti-Olympic Games coalition based in Saint-Denis, Paris, France. The group specifically protests the 2024 Olympic Games which will be held in Paris, claiming that the event causes “ecological and social destruction.”
  • Other Group

    Witness Against Torture (WAT)

    Witness Against Torture (WAT) is a grassroots volunteer activist organization that began in 2005 with the goal to close the U.S. detention center at the Guantanamo Bay Naval Base in Cuba and to release the remaining detainees. Each January, WAT fasts, organizes protests, and conducts civil resistance before the White