Search results for ‘common cause’

  • Non-profit

    Daniels Fund

    The Daniels Fund is a perpetual foundation created by Robert William “Bill” Daniels, an entrepreneur whose fortune came from commissions made creating and selling cable television systems. The fund primarily supports nonprofits in Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming through scholarships and support for social service organizations. Approximately 10 percent
  • Non-profit

    Public Citizen Foundation

    The Public Citizen Foundation is an advocacy organization founded in 1992 to support the lobbying of Public Citizen. Public Citizen is a left-of-center advocacy organization founded by Ralph Nader that opposes the free-market interests of American business owners.
  • Non-profit

    Media Matters Action Network

    The Media Matters Action Network (MMAN) is a research organization which targets right-of-center publications, institutions, and public figures to discredit them. The organization also provides resources to left-wing activists for them to conduct their own targeting campaigns. MMAN is a partner project of Media Matters for America (MMFA), a
  • Political Party/527 Political Action

    MoveOn Political Action, which jointly operates 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.”1 MoveOn Political Action gathers donations from
  • Person

    Richard Trumka

    Richard Trumka was the president of the American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations, better known by its acronym AFL-CIO, from September 2009 until his death in August 2021.
  • Non-profit

    People’s Action Institute

    The People’s Action Institute is a community organizing group formed from the merger of several advocacy organizations in 2016 including the National People’s Action, Alliance for a Just Society, and USAction Education Fund, three left-of-center community organizing groups.
  • Non-profit

    Center for American Progress Action Fund (CAP Action)

    Also see Center for American Progress (Nonprofit) The Center for American Progress Action Fund (CAP Action), established in July 2003 by longtime Clinton family confidant John Podesta, liberal billionaire George Soros, and a handful of other former Washington, D.C. Democrats and Clinton administration officials, is a leading force
  • Other Group

    The Patriotic Millionaires

    The Patriotic Millionaires is a group of Americans who earn more than $1 million per year and advocate for left-wing economic policies. They were organized by longtime Democratic and left-wing strategist Erica Payne with help from trial lawyer and major Democratic donor Guy Saperstein in 2010, who recruited
  • Non-profit

    Pew Center for the States

    The Pew Center on the States was a research program of the left-of-center Pew Charitable Trusts. It was in place from 2007 until 2012 and was headed by Pew Charitable Trusts’ current CEO Susan Urahn.
  • Person

    Jamie Gorelick

    Jamie Gorelick is an attorney and longtime Washington, D.C. Democratic political operative. She is currently a partner at the DC-based WilmerHale law firm. Her career has been marked by controversy. As Deputy Attorney General in the Clinton Administration, she drafted a memo that greatly restricted information sharing between federal law
  • For-profit

    Arabella Advisors

    Arabella Advisors (commonly called “Arabella”) is a philanthropic consulting company that guides the strategy, advocacy, impact investing, and management for high-dollar left-leaning nonprofits and individuals. 1 Arabella provides these clients with a number of services that ease
  • Non-profit

    Constitutional Accountability Center (CAC)

    Constitutional Accountability Center (CAC) is a left-of-center legal policy think tank that promotes a progressive reading of the U.S. Constitution through policy analysis and amicus briefs. 1 CAC has filed a number of lawsuits
  • Non-profit

    Jessie Smith Noyes Foundation

    The Jessie Smith Noyes Foundation is a left-of-center grantmaking foundation that funds a variety of left-of-center and far-left advocacy organizations. The organization is based in New York City and has funding focus areas in New York and Mississippi as well as nationally. The foundation was founded in the 1940s by
  • Non-profit

    Center for Food Safety

    The Center for Food Safety (CFS) is a left-of-center, environmentalist nonprofit based in Washington, D.C. The organization has opposed the use of zero carbon nuclear energy and biotechnology, especially the production of genetically engineered (GE) foods.
  • Non-profit

    Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

    The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (Gates Foundation) was formed in 2000 by Microsoft founder Bill Gates and his wife, Melinda. Its total assets of nearly$55 billion (as of year-end 2021) make the Gates Foundation the largest private philanthropic foundation in the world.
  • Non-profit

    Climate Action Network International (CAN-I)

    For funding information, see U.S. Climate Action Network Climate Action Network-International (CAN-I) is the governing organization that unifies each Climate Action Network (CAN) region and chapter. The organization was founded shortly after the formation of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). While its original intent was to serve
  • Non-profit

    Threshold Foundation

    The Threshold Foundation is a nonprofit and membership organization funding a variety of left-of-center causes. Based in Katonah, New York, the foundation’s president is Joan Briggs. 1 History and Causes Threshold Foundation was founded in 1981
  • Non-profit

    Alliance for Global Justice (AFGJ)

    The Alliance for Global Justice (AFGJ, sometimes styled AfGJ) is an organizing group that serves as a fiscal sponsor to numerous left-wing initiatives, among them Refuse Fascism,
  • Non-profit

    Silicon Valley Community Foundation (SVCF)

    The Silicon Valley Community Foundation (SVCF) is a left-of-center grantmaking organization with over $11 billion in assets. The Foundation conducts most of its grantmaking through donor-advised fund (DAF) accounts established with oversight from individual donors who can advise how their gifts are distributed for charitable purposes. SVCF has drawn criticism
  • Non-profit

    Oxfam America

    Also see Oxfam America Advocacy Fund (Non-profit) Oxfam America is the American nonprofit arm of the worldwide group Oxfam International, which advocates for expanded international aid programs worldwide. 1 Oxfam America’s programs focus