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  • Non-profit

    Advancement Project

    The Advancement Project (AP) was established in 1999 by a group of civil rights lawyers as a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt, nonprofit organization. While its stated objective is to address race and civil rights issues through the legal system and community activism, AP is in fact a key left-wing agitation group that
  • 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

    Skoll Global Threats Fund

    The Skoll Global Threats Fund is a private grantmaking foundation and a controlled entity of the Skoll Foundation, both of which are funded by billionaire philanthropist Jeffrey Skoll.1 Skoll is
  • Person

    Naomi Klein

    Naomi Klein is a prominent Canadian activist, syndicated columnist, and author of four books. She is a Writing Fellow at the Nation Institute and contributing editor for The Nation magazine. She has written articles for Harpers, The New York Times, The New Yorker, The Boston Globe, The Guardian,
  • Non-profit

    Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law

    The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law (LCCRUL) is a left-of-center organization of attorneys formed after a request from President John F. Kennedy to support federal civil rights initiatives following a federal integration order for the University of Alabama in 1963 and subsequent protest marches in Mississippi.
  • Non-profit

    Gamaliel Foundation

    The Gamaliel Foundation was originally founded in 1968 by left-wing activist Saul Alinsky, and re-oriented into a community organizing operation during the 1980s under the guidance of executive director Greg Galluzzo.
  • Non-profit

    Mangrove Foundation

    The Mangrove Foundation is a subsidiary of the Atlantic Philanthropies, a private foundation created in 1982 by Irish-American businessman Chuck Feeney. The Atlantic Philanthropies focuses its giving on health, social, and politically left-of-center public policy causes in Australia, Bermuda, Ireland, South Africa, the United States, and Vietnam. A philanthropic
  • 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

    Energy Foundation

    The Energy Foundation, also known as the United States Energy Foundation, is a left-of-center “pass through” charitable foundation founded by and supported by a network of left-wing organizations. The Foundation began in January 1991 as a $20 million collaborative between the Pew Charitable Trusts, Rockefeller family foundations, and
  • Non-profit

    Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP)

    The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP) was formed in 1981 to analyze federal budget issues, focusing largely on how budget decisions affect Americans with low incomes. The group pursues “federal and state policies designed both to reduce poverty and inequality and to restore fiscal responsibility in equitable and
  • For-profit

    Analyst Institute

    The Analyst Institute works with left-of-center organizations and campaigns across the U.S. to help them measure the impact of their programs and increase their reach. The Institute has run experimental tests for hundreds of such groups.
  • Non-profit

    Tides Foundation

    Also see Tides Nexus The Tides Foundation is a major center-left grantmaking organization and a major pass-through funder to numerous left-leaning nonprofits. The San Francisco, California-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit was founded in 1976 by Drummond Pike, a professional political activist who has since retired from the organization, to funnel
  • Person

    George Soros

    George Soros is a Hungarian-born American investor, author, left-of-center political donor, and philanthropist. Outside of his political giving and advocacy, he is best known for a set of currency trades that earned him the moniker “the man who broke the Bank of England.”
  • Other Group

    Democracy Alliance (DA)

    Also see Committee on States (Other Group) and Democracy Alliance Conferences (Other Group) The Democracy Alliance is a collective of left-of-center donors that has been active in orchestrating “the activities of a permanent ‘left infrastructure’” since 2004.