Lifting Voices of Resistance

Grants List

Total Granted 2018: $176,000

About Face: Veterans Against the War (formerly Iraq Veterans Against the War)

National
$20,000

General support for the leadership and organizing efforts of post 9/11 military veterans in campaigns aimed at challenging militarism within the US and in US foreign policy.

Dissenters (Fiscal sponsor: The Watershed Center)

National
$5,000

Seed funding to support the building of a new national youth-led organization that will work to remove public support for all forms of U.S. militarism.

Dream Defenders (Fiscal sponsor: The Tides Center)

National
$20,000

To support Dream Defenders’ Campaign for A Free Florida, for work that focuses on elevating “the voices of the incarcerated and over policed and to invest in policies and programs that will undermine the effects of systemic racism and violence.”

Emergent Fund (A group advised fund at Proteus Fund)

National
$25,000

To support timely grants to grassroots organizations in communities of color that are facing injustice based on racial, ethnic, religious, and other forms of discrimination.

Movement for Black Lives: Civic Engagement Fund (Fiscal sponsor: Tides Foundation)

National
$20,000

To support strategic planning and technical support to Black-led, base building organizations on long-term agenda setting, governance, and civic engagement strategies.

Pentagon Budget Campaign (Fiscal sponsor: Center for Arms Control and Non-proliferation)

National
$10,000

To support their work towards a significant reduction in Pentagon spending, driven by an alternative vision of the military’s role in US national security.

Southern POC Momentum Training (Fiscal sponsor: The Watershed Center)

National
$16,000

To support, in partnership with Ignite North Carolina, a convening of frontline organizers of color in the South to build social movements.

Texas Civil Rights Project

Texas
$20,000

To support the Ending Family Separation Project’s efforts to reunite and provide legal representation to client families who have been separated because of the “zero tolerance” immigration policies.

Win Without War (A project of the Center for International Policy)

National
$40,000

To support the overall work and mission of Win Without War, a national coalition promoting progressive national security solutions and a less militarized U.S. foreign policy.

Total Granted 2017: $144,000

Beyond the Choir: Veterans Organizing Institute (Fiscal sponsor: Commonwealth Foundation)

National
$10,000

Support for Veteran’s Organizing Institute’s leadership training program for progressive veterans to support veterans’ involvement in a range of social justice movements and campaigns.

Eschaton Foundation: Resource Center for Nonviolence

National
$14,000

To support a gathering of US nonviolent action trainers to analyze training issues, share resources, and to develop an active national network.

Emergent Fund (Fiscal sponsor: Proteus Fund)

National
$50,000

To support timely grants to grassroots organizations in communities of color that are facing injustice based on racial, ethnic, religious, and other forms of discrimination.

Movement for Black Lives: Civic Engagement Fund (Fiscal sponsor: Tides Center)

National
$20,000

To support strategic planning and technical support to Black-led, base building organizations on long-term agenda setting, governance, and civic engagement strategies.

Pentagon Budget Campaign (Fiscal sponsor: Center for Arms Control and Non-proliferation)

National
$10,000

To support their work towards a significant reduction in Pentagon spending, driven by an alternative vision of the military’s role in US national security.

Win Without War (Fiscal sponsor: Center for International Policy)

National
$40,000

To support the overall work and mission of Win Without War, a national coalition promoting progressive national security solutions and a less militarized U.S. foreign policy.

Total Granted 2016: $62,700

Pentagon Budget Campaign (Fiscal sponsor: Center for Arms Control and Non-proliferation)

National
$10,000

To support their work towards a significant reduction in Pentagon spending, driven by an alternative vision of the military’s role in US national security.

Reprieve US

National
$2,000

To support events that bring together drone victims with former drone operators in order to raise public awareness about US drone-killings policy.

Security and Rights Collaborative (a Proteus Fund Initiative)

National
$25,700

To support a convening of national Muslim, Arab and South Asian (MASA) leaders to enhance collaboration and strategic planning at a time of increased challenges nationally.

Win Without War (Fiscal sponsor: Center for International Policy)

National
$25,000

To support the overall work and mission of Win Without War, a national coalition promoting progressive national security solutions and a less militarized U.S. foreign policy.

Total Granted 2015: $35,000

Pentagon Budget Campaign (Fiscal sponsor: Center for Arms Control and Non-proliferation)

National
$10,000
To support this ‘transpartisan’ coalition as it promotes a new vision for U.S. national security with less emphasis on wars and more focus on economic security in the U.S. and works to reduce the Pentagon budget.

Win Without War (Fiscal sponsor: Center for International Policy)

National
$25,000
For coalitional efforts to promote a military withdrawal from Iraq, diplomacy with Iran, reduction of the Pentagon budget, and to prevent future preemptive and unilateral military aggressions. $25,000

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