Program: Community and Opportunity

Sacred Heart Community Service

Founded in 1964, Sacred Heart Community Service’s (Sacred Heart) mission is to build a community free from poverty by creating hope, opportunity, and action. Sacred Heart organizes for social justice to eliminate the root causes of poverty and offers a variety of programs and resources to low-income families and individuals, including essential services and self-sufficiency programs. This grant supports building resident power in the… Continue Reading

Latinos United for a New America (LUNA)

Founded in 2013 by a group of Latino activists and grassroots organizers, Latinos United for a New America’s (LUNA) goal is to unify communities in the city of San Jose, California, to achieve real, long-lasting changes in the areas of jobs, education, transportation, law enforcement, housing, and health. LUNA’s mission is to help Latino immigrants… Continue Reading

Futuro Media

Futuro Media creates multimedia content for and about the new American mainstream in the service of empowering people to navigate the complexities of an increasingly diverse and connected world. Based in Harlem and founded in 2010 by award-winning journalist Maria Hinojosa, Futuro Media is committed to telling stories often overlooked by mainstream media. Its biggest… Continue Reading

Brennan Center for Justice

The Brennan Center for Justice is a nonpartisan law and policy institute working to build an America that is democratic, just, and free for all. Inspired by Justice William J. Brennan Jr’s devotion to core democratic freedoms, the Brennan Center for Justice focuses on strengthening democracy, criminal justice, securing the balance of power, and protecting… Continue Reading

FRONTLINE

WGBH Educational Foundation (WGBH) is the nonprofit organization that oversees the WGBH television and radio stations in Boston, Massachusetts. WGBH is PBS’ largest producer for television and the web, and is home to the national program FRONTLINE. This grant supported the 37th season of FRONTLINE, an investigative and long-form journalism series on American television. Over the… Continue Reading

2020 Census Project

The New Venture Fund (NVF) is a public charity that supports innovative and effective public interest projects in conservation, global health, public policy, international development, education, disaster recovery, and the arts. NVF is the fiscal sponsor of the 2020 Census Project. This grant supports the 2020 Census Project’s goal of ensuring a fair and accurate… Continue Reading

Hope and Heal Fund

Established in 2006, the New Venture Fund (NVF) is a public charity that incubates large-scale social change projects both domestically and internationally. NVF is the fiscal sponsor of the Hope and Heal Fund, established in 2016 by philanthropic leaders to address the urgent issue of gun violence in California, and to model community-based gun violence… Continue Reading

Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press

The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press was founded by journalists almost 50 years ago when the nation’s news media faced a wave of government subpoenas asking reporters to name confidential sources. Its mission is to protect the right to gather and distribute news; to keep government accountable by ensuring access to public records,… Continue Reading

Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley

The Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley (HVSF) raises awareness, encourages volunteerism, and promotes philanthropy to benefit the Hispanic community in Santa Clara and San Mateo counties. This grant supports HVSF’s Latino Board Leadership Academy, in order to promote diversity among nonprofit leadership. The program trains Latinos on different aspects of board member stewardship, and facilitates… Continue Reading