ResistDeadline: June 2, 2017
Resist believes in grassroots organizing, creativity, and power. Resist’s theory of social change is rooted in the belief that when communities most impacted by injustices come together, organize, address root causes, and take direct action powerful social change happens. Funding is provided to organizations that:
- Organize within communities for structural social and economic change
- Work in alliance and coalition with other social justice organizations
- Have an intersectional/cross-issue analysis
- Are led by frontline communities and/or be in solidarity with frontline communities
Amount: Dependent upon grant type, as follows:
- General support grants: Grants of up to $4,000 are available to support social justice organizing
- Emergency grants: Grants of $1,000 are available to organizations facing unforeseen and timely political opportunities
- Accessibility grants: Resist will fund the additional costs of projects or events which will make them accessible to people with disabilities) for amounts up to $4,000
Multi-year and technical assistance grants are also available to current grantees.
Eligibility: Tax-exempt, nonprofit organizations that have an organizational budget under $150,000 per year and carry out most of their work in the U.S.