- We support organizations and leaders that build civic engagement and power in low-income communities.
We invest in the development and retention of adult leaders who build relationships, organize and lead underrepresented communities.
- We strengthen the capacity of organizing groups to train leaders to engage in meaningful community-led campaigns and advocacy, and collaborate with partner organizations and coalitions.
Our Desired Outcomes:
Grantee organizations have strong organizing and management capacities.
Membership increases year to year.
Leaders are retained and continue developing their skills and take on deeper responsibilities.
Over time coalitions and partners work together and campaigns show progress: members increase their civic engagement and influence local institutions and government.
Leaders and communities are empowered and transformed.