Help build long-term movement infrastructure that will last beyond the next election. We fund organizations and local leaders that are in their communities for the long haul, not one-off campaigns that come and go each cycle.
Local groups are the most effective messengers for voter registration and mobilization because of the local community building, issue organizing, and advocacy they focus on year-round.
100% of donations go to support Arizona groups. The size and frequency of grants for each group are regularly assessed by MVP’s grant-making team and state advisors based on where additional funding is most needed. For more information or to discuss a customized giving plan, please email [email protected].
This fund is administered by Movement Voter PAC, a federal political committee. Donations are not anonymous or tax-deductible, and will be reported to the FEC and state campaign regulators.
Arizona Coalition for Change (C4C) & its (c)(4) sister organization Our Voice, Our Vote Arizona (OVOV) are member-led organizations based in Phoenix and Tucson committed to advocating for lasting progressive public policies that empower and equip our most vulnerable communities. They focus on building civic and political power in black and brown communities through voter mobilization & turnout, grassroots organizing, leadership development training, voter registration, electing champions into office, and holding elected officials accountable. By putting people first, they develop and lift up the voices of the New American Majority to take on the nations’ most pressing issues.
Arizona Students' Association (ASA) empowers and prepares youth for college admission and graduation through a unique approach based upon a greater cultural understanding as a guide to personal, academic and professional excellence as future leaders.
Arizona Wins is the only unified 501(c)(4) table in Arizona, consisting of labor, civic engagement, reproductive rights, environmental, and other progressive organizations. Arizona Wins functions as a state hub for the electoral and voting rights advocacy field and communications efforts of all partners. Arizona Wins identifies shared priorities, organizes partner organizations to pool their resources, both financial and programmatic, to invest in a coordinated program to reach their shared goals, and identifies and works to fill gaps in both resources and program areas. They are experts at mobilizing young people and communities as our partners are POC lead and embedded in communities of color. Their partners have transformed Arizona and we will transform the country.
Instituto's mission is to build sustained political power of low-income and communities of color in Arizona. They incubate community-based organizations and accelerate the work of existing organizations to ensure they can scale and run impactful programs like: The Monzón Fellowship, Encuentros, and Instituto trainings.
LUCHA and its c3 sister ACE are Center for Popular Democracy affiliates based in the Phoenix area, started to challenge anti-immigrant policies. They have over 1000 Latino and immigrant members, and provide empowerment services along with leadership development, organizing, and civic engagement at scale. They’ve led ballot campaigns including the winning 2016 Prop 206 Minimum Wage initiative, helped in the efforts to defeat former Maricopa County Sheriff Arpaio, and continue to create leaders and campaigns that challenge the political status quo in Arizona.
Part of the national organization and political home for Latinx and Chicanx organizing for racial justice. Mobilizing against immigration enforcement and criminalization. Currently leading a campaign to pressure tech companies to stop profiting from the suffering of immigrants. Organizing in Phoenix, working on candidate endorsements for local elections and community engagement programs for the presidential elections.
Poder in Action’s mission is to build power to disrupt and dismantle systems of oppression and determine a liberated future as people of color in Arizona through our lived experience, leadership development, and civic participation. Founded in 2013, we organize to build community power, create systems change, and move local public policy that increases our community's quality of life by centering our health and wellness. Our values embrace the wisdom of our ancestors and take up the mantle of their legacy. Our values are dignity, family, love, community, self-determination, healing, solidarity, and responsibility.
People's Defense Initiative is a community-led grassroots collective dedicated to building a radically inclusive and transformative movement which uplifts and defends human rights. PDI seeks to advance local policy that fights against structural oppression and the exploitation of the working poor by organizing under the leadership of those directly effected and allied groups. PDI believes that solidarity is key to building the power for transformational change.
Tomorrow We Vote Action is a Black and Brown lead non-partisan 501(c)(4) nonprofit that focuses on the issues which affect the current generation of new voters: Generation Z. We also arrange voter-engaging events for awareness of the political process and to urge the population to vote – with a specific focus on new and young voters.
Poder Latinx is working in Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, and Arizona to build a political wave where the Latinx community plays a key role in the transformation of our country, where immigrants, Latinx and other people of color are decision-makers of our political process.