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 Florida 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.
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.
Alianza for Progress organizes the Puerto Rican and Latinx communities across Florida, increasing civic engagement through voter registration and issue advocacy to help transform the state into a more equitable place. They are pushing forward key issues such as economic development and voting rights through their Avanzando Agenda (Moving Forward Agenda). Alianza has coordinated the Respeta Mi Gente coalition to mobilize the Puerto Rican vote in five Central Florida counties, including Orange and Osceola.
Black Voters Matter organizes voters in the Florida Panhandle, leading GOTV events and supporting for groups in Northern Florida who are not otherwise reached by the rest of Florida’s social justice infrastructure. Their deep voter engagement efforts focus on several key issues, including affordable housing, supporting returning citizens, and census education.
Dream Defenders was launched by organizers fighting back after the Trayvon Martin shooting. In protest of the killing, they occupied the state capitol for over a month. As part of the Statewide Alignment Group, Dream Defenders helped win Amendment 4, restoring voting rights to more than 1 million Floridians. They have expanded and deepened their base to 8 counties, catalyzing Black and Brown youth organizing across the state with a focus on policing, bail reform, and advancing a collective statewide strategy around state attorney and sheriff races.
Emgage Action has taken on voter registration and mobilization drives over the past two cycles and has started to run Muslim candidates for office in municipal elections. They focus on organizing and leadership development in Muslim, Asian American and Pacific Islander, Black, and Brown communities in Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach and 6 other counties.
Engage Miami believes in speaking youth to power. They were instrumental in the fight to expand early voting sites on college campuses, increasing accessibility for young people. With a bold, creative, impactful, and local culture of civic participation and voter engagement led by and for young people, they have registered thousands of new voters, launched voter education and GOTV campaigns, and developed comprehensive voter guides for young voters.
Engage Miami Civic Fund includes young people intent on fully engaging their generation (and the next) in local democracy so that they have a future in Miami that is more just, democratic, and sustainable. Engage Miami takes down barriers and builds bridges to equitable civic leadership through voter registration, civic education, and organizing campaigns on the issues that matter to young people in Miami. They're building political power for young people in South Florida so they can make sure the future is better for everyone, and it’s working.
A multicultural network of congregations across Florida tackling systemic racial and economic injustice. Affiliated with the PICO National Network, FIF won a ‘Ban the Box’ measure in Broward County and worked on restoring voting rights to 1.5 million people disenfranchised by felony convictions. They are active in immigrant defense, know your rights and Sanctuary city work.
Florida Immigrant Coalition (FLIC) is Florida’s strongest immigrant rights organization and an anchor of the national movement for immigrant justice. They have led national, statewide, and local campaigns focusing on immigrant rights and economic issues for more than a decade. They've won in-state tuition for undocumented students, advocated for local wage theft ordinances, and launched numerous naturalization drives helping thousands become US citizens. FLIC is focused on registering tens of thousands of voters, including new voters whose voting rights were restored by Amendment 4, and holding candidates who voted to ban sanctuary cities accountable. They are working on passing legislation to expand access to drivers licenses regardless of immigration status.
The Florida Rights Restoration Coalition (FRRC) brings together more than 70 organizations from across the state, including many grassroots groups. Led by returning citizens and formerly incarcerated people, FRRC has fought to return voting and civil rights to those caught in the criminal justice system and impacted by a Jim Crow-era lifetime voting ban. After leading the winning coalition to restore voting rights to more than 1 million Floridians, they are now working on educating, registering, and protecting new voters and their rights.
In 2021, two powerful organizations, the New Florida Majority and Organize Florida, joined forces to become the largest political grassroots powerhouse in the state. They are Florida Rising, locally organizing to expand democracy, climate justice, criminal system reform, and gender and reproductive justice. They educate, empower, and mobilize Black and brown communities in 11 counties to build power for the people from a multicultural, multiracial, and multilingual lens
Florida Student Power has a presence on 25 universities and colleges across the state. Their work focuses on leadership development of Black and Brown youth and supporting local campaigns. They've led voter education work in the past two election cycles on campuses in Miami-Dade, Broward, and 16 other counties. They are working to launch their first voter registration program and are especially focused on organizing young people on issues related to criminal justice.
Mi Familia Vota is a civic engagement organization and champion of civil rights building Latino political power, uniting Latinos, immigrants, and allies to promote social and economic justice through citizenship workshops, voter registration, and voter participation. They led organizing to pass the Trust Act in the city of Orlando and their key issues include immigrant rights, voting rights, environment, workers rights, healthcare, and education. In this election cycle, Mi Familia Vota is focused on registering and mobilizing new and young voters to the polls.