Georgia reminds us of what is possible when grassroots organizers have the tools and resources they need to win. In 2022, we came together and helped secure a crucial 51st Senate seat and built power that will last beyond any election.
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 support Georgia 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.
The Black Male Voter Project is a national organization that engages Black men in the political process. As the only national organization of it's kind focusing on the voting habits of Black men, they are increasing the number of super voters through intentional and authentic one-on-one conversations and relational organizing. They are active in 13 states including VA, NC, SC, GA, MS, FL, AL, TX, AR, OH, IN, NY, and NJ.
A vibrant hub for Latinx and Chicanx organizing, Mijente combines cultural, electoral, and issue organizing to advance a broad agenda of social justice in solidarity with other oppressed communities.
Asian American Advocacy Fund is the nation’s largest legal and civil rights organization dedicated to building a politically-conscious, engaged, and progressive Asian American base in Georgia. Through a combination of policy advocacy at local, state, and federal levels, and by supporting candidates that believe in their values, the organization fights to create a better Georgia for all. Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Atlanta is the first and only nonprofit legal advocacy organization dedicated to protecting the civil rights of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders (AANHPI) in Georgia and the Southeast.
Black Voters Matter Fund is dedicated to expanding Black voter engagement and increasing progressive power. The organization works to advocate for policies that expand voting rights and access, including expanded early voting, re-entry restoration of rights astrengthening the Voting Rights Act as well as policies that intersect with race, gender, economic and other aspects of equity. They support local groups in over 41 counties in Georgia. This includes staff training, candidate development and network development for Black led groups, individuals, and cohorts across the South.Black Voters Matter was founded in Georgia’s black belt in 2016 where they helped flip a local state legislature race, breaking Georgia’s GOP supermajority.
Georgia Equality’s mission is to advance fairness, safety and opportunity for LGBTQ+ communities throughout the state. They work year-round to pass pro-equality legislation and elect fair-minded elected officials. Equality Foundation of Georgia conducts voter registration and educational activities, provides information to decision makers, and organizes and mobilizes LGBTQ communities to advance equality across the state.
The New Georgia Project Action Fund is transforming the state’s political landscape. NGP has registered thousands of Georgia residents to vote and is conducting citizen academies to get more people educated on how elections and public policy processes work. In addition to more traditional outreach, they’ve also worked to improve election administration and protection and tested the impact of “parties at the polls” on turnout.
Working Families Party- GA is a chapter of the Working Families Party, a progressive grassroots political party, building a multiracial movement to organize and win major victories for working families like higher wages, a fair criminal justice system, and getting money out of politics. Georgia WFP is positioned to play a pivotal role in electing more Black women and women of color to the State Legislature and local down ballot offices. In 2019, the chapter launched the Bet on Us program, which works to create a community of progressive Black women and nonbinary people in Georgia who are interested in running for office, becoming WFP leaders, and organizing across movements to transform our democracy and fundamentally shift power in the state.