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 Pennsylvania 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.
With nearly 100,000 lifetime members, CASA in Action is the Mid-Atlantic region's largest electoral organization fighting for immigrant rights. We have fought for immigration reform and to elect legislators in Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Virginia who will stand with our members in stopping deportations, fighting for access to driver's licenses and fighting every day for social justice.
1Hood uses the power of the arts and artists to educate, persuade, and mobilize Black voters in Pittsburgh and across western PA.
215PA is a new multiracial collaborative led by parents, teachers, students, union members, and other Philadelphians coming together to make meaningful change. 215 People’s Alliance is lifting up issues of criminal justice reform and housing justice in upcoming elections.
Free The Ballot! Incarcerated Voter Family Network was started in 2019 as a project of members of the Coalition to Abolish Death By Incarceration. Over the past 5 years Coalition to Abolish Death By Incarceration has organized a statewide base of family members of incarcerated people in Philadelphia, York, Dauphin, Lancaster, Chester, Berks, Lehigh and Delaware Counties. Their main campaigns have been to win parole review for lifers and to ensure the rights of incarcerated people are respected by fighting against overly punitive and restrictive Department of Corrections policies. As they gained ground in these fights they realized the necessity of contesting for political power and formed Free The Ballot to fight on the electoral terrain.
Make the Road PA is the largest Latinx organization in the state, building power for justice in Latinx communities, working class communities and Communities of Color. MRPA has been at the forefront of the resistance against Trump since before the election and are constantly reaching and registering thousands of voters and encouraging them to get involved in the community. They also play a leading role in campaigns for immigration reform and the Abolish ICE movement, a fair budget for education and human services, driver’s licenses for undocumented immigrants, rights of the LGBTQ+ community, Puerto Rico Justice, and the Fight for $15. They have roughly 700 monthly participants in their events and member committee meetings. Make the Road Action builds political power by engaging thousands of Latino, immigrant, and African-American voters every year.
The largest door-knocking voter engagement and community justice organization in PA. Last year One PA registered over 7,000 new voters and knocked over 250,000 doors helping bring in the largest wave of women elected in Pennsylvania history. They work from the school board to the federal level and members lead the way. One PA is a multi-racial, inter-generational statewide grassroots community organization that shifts the balance of power through popular political education, lifting up community voices, and building high-impact campaigns with partner organizations. Their members are workers, students, parents, seniors, people with disabilities, and retirees excited to learn, collaborate, and build power.
PA Stands Up is fighting to unite progressives across Pennsylvania who live in the state's smaller cities, rural areas, and increasingly-diverse suburbs. They are a multi-issue, multi-racial organizing group. In 2020, they have merged with Reclaim Philly, giving them a role to play in the state's largest city.
PA United works to connect communities of color with white working-class communities in counties across Western PA around issues of equitable development with environmental protections, increasing the minimum wage, criminal justice reform, and support for workers organizing in unions. We organize with people by connecting issues with politics and building a multi-racial, working class movement for long-term change.
Working Families is a growing progressive political organization that fights for an economy that works for all of us, and a democracy in which every voice matters. We believe that our children’s life chances must not be determined at birth and that America must be a nation that allows all its people to thrive.