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 Texas 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.
Emgage Action seeks to educate, engage and empower Muslim American communities through voter initiatives, candidate endorsements, and leadership development for the purpose of creating a community of equitable, knowledgeable, and motivated citizens.
Jolt Action is a digitally-savvy, Latinx-led culture-shifting organization building the political power of young Latinos by winning on issues that matter through uplifting Latinx stories, voter engagement, leadership development and student advocacy on and off campus. Jolt Action has organizers in Austin, Houston, and Dallas.
A civic engagement organization and long-time champion of civil rights working in Houston, Dallas, and expanding to the Rio Grande Valley. It unites Latinos, immigrants, young people, and allies to promote social and economic justice through state and federal issue advocacy, voter registration, voter participation, and digital accountability campaigns. MFV's key advocacy issues include immigrant rights, voting rights including redistricting, environmental justice, and healthcare.
MOVE Texas runs some of the largest youth voter registration programs in the state. It works year-round to mobilize, organize, and empower young people in metro areas of San Antonio, Laredo, Seguin, San Marcos, Austin, Houston, and Dallas. They’ve sued Texas over voter suppression bill #SB4, organized to remove Confederate statues and continue to address barriers to civic engagement at the local and state level.
TOP is a strong grassroots organization in the state, with offices in Dallas, Houston, and San Antonio. They use direct action, advocacy, base-building, leadership development and vote work to advance an agenda or social and economic equality for low and moderate-income Texans.
Texas Rising – a project of the Texas Freedom Network – is building the power of young people in our communities and at the ballot box. It organizes and builds power with young people of color in a multi-issue, intersectional social justice framework through Voter registration and turnout of young Texans, Organizing on college campuses, Youth leadership development and trainings, Grassroots and digital organizing, and Issue advocacy. Texas Rising has student chapters in universities in north Texas to El Paso, Texas Freedom Network runs a major statewide campus vote, advocacy programs as part of an issue strategy around reproductive rights, LGBTQ rights, freedom and sex education.
United Fort Worth is a multiracial grassroots community organization that boldly works to challenge discriminatory policies and systems of oppression while empowering Black, Latinx, and other historically marginalized and working-class communities to join the fight for justice through collective action. They envision a Fort Worth where Black, Latinx, and historically marginalized people live freely, without oppression, intimidation, or inequity, and enjoy holistic representation that centers their humanity.
Workers Defense Action mobilizes the new American electorate particularly working people of color who are underinvested. In Dallas, Houston, and Austin, Workers Defense empowers its membership of primarily immigrant and low-wage construction workers to engage in the endorsement of candidates, voting for champions of workers rights, and holding candidates accountable. Among the key state issues are defense against voter suppression, redistricting, and immigration policy at the federal level.
WFP Texas 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. Through coalition and electoral strategy, WFP is helping elect progressive candidates up and down the ballot.