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 Wisconsin 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.
BLOC uplifts Black citizens, leaders, and businesses across Milwaukee and southeast Wisconsin by investing in building long-term power, taking political action, and empowering Black leaders with tools so that their issues are represented at all levels of government. BLOC builds transformational relationships with communities of color through organizing, silent canvasses, conversation, and engaging Wisconsinites year-round. The major Black voter engagement organization in Wisconsin, BLOC is rooted in Milwaukee’s core northside Black community, with expansion plans to Racine and Kenosha.
A strong affiliate of People's Action that runs top-notch civic engagement programs statewide. Citizen Action of Wisconsin has over 42,000 individual members and 123,000 supporters and is engaged in organizing campaigns on health care and economic justice.
A visionary non-profit engaging low to no-income communities of color in Dane County to achieve social justice through coupling direct service, leadership development, and community organizing. It seeks to end violence against women, children, gender-non-conforming, and transgender folks within communities of color by challenging root causes of violence, poverty, and racism. Currently leading immigration justice efforts and organizing voter engagement.
Leaders Igniting Transformation (LIT) is a new organization led by youth of color. They engage in values-based issue and electoral organizing, direct action, advocacy for public policy, and leadership development. On campuses and communities in Milwaukee’s key geographies, they organize young people to build independent political power for social, racial and economic justice.
Our Revolution Wisconsin is draining the swamp with people power. Building a member-led, populist political organization from the bottom up, they aim to take back power from elites and build a Wisconsin that is of, by, and for the people. They have chapters and organizing meetings all over the state doing base-building in the communities needed to win on issues and elections that matter.
One of the strongest state-based immigrant rights organizations in the country. They held mass meeting across the state and then helped organize Wisconsin’s “Day without Latinos” which brought 40,000 people into the streets of Milwaukee. Voces de la Frontera Action and Voces de la Frontera has chapters in Milwaukee, Racine, Madison, Green Bay, Waukesha, and Walworth County, and a strong history of organizing the Latino vote.
A state-wide grassroots interfaith organization that includes participation from 160 congregations of 19 different religious traditions. WISDOM leads the ROC Wisconsin campaign, an effort to end mass incarceration in Wisconsin. Members and local affiliates have also been active in promoting immigrant rights, economic justice, public transit, and health care availability. WISDOM members statewide have been actively engaging state legislators on funding for public transportation at budget hearings. They mobilized 750 people to Madison for a rally, educational event, march on the capitol, and meetings with elected officials.
A grassroots independent political organization that fights for Wisconsin’s working families—working to raise the minimum wage, get big money out of politics, and advocate for racial justice. WWFP has knocked on over 50,000 doors, led the Fight for 15, and successfully pushed Milwaukee and Dane counties to enact minimum wage increases.