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Tuesday, April 1, 2014


Electoral Political Organizations...
Green Party of the United States

Campus Greens

Labor Party

Socialist Party USA

Democratic Socialists of America (DSA)

Committees of Correspondence for Democracy and Socialism (CCDS)

State and Local Legislation Groups...
Ballot Initiative Strategy Center (BISC)

Progressive States Network

Cities for Progress

Lobbying and Electoral Action Groups...

Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL)

Americans United for Change

Progressive Caucus Action Fund

Women’s Campaign Forum (WCF)

Democratic Party Election Groups...
Progressive Change Campaign Committee (PCCC)

Progressive Democrats of America (PDA)

Progressive Majority

Democracy for America (DFA)

21st Century Democrats

Young Democrats of America (YDA)

Americans For Democratic Action (ADA)

National Committee for an Effective Congress (NCEC)

EMILY’s List

National Stonewall Democrats

Voter Encounter Groups...
Advancement Project

Project Vote

America Votes

Rock the Vote

League of Young Voters

New Voters Project

Voter Participation Center

League of Women Voters (LWV)

Election Reform Groups...
Public Campaign

Democracy 21

Americans for Campaign Reform

Democracy Matters

National Voting Rights Institute (NVRI)

FairVote — The Center for Voting and Democracy

Voter Action

Government Accountability Groups...
Common Cause

Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW)

Center for Responsive Politics (CRP) —

Sunlight Foundation

Project On Government Oversight (POGO)

Center for Effective Government

National Security Archive

Government Accountability Project (GAP)

National Whistleblowers Center

National Security Whistleblowers Coalition (NSWBC)

Fund for Constitutional Government (FCG)

Justice At Stake Campaign

American Constitution Society for Law and Policy courtrooms(ACS)

Center for Progressive Reform (CPR)

Peace Groups
Win Without War (WWW)

United for Peace and Justice (UPJ)

Peace Action

CodePink Women for Peace

War Resisters League (WRL)

Council for a Livable World (CLW)

Just Foreign Policy

Veterans for Peace (VFP)

Veterans for America

Vietnam Veterans Against the War (VVAW)

Military Families Speak Out (MFSO)

Iraq Veterans Against the War (IVAW)

Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF)

Women’s Action for New Directions (WAND)

Student Peace Action Network (SPAN)

National Youth and Student Peace Coalition

Student Pugwash USA (SPUSA)

Anti Nuclear Weapons Groups
Alliance for Nuclear Accountability (ANA)

Nuclear Age Peace Foundation

Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI)

Abolition 2000

Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation

Arms Control Association (ACA)

Lawyers’ Committee on Nuclear Policy (LCNP)

Grandmothers for Peace International

Institute For Science and International Security (ISIS)

Building Peace
Peace and Justice Studies Association (PJSA)

Peaceful Tomorrows

The Peace Alliance

Alliance for Peacebuilding

Citizens for Global Solutions

United Nations Association of the USA (UNA-USA)

Seeds of Peace

Search for Common Ground

Conscientious Objectors
Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors (CCCO)

Center on Conscience and War (CCW)

Committee Opposed to Militarism and the Draft (COMD)

National Campaign for a Peace Tax Fund (NCPTF)

National War Tax Resistance Coordinating Committee (NWTRCC)

Religious Peace Groups
Every Church A Peace Church (ECAPC)

Religions for Peace — USA

Pax Christi USA

Pace e Bene Nonviolence Service

Non Violent Peace and Action Groups
Nonviolent Peaceforce (NP)

Peace Brigades International (PBI), USA

Witness for Peace (WFP)

Christian Peacemaker Teams (CPT)

Albert Einstein Institution (AEI)

International Center on Nonviolent Conflict (ICNC)

Specialty Peace Groups
SOA Watch

Education for Peace in Iraq Center (EPIC)

Americans for Peace Now (APN)

US Labor Against the War (USLAW)

Peace Institutes
Center for International Policy (CIP)

Project on Defense Alternatives (PDA)

Peace and Security Initiative (PSI)

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

World Policy Institute

Carter Center

Human Rights Groups...
Amnesty International USA (AI)

Human Rights Watch (HRW)

Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR)

Human Rights First (HRF)

Global Exchange

Grassroots International

Global Rights

International Association of Official Human Rights Agencies (IAOHRA)

American Friends Service Committee (AFSC)

Unitarian Universalist Service Committee (UUSC)

Human Rights Resource Center

Physicians for Human Rights


Center for Victims of Torture (CVT)


Prevent Human Trafficking Institute (PHI)

Free the Slaves

Latin America Working Group (LAWG)

Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA)

International Indian Treaty Council (IITC)

TransAfrica Forum

Africa Action

East Timor & Indonesia Action Network (ETAN)

International Economic Justice...
Oxfam America

Jubilee USA Network

World Social Forum

Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP)

International Development Groups...
International Development Exchange

ACCION International

Women for Women International

Global Fund for Women (GFW)

Room to Read

Worker Justice and Democracy...
Jobs with Justice (JwJ)

Interfaith Worker Justice (IWJ)

Working America

American Rights at Work

National Day Laborer Organizing Network (NDLON)

Institute for Global Labour and Human Rights

International Labor Rights Forum (ILRF)

United Students Against Sweatshops (USAS)

SweatFree Communities

STITCH: Women Organizing for Worker Justice

US Labor Education in the Americas Project (USLEAP)

Grassroots Global Justice

Social Accountability International (SAI)

Cultural Survival

Anti Poverty and Low Income Housing...
Coalition on Human Needs (CHN)

Poor People’s Economic Human Rights Campaign (PPEHRC)


National Housing Institute (NHI) and Shelterforce Magazine

National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC)

National Coalition for the Homeless (NCH)

National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC)

Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP)

National Center for Law and Economic Justice (NCLEJ)

National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty

Center for Impact Research (CIR)

The Urban Institute

National Center for Children in Poverty (NCCP)


Poverty & Race Research Action Council (PRRAC)

Employment and Economic Justice...
National Jobs for All Coalition (NJFAC)

National Employment Law Project (NELP)

Good Jobs First

National Skills Coalition

Jobs for the Future (JFF)

Green For All

Workforce Strategies Initiative (WSI) of the Aspen Institute

Campaign for America’s Future

United for a Fair Economy (UFE)

Americans for Financial Reform (AFR)

Class Action

Opportunity Agenda

Anti Corporation Groups...

Alliance for Democracy (AfD)

Center for Corporate Policy

Corporate Accountability International (CAI)

Program on Corporations, Law, and Democracy (POCLAD)

Reclaim Democracy!


Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund

Progressive Economics and Tax Groups...
Economic Policy Institute (EPI)

Economic Analysis and Research Network (EARN)

Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP)

National Priorities Project (NPP)

Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR)

Institute for Economic Analysis (IEA)

Center on Wisconsin Strategy (COWS)

Financial Markets Center (FMC)

Financial Policy Forum / Derivatives Study Center

Center for Full Employment and Price Stability (CFEPS)

Institute on Assets and Social Policy

The Levy Economics Institute of Bard College

The Other Economic Summit (TOES)

Citizens for Tax Justice (CTJ)

Taxpayers for Common Sense (TCS)

Consumer Protection...
Consumers Union (CU)

Consumer Federation of America (CFA)

Public Citizen

U.S. Public Interest Research Group (USPIRG)

Food & Water Watch

Center for Auto Safety (CAS)

Center for Responsible Lending

Knowledge Ecology International (KEI)

Social Responsibility...
Green America

Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment

Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR)

As You Sow

Business for Social Responsibility (BSR)

Business Alliance for Local Living Economies (BALLE)

Worker Co-ops...
US Federation of Worker Cooperatives (USFWC)

National Center for Employee Ownership (NCEO)

Civil Liberties...
American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)

People For the American Way (PFAW)

National Coalition Against Censorship (NCAC)

Defending Dissent Foundation

Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press (RCFP)

National Freedom of Information Coalition (NFOIC)

American Booksellers Foundation for Free Expression (ABFFE)

Drug Policy Alliance

Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF)

Center for Democracy & Technology (CDT)

Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC)

Privacy Rights Clearinghouse (PRC)

Americans United for Separation of Church and State (AU)

National Center for Science Education (NCSE)

Appignani Humanist Legal Center (AHLC)

Social Justice and Civil Rights...
Leadership Conference on Civil Rights (LCCR)

National Fair Housing Alliance (NFHA)

Center for Third World Organizing (CTWO)

Applied Research Center

Political Research Associates (PRA) —

American Association for Affirmative Action (AAAA)

Center for Media Justice (CMJ)

National Urban League

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)

National Council of Negro Women (NCNW)

Black Radical Congress (BRC)

RainbowPUSH Coalition

A. Philip Randolph Institute

National Congress of American Indians (NCAI)

National Council of La Raza (NCLR)

League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC)

Japanese American Citizens League (JACL)

Organization of Chinese Americans (OCA)

Legal Defense of Civil Rights Groups...
NAACP Legal Defense Fund

Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF)

Asian American Justice Center

Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law

Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC)


Brennan Center for Justice

Fisher, Sheehan & Colton

Immigration Rights and Criminal Justice Groups...
National Immigration Project

Immigrant Voting Project

National Immigration Law Center (NILC)

Innocence Project

Sentencing Project

Prison Policy Initiative (PPI)

Justice Policy Institute (JPI)

The Justice Project — Campaign for Criminal Justice Reform (CCJR)

Critical Resistance

Grassroots Leadership

Justice Strategies

Groups Challenging Capital Punishment...
National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty (NCADP)

Death Penalty Information Center (DPIC)

Community Organizing Groups...
Industrial Areas Foundation (IAF)

Gamaliel Foundation

Direct Action and Research Training Center (DART)

PICO National Network

Center for Community Change

National People’s Action (NPA)

National Organizers Alliance (NOA)

National Training and Information Center (NTIC)


Disability Rights and Elder Advocacy Groups...
Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund (DREDF)

National Disability Rights Network (NDRN)

American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD)

Disability Rights Advocates (DRA)

Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law

American Council of the Blind (ACB)

Alliance for Retired Americans

Gray Panthers

AARP Public Policy Institute

National Academy on an Aging Society

Children and Family Advocacy Groups...
Children’s Defense Fund (CDF)

National Head Start Association (NHSA)

The Annie E. Casey Foundation

First Star

Foundation for Child Development (FCD)

Teen Talking Circle Project

Public/Private Ventures (PPV)

National Research Center For Women & Families (NRC)

Futures Without Violence

Feminist Groups...
Center for Women Policy Studies (CWPS)

National Organization for Women (NOW)

Feminist Majority

Legal Momentum

National Women’s Law Center (NWLC)

National Partnership for Women and Families

Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR)

MS. Foundation for Women

American Association of University Women (AAUW)

National Coalition for Women and Girls in Education (NCWGE)

Girls Inc.

Equality Now

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgenders Groups...
National Gay and Lesbian Task Force (NGLTF)

Human Rights Campaign (HRC)

Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund

Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD)

Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network (GLSEN)

National Youth Advocacy Coalition (NYAC)


Parents, Families, & Friends of Lesbians & Gays (PFLAG)

The Williams Institute on Sexual Orientation Law and Public Policy

International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (IGLHRC)

Family Planning Groups...
Planned Parenthood

NARAL Pro-Choice America

Choice USA

Physicians for Reproductive Health (PRH)

Medical Students for Choice (MSFC)

Advocates for Youth

Catholics for a Free Choice

Population Action International (PAI)


Healthcare Advocacy Groups...
Physicians for a National Health Program (PNHP)

Health Care for America Now (HCAN)

Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM)

Doctors Without Borders USA

Families USA

Access Project

Maternal & Child Health Policy Research Center (MCHPRC)

Action on Smoking and Health (ASH)

Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids

Americans for Nonsmoker’s Rights (ANR)

American Legacy Foundation

Environmental Groups...
Sierra Club

Greenpeace USA

Earth Island Institute (EII)

Friends of the Earth (FOE)

Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)

Environmental Defense Fund (EDF)

Environment America

Student Environmental Action Coalition (SEAC)

Blue-Green Alliance

Center for Health Environment and Justice (CHEJ)


League of Conservation Voters (LCV)

Institute for Local Self-Reliance (ILSR)

Center for Neighborhood Technology (CNT)

Climate Change...
US Climate Action Network

Climate Crisis Coalition

Alliance for Climate Protection

Energy, Mining, Forests, CO2 Agenda...
Vote Solar Initiative

Oil Change International

Energy Action Coalition

Nuclear Information and Resource Service (NIRS)

Citizens Coal Council


Rainforest Action Network (RAN)


Native Forest Council (NFC)

Specific Agenda Environmental Groups...
Clean Water Action (CWA)


Ocean Conservancy

Endangered Species Coalition (ESC)

Center for Biological Diversity

Pesticide Action Network North America (PANNA)

Center for Environmental Health (CEH)

Basel Action Network (BAN)

Silicon Valley Toxics Coalition (SVTC)

Population Connection

International Environmental Groups...
Friends of the Earth International (FOEI)

EarthRights International (ERI)

Global Green USA

Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF)

International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)

The Center for Responsible Travel (CREST)

Pacific Environment

International Rivers

Global Development and Environment Institute (GDAE)

Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI)

Sustainable Energy & Economy Network (SEEN)

Environmental Research and Policy Groups...
Environmental Working Group (EWG)

Worldwatch Institute

Earth Policy Institute (EPI)

New Economics Institute

Donella Meadows Institute

Conservation Groups...
Wilderness Society

Defenders of Wildlife

National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA)

Coral Reef Alliance

World Wildlife Fund (WWF)

American Forests

American Rivers

American Farmland Trust

Progressive Media Groups...
Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting (FAIR)

Free Press

Media Matters for America

Commercial Alert

Institute for Public Accuracy (IPA)

Media Access Project (MAP)

Center for Media and Democracy — PR Watch

Media Alliance

Center for Digital Democracy (CDD)

Civic, Neighborhood, And Rural Groups...
Local Government Commission (LGC)

National Civic League (NCL)

Center for Rural Affairs

League of Rural Voters


Progressive Education Groups...
US Student Association (USSA)

Parents For Public Schools (PPS)

Annenberg Institute for School Reform

Alliance for Excellent Education

Institute on Education and the Economy (IEE)

Public Education Network (PEN)

National Center for Fair & Open Testing

Gun Control Groups...
Coalition to Stop Gun Violence (CSGV)

Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence (& Million Mom March)

Violence Policy Center (VPC)

Ending Hunger Groups...
Food First (Institute for Food and Development Policy)

Community Food Security Coalition (CFSC)

Food Research and Action Center (FRAC)

Bread for the World

World Hunger Year (WHY)

The Hunger Project (THP)

Food Safety Groups...
Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI)

Center for Food Safety (CFS)

Stop Foodborne Illness

Council for Responsible Genetics (CRG)

Organic Consumers Association (OCA)

Organic Farming Research Foundation (OFRF)

Humane Treatment For Animals...
Humane Society of the United States

Animal Welfare Institute (AWI)

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA)

Cultural Change Groups...
Center for a New American Dream

Fellowship for Intentional Community (FIC)

Federation of Egalitarian Communities (FEC)

Cohousing Association of the U.S.

Campaign for A Commercial-Free Childhood (CCFC)

Center for Partnership Studies (CPS)

Graduation Pledge Alliance (GPA)

Progressive Labor Unions...

Change to Win Federation

United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America (UE)

Service Employees International Union (SEIU)

American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME)


UAW — International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America

National Education Association (NEA)

United Food and Commercial Workers International Union (UFCW)

National Nurses United (NNU)

Industrial Workers of the World (IWW)

Progressive Religious Groups...
The Interfaith Alliance (TIA)

Network of Spiritual Progressives

Church Women United (CWU)

Sojourners: Christians for Justice and Peace

National Council of Churches USA

Fellowship of Reconciliation (FOR)

Catholic Worker Movement


The Quixote Center

National Advocacy Center of the Sisters of the Good Shepherd (NAC)

Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR)

Conference of Major Superiors of Men (CMSM)

Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA)

United Church of Christ (UCC)

American Jewish Committee (AJC)

Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism (RAC)

Shalom Center

Methodist Federation for Social Action (MFSA)

United Methodist Church — General Board of Church and Society

Progressive Humanist Groups...
American Ethical Union (AEU)

American Humanist Association (AHA)

Secular Coalition for America

Progressive Professional Groups...
Equal Justice Society (EJS)

National Lawyers Guild (NLG)

Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS)

Federation of American Scientists (FAS)

Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR)

Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility (CPSR)

Educators for Social Responsibility (ESR)

Architects/Designers/Planners for Social Responsibility (ADPSR)

Economists for Peace and Security (EPS)

Psychologists for Social Responsibility (PsySR)

Social Welfare Action Alliance (SWAA)

American Public Health Association (APHA)

American Orthopsychiatric Association (Ortho)

Planners Network

PEN American Center

Policy Groups...
Institute for Policy Studies (IPS)


Commonweal Institute

Center for American Progress (CAP)

Center for the Study of Social Policy (CSSP)

Drum Major Institute for Public Policy (DMI)

Longview Institute for the Public Good

Century Foundation

Citizen Works

The Jamestown Project

Roosevelt Institute

Legal Support Groups...
Alliance For Justice

Training And Education Groups...
Training for Change

Ruckus Society

Green Corps

Midwest Academy

Wellstone Action

New Organizing Institute

Grassroots Policy Project / Strategic Practice

Highlander Research and Education Center

Antioch University New England: Environmental Advocacy and Organizing Program (EAOP)

Progressive foundations...
Also see: List of foundations that fund progressive organizations (prepared by Resist Foundation).

Resist Foundation

Funding Exchange

Tides Foundation

Progressive Groups Monitoring Foundations...
National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP)

Progressive Support Groups...

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