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Ben & Jerry’s Foundation: Grassroots Organizing for Social Change Grant Program (United States)

Ben & Jerry’s Foundation: Grassroots Organizing for Social Change Grant Program (United States)

 

The Ben & Jerry’s Foundation is seeking applications for Grassroots Organizing for Social Change Grant Program.

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Grassroots, constituent-led organizing is among the most effective means to create social change. They define organizing as collective action from the bottom up that challenges the status quo, demands changes in policy and practice, educates communities about root causes, and advocates and agitates for systemic and just solutions.

The Grassroots Organizing for Social Change program supports organizations that share and embody this theory of change.

The Grassroots Organizing for Social Change Program offers general support to non-profit organizations throughout the United States and is our most competitive grant program.

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While their broad goals are to further social and environmental justice and support sustainable and just food systems, they focus on the types of activities and strategies an organization uses for creating social change rather than on the specific issues the organization is addressing.

Priority Areas

Community & ally outreach
Leadership development
Constituent empowerment &
decision-making
Popular education
Root cause analysis
Power analysis
Campaign development
Mobilizing constituents & allies
Coalition building
Direct action
Funding Information

Deadline Free Grants
They make one-year grants for up to $25,000, to organizations with budgets under $500,000.
Eligibility Criteria

They will only consider proposals from grassroots, constituent-led organizations that are using community-organizing and base-building strategies to accomplish their goals.
For more information, visit https://benandjerrysfoundation.org/the-grassroots-organizing-for-social-change-program/

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