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Solidaire Action and our members are supporting some of the most innovative campaigns across the country. Learn more about our strategy, current movement campaigns, and campaign wins here.

BUILDING POLITICAL POWER FROM THE GRASSROOTS

We have long flanked movements by supporting innovation, risk taking, strategic moments and long term grassroots organizing. Our contribution as a funding partner rests, in part, on our ability to be deeply connected and responsive to our movement partners' larger vision so we can help fund their stated needs and the evolution of those needs over time. 

We fund organizations working to build progressive political power through different strategies including civic engagement, developing candidates, and building lasting campaigns and political organizations. We make multi-year commitments to organizations so they can take risks and innovate.

NOTES FROM THE FIELD

Solidaire’s C4 strategy is driven by our grounding values to build movement infrastructure while organizing to liberate wealth. This strategy also enables us to demonstrate the impact of moving money directly to our movement partners rather than through donor-centered intermediaries with uneven values, praxis and results. 

Our movement partners are advancing some of the most powerful visions for electoral justice and social change in the nation: 

 

Read below for more to find out what our network and movement partners have been up to.

BUILDING POLITICAL POWER FROM THE GRASSROOTS

We have long flanked movements by supporting innovation, risk taking, strategic moments and long term grassroots organizing. Our contribution as a funding partner rests, in part, on our ability to be deeply connected and responsive to our movement partners' larger vision so we can help fund their stated needs and the evolution of those needs over time. 

We fund organizations working to build progressive political power through different strategies including civic engagement, developing candidates, and building lasting campaigns and political organizations. We make multi-year commitments to organizations so they can take risks and innovate.

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Action St. Louis

Organizing for Black Power and Electoral Justice: Interview with Kayla Reed of Action St. Louis

Powerhouse organizer Kayla Reed shares her brilliant vision for social change, her excitement about the power of Black-led electoral justice organizing, and the mandates philanthropy must take up in order to support movements’ contesting for power.

The Time Is Now

With the help of our fiscal sponsor, Tides Advocacy, and a newly formed Advisory Board of donor members and movement leaders, we are honored to roll out a new strategy and a new website to expand c4 grantmaking. This strategy is a direct and deliberate response to our movement partners’ mandates for how to fund them to win for the long haul.
BLM protest

Five Ways Funders Can Support Movements Building True Multiracial, Feminist Democracy

What role can philanthropy play in leading us towards a more just democracy and resource social movements? We offer some reflections on the current moment as well as recommendations to guide social justice, human rights, and democracy funders.