Opportunity Fund Grantees

Opportunity Fund grants are intended for special projects or emergencies that are not part of an organization’s ongoing work. These activities are frequently in response to rapidly emerging issues and might include: demonstrations and rallies, coalition activities, conferences/forums, outreach materials. These grants are offered monthly. You can learn about eligibility criteria here.

2017 Grantees:

Black and Brown Workers Collective | Website | Facebook | Twitter

Camp Sojourner, Girls’ Leadership Camp | Website | Facebook | Twitter

Disabled in Action | Website | Facebook

GALAEI | Website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram

Kol Tzedek | Website | Facebook | Twitter

Maypop Collective for Climate and Economic Justice (Philly Thrive project) | Website | Facebook | Twitter | Youtube

North of Washington Avenue Coalition | Website

Philadelphia Chinatown Development Corporation | Website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram

Philadelphia International Action Center | Website

Philadelphia-Camden Boricua Committee

Poor People’s Economic Human Rights Campaign | Website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Youtube

South Asian American Digital Archive (SAADA) | Website | Facebook | Twitter

St. Daniel’s Ray of Hope

The Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger | Website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Youtube

United Nations Association of Greater Philadelphia | Website | Facebook | Twitter

Urban Creators | Website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram

Youth Sentencing & Reentry Project | Website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | LinkedIn

See all 2017 grantees

2016 Grantees:

March for Our Future, Black Radical Tradition Conference

March for Our Future at the conference, Reclaiming Our Future: The Black Radical Tradition Today

The Black Radical Organizing Collective hosted the conference, Reclaiming Our Future: The Black Radical Tradition Today. | Website | Facebook | Twitter

Breaking the Silence In Philly! Taskforce hosted a town hall, in partnership with the African American Policy Forum, to amplify the voices and stories of girls and women of color. | Facebook

Camp Sojourner, Girls’ Leadership Camp expanded the 5K Sojourner Truth Walk: Celebrating Girls’ and Women’s Leadership event. | Website | Facebook | Twitter

CORAJUS presented a series of teach-ins with the local chapter of #BlackLivesMatter. | Website | Facebook | Twitter | Tumblr

Dancing for Justice Philadelphia brought the People’s Institute for Survival and Beyond for a weekend workshop to educate Philadelphia cultural leaders in strategies to heal the racial injustice in the city. | Facebook

DISLABELED Philly Film Series brought filmmaker Joshua Tate to the screening of the film, Love Land. | Website | Facebook

Girls Rock Philly brought a poetry workshop by indigenous Mexican rapper and organizer Mare Advertencia Lirika. | Website | Facebook | TwitterYoutubeTumblr | Bandcamp

Human Rights Coalition attended an international women’s conference. | Website | Facebook | Twitter

Jubilee School organized elementary school children in Philadelphia to speak out about police brutality in black communities through a series of speaking events, poetry writing and reading, and a children’s march to the Commissioners’ office. | Website | Facebook | Youtube

Juntos attended a Mijente convening. | Website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Youtube

Liberty Resources, Inc. held the National Deaf Rally in Harrisburg, PA. | Website | Facebook | Twitter | Youtube

National Institute for Healthy Human Spaces (NIHHS) hosted the conference, Beacons of Light: The Protest Legacy of Black Students at Rutgers University. | Website

Philadelphia Area Cooperative Alliance (PACA) held a full-day teach-in event about cooperatives in Philadelphia. | Website | Facebook | Twitter | Youtube

Prison Radio organized a petition demanding immediate medical care for Mumia Abdu-Jamal. | Website | Facebook | Twitter | Youtube

Spiral Q held an annual PEOPLEHOOD parade on October 24 as a celebratory honor and dedication of the #BlackLivesMatter movement. | Website | Facebook | Twitter