Future Fund

The Future Fund  supports organizations that are working on emerging issues or developing new approaches to social justice activism. These groups may employ one or more effective strategies, such as: cultural work, media advocacy, and political education. 

Who are previous Future Fund grantees?

The Future Fund has supported a wide range of organizations, from Good Schools Pennsylvania to Proyecto Sol. Check out our list of recent grantees to see if the Future Fund is right for your organization.

Does my group qualify for a grant from the Future Fund?

The Future Fund makes grants to groups that:

  • Meet all basic eligibility requirements and funding criteria
  • Are new or emerging groups or organizations that are new to Bread & Roses
  • Are focusing on developing their capacity and skills to build a local base and take collective action against the problem being addressed

What is the award size from the Future Fund?

Grants range from $2,000 to $6,000 annually. Groups who have received grants from the Future Fund in the past may reapply in the following grant cycle.

Who makes decisions about grants?

The grantmaking committee is a group of activists and community members who make decisions about grants.

What is the deadline for the Future Fund?

Applications will be accepted until March 1, 2017. No late proposals will be accepted. 

How to Apply

Applications are now closed. Applications will re-open in January. Please check back for more information.

We have moved to an online application. We hope this online application will be easy for you to navigate. However, we will still be accepting paper applications. If you need assistance completing the application call 215.731.1107×206 or email grants@breadrosesfund.org.

Grant applications may be delivered or mailed to:

Bread & Roses Community Fund
The Philadelphia Building
1315 Walnut Street
Suite 1300
Philadelphia, PA 19107

No emails or faxes will be accepted.

Questions? Send an email to grants@breadrosesfund.org.

See here for a list of templates needed to apply. Note, you may not need every template, please refer to the application.