(CBS DETROIT) – Kapor Foundation announced today that they are giving $1 million in grant funding to national civil rights and local grassroots organizations focused on voter education and engagement, voter and election protection, and building political power within Black and Brown communities.
Grants range from $15,000 to $100,000 and are announced during National Voter Registration Week (Sept. 21 – 25) as a part of the Kapor Center family of organizations’ 100 Days of Action for Racial Justice Campaign to support the mobilization of Black and Brown communities in upcoming local, state, and national elections.
Kapor Foundation selected 27 recipients, prioritizing organizations led by people of color and those with a track record of engaging Black and Brown voters across the country and local regions where the Kapor Center organizations operate programs. The following national and local organizations received grants:
Voter Education and Engagement: NAACP, VotoLatino, New Georgia Project, Hispanic Federation, Black Voters Matter Capacity Building Institute, Poder Latinx, UnidosUS, National Coalition for Black Civic Participation, Black Millennial Convention Foundation, 99Rootz (Power California), Detroit Action, 482Forward, Chicago Votes, Make the Road PA, People for the American Way Foundation, Oakland Rising
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