Common Counsel Foundation: Abelard Foundation West (Western States)

Deadline: 1/15/2021 LOI

Amount: $6,000–$12,000



The purpose of this program is to support the projects of grassroots social change organizations that engage in community organizing. Funding is provided for general support. Applicants should be involved in community organizing that:

  1. Utilizes membership or grassroots participation to represent the interests of communities in which they are based
  2. Expands community control over economic, social, and environmental decisions affecting the community’s well-being
  3. Builds a strong informed voice on public policy issues

Eligible applicants:

Nonprofits located in states west of the Mississippi River