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Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for policy and system reform initiatives that address the needs of working people who have been impacted by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Funding is intended to assist families struggling to make ends meet and to create a balanced, equitable economy. Funding may be used to support direct lobbying or other advocacy efforts that are categorized as 501(c)4 activities. Eligible expenses include political ads and related expenses.
Omidyar Network plans to give grants to groups working to realign this nation’s economic policies and systems so that they work better for everyone.
The Omidyar Network COVID-19 Economic Response Advocacy Fund will infuse 501c4 funding into national, state, and local advocacy and organizing efforts aimed at passing economic stimulus to address the immediate toll of the COVID-19 pandemic on working people while reshaping the economic structure to ensure they are less vulnerable in the future.
The Fund aims to immediately help organizations that they are familiar with while engaging with new partners and moving money to coalition efforts as they materialize. Throughout the year, they plan to support a mix of existing and new partners. They are particularly interested in reaching grassroots groups that are under-resourced and hit the hardest by fundraising constraints stemming from the current tragedy and economic downturn.
The Fund cares about reimagining capitalism by fixing the structural economic problems that made working people in the United States so vulnerable to begin with. The Fund is not intended to support entirely new efforts. They are looking for campaigns that are already in motion and can leverage 501(c)4 funds to capture the attention of policymakers and propel their ideas forward.
Funding will be awarded to give an extra boost to:
GrantWatch ID#: 189425
There is no limit on the amount of funding that may be requested. It is anticipated that a majority of the grants from the Fund will be for $75,000 or less.
The entire amount must be used over the next 12 to 15 months.
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