General Rapid Response Funds
Third Wave Fund Mobilize Power Fund
A rapid response fund for direct action, community mobilizing, and healing justice.
The next deadline for the Mobilize Power Fund will be Tuesday, November 5, 2023. Please click the link for more information and stay tuned for updates on further upcoming deadlines.Go to Resource
The Pollination Project
The Daily Grant Program makes make micro-grants 365 days a year to grassroots global change agents who seek to spread compassion in their communities and in the world for the benefit of all. All qualified applicants in any funding area are considered within the guidelines of this program, click this link to learn more.Go to Resource
San Francisco Rapid Response Fund for Movement Building
The Rapid Response Fund for Movement Building provides quick-turnaround funds to frontline social justice organizations that are strengthening the voice and power of low-income residents and people of color. The fund offers grassroots organizations small, one-time grants within 30 days of receiving a funding request.Go to Resource
Urgent Action Fund Rapid Response Fund
Urgent Action Fund’s Rapid Response Grants for Security and Opportunity support the resilience of women’s and trans* movements by providing flexible and responsive support to women’s and trans* human rights defenders who face immediate threats and by supporting advocacy when unanticipated opportunities emerge to set new legal or policy precedents.Go to Resource
The Emergent Fund
The Emergent Fund is a partnership between Solidaire Network, Women Donors Network, Threshold Foundation, and Democracy Alliance. Two types of efforts are supported by the fund: Efforts that support emergent strategies that help communities respond to rapidly changing conditions. This includes resisting new or amplified threats and building power to move a proactive agenda. Efforts seeking long-term social justice and economic justice in a political and social climate that seeks to dismantle such efforts.Go to Resource
Bay Area Racial Justice & Movement Building
San Francisco Foundation
Rapid Fund for Movement Building Applications are accepted on a rolling basis and are one-time grants of $3,000–$15,000 for discrete projects.
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The California Wellness Foundation: Advancing Wellness Grantmaking
Advancing Wellness Grantmaking: Choose which portfolio best fits your funding request: Community Well-being, Equity in Access, Economic Security and Dignity, or Leading for Power and Change.Go to Resource
Walter and Elise Haas Fund
The first step in applying for a grant from the Walter & Elise Haas Fund is to make sure your organization or project fits with the Fund’s priorities — both generally and in terms of the specific program area you’re applying to.Go to Resource
The Worker Lab Innovation Fund
The Worker Lab Innovation Fund is closed for it’s 2023 cycle. Click the link below for more information on funding for the next cycle. Up to six fellows will be selected from the application pool to participate in a four-month program designed to provide training, mentorship, and customized support that brings their idea to life and sets them up for larger-scale investment. Fellows will receive a stipend of $5,000 per month and will participate in programming for 8-10 hours per month. At the end of the four-month fellowship, at least one and up to three final Innovation Fund winners will be selected to receive a larger investment of up to $200,000 in their idea, as well as another full year of mentorship and support.
Click this link for more information on how to apply.
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Oakland Black Business Fund
Oakland Black Business Fund – In response to heightened awareness of economic injustice and the devastating disproportionate effects of the COVID-19 crisis on the Black community, Oakland Black Business Fund (OBFF) provides capital and technical assistance to empower Black entrepreneurs to catalyze the revitalization of the local economy.Go to Resource