PHILANTHROPY

 
 

Organizations that have received support from Candide Group include…

  • Centro De Derecho de Migrante, supporting Mexico-based migrant workers to defend and protect their rights as they move between their home communities in Mexico and their workplaces in the United States. 

  • Chicana Latina Foundation, providing college scholarships to Latina women regardless of immigration status
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  • Congressional Progressive Caucus Center, committed to helping progressives, both inside and outside of Congress, to work together more effectively, in order to bring all of us closer to making good on The Progressive Promise.

  • Cooperation Jackson, building a solidarity economy in Jackson, Mississippi, anchored by a network of cooperatives and worker-owned, democratically self-managed enterprises.

  • Desis Rising Up and Moving (DRUM), building the power of South Asian low wage immigrant workers, youth, and families in New York City to win economic and educational justice, and civil and immigrant rights.

  • Destiny Arts, inspiring and igniting social change through the arts.

  • Divine Onkar, extending hands, hearts and funds to poor and disadvantaged people in India.

  • Equal Justice Initiative, a non-profit organization, based in Montgomery, Alabama, that provides legal representation to prisoners who may have been wrongly convicted of crimes, poor prisoners without effective representation, and others who may have been denied a fair trial.

  • ERASE Racism NY, a regional organization that leads public policy advocacy campaigns and related initiatives to promote racial equity in areas such as housing, public school education, and community development.

  • Families Belong Together, vowing not to rest until the Administration reunifies every family it has torn apart and is held accountable for creating this humanitarian crisis.


  • Freedom for Immigrants (West County Detention Facility Community Fund), directly paying for bonds and assisting with family expenses, including necessities like transportation to the detention facility, and costs for phone calls with loved ones who are detained in Richmond, CA.

  • Mandela Partners, a non-profit organization that works in partnership with local residents, family farmers, and community-based businesses to improve health, create wealth, and build assets through local food enterprises in low-income communities.

  • Movement Voter Project, a fund for local organizing in key 2018 state races
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  • National Mama's Bail Out, a collective effort from several organizations in the Movement for Black Lives to bring mamas home on Mother's Day, and call attention to the inequity of the US bail system
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  • NEO Philanthropy/New Georgia Project, a non-partisan effort to register and civically engage the rising electorate in our state.

  • NESRI, working to build a broad movement for economic and social rights, including health, housing, education and work with dignity.

  • Peralta Colleges Foundation, supporting academic excellence and success throughout the District by building partnerships in the region to raise funds for scholarships to committed students and financial support to the four colleges that comprise the district.

  • Planting Justice, which has built over 450 edible permaculture gardens in the San Francisco Bay Area, worked with five high-schools to develop food justice curricula and created 40 green jobs in the food justice movement for folks transitioning from prison.  

  • Presente.org, the largest online advocacy group for Latin American immigrants in the United States.

  • Rainforest Action Network, taking action against the the companies and industries driving deforestation and climate change.

  • Responsible Endowments Coalition, working with students, alumni, and other university stakeholders to make endowments a force for social, environmental, and economic justice.

  • Seeds of Peace, training next-gen leaders in global communities divided by conflict
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  • Texas Organizing Project Education Fund, organizing Black and Latino communities in Dallas, Harris and Bexar counties with the goal of transforming Texas into a state where working people of color have the power and representation they deserve.

  • The Action Center on Race and the Economy (ACRE), a campaign hub for organizations working at the intersection of racial justice and Wall Street accountability, and host of the Responsible Endowments Coalition
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  • The Restaurant Opportunities Center, organizing over 25,000 restaurant workers nationwide to advocate for rights like fair wages and freedom from sexual harassment
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  • Transform Finance, which builds a bridge between finance and social justice through ongoing investor and activist training and education.


  • Virginia Organizing, a non-partisan grassroots organization in the state of Virginia.


Candide Group is not a grant-making organization and does not accept proposals, however we do make a small number of philanthropic and political contributions each year to holistically support the infrastructure needed for lasting change.