Organizing for Medicaid Expansion

While almost half of the country passed Medicaid expansion last year, 20 states did not.  Among the states that did not, is Wyoming, Montana, and Idaho; home to two of our grantees Equality State Policy Center, and Montana Women Vote.   The fight for Medicaid expansion is far from over.  Read more about how they're organizing to expand Medicaid, and helping thousands of people within their state.

Mayor McGinn joins Social Justice Fund Board

March 5, 2014 - Mayor Mike McGinn has joined the Board of Directors of Social Justice Fund NW to continue working for progressive social change. McGinn says, "I'm excited about Social Justice Fund's innovative process that engages people from all backgrounds as philanthropists and grantmakers.”

Committing to gender justice

Our Gender Justice Giving Project will allow our grantees to frame their work in a more holistic way and will help us deepen our understanding of how transformative, cross-identity movements are built.  Learn more about the Gender Justice Giving Project here

Announcing all 2014 grant opportunities

We have 6 funding opportunties open for application!  We have 6 grant cycles open to groups and organizations looking for funding.  Read more about what we fund, and the application process.

The Change We're Making

Last month, Social Justice Fund NW celebrated 35 years of social justice philanthropy at our Annual Dinner Celebration “The Change We’re Making” where 300 activists, organizers, and social justice philanthropists across Oregon, Washington, Montana, Idaho, and Wyoming came together to honor the work of our grantees and to recognize our role in building a sustainable movement to fund social change.