Democratic philanthropy is a critical element in Southern Partners Fund’s vision. We strive to incorporate the voice of our grantees, membership, and other grassroots organizations from throughout the rural South. Promoting self-determination is highly valued in the organization’s decision-making process. We involve those affected by the issues at hand in community based problem-solving.
Families & Friends of Louisiana's Incarcerated Children (FFLIC)
FFLIC is a statewide, membership-based, parent-led organization committed to abolishing the school-to-prison pipeline and reforming the juvenile justice system. FLICC's mission, established by founding parents and grandparents who lead FFLIC, is to divert resources spent on punishment to schools worthy of their children.
Polk Ecumenical Action Council for Empowerment
P.E.A.C.E. is a community organization whose purpose is to build justice ministries and train members from diverse congregations (20 and counting) to identify root causes of community problems and take action to resolve them.
georgia muslim voter project
"Georgia Muslim Voter Project's mindset for 2019 is to organize, stabilize, and invest in all areas needed to succeed in 2020. For us, this means having our constituents fully engaged and participating in the census and local and federal elections. We believe that our core practices of voter registration, education and engagement are not in spite of the census work we are doing, but rather an amplification."