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SOUTHERN PARTNERS FUND
Responding to COVID-19
To help address the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, SPF has set up a COVID-19 emergency response fund to alleviate the devastation this outbreak is having on people of color and low-income communities throughout the rural South.
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SOUTHERN PARTNERS FUND
Requesting Proposals for 2021: Deadline 11/18
Deadline Extension to Wednesday, November 18th at 5pm EST. Now that the Census deadline has passed, we are shifting our funding focus towards redistricting organizing opportunities in 2021 grants and trainings. Redistricting organizing grants will focus on ensuring congressional reapportionment is fairly carried out, such that rural, low-income and under-resourced communities of color. Click below to learn more.
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SOUTHERN PARTNERS FUND
Voter Rights & Engagement
We have the freedom to choose our leaders and engage on the issues that we care about. That means we can build power in our communities and create real change. Our right to vote gives us that power. As the largest and most diverse generation in American history, we have the strength to defend our voices and our votes. Will you join us?
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SOUTHERN PARTNERS FUND
Education Reform
We are fighting to give learners at all levels the opportunity to shape their education. Our goal for education reform is to ensure that we create every opportunity possible to expose learners at all levels, from K through Career, to the best innovations America can provide, a goal we know from our history is boundless.
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SOUTHERN PARTNERS FUND
Immigration Rights
The fundamental constitutional protections of due process and equal protection embodied in our Constitution and Bill of Rights apply to every person, regardless of immigration status. Join us in supporting the rights of all immigrants by learning how we can help protect them.

IMPACT

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.

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Grantee Highlights

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."

MAJOR INITIATIVES

Voter Rights & Engagement

Immigration Rights

Education Reform

Other program areas

Environmental Justice

Economic Justice

Disability Rights

Housing Reform

Healthcare Reform

Youth Leadership

Incarceration Reform

Women & Girls’ Leadership

LGBTQ Rights