Local grassroots organizers are leading the way to ensure that our communities can thrive — with access to affordable homes, jobs with livable wages, democratic systems, a healthy environment, and economies that sustain people and planet.

Based on research and learnings from NFG’s programs and partners, we created this resource to help funders expand and deepen their geographic reach and advance racial, gender, economic, disability, and climate justice by supporting grassroots groups rooted in place.

A group of people standing together, masked, some with fists in the air.
Leaders from Stand Up Nashville and The Equity Alliance with local Nashville leaders running for office at A Walk for Ida & Frankie (2020). Credit: The Equity Alliance.