Grant Opportunities

Groundwork awards grants to organizations in our four partner states — Alabama, Mississippi, Oklahoma, and West Virginia.

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Through our flagship grant program we award unrestricted, multi-year grants to the most effective hyperlocal organizers on the ground in our focus states. Along with grant funding, grantees get access to a vibrant cross-state grantee community and wraparound support from the Groundwork team.

Status: Closed

Check back for more information about our next grant round.

Groundwork Project Organizer Grant Program

Open to any group doing organizing work in our focus states, mini-grants are available for specific, short-term needs, like events, trainings, and other one-time expenses outside of your general operating budget.

Status: Open

Deadline: Accepted on a rolling basis

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Groundwork's National Footprint

Learn more about the states we work in across the country.

Groundwork Grant Interest Form

If you're an organization in one of Groundwork's four partner states — Alabama, Mississippi, Oklahoma, or West Virginia — and interested in applying for a Groundwork Grant, please fill out the form below. This is the first step in the application process. Someone from our team will follow up with you to schedule an introductory conversation in the coming weeks.

Groundwork Organizer Grantees

United Women of Color

Huntsville, AL

Mississippi Workers' Center for Human Rights

Greenville, MS

West Virginia Black Voter Impact Initiative

Charleston, WV

Faith & Works Collective

Birmingham, AL

Alabama Values Progress

Montgomery, AL

SHERo Mississippi

Jackson, MS

Quitman County Development Organization

Quitman County, MS

West Virginia Rivers

Charleston, WV

West Virginia Faith Collective

Morgantown, WV

People's Budget Birmingham

Birmingham, AL

Immigrant Alliance for Justice and Equity

Jackson, MS

Julius Jones Institute

Oklahoma City, OK

Oklahoma Parent Legislative Action Committee

Oklahoma, Statewide

West Virginia United Caucus

West Virginia, Statewide

Political Healers

Alabama, Statewide

Let's Fix This

Oklahoma City, OK

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Olive Tree Initiative

Charleston, WV

Red Dirt Collective

Norman, OK

Mississippi Center for Re-Entry

Walls, MS

Oklahoma Civic Learning Coalition

Oklahoma City & Tulsa, OK

Mississippi Coalition to End Corporal Punishment

Durant, MS

Transform Alabama

Talladega, AL

Foundation for Liberating Minds

Oklahoma City, OK

SOAR West Virginia

Charleston, WV

Freedom Oklahoma

Oklahoma City, OK

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WV Tenant Rights Project

Mercer County, WV

Stand Up Mobile

Mobile, AL

Steps Coalition

Gulfport, MS

Groundwork Mini-Grantees

Black By God

Morgantown, WV

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Olive Tree Initiative

Morgantown, WV

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Alabama, Statewide

Tulsa Voter Van

Tulsa, OK

Black Appalachian Coalition

West Virginia, Statewide

Greenbrier Valley Pride

Greenbrier County, WV

SHERo Mississippi

Jackson, MS

Delta Foundation, Inc.

Greenville, MS

Immigrant Alliance for Justice and Equity

Jackson, MS

Quitman County Development Organization

Quitman County, MS

Alabama Appleseed

Montgomery & Birmingham, AL

Faith & Works Collective

Birmingham, AL

SOAR West Virginia

Charleston, WV

Oklahoma Appleseed

Oklahoma, Statewide

Return My Vote

Birmingham & Tuscaloosa, AL

Shape Up Mississippi

Vicksburg, MS

West Virginia Faith Collective

Morgantown, WV

Julius Jones Institute

Oklahoma City, OK

Alabama Values Progress

Montgomery, AL

Southern Center for Human Rights

Alabama, Statewide

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National Black Action Group

Birmingham, AL

Hometown Organizing Project

Alabama, Statewide

Freedom Oklahoma

Oklahoma City, OK

Transform Alabama

Alabama, Statewide

Oklahoma Civic Learning Coalition

Oklahoma City & Tulsa, OK

West Virginia Black Voter Impact Initiative

Charleston, WV

Oklahoma Progress Now

Oklahoma City, OK

Oklahoma Parent Legislative Action Committee

Oklahoma, Statewide

Mississippi Center for Re-Entry

Walls, MS

People's Budget Birmingham

Birmingham, AL

Let's Fix This

Oklahoma City, OK

WV Black Pride Foundation

Charleston, WV

Vote for Change OK

Oklahoma, Statewide

Project Say Something

Florence, AL

ForEver Caring Evonne

Jackson, MS

Faith in Action AL

Birmingham, AL

Growing Resilience In the South (GRITS, Inc.)

Jackson, MS

Southern Appalachian Labor School

Fayette County, WV

Norman Care-A-Vans

Norman, OK

Alabama Justice Initiative

Jefferson County, AL

Sally's List

Oklahoma City, OK

Alabama Values

Montgomery, AL