Meet our Partners

Risking Boldly

Rabbis affiliated with T’ruah, an NCF partner, protest in New York. (Photo: Alex Wroblewski for The New York Times)

Pursuing Justice for People and the Planet

The Nathan Cummings Foundation is a family foundation, rooted in the Jewish tradition of social justice, working to create a more vibrant, sustainable and democratic society. From Charlottesville to Puerto Rico and the #MeToo movement our grantees, Fellows and partners are courageous leaders on the frontlines, protesting inside the White House and outside Trump Tower, leveraging the power of Wall Street and Main Street, and speaking truth to power from Hollywood to the halls of Congress. Together, we are pursuing justice for people and the planet. We're excited to share this new multimedia piece to help you meet a few of our partners.

Color of Change

Until Justice is Real

Color of Change is advancing racial justice. (Photo: Courtesy of Color of Change)

As part of the Racial and Economic Justice portfolio, we support Color of Change. Color of Change is advancing racial justice and amplifying Black America's political voice. Driven by more than 1 million members, they are shifting public narratives, demanding corporate accountability and criminal justice reform, and challenging systems of inequality.

Just Capital

Building a More Just Marketplace

Forbes and Just Capital analyzed the nation’s largest public companies to develop the Just 100. (Photo: Ethan Pines for Forbes)

As part of the Corporate and Political Accountability portfolio, we support Just Capital and their mission to build a more just marketplace. From executive compensation to the Fight for $15, and the Just 100, our partnership with Just Capital aligns across our focus areas and supports our work to build a more inclusive, clean economy.

The Natural History Museum

Imagining the Museum of the Future

As part of the museum's air monitoring project, plastic dinosaurs are outfitted with devices that measure pollutants near playgrounds, homes, and schools. (Photo: Courtesy of The Natural History Museum)

As part of our Voice, Creativity and Culture portfolio, we support the Natural History Museum and their mission to imagine the museum of the future, attuned to the social and political forces inseparable from the natural world. Their mobile museum highlights corporate influence in science museums and engages communities impacted by the production and consumption of fossil fuels.

Climate Justice Alliance

On the Frontlines of Crisis and Forefront of Change

As part of our Inclusive Clean Economy portfolio, we support the Climate Justice Alliance and their efforts to bring frontline communities together and build the bigger we for a just transition toward local, living economies.

It Takes Roots to Weather the Storm

Climate Justice Alliance partnered with Greenpeace USA and Organización Boricuá to support just recovery efforts in Puerto Rico. (Photo: Courtesy of the Climate Justice Alliance)

The Climate Justice Alliance Just Recovery Fund, the Miami Foundation Hurricane Irma Relief Fund, and El Puente, in partnership with the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, are supporting community-based, grassroots efforts and solar energy projects that will create sustainable and equaitable recovery in communities impacted by recent hurricanes.

The Poor People's Campaign

A National Call for Moral Revival

The Poor People's Campaign is leading a transformative social justice movement. (Photo: Courtesy of the Poor People's Campaign)

As part of our Voice, Creativity and Culture portfolio, we're supporting the Poor People's Campaign and their moral call to end systemic racism, poverty, militarism and environmental destruction. The campaign emerged from more than a decade of work by grassroots community and religious leaders, and is rooted in the great moral teachings and leadership of poor people to unite our country from the bottom up.

Center for Investigative Reporting

The Truth Will Not Reveal Itself

A recent story explored sexual assault and harrassment of low-wage immigrant workers. (Photo: Andres Cediel for Reveal)

As part of our Voice, Creativity and Culture portfolio, we support the Center for Investigative Reporting and their efforts to engage and empower the public through investigative reporting and groundbreaking storytelling. Their award-winning journalism shines a bright light on injustice to protect the most vulnerable in our society.

Meet Our Fellows

Francisca, Anna and Jasiri are visionary leaders who believe in the power of art, storytelling, dialogue and restorative practices. (Photos by Candace Howe, PhotoStory Collections)

Our Fellows represent the heart of our mission to build a more just, vibrant, sustainable and democratic society. Earlier this year, we introduced three new Fellows: Anna Claussen, Francisca Porchas Coronado and Jasiri X. We're proud to share a new video that showcases their work.

Welcome to Wonderland

(Photo: Courtesy of the Pop Culture Collaborative)

NCF Fellowship Program Alum Bridgit Antoinette Evans and Tracey Van Slyke launched Wonderland, a new podcast that explores the power of pop culture and social justice movements to create culture change.

Focused on the Future We Want

We are grateful for the remarkable work of our grantees, Fellows and partners. Read more about how we're supporting their work in our Letter to the Field: Risking Boldly.

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