Social Justice Fund NW is a foundation working at the frontlines of social change. We leverage the resources of our members to foster significant, long-term social justice solutions throughout Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, and Wyoming.
Giving Projects are a unique, participatory model of funding which provides significant financial resources to organizations that work towards long-term progressive social change.
Social Justice Fund NW funds organizations led by people who are most directly affected by the problems that the organization or project is addressing.
Social Justice Fund NW engages donors at all giving levels to fund movements for progressive social change.
March 14, 2023
Announcing SJF’s 2023 Funding Opportunities
SJF is excited to announce our slate of funding opportunities for 2023! We want to thank our community of grantees, donor organizers, and supporters for informing our focus areas. Based on community feedback, our strategic plan, and an evaluation of the current political moment, our upcoming funding opportunities will center grassroots reproductive justice efforts, Native-led…
February 28, 2023
Potlatch Fund and SJF partner on Native Led Organizing Grant
A message from Valériana Chikoti-Bandua & Cleora Hill-Scott: As the Executive Directors of Potlatch Fund and Social Justice Fund NW (SJF) we are proud to announce a new initiative that began in 2022: the Native Led Organizing Grant, a grantmaking collaboration that will support Native-led community organizing throughout our overlapping five-state region. SJF and Potlatch…
February 23, 2023
SJF’s new organizational values — exploring Black Liberation
Happy Black History/Futures/Liberation Month, folks! This is Marc Mazique, Operations Manager for SJF, offering up this perspective on our recently adopted organizational value of Black Liberation. This is the second in a series of blog posts we’ll be publishing over the next several months, providing reflections on each new value and how we understand it…