Note: This project is open to Giving Project alumni. Future opportunities to join Giving Projects that are open to first-time participants will be announced via email and social media, and posted to the Current Giving Projects page and the News page.
The priority deadline for this application was February 15, but we are still open to applications as of February 17, 2021.
The Innovative, Just, and Equitable Housing Giving Project will fund organizing that pushes against housing injustice and/or that creates different, imaginative systems so people experiencing housing instability have agency and power in where and how they live.
Participants will work together over four months to deepen their understanding of social justice principles, especially related to housing justice, and engage in collective giving and fundraising to support grassroots organizations.
Housing is a human right and yet many are denied this right. The COVID-19 pandemic and its short and long term impacts are only making this issue worse. It has also given us opportunities to build systems that support people’s wellbeing, including around housing equity and justice. Funding raised by this Giving Project will support strategies that address the root causes of:
All meetings will be virtual using Zoom. We can assist with many tech access needs, including hotspots, laptops, etc. All dates and times may change in collaboration with participants.
What is a Momentum Giving Project?
Momentum Giving Projects are designed to be responsive to the “movement moment” that is happening at the time. We recognize that our grantees are organizing — strengthening communities, training activists, building analysis, developing leaders, making change — all the time. But sometimes, a spark catches. Circumstances come together so that there’s new momentum and focused attention around a particular issue.
Wed, March 10: 6-9 pm PT, 7-10 pm MT
Wed, March 24: 6-9 pm PT, 7-10 pm MT
Wed, April 7: 7:30-8:30 pm PT, 8:30-9:30 pm MT
Wed, April 28: 6-9 pm PT, 7-10 pm MT
Wed, May 5: 6-9 pm PT, 7-10 pm MT
Wed, May 19: 7-9 pm PT, 8-10 pm MT
May 22 - June 26
Wed, June 2: 7:30-8:30 pm PT, 8:30-9:30 pm MT
Wed, June 16: 7:30-8:30 pm PT, 8:30-9:30 pm MT
Wed, June 30: 6-9 pm PT, 7-10 pm MT
“One thing that sticks with me is how much I enjoy and get energy from these issues. I came in tired, and now feel energized.”