In 2011, Liberty Hill invested $3.3 million in grants to support economic, environmental and LGBT justice.*

POVERTY & ECONOMIC JUSTICE

In 2011, Liberty Hill Foundation invested $2 million in grassroots leaders who are organizing communities to build power and win institutional/systemic change that advances economic justice. Liberty Hill seeks to build power in low income communities and communities of color in Los Angeles County to create an equitable and just economy. This area of funding addresses issues such as safety nets for vulnerable people, access to employment, immigrant workers' rights, housing, economic development and access to quality public education and health care. This investment represents the combined support of individual donors, donor advised funds and foundation partners.

Recipients of Liberty Hill’s competitive Fund for Change grants include ACCE Institute, Black Women for Wellness, Californians for Justice Education Fund, Clergy and Laity United for Economic Justice – LA, Coalition for Economic Survival, Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles, Community Asset Development Re-defining Education, InnerCity Struggle, Instituto de Educacion Popular del Sur del California, Korean Resource Center, Koreatown Immigrant Workers Alliance, Labor/Community Strategy Center, L.A. Voice PICO, L.A. Black Worker Center, L.A. Community Action Network, People Organized for Westside Renewal, Pilipino Workers Center, Pomona Economic Opportunity Center, Restaurant Opportunities Center – L.A., Southern California Education Fund, Special Needs Network, Strategic Actions for a Just Economy, TRUST South L.A. and Youth Justice Coalition.

 

ENVIRONMENT

In 2011, Liberty Hill Foundation invested $487,576 in environmental justice organizing. Liberty Hill’s work in this area is strategically targeted to support community leaders organizing in low income African American, Latino and other immigrant communities where L.A.'s pollution has its most deadly consequences. This investment represents the combined support of individual donors, donor advised funds and foundation partners.

Recipients of Liberty Hill’s grants in this area include Coalition for a Safe Environment, Communities for a Better Environment, East Yard Communities for Environmental Justice, Occidental College, Pacoima Beautiful, and Union de Vecinos.

 

 

LESBIAN & GAY RIGHTS

In 2011, Liberty Hill Foundation invested $847,319 to advance equality for LGBT communities. Liberty Hill’s work in this area is strategically targeted to increase visibility and family acceptance and build support for marriage equality in communities of color. This investment represents the combined support of individual donors, donor advised funds and foundation partners.

Recipients of Liberty Hill’s competitive Fund for Change grants include Asian Pacific Islanders for Equality – Los Angeles, Gender Justice L.A., Gay Straight Alliance Network, Jordan Rustin Coalition, Latino Equality Alliance.

Queer Youth Fund Grant Recipients

 

 *Please note that this information is updated after Liberty Hill's annual audit is complete and therefore grantees and totals will lag behind our actual grantmaking activity.

Special Opportunity Fund Grants

For a list of 2011 Fund for Change Economic, Environmental and LGBTQ Justice grants.
For a list of 2010 Economic Justice, Environmental Justice and LGBTQ Justice grants.
For a list of 2009 Economic Justice, Environmental Justice and LGBTQ Justice grants.