The Afiya Center
Our grantees, who are Black, Indigenous, women, and people of color, are at the forefront of organizing efforts for climate and environmental justice. We are committed to expanding the resources to support this work. By investing in climate and environmental efforts led by those most directly impacted, we have an opportunity to think through creative and collective solutions.
These sweeping assaults on bodily autonomy are part of a broad strategy to normalize systemic oppression and the subjugation of all marginalized groups.
We are a channel into which individual donors and foundations can pour resources to reach vital work at the grassroots.
Uses donor outreach and matching grants to leverage and direct new resources to organizations that are led by women of color, low-income women, and transgender people and building an organized grassroots base of support for reproductive justice
Supports midwives, doulas, and birthworkers of color leading innovative direct service delivery, advocacy, and organizing efforts to make high-quality midwifery and doula care and training accessible to communities of color and low-income communities.
The Rapid Response Fund provides the philanthropic community with a vehicle for deploying resources quickly and strategically to Reproductive Justice and social justice organizations during unexpected and critical campaign fights and key opportunities.
A joint project of Groundswell Fund and Groundswell Action Fund, the Liberation Fund supports the strongest grassroots organizing efforts led by women of color and transgender people of color across social justice sectors.
Groundswell Fund Builds Beyond with Adaptive Design Groundswell Fund invests in capacity-building across the movement and throughout the whole organization.
Applications have closed until the new year to allow our team space to rest and prep for our new grantmaking system that will accept applications in 2023. Please sign up if you would like to be notified when this RFP is re-opened. The Black Trans Fund is the first US-based national fund in the country dedicated to uplifting, resourcing, and building the capacity of Black trans social justice leaders.
You have to remember that pregnancy does not need to be pathologized. It is not a sickness.Angela Doyinsola Aina, Executive Director
Black Mamas Matter Alliance, Birth Justice Fund grantee