Reproductive Justice Impact Report

A Birds-Eye-View

Groundswell Fund’s annual evaluation report of the Reproductive Justice movement has provided funders, grantmaking partners, donors, and the field with birds-eye level information on trends, challenges, and emerging issues.

2021 Rj Impact Report Executive Summary

2021 RJ Impact Findings

For over 14 years, our annual evaluation of the RJ movement has provided funders, grantmaking partners, donors, and the field with an overarching analysis of trends, challenges, and emerging issues.

Eighty reproductive justice and birth justice organizations supported by Groundswell Fund or via one of its grantmaking partners shared their successes and challenges during 2021.




2021 RJ Impact Webinar

On June 23, 2022, the day before SCOTUS overturned Roe, Groundswell presented the 2021 findings along with an incredible panel of Groundswell grantees.

(English subtitles above — Spanish subtitles posted by July 1, 2022.)


Visit the RJ Impact Microsite

Eighty community-rooted reproductive and birth justice organizations take stock of the wins, challenges, and lessons learned from their work during 2021.

Organizations shared their experiences in their own words, and stories were aggregated into a microsite.

Visit to hear directly from Groundswell’s grantee partners about their critical work. 

Previous RJ Impact Reports

2020 Reproductive Justice Briefing

A virtual briefing was held in September 2020. During this briefing, we discussed challenges and emerging issues within the RJ movement, as well as an opportunity to gather insight on how our investments in this space are building the path towards our collective liberation.


2019 Reproductive Justice Impact Report 

Released in 2019 and titled Strategy, Action, and Impact: Groundswell Fund’s Evaluation of the Reproductive Justice Movement Report, this report shows how our grantee partners are responding to political reality through base-building strategies.

The report relies primarily on grantee surveys completed by 70 RJ organizations in 2019. In addition to documenting the grantees’ strategies, wins, lessons, and challenges, this report highlights trends across several years, including Groundswell’s role in helping to catalyze philanthropic giving to the RJ movement.

RJ Impact 2019