Movement Voter Project — Criminal Justice Reform (2020)


Grant investigator: Chloe Cockburn

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Open Philanthropy recommended two grants totaling $1,500,000 over two years to the Movement Voter Project (MVP) to support work on criminal justice reform. MVP intends to use these funds to provide technical assistance and regrants to small organizations around the country working on criminal justice reform campaigns.

This follows our May 2019 support and falls within our focus area of criminal justice reform.

Movement Voter Project — Student Organizing


Grant investigator: Chloe Cockburn

This page was reviewed but not written by the grant investigator. Movement Voter Project staff also reviewed this page prior to publication.


Open Philanthropy recommended a grant of $100,000 to the Movement Voter Project (MVP), via the Tides Foundation, to support student organizing for criminal justice reform. MVP plans to use these funds to continue its work to organize convenings and support local youth and student organizations working on criminal justice reform issues. MVP also plans to re-grant a portion of the funds to Freedom to Thrive, another youth organizing organization.

This follows our April 2018 support to Gamechanger Labs and falls within our focus area of criminal justice reform.

Movement Voter Project — Criminal Justice Reform

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Grant investigator: Chloe Cockburn

This page was reviewed but not written by the grant investigator. MVP staff also reviewed this page prior to publication.


The Open Philanthropy Project recommended a grant of $100,000 to the Movement Voter Project to support work on criminal justice reform in Illinois. The Movement Voter Project plans to regrant these funds to several small groups organizing to support criminal justice reform at the state level.

This discretionary grant falls within our focus area of criminal justice reform.