Our Work

Making Grants

Voqal grantmaking is a philanthropic program that promotes social equity in creative and disruptive ways. We have a deep commitment to racial and social justice. We invest in leaders, organizations, and movements who are closest to injustice and are fighting for collective liberation.

We are committed to the promotion of social, economic, and racial justice through the support of community organizing and public policy advocacy. We carry out our work in a way that builds the capacity of communities to win political power and we prioritize funding communities who have traditionally had power used against them.

Learn more about the organizations we fund and their impact on the community below.

All Grants

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2020

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2019

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2018

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2017

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2016

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2015

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2014

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Prior to 2014

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Featured Grantees

TakeAction Minnesota

TakeAction Minnesota is a statewide network of people working to realize racial and economic equity across Minnesota.

With support from Voqal,  it is building a strong narrative aimed at encouraging citizen support for bold solutions to the problems Minnesota currently faces.

Arizona Advocacy Network

Arizona Advocacy Network is devoted to defending and deepening Arizona’s commitment to democracy.

With support from Voqal, it significantly expanded its field and digital organizing capacity in support of a “dark money” disclosure measure (Proposition 403) in Tempe, Arizona.

ONE Northside

Organizing Neighborhoods for Equality: Northside is a mixed-income, multi-ethnic, intergenerational organization that unites its diverse communities.

Voqal’s support enables it to continue its important work of organizing vulnerable and struggling community members around social justice issues.

Voqal Fund Grant Selection Process

Grant applications are by invitation only. Due to our limited resources, unsolicited proposals are not accepted. All prospective grantees are screened for alignment with Voqal’s mission, values and philanthropic priorities.