Demonstrators take part in the 2018 Women's March in Los Angeles, CA.
GRANTS AND INVESTMENTS FOR THE GRASSROOTS
People and communities know what they need to thrive. We support people-powered organizations participating in the intersecting movements that are building a just, equitable, and sustainable world.See Our Approach
What We Do
Marchers with The Workers Center of Central NY fight to end family separation.
Social Justice Grantmaking
We make grants to grassroots groups working to advance racial justice and gender justice.Go to Grants
Organized by Brandworkers, New Yorkers rally for restaurant workers in 2017.
Investing for Impact
Through screening, shareholder engagement, and direct investments, we align our endowment with our social justice mission.Go to Investing
DECADES OF PROGRESSIVE GRANTMAKING
From integration to intersectionality, we’ve supported advances in social justice in the US since 1947. Learn about our biggest milestones and proudest achievements.See Our Legacy
January 28, 2021
In our more than 70-year history, the Jessie Smith Noyes Foundation has consistently adhered to values and priorities that address …
November 13, 2020
Despite the pandemic and deliberate barriers to prevent Black and brown people and new Americans from casting their ballots, voters …