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, gender equity, and environmental sustainability.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
December 10, 2018
The Jessie Smith Noyes Foundation is pleased to announce that Rini Banerjee will join the Foundation as its fourth president …
July 9, 2018
In the early 1990s, I was a junior financial analyst for Citibank. I just graduated with a Bachelors degree from …