Civil & Human Rights

These nonprofits focus on advocacy for civil and human rights issues, specifically through policy, education and/or community organizing.
Civil & Human Rights

21 Nonprofits
2,461 Donors
$389,935 Given so far

American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Oregon $73,522 raised so far.
The ACLU of Oregon works in courts, the Legislature and communities to expand civil rights and civil liberties that are fundamental to free people: freedoms of press, speech, assembly and religion; and the rights to due process, equal protection and privacy.
Basic Rights Education Fund $18,615 raised so far.
Ensuring that all lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer Oregonians experience equality by building a broad, inclusive, politically powerful movement, by shifting public opinion and achieving policy victories.
Bradley Angle $20,245 raised so far.
Bradley Angle serves all people affected by domestic violence. We do this by placing people experiencing, or at risk of, domestic violence at the center of our services, and providing them with safety, empowerment, healing and hope.
Bus Project $11,918 raised so far.
Bus Project fosters civic and political involvement led by young people for young people. We build a strong, effective leadership pipeline by focusing on voter education, advocacy and engagement.
Call to Safety $21,812 raised so far.
End domestic and sexual violence through confidential support services and education to empower our community. We operate Oregon’s largest crisis line for survivors of domestic and/or sexual violence, answering more than 30,000 calls each year.
Community Alliance of Tenants $5,945 raised so far.
The Community Alliance of Tenants is Oregon’s statewide, tenant-led renters’ rights organization—building tenant power through tenant education, organizing and advocacy programs. CAT’s mission is to educate and empower Oregon tenants to demand safe, stable and affordable rental homes.
Harper’s Playground $28,125 raised so far.
The mission of Harper’s Playground is to inspire vital communities by creating inviting playgrounds for people of all abilities. Our vision is a more inclusive world, one playground at a time, naturally.
NARAL Pro-Choice Oregon Foundation $22,501 raised so far.
NARAL Pro-Choice Oregon Foundation supports and protect a person’s freedom to make individual decisions regarding the full range of reproductive choices, including preventing unintended pregnancy, bearing healthy children, and choosing legal abortion—through education, training, organizing, and research.
National Indian Child Welfare Association (NICWA) $10,253 raised so far.
NICWA works to strengthen the well-being of American Indian and Alaska Native children and families. Our vision is that every Indian child will have access to community-based, culturally appropriate services that help them grow up safe, healthy and spiritually strong.
Oregon Center for Public Policy $7,551 raised so far.
We improve economic opportunity for all Oregonians, especially those with low and moderate incomes. Our research and clear, fact-based materials empower Oregonians to push back against powerful state and national interests—including the Trump agenda—to advance progressive policy change.
Oregon Crime Victims Law Center $4,157 raised so far.
Oregon Crime Victims Law Center provides free legal representation and advocacy to victims of crime throughout Oregon. We empower victims by ensuring their independent voices are heard through protection and enforcement of their legal rights.
Oregon Justice Resource Center $16,211 raised so far.
Mass incarceration is the civil rights crisis of our time. We provide free legal services urgently needed by currently or formerly justice-involved people and work to make our justice system fairer, more responsive and more transparent for all Oregonians.
Partnership for Safety and Justice $7,953 raised so far.
Partnership for Safety and Justice advances policy solutions to crime that ensure justice, equity, accountability and healing to create safe and strong communities.
Portland Women in Technology (PDXWIT) $16,814 raised so far.
To bring together and empower women in tech and encourage others to pursue tech careers. We are reducing the gender imbalance in the industry and addressing the negative effects of that imbalance on women.
Pueblo Unido PDX $13,242 raised so far.
To empower and provide resources to Latinxs with vulnerable immigration status, and to advocate for solutions that build just communities. We envision a United States of America with libertad y justicia para todxs.
Raphael House of Portland $41,515 raised so far.
Raphael House provides life-saving services to adults and children escaping domestic violence while engaging the community in nonviolent living through advocacy, education and community outreach. We offer resources and personalized support to help survivors obtain housing, employment, stability and safety.
Resolutions Northwest $27,292 raised so far.
Resolutions Northwest facilitates honest dialogue to resolve conflict and advance racial and social justice.
Social Justice Fund NW $5,287 raised so far.
Social Justice Fund NW is a foundation working at the front lines of social change. SJF leverages the resources of members to foster significant, long-term social justice solutions through a unique participatory model of funding called Giving Projects.
Voz Workers’ Rights Education Project $16,932 raised so far.
Voz is a worker-led organization that empowers diverse day laborers and immigrants to improve their working conditions and protect civil rights through leadership development, organizing, education and economic opportunity.
Youth, Rights & Justice $10,120 raised so far.
To defend the rights of vulnerable children and families from diverse backgrounds, including those in foster care, recovering from trauma, who are poor and low income, experiencing abuse and neglect, and living with disabilities.
YWCA of Greater Portland $9,925 raised so far.
To eliminate racism, empower women and promote peace, justice, dignity and freedom for all.