- New Virginia Majority Education Fund
- Award Date:
- To support the hire of formerly incarcerated organizers.
The Open Philanthropy Project awarded a grant of $50,000 to New Virginia Majority to enable it to hire formerly incarcerated staff. This grant falls within Open Philanthropy's work on criminal justice reform.
New Virginia Majority is a political base-building organization that Open Philanthropy sees as highly competent, and that is beginning to address the issue of criminal justice reform in Virginia. Its organizing is centered on securing rights restoration for the formerly incarcerated.