• Rebecca Schneider

WHERE TO DONATE

Updated: Jun 7

* These resources are pulled from the New York Magazine article listed below.

Please note this list in not inclusive to all organizations and funds that are in need of monetary funds. This page will be updated regularly.


115 Ways to Donate in Support of Black Lives and Communities of Color

New York Magazine, June 4, 2020

Victim memorial funds | Bail funds | Megafunds | Frontline funds | Community restoration organizations | Community enrichment organizations | Youth-oriented community organizations | Policy reform organizations | Political organizations | Police reform organizations | Incarceration reform organizations | Legal defense funds and organizations | Black LGBTQ funds | Black LGBTQ organizations | Black and brown media organizations | Mental health organizations | Health-care funds and organizations


Victim memorial funds

Donations will go toward supporting the families of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, James Scurlock, Tony McDade, David McAtee, and Breonna Taylor.

Bail funds

Donations will go toward paying bail/bonds to release protesters jailed in states with bail/bond systems. If you’d like to make a localized contribution to a bail fund in a city or state not shown below, the National Bail Fund Network lists the funds you can donate to in all states with bail/bond systems.


Megafunds

Single donations will be split between multiple organizations, with the ability to adjust what goes where.

Frontline funds


Donations, made via Venmo, Cash App or PayPal, will go directly into the pockets of activists and organizers on the front lines of protests.



Community restoration organizations and funds

Donations will go toward rebuilding businesses and other parts of black communities where protests have occurred and/or have been particularly hard hit by the coronavirus pandemic.



Community enrichment organizations

Donations will go toward arts, technical, or other programs for black and brown people.



Youth-oriented community organizations

Donations will go toward funding initiatives for educating black and brown youth, such as programs for coding, activism camps, and providing books for schools.


Policy reform organizations

Donations will go toward legislative efforts to overturn systemically racist policies at either national, state, or local levels.

Political organizations

Donations will go toward black-voter education initiatives and supporting black political candidates.

Police reform organizations

Donations will go toward police reform initiatives, including efforts to redistribute police funding to other social services.


Incarceration reform organizations

Donations will go toward prison reform efforts to stop excessive punishment, mass incarceration, incarceration in general, and the creation of new jails and prisons.


Legal defense funds and organizations

Donations will go toward legal aid and education for black, brown, and other minority groups.

Black LGBTQ funds

Donations will go toward providing immediate mental health and health-care support, monetary support, and education to black LGBTQ communities.


Black LGBTQ organizations

Donations will go toward providing ongoing mental health and health-care support, monetary support, and education to black LGBTQ communities.

Black and brown media organizations

Donations will go toward supporting black and brown media outlets and journalists.

Mental health organizations

Donations will go toward providing mental health care and education to black communities and individuals.

Health-care funds and organizations

Donations will go toward providing medical aid, including COVID-19 and reproductive care, to black, brown, and other minority communities.