WHERE TO DONATE
Updated: Jun 7, 2020
* 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.
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.
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.
People’s Program Bail Out Fund; Oakland, California
Single donations will be split between multiple organizations, with the ability to adjust what goes where.
Donations, made via Venmo, Cash App or PayPal, will go directly into the pockets of activists and organizers on the front lines of protests.
Mitch Gayns’s community supplies fund; donations go to Gayns, the host of Those People podcast and a Boston-based protester who is using the funds for supplies — such as snacks, Band-Aids, and flashlights — for protesters, and providing receipts for purchases on his Twitter feed.
Isak Douah Minneapolis Gas Mask Fund; donations go to Douah, who is using the money to buy gas masks for black youth activists on the front lines to protect them against tear gas used by the police.
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.
Minnesota Rapid Response Coalition; Twin Cities, Minnesota
The Lake Street Council; Minneapolis, Minnesota
Pimento Relief Fund; Minneapolis, Minnesota
West Broadway Business & Area Coalition; Minneapolis, Minnesota
Rebuilding Oakland Black Businesses Fund; Oakland, California
My Block My Hood My City; Chicago, Illinois
Community enrichment organizations
Donations will go toward arts, technical, or other programs for black and brown people.
Assata’s Daughters; Chicago, Illinois
Centro de Trabajadores Unidos en la Lucha; Twin Cities, Minnesota
Twin Cities Recovery Project; Twin Cities, Minnesota
Black Feminist Project; New York City
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.