December 17, 2020
2020 Racial Justice Support: In 2020, LGF provided two grants to the Southern Power Fund in support of racial justice work across the South.
LGF Announces over $1.3 million in Grantmaking Toward Organizations Focused on Higher Education for Justice-Involved Individuals
September 17, 2020
July 28, 2020
LGF signed onto this letter from social justice funders as well as the Council on Foundations pledge "to act with fierce urgency to support our nonprofit partners as well as the people and communities hit hardest by the impacts of COVID-19”.
In June, LGF signed onto the Emergency Charity Stimulus petition, created by a network of philanthropic donors and leaders that is urging Congress to enact legislation requiring foundations to double the mandated annual foundation payout over the next three years, from 5% to 10%.
Mural created by artists Xena Goldman, Cadex Herrera, and Greta McLain, with help from artists Niko Alexander and Pablo Hernandez.