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In 2020, LGF provided two grants to the Southern Power Fund in support of racial justice work across the South.

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The Southern Power Fund's immediate goal is the strategic and effective distribution of funds money to frontline organizations leading transformational efforts throughout the region. Four Southern anchor organizations: Southerners On New Ground, The Highlander Research and Education Center, Project South and Alternate Roots, will collectively raise funds toward a $10 million Rapid Response Fund, and will strategically distribute $8 million to BIPOC-led organizing efforts in a time of crisis. They provide an accessible process for Southern organizations and community groups to access general operating funds with no strings attached and minimal hassle.

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