They ignite change. They support transformative leadership and courageous storytelling, inspiring action toward a peaceful, just, sustainable future.

Established in 1946, Compton Foundation fosters positive and sustainable models of change.  They are a family foundation based in the U.S. and working with a global perspective. To accomplish their mission they provide financial resources to galvanize the movement for progressive and democratic social change, and on August 12, 2014, their grantmaking totaled almost $2.3 Million.


Recently Compton Foundation approved a grant of $5,000 to the High Fives Foundation. Thank you Compton Foundation.

What they fund?

They support organizations building the long-term capacity to ignite change as well as providing rapid response and emerging opportunity funding. They value projects that explore the connections between issue areas. Change requires both long-term movement building and the ability to respond quickly to opportunistic moments when transformation and/or real short-term gains are possible.

More info on Compton Foundation HERE

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