Black Lives Matter: Organizations You Can Support
If you are able, please donate to organizations working to dismantle systems of oppression and uplift Black communities. Here are some that you can support:
Audre Lorde Project
A Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Two Spirit, Trans and Gender Non Conforming People of Color center for community organizing, focusing on the New York City area.
The Bail Project
A national non-profit organization designed to combat mass incarceration by disrupting the money bail system, one person at a time.
Black Lives Matter
A global organization in the US, UK and Canada, whose mission is to eradicate white supremacy and build local power to intervene in violence inflicted on Black communities by the state and vigilantes.
Black Trans Travel Fund
Pays for car ride services for Black trans women in NYC & NJ to help them access self-determined safer alternatives to travel.
Black Visions Collective
A Black-led queer and trans-centered organizing network committed to dismantling systems of oppression and violence.
Brave Space Alliance
The first Black-led, trans-led LGBTQ Center located on the South Side of Chicago, dedicated to creating and providing affirming, culturally competent, for-us by-us resources, programming and services.
Utilizes research-based policy solutions to end police brutality in the U.S.
Color Of Change
The nation’s largest online racial justice organization.
A grassroots agency located in the South Bronx that provides services to and for the LGBTQ community.
Supports the LGBTQ community and especially transgender sex workers by providing immediate need/crisis support, healthcare support, housing, advocacy and education.
Provides a welcoming space, culturally sensitive services and member-centered programming that affirm the lives of LGBTQ elders of color.
The Innocence Project
Exonerates the wrongly convicted through DNA testing and reforms the criminal justice system to prevent future injustice.
Marsha P Johnson Institute
An organization that protects and defends the human rights of Black transgender people by organizing, advocating, creating an intentional community to heal, developing transformative leadership and promoting collective power.
Mobilizing Our Brothers Initiative (MOBI)
A series of curated social connectivity events for queer people of color to see their holistic self while promoting community, wellness, and personal development.
Movement for Black Lives
Supports Black-led rapid response efforts and long-term strategy, policy and infrastructure investments in the movement ecosystem.
NAACP’s mission is to secure the political, educational, social and economic equality of rights in order to eliminate race-based discrimination and ensure the health and well-being of all persons.
National Bail Fund Network
A full directory of bail funds by state: communityjusticeexchange.org/nbfn-directory
National Bail Out
A Black-led and Black-centered collective of abolitionist organizers, lawyers and activists building a community-based movement to support our folks and end systems of pretrial detention and ultimately mass incarceration.
National Black Justice Coalition
A civil rights organization dedicated to the empowerment of Black LGBTQ and same gender loving (SGL) people.
The Okra Project
A collective that seeks to address the global crisis faced by Black Trans people by bringing home cooked, healthy, and culturally specific meals and resources to Black Trans People wherever we can reach them.
Sylvia Rivera Law Project
Works to increase the political voice and visibility of low-income people and people of color who are transgender, intersex or gender non-conforming.
A decentralized, educational 501(c)(3) non-profit media organization of artists and journalists that has been live-streaming protests and holding police accountable for their actions.