How will you redistribute your wealth?
August 20, 2020 11:52 AM   Subscribe

How will you redistribute your wealth? Fund Justice is a tool for browsing organizations, fundraisers, Black-owned businesses, and bail funds around the US. Many organisations are listed and there's a way to submit new ones via a Google Form. [via mefi projects]
posted by Bella Donna (7 comments total) 25 users marked this as a favorite
my what?
posted by entropicamericana at 12:39 PM on August 20 [16 favorites]

Admittedly, this website is aspirational for some of us. But I think it’s a wonderful idea and I encourage everyone, who is able, to support it.
posted by Bella Donna at 2:29 PM on August 20 [2 favorites]

'Wealth' might be a stretch, but I do budget for charitable giving - this is great. I like the categories, and the option to look locally. Thanks!
posted by mersen at 3:00 PM on August 20 [2 favorites]

This is wonderful! I'd love if there was a checkbox to filter for 501c3s, though.
posted by phooky at 5:24 PM on August 20 [1 favorite]

This is a cool resource, it's great to have a listing of grass roots efforts. Back in May I was trying to find really local community-led legal/mutual aid type orgs for some of the cities most active in the George Floyd protests and it was not always easy to know where to give. There was only one listing for my state, so I submitted one!
posted by geegollygosh at 7:25 PM on August 20 [1 favorite]

As a millennial in America without any family money, at least this gave me a laugh to start my Friday.
posted by mikeo2 at 2:33 AM on August 21 [1 favorite]

Yeah, the framing of this tool is a little unfortuante... wealth redistribution should be about taxation and policy reform to generate structural change. I'm sure billionaires would loveee if we instead equated it with individual charitable giving. Much like we see corporations pushing the message that climate change can be fixed if individuals just recycle more, nevermind the corporation's role in pollution. I'd encourage the creators to rethink that aspect.

But I don't want that to undercut this tool, which I think is a great resource. It introduced me to some local funds I hadn't known about.
posted by Emily's Fist at 10:55 AM on August 21 [3 favorites]

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