The OPSEU Social Justice Fund supports organizations fighting for human, economic, labour and political rights. The Social Justice Board uses the following criteria to prioritize funding proposals:
OPSEU Solidarity Funds
In 2004, the OPSEU Executive Board approved the setting up of two distinct solidarity funds – The Live and Let Live Fund and The Social Justice Fund.
The Live and Let Live Fund (charitable tax) is dedicated to exclusively support organizations that are actively involved in combatting HIV/AIDS in Southern Africa and Ontario.
The Social Justice Fund is dedicated to build linkages with communities in developing countries and to fund projects that support trade unions, community groups, indigenous rights, and women’s rights with a focus on: education, health, water, fighting poverty and strengthening civil society in communities in Africa, Latin America, the Caribbean and Asia.