National Foundation Programs

As the challenges and opportunities facing today’s workforce continue to evolve, the Target Foundation is taking action to help our neighbors grow and thrive. That’s why we’re committed to building financial stability and economic opportunity for working people and their families in a rapidly changing economy.

Grants and initiatives

The Target Foundation prioritizes investments that explicitly center on equity, with a focus on organizations working to address the specific systemic and structural barriers facing Black communities, Indigenous communities and other communities of color.

Through our national program, the Target Foundation invests in organizations that serve communities with programs focused on:

The changing nature of work

Equipping individuals with limited income with the support, resources and opportunities for mobility needed to achieve their full potential in a rapidly changing economy.

Financial resilience and inclusion

Supporting low-income workers and families in attaining financial stability and security, imbuing a sense of self-efficacy, control and dignity over their financial lives.


Investments through this program are made by invitation only.

National grantee spotlight

We’re proud to support FreeFrom and its work to ensure that all survivors are able to build the wealth and financial security necessary to support their individual, intergenerational and community healing – enabling them to thrive.  

At FreeFrom, we’re building pathways to financial security for survivors. The number 1 need for survivors is cash to spend as they see fit, and on average survivors have less than $10 in savings. With support from the Target Foundation, we’ve developed a trust-based Savings Matching Program that has supported over 1,300 survivors in saving over $500,000 collectively.

Sonya Passi Founder & CEO, FreeFrom

With a team made up of survivors, FreeFrom's work is focused in three core areas: 

  • Creating tools, resources and environments to support survivors' collective economic and community power.   
  • Supporting the movement against gender-based violence in centering economic security for all survivors.  
  • Catalyzing societal action, bringing in all institutions as part of the ecosystem of support.  

The Target Foundation’s general operating funding will assist FreeFrom in expanding the ecosystem of support for survivors, growing its Savings Matching Program and its Gifted by FreeFrom social enterprise.