CFT sponsors organizing grant program for local unions

The Strategic Campaign Initiative Organizing Grant Program assists the CFT in building a comprehensive organizing and political program that integrates the essential elements of quality research, legislative and policy advocacy, political engagement, and strategic communications.

“SCIO grants” are designed to assist local unions in strengthening our union by engaging in strategic organizing work in support of high-quality public education and other key local initiatives. The CFT- funded grants have helped locals plan and implement external and internal organizing campaigns, while training scores of members across the state in the process. The SCIO program has helped to expand the political and organizing capacity of the CFT. 

Get Organized!  newsletter tracks news of organizing project

Through pictures and short articles, Get Organized! provides members with timely information about the work CFT is doing to coordinate operations and provide strategic support to locals – essential to achieve success in our bargaining, and issue campaigns.

Please spread the word and share Get Organized! with members on local union websites, email lists, bulletin boards, etc. Pass it around and let us know what you think.

To submit an article, photo or story idea, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., CFT Organizing Director.

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To learn more about the Strategic Campaign Initiative Organizing Grant Program available to local unions, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., CFT Organizing Director.