Freedom ROC


Organization Name Freedom ROC
Initial Tier Ranking 2
Priority Tier 1
Total Budget Gap $285,999
c3 Voter Registration Gap $110,00
c4 Voter Registration Gap $175,000
PAC Voter Registration Gap
Date of Submission 10/25/2023 7:56:11
Program Summary Org focused on building Black grassroots community power will train and empower Black leaders to register voters through hotspot canvassing, doors, events, BLOC parties and concerts in Akron, Canton, Youngstown, Warren counties.
Program States OH
Program States old Ohio
Cost per VR card $11/Card
Reported Cost per VR Card $11.00
Cost-card believability
CaPA Notes on Reported Cost per Card Did not provide an explanation but based on our experience with the org and detailed budget, likely reasonable estimate.
Estimated Cost per VR Card
Adjustment made for cost-card
RYVF Overlay Black, LGBTQ, Youth
RYVF Score 2
Pooled Grant Givers Movement Voter Project, Rural Democracy Initiative, America Votes
Organization’s Legal Status
2022 or 2023 Expenses
2024 Budgets
Organization Mission Statement To create systemic change that leads to a more equitable society by uplifting the voices of directly impacted Black people that allows us to build Black grassroots community political power
Organization Leadership Black-led, Queer-led
Lead Contact Name Ray Greene jr
Lead Contact Title Executive Director
Lead Contact Email
Lead Contact Phone 3302278347
Email Address-other
Lead Contact Pronouns He
Core Constituencies engaged in VR program Black, LGBTQ+, Youth and Students (aged 15-35)
Issue Focus Housing, Police Reform, Electoral Power
Tactics for collecting voter registration cards Hot Spot Canvass, Door-to-Door Canvass, Online Canvass, Events, BLOC Parties, Concerts
Geographic Focus Suburban / Ex-urban, Small city (<100k), Urban - Large city (>100k)
Jurisdictional Focus Akron, Canton, Youngstown, Warren OH
Program Budgets C3 Entity
Youngstown: $55K (Tactics: $50K Hotspot Canvass, $5K BLOC Parties)
Canton: $55K (Tactics: $50K Hotspot Canvassing, $5K BLOC Parties)
C4 Entity:
Akron: $110K (Tactics: $70K Hotspot Canvass, $30K Door-to-Door Canvass, $10K BLOC Parties)
Warren: $65K (Tactics: $45K Hotspot Canvass, $15K Door-to-Door Canvass, $5K BLOC Parties)
Total Statewide
C3 Entity – $110K
C4 Entity – $175K
Budget gaps C3 Entity Gap Youngstown: $55K Canton: $55K C4 Entity Gap: Akron: $110K Warren: $65K Total C3 Entity Gap – $110K Total C4 Entity Gap- $175K
Partnerships Akron NAACP
Follow up call requested?
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Org Type 1 $2
Org Size 1 $2
Program Impact 1 $2
Program Efficiency 1 $2
Leadership & engagement 1
Ideological Targeting 1 $2
Creative 1 $2
Impact of previous Voter Registration programs
How many voter registration cards does your organization plan to collect in 2024
RDI c3 Awards $100,000
RDI c4 Awards (as of 2/28)
After AQ first2
last 2 confidential