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Awards & Recognitions

  • 2014 Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipient (Awarded to Andrew Goodman, James Earl Chaney, and Michael Schwerner posthumously)
  • 2016 Morgan Stanley U.S. Strategy Challenge Winner
  • 2020 SLSV Award for Contributing to an Equitable Democracy
  • 2024 Top-Rated Nonprofit by Great Nonprofits
  • 2024 Platinum Seal of Transparency by Candid
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Who is Andrew Goodman?

Andrew (Andy) Goodman was a Freedom Summer volunteer, who traveled to Mississippi in 1964 to register Black Americans to vote. On his first day, the Ku Klux Klan murdered Andy and two other civil rights workers, James Earl Chaney and Michael Schwerner.

Click here to read more about Andy.

Where is The Andrew Goodman Foundation located?

The Andrew Goodman Foundation staff is located all across the country and supports programming on 91 campuses in 26 states and Washington D.C.

Click here to learn more about Andrew Goodman Vote Everywhere.

Does The Andrew Goodman Foundation support a political party?

The Andrew Goodman Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-partisan organization. Our focus is to continue Andy’s legacy by advocating for equal voting rights for all Americans, no matter their political affiliation.

Click here to learn more about our mission.

How are donations to The Andrew Goodman Foundation used?

All donations received by The Andrew Goodman Foundation directly support our programs.

Click here to view our financial documents.

How can I get involved with The Andrew Goodman Foundation?

Getting involved with The Andrew Goodman Foundation is easy. Click here to provide us with more information about your interests.

How can my college or university become involved with Andrew Goodman Vote Everywhere?

Are you interested in bringing Andrew Goodman Vote Everywhere to your school? Send an email to

Who should I contact for media inquiries?

For media inquiries please contact our Director of Communications Mo Banks via email


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