Leadership is provided by a Board of Trustees and the current officers are:
- Lisa Brock, Ph.D., (co-chair) – Academic Director of the Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership, Kalamazoo College.
- Gina Velasco, Ph.D., (co-chair) – Assistant Professor, Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Gettysburg College and a 2007/08 grantee.
- Walter L. Putter (Secretary), Syracuse Center for Peace and Social Justice, Inc.
- Laura McSpedon (Treasurer) 1999 grantee.
The other members of the Board are:
- Kai M. Green, Ph.D., Asst Professor of Femist Studies, UC Santa Barbara 2013/14 grantee.
- Carlos Jimenez, Executive Director, Metro Washington Council AFL-CIO
- Carol J. Kraemer, Director
- Beth Rose Middleton Manning, PhD., Associate Professor and Graduate Adviser, Dept. of Native American Studies, Yocha Dehe Endowed Chair in California Indian Studies, Director, Environmental Justice Project, University of California, Davis
- Luke Aidger Patterson, Coalition Coordinator for Peoples’ Justice for Community Control & Police Accountability, a multidisciplinary artist and a 2011/12 grantee.
- Clarissa Rojas, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Chicana/o Studies at UC Davis.
- Felipe Sousa-Rodriguez – Thoughtworks, Inc, 2009/10, 2010/11 grantee
- D Pei Wu, PhD – Executive Director, Portland Jobs With Justice and a 2003/04 grantee.
- Rachel Stocking, Ph.D., Dept of History, Southern Illinois University Carbondale.
In addition, the Fund is supported by a number of Sponsors:
- Huwaida Arraf, Grantee 2005-2007
- Margaret Burnham, Grantee 1967/68
- Mina D. Caulfield (Founder)
- Noam Chomsky
- Johnnetta B. Cole
- Angela Y. Davis
- C. Quentin Davis (Founder)
- Chandler Davis (Founder)
- Terry Davis (Founder)
- James A. Donaldson, Ph.D.,
- Ed Dubinsky
- Lennox S. Hinds
- Nancy J. Hodes
- Robin D. G. Kelley
- Mel King
- Richard C. Lewontin
- Jill Nelson, Grantee 1979/80
- Jan Phillips, Grantee 1971/72
- Barbara Ransby
- Bernice Johnson Reagon
- Paul Schachter, Grantee 1970/71
- Andres Torres, Grantee 1980- 1982
- Mary Helen Washington
Carol J. Kraemer, Director