Grants, 2017 Fall

B'Tselem USA
Washington, DC, USA
B’Tselem USA seeks funding to produce and distribute specialized video programming for Americans as a critical way of exposing the Israeli occupation and advocating for change.
$10,000.00
http://www.btselem.org
2017 Fall
Education
Black Love Resists in the Rust
Buffalo, NY, USA
Abolish "The Strike Force", Buffalo Police Department's most deadly police unit, and invest in the community's safety.
$10,000.00
https://www.facebook.com/justresistingbflo/
2017 Fall
Community Organizing
Building Wings
Snohomish, Washington, USA
Providing support, resources, and community to the loved ones of people in prison; advocating against the prison industry and campaigning for changes; breaking down statistics and stereotypes about the people impacted by the prison industry through personal stories.
$10,000.00
http://bw.digitalmanatee.com/
2017 Fall
Community Organizing
Cantanti Project
New York, NY, USA
Tabula Rasa, a jazz opera by Felix Jarrar and Brittany Goodwin, explores the real-life impulse and heartbreak of Kiki de Montparnasse and her escapades with the fictional character of ‘Man’, an artist who represents her dreams and desires, at the expense of her freedom and image as the modern woman.
$5,000.00
http://www.cantantiproject.org/
2017 Fall
Music
Centro de Trabajadores Unidos - Immigrant Workers Project
Chicago, Illinois, United States
CTU will develop a worker-owned cooperative incubator serving Chicago’s southeast side, with a focus on supporting immigrant women. This will be incorporated into CTU’s broader labor organizing strategy as an alternative for those who are systemically excluded from formal, dignified employment.
$10,000.00
http://centrodetrabajadoresunidos.org/
2017 Fall
Community Organizing
Cidadao Global
SUNNYSIDE, NY, United States
We will focus on organizing know-your-rights workshops, political empowerment and leadership building workshops, and trainings on how to organize the community and why it is important to organize. We will focus on the Brazilian immigrant community, especially low-income women and youth.
$5,000.00
http://www.cidadaoglobal.org/
2017 Fall
Community Organizing, Education
Connecticut Bail Fund
New Haven, CT, USA
Building Sanctuary Now is a community organizing model that brings together and educates the individuals who have been released from pretrial and immigration detention by our community bail funds. Participants learn to fight their own cases while identifying and mobilizing around broader injustices.
$10,000.00
http://www.ctbailfund.org
2017 Fall
Community Organizing
Corrections Accountability Project
New York, NY, United States
Development of advocacy resources to expose and reduce the harms caused by the commercialization of our criminal legal system
$10,000.00
http://www.correctionsaccountability.org
2017 Fall
Community Organizing
Filipino Migrant Center
Long Beach, CA, United States
Organizing Filipino workers and immigrant families to win Sanctuary Policy in Long Beach, California
$10,000.00
https://filipinomigrantcenter.org/
2017 Fall
Community Organizing
Freedom Archives
San Francisco, CA, usa
The Robert and Mabel Williams legacy – community self-defense against the Klan: preserving the invaluable lessons of the Black Liberation Movement of the South
$5,000.00
http://www.freedomarchives.org
2017 Fall
Community Organizing, Education
LGBTQ Black Immigrant Justice
Oakland, California, United States
A 2017 Soros Justice Fellowship fiscally sponsored by Transgender Law Center, Black LGBTQ Migrant Project uses leadership development and organizing to address the targeting of our community by the criminal law and immigration system, and our marginalization within broader social justice movements.
$10,000.00
http://www.transgenderlawcenter.org
2017 Fall
Community Organizing, Education
Portland Equity in Action
Portland, OR, United States
A mutifaceted public campaign highlighting racial disparities in access to power structures and policies, and media coverage and representation within institutions throughout the Portland area
$7,830.00
https://pdxbillboardproject.com/
2017 Fall
Community Organizing
Robert Daniel Jones Refugee Center
New York, NY, United States
The project will train 3 asylum seekers to be community organizers. Organizers will identify a problem in the asylum community and organize support among allies and other asylum seekers. They will also work with leaders in the tech field to build an offline/online communication platform.
$10,000.00
http://www.rdjrefugeeshelter.org
2017 Fall
Community Organizing, Education
School of the Americas Watch Educational Fund
Washington, DC, United States of America
Utilizing our extensive national network, constituency base, and resources, SOAW will expose the contemporary Israeli role in U.S-backed militarization and state violence in the Americas by original reporting and fact-gathering, followed up by advocacy to end its U.S. support.
$5,860.00
http://www.soaw.org
2017 Fall
Community Organizing, Education
Stand Up Louisville
Louisville, KY, United States
The Healing Team of Black Lives Matter Louisville will be able to provide accessible holistic, creative and healing practices that support our overall community well being.
$10,000.00
http://blackliveslouisville.org/
2017 Fall
Community Organizing, Education, Music
The Sustainabe Port Chester Alliance
Port Chester, New York, USA
The Alliance is launching a comprehensive, grassroots campaign for voting rights and electoral reform to change the antiquated, discriminatory voting system in Port Chester, and thus challenge the political and economic power structure in the village.
$7,500.00
http://portchesteralliance.org
2017 Fall
Community Organizing
Undeterred
Arivaca, AZ, USA
Funds will transform Undeterred, a border justice documentary film, into an organizing resource, creating a website and toolkit for educating and organizing against border militarization and a screening/ speaking tour to connect community leaders featured in the film with organizers across the US.
$10,000.00
https://storiesandvisions.wordpress.com/
2017 Fall
Community Organizing, Education
Warehouse Workers for Justice
Chicago, IL, United States
The E-Commerce Strategy Center helps workers in online retail distribution centers build power to win good jobs, fair schedules, living wages and dignity at work.
$15,000.00
http://ww4j.org
2017 Fall
Community Organizing
Washington Immigrant Solidarity Network
Burien, Washington (WA), United State
WA Immigrant Solidarity Network (WAISN) will develop a web of organizations and communities in cities, small towns and rural areas around the state to train and prepare communities against Immigration and Customs Enforcement attacks and raids.
$15,000.00
http://waisn.org/
2017 Fall
Community Organizing
Who Profits Research Center
Ramat Hasharom, Israel, Israel
Who Profits Research Center will launch an enhanced version of its online database containing over 500 profiles of both Israeli and international companies commercially involved in the continuing Israeli control over Palestinian and Syrian land.
$7,500.00
https://whoprofits.org/
2017 Fall
Community Organizing