Grants, 2018 Fall

ADELANTE Student Voices
Geneva, New York, US
Adelante Student Voices is a network of undocumented students in rural areas and towns in New York. Members teach one another how to self-advocate for education, and take action to create structural changes at institutions and within policies that will widen opportunities for others.
$10,000.00
https://www.adelantestudentvoices.org/
2018 Fall
Education
Al Shabaka-The Palestinian Policy Network
New York, NY, USA
This grant will support Al-Shabaka's first-ever in-person staff retreat in Amman, Jordan. In this 3-day retreat, we will rely on collective brainstorming, participatory methods, and facilitation to develop our forthcoming strategic plan and strengthen our organizational development.
$11,400.00
http://al-shabaka.org
2018 Fall
Community Organizing
Alianza Agricola
Rochester, NY, United States
Alianza Agrícola is a farmworker-led organization dedicated to creating a better future for immigrant farmworker families and communities in Western New York. Funds will be used toward the development of our membership and on grassroots organizing against deportation and for driver's license access.
$15,000.00
https://alianzaagricola-wjcny.nationbuilder.com/
2018 Fall
Community Organizing
Alliance for Fair Food
Immokalee, Florida, United States of America
This grant would power the student-led Boot the Braids Campaign to cut Wendy’s contracts on key university campuses, demonstrating students (Wendy’s target market) demand Wendy’s uphold farmworkers' human rights by joining the proven, farmworker-designed and monitored Fair Food Program.
$10,000.00
http://allianceforfairfood.org
2018 Fall
Community Organizing
Bimkom-Planners for Planning Rights
Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
We work with communities and train community members to add their villages to virtual mapping platforms and to incorporate data about them in Wikipedia. We also inform the Israeli public and international community of threats of demolitions and displacement of Palestinian unrecognized communities.
$15,000.00
http://bimkom.org/eng/home-mobile/
2018 Fall
Community Organizing
Choose Yourself
Portland, ME, United States
Open a safe space for young immigrants to collectively find themselves in their new city
$8,000.00
http://chooseyourself.website/
2018 Fall
Community Organizing
Citizens for Local Power
Rosendale, NY, USA
CLP engages grassroots groups, city leaders, and the land bank to ensure that renovation of foreclosed homes in Kingston NY maximizes green energy tech while training & employing residents, and to avoid gentrification & foster democratic knowledge and skills for a locally based clean energy economy.
$5,000.00
https://citizensforlocalpower.org/
2018 Fall
Community Organizing, Education
Dalia Association
Ramallah, Ramallah, Palestine
Ensuring sustainability of Dalia Association's communications.
$15,000.00
http://www.dalia.ps
2018 Fall
Community Organizing
Direct Action for Rights and Equality
Providence, Rhode Island, United States
DARE's Tenant and Homeowners Association is seeking funding for a Rent Stabilization campaign for Providence aimed at preventing arbitrary rent increases and landlord abuses that are causing an eviction epidemic in Providence and Rhode Island.
$10,000.00
https://www.daretowin.org/
2018 Fall
Community Organizing
E. Harlem-El Barrio Community Land Trust
New York, NY, United States
Funding will be used to support organizing activities of the EHEBCLT throughout distressed buildings in E Harlem to educate residents about the option of forming large scale coops on a Community Land Trust (CLT) and to mobilize to demand the City turn over vacant city owned property to the CLT.
$15,000.00
http://ehebclt.nyc
2018 Fall
Community Organizing, Education
Haqel-In Defense of Human Rights
Jerusalem, Other..., Israel
Haqel requests funding to set up and maintain a website which will provide basic information about the organization and details of our legal representation, describe our successes and challengers, increase awareness of human rights violations and raise funds going forward.
$10,000.00
2018 Fall
Community Organizing, Education
Kulaniakea
Honolulu, HI, United States
The funding will support professional development and internal capacity/traditional knowledge building for a Native Hawaiian-led and serving organization.
$15,000.00
http://www.kulaniakea.org
2018 Fall
Education
Maine Prisoner Advocacy Coalition
Blue Hill, ME, United States
We would like support for our campaign to reinstate parole in Maine.
$10,000.00
http://www.maineprisoneradvocacy.org/
2018 Fall
Community Organizing
Momenta Quartet
Bronx, NY, United States
The Momenta Quartet will commission Elizabeth Brown to compose “Babel” for string quartet, electronic sound, and video/sculpture installation, and Frances White to compose “The book of evening” for string quartet and shakuhachi.
$10,000.00
http://www.momentaquartet.com
2018 Fall
Music
Mycelium Youth Network
Oakland, CA, United States
Mycelium Youth Network educates young people on building sustainable communities using holistic, sustainable, and ancestrally grounded hands-on training in order to maintain personal and environmental health in the face of climate change. We empower future ecological leaders, today.
$6,000.00
https://www.myceliumyouthnetwork.org/
2018 Fall
Community Organizing, Education
Queer Detainee Empowerment Project
New York, New York, United States of America
Upgrading technological infrastructure to better deal with political changes and increase access to detainees for recruitment and organizing.
$15,000.00
http://www.qdep.org
2018 Fall
Community Organizing
Rise Up Kingston
KINGSTON, NY, United States
Community organizing and leadership development to develop strategy for housing justice in the city of Kingston.
$15,000.00
http://riseupkingston.org
2018 Fall
Community Organizing
Stop Solitary CT
Windsor, CT, United States
Stop Solitary CT is creating an organizer training program for those directly impacted by solitary confinement and a survivors' storytelling project to end the silence around the use of solitary.
$13,000.00
https://www.stopsolitaryct.org/
2018 Fall
Community Organizing, Education
U.S. Palestinian Community Network-USPCN
Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, United States
The U.S. Palestinian Community Network’s Youth Leadership Development Institute is a national educational hub focused on training the next generation of young activists in grassroots organizing principles and strategies to win justice for the Palestinian people.
$10,000.00
http://uspcn.org
2018 Fall
Community Organizing
Zochrot
Tel Aviv, Israel/ Palestine, Israel
To promote a movement of Israelis supporting the implementation of the return which will support the movement of young Palestinians, who are raising the issue of the right and implementation of return, and change Israeli perception about the conflict.
$10,000.00
http://www.zochrot.org
2018 Fall
Community Organizing