Grants, 2020 Fall

350 Seattle
Seattle, WA, US
350 Seattle’s Pledge of Resistance training series equips everyday people with the skills and knowledge to safely engage in peaceful direct action to build grassroots power and effect change.
$10,000.00
https://www.350seattle.org
2020 Fall
Community Organizing, Education
alQaws
East Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
The Palestinian Queer Movement & alQaws History – An Archive Project is a multi-faceted organizational and community project that seeks to research and document the history and the personal narratives of the Palestinian Queer Movement and key figures that contributed to its foundation and leadership
$10,000.00
http://www.alqaws.org
2020 Fall
Community Organizing
Camp Equity
St. Louis, MO, United States
Camp Equity is a virtual camp where K-12 students explore social justice movements with on-the-ground leaders of impacted communities while also connecting with diverse - peers from around the country.
$10,000.00
http://www.campequity.com
2020 Fall
Education
Collective Action for Safe Spaces
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Collective Action for Safe Spaces’ (CASS) transformative justice hub is creating an ecosystem of community-based support that serves as an alternative to the criminal legal system for survivors of patriarchal violence.
$10,000.00
http://www.collectiveactiondc.org
2020 Fall
Community Organizing
Emergency Workplace Organizing Project
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania , United States
This grant would fund in-depth training cohorts, that will build on the Emergency Workplace Organizing Committee's (EWOC) existing infrastructure to arm frontline workers with the skills and resources to organize for their demands and teach volunteers the skills to support workers’ organizing.
$10,000.00
https://workerorganizing.org/
2020 Fall
Community Organizing
Epsilon Spires
Brattleboro, VT, USA
Epsilon Spires and the Zinn Education Foundation will host a curriculum-building workshop that will empower local educators and activists to teach Reconstruction, so their students may understand this historic movement toward racial equity and learn how to critically examine American history.
$3,100.00
https://www.epsilonspires.org/
2020 Fall
Community Organizing, Education
Equity Legal Services Inc.
Belleville, IL, United States
This program will conduct damage assessments of Centreville residents' homes to ascertain the costs of repairs due to decades of storm water flooding and sewage overflows.
$20,000.00
http://www.equitylegalservices.org
2020 Fall
Community Organizing
Gente Organizada
Pomona, CA, USA
Gente’s Teach-In/Heal-In project is an intergenerational initiative that will train local parents and youth as organizers while promoting healing and grounding practices to help them sustain their work.
$12,300.00
http://www.genteorganizada.org
2020 Fall
Community Organizing
In Cultured Company
Brooklyn, New York, USA
Provide experiences, facilitate workshops, and promote educational tools and resources that will address peace, conflict resolution, collaboration, healing, and dialogue for the Haitian and Dominican diaspora within the US in order to move from a divided past towards future.
$5,000.00
http://www.inculturedco.org
2020 Fall
Community Organizing, Education
Inner City Youth Tutoring Inc.
ST LOUIS, Missouri, United States
The Sparkplug grant will fund math and language arts manipulatives for students hands-on instruction during online in-home schooling and weekly tutoring to get the best education possible in this virtual school-age of teaching due to COVID.
$2,000.00
https://icyt123.org
2020 Fall
Education
Kalliope Reed Quintet
Lexington, MA, USA
After one year together the Kalliope Reed Quintet creates their first album! Consisting of a diverse and eclectic collection of entirely original works, this album furthers their mission to expand and diversity the reed quintet repertoire and redefine the future of 21st century chamber music.
$8,500.00
https://kalliopereedquintet.com
2020 Fall
Music
Katal Centr for Health Equity and Justice
Brooklyn, NY, U.S.
To produce a report about the impact of COVID-19 on individuals on parole and those re-incarcerated due to technical violations.The report will: a) highlight the racial disparities inherent in these practices; b) share personal stories from impacted people; and c) emphasize the need for reform in NY
$5,000.00
https://www.katalcenter.org/
2020 Fall
Community Organizing, Education
Kayan-Feminist Organization
Haifa, Haifa District, Israel
Kayan will launch a social/digital media training program for Jusur Forum, women leaders of our grassroots Palestinian women’s activist movement, to build technical skills that will enhance their community organizing work and to encourage self-confidence and self-expression for Palestinian women.
$15,000.00
https://kayanfeminist.org
2020 Fall
Community Organizing
Nashville Sunrise Movement
Nashville, TN, US
The Nashville Sunrise Movement will organize a state-wide conference and training to strengthen existing and emerging Sunrise Movement hubs across the state of Tennessee and build necessary skills in youth activists to effectively combat climate change and fight for social justice.
$10,000.00
https://sunrisenashtn.carrd.co/
2020 Fall
Community Organizing
Northern Arizona Climate Change Alliance
Flagstaff, Arizona, United States
This is a collaborative initiative between NAZCCA and Indigenous Vision to establish a reciprocal, ally partnership with Indigenous leaders in the northern Arizona frontline communities of the Navajo and Hopi Nations to strengthen our mutual climate justice and environmental agendas.
$10,000.00
http://www.nazcca.org
2020 Fall
Community Organizing
Our Climate Voices
Washington, District of Columbia, USA
In Conversation: A Listening Series on Climate Justice and Collective Liberation
$13,815.00
https://www.ourclimatevoices.org/
2020 Fall
Community Organizing
Palestinian Youth Movement
White Plains, New York, USA
This grant will support a retreat for members of our network of Palestinian and Arab feminists, at which we will collectively develop a strategy, implementation plan, and timeline for uplifting women’s voices and achieving gender justice in Palestinian and Arab American communities.
$15,000.00
http://www.pymusa.com
2020 Fall
Community Organizing, Education
Parents Against Chid Detention
Jerusalem, Jersusalem, Israel
A social media and public action campaign targeted towards the Israeli public, regarding the oft-hidden issue of human rights violations suffered by Palestinian children arrested and in detention.
$10,000.00
https://www.facebook.com/ChildDetention/
2020 Fall
Community Organizing
Parole Illinois
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Leveraging Impacted People will engage the organizing, communication, and leadership skills of five impacted people whom we have recently trained, so as to advance Parole Illinois efforts to mobilize impacted communities while also cultivating new leaders.
$15,000.00
http://ParoleIllinois.org
2020 Fall
Community Organizing, Education
Providence Student Union
Providence, Rhode Island, United States
Youth activists demanding the total removal of school resource officers in Providence Public Schools and the hiring of more mental health professionals.
$10,000.00
https://www.pvdstudentunion.org/
2020 Fall
Community Organizing
The Cooperative of the Prison Abolition Community
New Haven, CT, US
The Cooperative of the Prison Abolition Community is a collective of currently and formerly incarcerated people and allies in Connecticut working to join abolitionist organizing & political education to cooperative economics and the creation of community-led pathways for economic liberation.
$10,000.00
2020 Fall
Community Organizing, Education
The Niles Foundation
Culver City, CA, United States
10 New Urban Agriculture Sites For Fresh Food Access & food Sovereignty!
$15,000.00
https://www.thenilesfoundation.org
2020 Fall
Community Organizing, Education
The Siraj Center
Bethlehem , West Bank, Palestine
The purpose of the project is to conduct COVID-specific capacity building training so that local communities can again welcome tourists and thereby continue to raise awareness of the need to protect Palestinian environment, heritage and unique communities.
$10,000.00
http://www.sirajcenter.org
2020 Fall
Community Organizing
The Women's Justice and Freedom Initiative
Burlington, Vermont, United States
Through a new abolitionist grassroots campaign, WJFI will organize to close Vermont’s only women’s correctional facility, stop the state from investing in new prison construction and re-direct money to community-based alternatives to incarceration, mental health, housing, and public education.
$15,000.00
https://www.wjfi.org/
2020 Fall
Community Organizing
Western Regional Advocacy Project-WRAP
San Francisco, CA, USA
The Legal Defense Clinic (LDC) Project is a crucial addition to our national House Keys Not Sweeps campaign. WRAP’s homeless-led member groups are partnering with legal service organizations to establish nationally-coordinated, locally-focused LDCs to end the criminalization of homelessness.
$15,000.00
http://www.wraphome.org
2020 Fall
Community Organizing