Grants, 2020 Spring

Asian American Resource Workshop
Dorchester, MA, USA
South Asian young adult organizing training & COVID19 summer online organizing pilot
$10,000.00
http://www.aarw.org
2020 Spring
Community Organizing
Austin Justice Coaltion
Austin, Texas, United States
Higher Learning envisions youth of color who are inspired, encouraged, and supported in building a strong community, understanding their history and their rightful place in this world.
$10,000.00
http://www.austinjustice.org
2020 Spring
Community Organizing, Education
Brandworkers New Jersey
Long Island City, NY, United States
With the support of the Sparkplug Foundation, Brandworkers NJ will connect food factory workers with organizing training to launch a first campaign for workplace justice.
$10,000.00
https://brandworkers.org
2020 Spring
Community Organizing
Fund for Empowerment
Phoenix, AZ, United States
COVID 19 response for homeless participants--advocacy and mutual aid. Changing policies related to housing in the time of the pandemic.
$5,000.00
https://fundforempowerment.org
2020 Spring
Community Organizing
Guy Mendilow Ensemble-GME
Boston, MA, USA
History and emotionality collide as The Forgotten Kingdom’s theatrically projected sand animation, riveting musical score, and radio-theatre stories bring to life a travelogue of an unraveling, multi-ethnic Ottoman world, as glimpsed through Ottoman Sephardi women’s songs and tales.
$12,500.00
http://www.guymendilowensemble.com
2020 Spring
Education, Music
Hudson Catskill Housing Coalition
Freehold , New York , United States
Hudson/Catskill Housing Coalition (HCHC) is a Black-led initiative that empowers public housing and low income residents to fight for housing justice.
$10,000.00
2020 Spring
Community Organizing, Education
Immigrant Worker Project
Canton, Ohio, USA
Work with community organizers to form committees to deal with workplace justice issues, especially safety issues.
$10,000.00
http://www.iwpohio.org
2020 Spring
Community Organizing
Interfaith Peace-Builders dba Eyewitness Palestine
Washington, District of Columbia, USA
A delegation of Black DC Youth and Mentors to Palestine/Israel
$15,000.00
https://eyewitnesspalestine.org
2020 Spring
Community Organizing, Education
Kassia Ensemble
Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Kassia Ensemble commissions renowned composer Judith Shatin to write Kassia’s Song, music for seven, the first ever piece for 2 violins, viola, cello, bass, harp and clarinet.
$6,000.00
https://www.kassiaensemble.com/
2020 Spring
Music
Lakota Language Consortium Inc.
Bloomington, Indiana, United States
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we will be transitioning our annual Lakota Summer Institute to an online format. We will need to purchase and set up workstations for our language instructors, and train them in distance learning pedagogy.
$10,000.00
https://lakhota.org/
2020 Spring
Education
Palestine Writes Literature Festival
Yardley, PA, United States
Support for the first ever Palestinian literature festival in North America
$12,000.00
https://www.palestinewrites.org/
2020 Spring
Community Organizing, Education, Music
Serve Your City
Washington, D.C., USA
The #DCMutualAid tutoring program will provide trained mentors to students in Ward 6 who are engaging in school via distance learning. Mentors will provide guidance on educational assignments as well as social connections via virtual meetings and pre-recorded video content.
$8,000.00
https://www.serveyourcitydc.org
2020 Spring
Education
University of Orange
Orange, NJ, USA
We are raising awareness that Main Street in Orange, NJ, is threatened by a massive urban renewal plan that will displace working people and small businesses and destroy historic architecture. We are also promoting an alternate proposal, grounded in grassroots research and organizing.
$15,175.00
http://www.universityoforange.org
2020 Spring
Community Organizing