Past Grants

651 Arts
Brooklyn, NY
Development of Tania Leon's Son Sonora Ensemble, a musical
$4,000.00
http://651arts.or
2004 Spring
Music
7amleh
Haifa, Israel, Israel
7amleh will establish a training project of 6 workshops, enabling Palestinian activists throughout Israel and occupied Palestinian territories (oPt) in the skills of social media as a campaigning and collaborative tool to collectively address human rights abuses affecting the Palestinian people.
$15,000.00
http://www.7amleh.org
2014 Fall
Community Organizing
972 – Advancement of Citizen Journalism
Tel Aviv, Israel, Israel
972 – Advancement of Citizen Journalism is a non-profit grassroots journalism initiative aiming to expose local and overseas audiences to underreported events and perspectives in Israel and Palestine. It maintains two digital magazines: +972 Magazine (English) and Local Call (Hebrew).
$10,000.00
http://www.972mag.com
2015 Fall
Community Organizing
Academic Peer Education Project
San Francisco, California, United States
The Academic Peer Education Project (APEP) will develop a professional development program wherein incarcerated educators and public school teachers work to develop effective strategies for engaging the students most often pushed out of public schools and caught up in the criminal justice system.
$10,000.00
http://academicpeereducationproject.org
2017 Spring
Education
Action for Regional Equity
Dorchester, MA, US
With new community use of up-to-date communication tools, Action for Regional Equity’s Jobs Equity Initiative will build a stronger voice for good jobs to sustain our families and communities, grow our base in communities of color and our regional network, and win our key campaigns for good jobs.
$5,000.00
http://action4equity.org/
2014 Spring
Community Organizing
Address This
Philadelphia, PA, USA
Address This! provides innovative radical education courses via correspondence to individuals currently incarcerated throughout the state of Pennsylvania.
$7,500.00
http://www.booksthroughbars.org
2013 Spring
Education
Adhikaar for Human Rights and Social Justice
Staten Island, NY
Women's led community group conducting demographic and needs assessment as part of organizing in the Nepali community in the U.S.
$5,000.00
http://adhikaar.org
2006 Spring
Community Organizing
Ady Ben-Israel
Brooklyn, NY
For "One Step Ahead of the Wall," short videos of Palestinian non-violent demonstrations to be shown on Palestinian television to increase knowledge of non-violent techniques
$3,800.00
http://linkedin.com/pub/dir/Ady/Ben-Israel/
2004 Spring
Community Organizing
Africa Project
Chapel Hill, NC
Resource materials and tutoring at new ESL center for NC African immigrants
$3,000.00
http://africaproject.net
2009 Spring
Education
African American Club of West Pasco, Inc.
Port Richey, FL
GED prep and colleage readiness program
$8,000.00
2011 Spring
Education
African Communities Together
Bronx, NY, USA
Acquire tools and create systems to communicate with and engage our African immigrant membership base.
$10,000.00
http://africans.us
2013 Fall
Community Organizing
Aid Watch Palestine
Ramallah, West Bank, Palestine
Aid Watch Palestine is an independent, civil society initiative to make international aid accountable to Palestinians—starting with reconstruction of the Gaza Strip. We invite critical and constructive scrutiny of aid so we can liberate ourselves from aid that harms and focus on long-term solutions.
$10,000.00
http://www.aidwatch.ps/
2015 Spring
Community Organizing
AIDS Policy Project
Philadelphia, PA
AIDS cure conference
$5,000.00
http://aidspolicyproject.org
2010 Spring
Community Organizing
Al Yater Organization for Social Justice
Acre, Israel
Access to Higher Education Project for young Palestinian citizens of Israel
$10,000.00
2008 Spring
Education
Al Zahraa Arab Women
Sakhnin, Israel
Supporting and organizing rural Arab women in Israel and linking them to courses and other resources
$5,552.00
2006 Fall
Community Organizing
Al-Bir
‘Ar’arah , 'Ar'arah, Israel
Training and mentorship for a network of 20 young activists from 10 rural Palestinian communities in the north of Israel who want to creatively advocate for their rights and the sustainability and dignity of their communities.
$10,000.00
2014 Spring
Community Organizing, Education
Al-Bizreh Imm al-Fayy-The Seed Gives Birth to Shade
Sacramento, CA, USA
Funds will be used for research, trailer, and website development of a documentary film that tells selected Palestinian stories through the theme of food culture, agriculture, and environmental activism.
$10,000.00
http://www.bizreh.com
2013 Spring
Education
Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture
Philadelphia, PA
Arab music concert series
$10,000.00
http://albustanseeds.org
2011 Spring
Music
Al-Taj for Health and Heritage
Arraba, Israel
Printing first palliative care manual in Arabic for Palestinian citizens of Israel
$10,000.00
2008 Spring
Community Organizing
Alhuquq Center
Beersheva, Negev, Israel
one stop site for all information about and for Bedouin
$5,200.00
http://alhuquq.org
2016 Fall
Community Organizing
Alicia Dara
Seattle, WA
Songwriting for children's ensembles
$2,500.00
http://myspace.com/aliciadara
2006 Spring
Music
Alliance for Community Services
Chicago, IL, USA
Uniting public service beneficiaries and workers to fight for quality services for all
$10,000.00
http://www.allianceforcommunityservices.org
2013 Spring
Community Organizing
Alliance for Fair Food
Immokalee, Florida, United States
Growing and strengthening the ally network of the Coalition of Immokalee Workers and building upon the successes of the Campaign for Fair Food to work for justice for farmworkers nationwide
$10,000.00
http://www.allianceforfairfood.org
2014 Fall
Community Organizing, Education
Alliance for GLBTQ Youth
Miami, FL
Creation of countrywide youth council for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth
$8,740.00
http://www.glbtqalliance.com
2009 Fall
Community Organizing
Alliance for Global Justice
Tucson, Arizona, United States
Research, inform, and organize to stop the US export of its prison model of mass incarceration with a focus on Latin America. We call the US model Prison Imperialism.
$5,000.00
http://AFGJ.org
2016 Fall
Community Organizing, Education
Alliance of Families for Justice
Brooklyn, New York, United States
Alliance of Families for Justice seeks to end mass incarceration by supporting, empowering and mobilizing families of incarcerated people and people with criminal records to marshal their advocacy and voting power to end human rights abuses in prisons and jails and bring about systemic reforms.
$10,000.00
http://www.afj-ny.org
2017 Spring
Community Organizing
Alliance of South Asians Taking Action (ASATA)
Berkeley, CA
Solidarity Summer project for South Asian youth
$4,000.00
http://asata.org
2011 Spring
Community Organizing
Allied Media Projects
Toledo, OH
Annual conference for independent journalists
$3,500.00
http://myspace.com/aliciadara
2006 Spring
Community Organizing
Allyship
Seattle, WA
Building leadership in Seattle LGBTQ community
$5,000.00
http://lgbtqallyship.org
2011 Spring
Community Organizing
alQaws
Jerusalem, N/A, Palestine/Israel
With the help of young video artists and animators, alQaws will produce music videos from our social change initiative, Ghanni A’an Ta’arif / “Singing Sexuality” (www.ghanni.net),using them to develop educational activities and content we provide to partner civil society organizations.
$10,000.00
http://www.alqaws.org
2014 Spring
Education, Music
Alwan for the Arts
New York, NY
Professional-led community workshops on Middle Eastern music
$4,500.00
http://alwanforthearts.org
2005 Fall
Music
Alwan Foundation for the Arts
New York, NY
Sacred Music Festival concert recordings and album production
$10,000.00
http://alwanforthearts.org
2010 Fall
Music
American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem
Darien, CT
Drama project in Ramallah
$9,900.00
http://afedj.org
2011 Year End
Community Organizing
American Radio Choir
New York, NY
"Music of the New World" program
$5,000.00
http://americanradiochoir.org
2006 Fall
Music
Amistad Law Project
Philadelphia, PA, USA
Co-creation of an organizing training by incarcerated and outside organizers to inform the family members and loved ones of people serving life without parole sentences of the current movement and political landscape, and teach them basic and intermediate organizing skills.
$13,753.00
http://amistadlaw.org
2015 Spring
Community Organizing, Education
Amy LaCour
Oakland , CA, United States
Any Place But Here is a song cycle, composed for alto voice and string quartet, and using African American poetry as lyric, that tells the story of a fictional African American man leaving the rural South and heading to an unnamed city during the years of the Great Migration.
$10,000.00
http://www.amylacour.com
2015 Fall
Music
Andolan-South Asian Workers Organizing
New York, NY
Community organizer to unite low-income South Asian workers
$5,000.00
http://andolan.net
2004 Fall
Community Organizing
API Equality-Northern California
San Francisco, California, United States
Deepening connections with Asian Pacific Islander communities of faith to promote cultural change and community acceptance of LGBTQ people.
$4,730.00
http://norcal.apiequality.org
2013 Spring
Community Organizing, Education
Arab American Action Network
Chicago, IL
Training and empowerment for Arab American youth to fight oppression, profiling and discrimination
$10,000.00
http://aaan.org/
2006 Fall
Community Organizing
Arab American Action Network
Chicago, IL
Coalition to protect Peoples' Rights project
$10,000.00
http://aaan.org
2011 Spring
Music, Community Organizing
Arab Women in the Center
Neve Shalom, Israel
Outreach material for Arab women organizing against domestic violence in mixed Israeli cities
$7,000.00
2009 Fall
Community Organizing
Arctic Angels Youth Poetry Workshop
Anchorage, AK
Poetry workshops for at-risk youth in Alaska
$5,000.00
http://blackfeatherpoets.org/
2008 Fall
Education, Community Organizing
Arizona Literacy and Learning
Phoenix, AZ
Summer reading camp for pre-kindergartners and kindergartners
$6,000.00
http://azliteracy.com
2009 Fall
Education
Art Forces
San Francisco, California, United States
MAIA Media Project creates a globally accessible multimedia archive on access to water, based on a year of media education workshops offered in partnership with Palestine's EWASH: Emergency Water Sanitation Hygiene in the Gaza Strip and West Bank and the International Indian Treaty Council in the US
$15,000.00
http://www.artforces.org
2014 Fall
Community Organizing, Education
Artek
New York, NY
General support
$1,000.00
http://artekearlymusic.org
2011 Year End
Music
Arts at St. Ann's
Brooklyn, NY
Commissioning of new music theatre work by Stephin Merritt based on the Children's story, Coraline
$3,000.00
http://stannswarehouse.org
2004 Spring
Music
Asian American Resource Workshop
Dorchester, MA, USA
The Activist Training Institute (ATI) is an organizing training and praxis program for Asian Pacific American (APA) young adults to gain skills and experience to become social justice and movement leaders.
$7,500.00
http://www.aarw.org
2017 Spring
Community Organizing
Asian Pacific Islander Queer Women and Trans Community
Oakland, California, USA
Dragon Fruit is an intergenerational oral history project that explores queer Asian Pacific Islanders and their experiences with love and activism from the 60s-90s. These stories are transformed into art and information and shared widely using a process that bridges generations of community members.
$10,000.00
http://www.apiqwtc.org
2014 Fall
Community Organizing, Education
ASWAT
Haifa, Israel
Grassroots lesbian organizing in Palestine
$5,000.00
http://aswatgroup.org
2004 Spring
Community Organizing
Atlanta Music Project, Inc.
Atlanta, GA
start up general support
$6,200.00
http://atlantamusicproject.org
2010 Spring
Community Organizing

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