Past Grants

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
Atlas:DIY
New York, NY
Cooperative center for immigrant youth and allies
$9,500.00
http://findingatlas.wordpress.com/
2011 Spring
Community Organizing
Austin Immigrant Rights Coalition
Austin, TX
Developing membership base
$8,000.00
http://austinirc.org
2008 Spring
Community Organizing
AWAAM (Arab Women Active in the Arts and Media)
Brooklyn, NY
Summer program in community organizing, anti-oppression, art and media skills for young, primarily low-income Arab women
$1,200.00
http://awaam.org
2004 Spring
Community Organizing
B'tselem
Washington, DC
General support
$2,500.00
http://btselem.org/usa
2010 Year End
Community Organizing
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
Backstreet Cultural Museum
New Orleans, LA
oral history project about preserving the New Orleans jazz funeral tradition
$5,000.00
http://www.backstreetmuseum.org
2010 Fall
Music, Community Organizing
Barbara Jordan/Bayard Rustin Coalition
West Hollywood, CA
Creation of statewide Black LGBT network
$5,000.00
http://jrcla.org
2009 Fall
Community Organizing
Barelas Community Coalition
Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
Capacity building funds will bolster efforts to supply affordable housing in a low-income neighborhood at risk of gentrification. Barelas has a sizable Hispanic population (86%), large number of renters (50%), many households below the poverty level (31%), and a median household income of $18,657.
$10,000.00
http://www.barelas.net/
2014 Spring
Community Organizing, Education
Batsya Schechter
New York, NY
CD using biblical texts about women and Jewish/Arab relations
$4,000.00
2005 Spring
Community Organizing, Music
BAY-Peace
Oakland, CA, United States
Drop the MIC is a youth-led educational campaign and Theater Production highlighting the ways that Oakland youth are experiencing militarization while still building resilience to heal from and take action against it.
$10,000.00
http://www.baypeace.org
2018 Spring
Community Organizing, Education
BAY-Peace
Oakland, CA
Training for military counter-recruitment organizers
$5,600.00
http://baypeace.org
2008 Fall
Community Organizing
Bedouin Association for Education and Health Development
Taibeh, Israel
Improve educational levels of Bedouins in Taibeh, Israel
$10,000.00
2008 Spring
Education
Before It's Gone-Take It Back
Brooklyn, NY, USA
BEFORE IT’S GONE // TAKE IT BACK: Documenting Brooklyn - Fighting Gentrification (B4G) is the only Brooklyn-wide anti-gentrification neighborhood and online organizing campaign
$10,000.00
http://equalityforflatbush.tumblr.com/
2015 Spring
Community Organizing
Beyondmedia Media Education
Chicago, IL
Media activism by formerly incarcerated young women in Chicago
$5,000.00
http://beyondmedia.org/
2008 Spring
Community Organizing
Billings Symphony Orchestra and Chorale
Billings, MT, USA
Our Tutti Behind Walls project will teach guitar lessons to women who are incarcerated in the Montana State Women's Prison in Billings, MT, giving the residents a chance to gain a basic understanding of guitar techniques, which will provide the groundwork for more advanced playing upon release.
$5,000.00
http://www.billingssymphony.org
2015 Fall
Education, Music
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
Birthright Unplugged
Glenside, PA
Bringing young Jews who have just completed Israel-discovery trips to the Palestinian territories under occupation to meet Israeli and Palestinian organizers
$5,000.00
http://birthrightunplugged.org/
2005 Spring
Community Organizing
Birthright Unplugged
Cambridge, MA
General support
$4,000.00
http://birthrightunplugged.org
2011 Year End
Black and Pink
Dorchester, MA, USA
Organizing, supporting, and building the leadership of LGBTQ people in prisons across the United States
$10,000.00
http://blackandpink.org
2012 Fall
Community Organizing
Black Bottom Archives
Detroit, Mi, United States
Black Bottom Archives (BBA) is a community-driven media platform dedicated to centering and amplifying the voices, experiences, and perspectives of Black Detroiters through journalism, art, business, and community organizing with a focus on preserving local Black history & archiving our present.
$2,000.00
http://www.blackbottomarchives.com
2017 Spring
Community Organizing, 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, Education
Black Mothers Breastfeeding Association
Detroit, MI
Monthly workshops to promote breastfeeding in African American community
$5,000.00
http://facebook.com/.../Black-Mothers-Breastfeeding-Association/.
2008 Spring
Education, Community Organizing
Brandworkers
Long Island City, NY, USA
Member-led collaborative needs assessment and curriculum design of an autonomous women's leadership development program for workers in food production and distribution industry.
$5,000.00
http://brandworkers.org
2014 Spring
Community Organizing
Breaking the Silence
Jerusalem, Israel
video testimony of former Israeli soldiers on abuses of Palestinians in the Occupied Territories
$10,000.00
http://breakingthesilence.org.il
2010 Fall
Community Organizing
Bronx ATI Committee Establish Bronx alternative-to-incarceration committee
$4,940.00
2009 Fall
Community Organizing
Bronx Lesbian and Gay Health Resource Consortium
Bronx, NY
General support for Bronx LGBT space
$4,000.00
http://gaycenter.org
2004 Spring
Community Organizing
BronxPOWER
Bronx, NY, United States
Work to support a lawsuit against the department of education for unjustly closing schools in black/brown communities, impacting some of the most vulnerable students in NYC.
$15,000.00
https://bronxpower.org/
2018 Spring
Community Organizing
Brooklyn Food Coalition
Brooklyn, NY, United States
School Food Fellows Project will train ten parents/grandparents to become school food advocates in their children's public school, offering them leadership skills, information about race and class-based disparities in the food system, and effective campaigns to create policy changes.
$8,300.00
http://brooklynfoodcoalition.org
2012 Fall
Community Organizing
Brooklyn Grassroots Technology Project
Brooklyn, NY
Intensive holistic technology support and education
$10,000.00
2006 Fall
Education
Brooklyn Movement Center
Brooklyn, New York, United States
The work to be funded is the Police Accountability Working Group (PAW). PAW is a leadership group of BMC members working to resist abusive policing and the criminalization of Central Brooklyn residents, while building an alternative peace-keeping culture on the streets of Central Brooklyn.
$10,000.00
2016 Spring
Community Organizing
Brooklyn Movement Center
Brooklyn, NY
Saving Boys and Girls High School from closure
$10,000.00
http://brooklynmovementcenter.org
2011 Spring
Community Organizing
Brooklyn Queens Bronx Land Trusts
Bronx, NY
Trainings for management and stewardship of community gardeners
$4,000.00
http://bqlt.org
2008 Spring
Build a Better Austin Coalition
Austin, TX
Coalition of workers, responsible employers, unions, faith-based and community organizations to improve conditions for construction workers
$10,000.00
http://www.workersdefense.org
2009 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
Burmese Refugee Project
New York, NY
Shan minority refugee school in Thailand
$3,733.00
http://burmeserefugeeproject.org
2006 Spring
Education
CAAAV-Organizing Asian Communities
New York, New York, United States
CAAAV's New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) organizing project will develop the leadership of Asian tenants in New York City's public housing developments, and build a pan-Asian base to join a larger multi-racial fight for systemic and institutional changes at NYCHA.
$10,000.00
http://caaav.org/
2014 Spring
Community Organizing
Caffé Lena Oral History Project Documentation of Caffe Lena's 50-year history and registration as a historical site
$1,500.00
http://caffelena.org
2004 Fall
Music
California Coalition for Women Prisoners
San Francisco, CA, USA
Spitfire provides speaking opportunities for formerly incarcerated women and transpeople to share about incarceration and re-entry challenges. As those most impacted by the PIC, their personal stories and perspectives are central in our movement to foster change toward social justice for all people.
$10,000.00
http://womenprisoners.org
2015 Spring
Community Organizing, Education
California Families Against Solitary Confinement
Inglewood, CA, United States
Developing CFASC from a start-up to a sustainable organization and expanding it to involve family members of all those who are incarcerated in addition to the family members of those in solitary confinement with the launch of the Family Unity Network as a project of CFASC.
$10,000.00
http://www.abolishsolitary.com/
2014 Fall
Community Organizing, Education
California Prison Moratorium Project
Oakland, CA
Development of community organizing to target the prison-industrial complex
$4,000.00
http://alipmp.org/
2005 Fall
Community Organizing
Campaign to Fight Toxic Prisons
Gainesville, FL, USA
The Campaign to Fight Toxic Prisons (FTP) is organizing at the intersections of environmental injustice, climate change, pollution and mass incarceration by challenging the construction and operation of prisons with grassroots organizing, litigation and direct action.
$15,000.00
http://FIGHTTOXICPRISONS.ORG
2016 Spring
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
Cape Ann Farmers Market
Gloucester, MA
Training and resource guide on sustainable urban farming
$6,000.00
http://capeannfarmersmarket.org
2009 Fall
Community Organizing
Cape Fear Biofuels
Wilmington, NC
Create model fuel reactor as pilot
$5,000.00
http://capefearbioblog.blogspot.com
2006 Spring
Education, Community Organizing
CASOE Group
Detroit, MI
Music education workshop for at-risk Detroit youth
$5,000.00
2009 Spring
Music
Center for Immigrant Families
New York, NY
Organizing low-income parents of color against high-stakes testing
$10,000.00
http://grassrootseducationmovement.blogspot.com
2009 Fall
Education, Community Organizing

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