Past Grants

Western Regional Advocacy Project
San Francisco, CA
First community congress to promote affordable housing
$7,000.00
http://wraphome.org
2011 Spring
Community Organizing
Who Profits Research Center
Ramat Hasharom, Israel, Israel
Who Profits Research Center will launch an enhanced version of its online database containing over 500 profiles of both Israeli and international companies commercially involved in the continuing Israeli control over Palestinian and Syrian land.
$7,500.00
https://whoprofits.org/
2017 Fall
Community Organizing
Wildfire Project
New York, New York, United States
National convening of front-line groups organizing around economic, social, and ecological justice
$10,000.00
http://www.wildfireproject.org
2014 Spring
Community Organizing, Education
Will Work 4 Kids
Ringgold, GA
Youth-created jazz curriculum and monthly radio program
$5,710.00
http://work4kids.com
2008 Fall
Music
Williamsport Guardian, Inc.
Williamsport, PA
Training for WXPI Williamsport Community Radio volunteers
$3,616.00
http://www.williamsportguardian.com
2011 Spring
Community Organizing
WNC Workers Center/Latinas al Centro
Morganton, NC
Woman-centered organizing and leadership network
$10,000.00
http://workersunitedwnc.org
2010 Spring
Women Drummers International
San Leandro, CA
Oral histories of women master drummers
$5,000.00
http://womendrummers.org
2008 Spring
Music
Women in Transition-WIT
Louisville, Kentucky, USA
Part-Time Fundraiser
$5,000.00
http://www.witky.org
2013 Fall
Community Organizing
Woodstock International
Woodstock, NY
social justice newspaper
$5,250.00
http://woodstockinternational.us
2010 Spring
Community Organizing
Worcester Green Low Income Housing Initiative
Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
A community organizer will continue to link together energy efficiency programs and funding sources with the aging building stock of the extremely low-income. This will include advocacy efforts on energy programs, direct work helping housing partners, research, and publication of replicable results
$10,000.00
https://www.facebook.com/WorcesterGreen?skip_nax_wizard=true
2014 Spring
Community Organizing
Worcester Homeless Action Committee
Worcester, MA, US
A community organizer will push for the introduction of restorative justice practices into Massachusetts sentencing efforts.
$10,000.00
http://www.greaterworcesterhomeless.org
2012 Fall
Community Organizing
Workers Dignity Project/Dignidad Obrere
Nashville, TN
Leadership and tech training for immigrant workers
$9,000.00
http://tnimmigrant.org/workers-dignity
2011 Spring
Community Organizing
Workers' Center of Central New York
Syracuse, NY , USA
The WCCNY will galvanize the New York Dairy Worker Campaign, a public education effort, by convening three regional meetings of farmworkers, with trainers in organizing and campaign development, to help workers define their goals, hone base building strategies, and engage in leadership development.
$15,000.00
http://workerscentercny.org/
2015 Spring
Community Organizing, Education
Workers' Dignity Project
Nashville, TN, United States
The Sparkplug Foundation grant will fund a short-term salary to train Nashville-area housekeeping workers in organizing worksite committees, developing demands, and developing strategy to improve wages and conditions through the Construction-to-Cleaning campaign.
$10,000.00
http://www.workersdignity.org
2016 Spring
Community Organizing
Write for Your Freedom/Youth Movement Records
Oakland, CA
Youth-led workshops on literacy and building skills for incarcerated and non-incarcerated youth
$4,425.00
http://youthmovementrecords.org
2006 Spring
Education
Writer Warriors
Chicago, IL
Veterans Empowerment Communities program
$7,420.00
http://ivaw.org/warrior-writers-chicago-war
2010 Fall
Community Organizing
Writers in Baltimore Schools Theatre Club
Baltimore, MD
Playwriting project for middle-school students
$3,079.00
http://writersinbaltimoreschools.org
2010 Spring
Education
Young Singers of Orange County
Newport Beach, CA
Institutional needs for choir
$3,635.00
http://youngsingersoc.org
2010 Spring
Music
Young Women's Empowerment Project
Chicago, IL, United States
This is for our grassroots organizing campaign Street Youth Rise Up
$10,000.00
http://www.youarepriceless.org
2012 Spring
Community Organizing
Youth Council for Positive Development
St. Louis, MO
project on anger management
$3,000.00
http://positiveyouthdev.com/
2010 Fall
Community Organizing
Youth Resistance Project
Minneapolis, MN
Youth-led military counter-recruitment program in Minnesota
$9,450.00
2008 Fall
Community Organizing
Youth Rise Texas
Austin, TX, USA
Youth Rise Texas is developing the leadership and organizing capacity of youth directly affected by parental incarceration and deportation. Youth Rise uses popular education, mentorship, organizing, and creative cultural production to challenge mass incarceration and immigrant criminalization.
$10,000.00
http://www.youthrisetx.org
2015 Spring
Community Organizing, Education
Zochrot
Tel Aviv-Jaffa, Israel
Training Israeli teachers to use Zochrot materials about the Nakba
$7,837.00
http://zochrot.org/en
2008 Fall
Community Organizing

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