Past Grants

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
Xicanx Institute for Teaching and Organizing-XITO
Tucson, AZ, United States
XITO and MECA’s Teach Palestine Project will help K-12 teachers develop, implement and share curriculum that explores connections between Palestine and the US/Mexico border region. We want students to think critically about the impact of militarized border zones on youth, families and environment.
$10,000.00
https://www.xicanoinstitute.org
2019 Fall
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, Israel/ Palestine, Israel
To promote a movement of Israelis supporting the implementation of the return which will support the movement of young Palestinians, who are raising the issue of the right and implementation of return, and change Israeli perception about the conflict.
$10,000.00
http://www.zochrot.org
2018 Fall
Community Organizing
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
Zochrot
Tel Aviv-Yaffa, Israel/Palestine, Israel/Palestine
Organizing a new local Tel Aviv – Yaffa community of activists working to promote public awareness to the Nakba and push forward a discussion about the return of Palestinian refugees,
$15,000.00
http://www.zochrot.org
2019 Fall
Community Organizing

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