Past Grants

Deep Dish TV
New York, NY
general support
$5,000.00
http://deepdishtv.org
2010 Year End
Community Organizing
Desis: Rising Up and Moving (DRUM)
New York, NY
Community organizer for South Asian Communities
$3,500.00
http://www.desis-network.org/
2003 Winter
Community Organizing
Detention Watch Network
Washington, DC
Interactive graphic depiction of immigrant detention system
$10,000.00
http://detentionwatchnetwork.org
2007 Fall
Community Organizing
Detroit Summer/Live Arts Media Project
Detroit, MI
Youth-led multi-media project to support community organizing in response to Detroit's education crisis
$10,000.00
http://detroitsummer.wordpress.com
2006 Fall
Education, Community Organizing
Diane Edgecomb
Jamaica Plain, MA
For the Kurdish Storytelling Project to preserve the oral tradition of Kurdish communities in Turkey http://livingmyth.com
2003 Winter
Community Organizing
Digital Visions
San Francisco, CA
Digital storytelling workshops for Palestinian youth and Arab Jewish youth to represent their own history
$5,000.00
2006 Spring
Education
Direct Action for Rights and Equality
Providence, RI, US
DARE requests funding for a new organizing campaign led by directly affected people to reduce barriers to prisoner re-entry and to challenge mass incarceration, by ending the discriminatory ban of individuals with a criminal record from subsidized housing by the Providence Housing Authority.
$12,000.00
http://www.daretowin.org
2016 Spring
Community Organizing
Disabilities Network of NYC
New York, NY
Development and implementation of Housing Equity Plan to achieve affordable, accessible and integrated housing for people with disabilities
$4,000.00
http://dnnyc.net
2008 Spring
Community Organizing
Disarat-the Arab Center for Law and Plicy
Nazareth , Israel
Dirasat will implement a series of training meetings and seminars for leaders of Arab student unions in Israeli universities designed to increase their ability to help their constituents realize their right to equal education.
$10,000.00
http://www.dirasat-aclp.org/index.asp
2012 Fall
Community Organizing, Education
DIYgirls
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Afterschool programs that inspire young girls to design and make.
$10,000.00
http://www.diygirls.org
2012 Spring
Education
Domestic Workers Project of Fairfield County
Allston, MA, USA
To launch the Domestic Workers Project of Fairfield County, to organize Domestic Workers.
$10,000.00
http://www.braziliancenter.org
2012 Fall
Community Organizing
Donkey Saddle Projects
Chelan, WA
General support
$1,000.00
http://donkeysaddle.org
2011 Year End
Community Organizing
Dorchester Community Food Co-op
Dorchester, MA, USA
Organizing a community and worker owned food co-op in a diverse inner city neighborhood of Boston
$10,000.00
http://dotcommcoop.wordpress.com
2013 Spring
Community Organizing
Dr. Ruchama Marton
Tel Aviv, Israel
Production of documentary and ideas and actions of radical Israeli elders
$5,000.00
2006 Fall
Education
Driftless Community Radio
Viroqua, WI
citizen journalist training program
$6,005.00
http://wdrt.org
2010 Spring
DRUM-Desis Rising Up and Moving
Oakland, CA, USA
The mission of the Coalition on National Security and Rights in Arab, Middle Eastern, Muslim, and South Asian (AMEMSA) Communities is to create a grassroots led, national policy campaign to change federal policy regarding FBI surveillance and the use of informants. The campaign will be led by affected communities.
$10,000.00
2013 Spring
Community Organizing
Duo Odeon
Portland, OR, United States
Violinist Hannah Leland and pianist Aimee Fincher, together Duo Odéon, record their debut album featuring rare, never-before-recorded works by the American composer George Antheil and violinist Werner Gebauer.
$4,500.00
http://duo-odeon.com
2017 Spring
Music
EarSay
New York, NY
Internship program to train artists/activists in creating cross-cultural dialogue projects through the arts
$4,000.00
http://earsay.org
2005 Spring
Community Organizing
Eco-Garden
Bellingham, WA
Capacity-building in local Kenya communities for sustainable food-farming and natural resource management
$5,000.00
2006 Fall
Community Organizing
Environmental Justice Coalition for Water
Sacramento, California, United States of America
Grassroots community organizing, capacity- and coalition-building toward the realization of the human right to water and sanitation in California.
$10,000.00
http://www.ejcw.org
2014 Spring
Community Organizing, Education
Esperanza del Barrio
New York, NY
Neighborhood-based membership organization promoting the self-empowerment of Latino immigrants of El Barrio
$2,500.00
http://www.harlemonestop.com/organization.php?id=660
2004 Spring
Community Organizing
Everyone Is Gay
Brooklyn, NY, USA
We are seeking funding to design and distribute a curriculum that will augment Everyone Is Gay’s in-person presentations at middle and high schools.
$6,000.00
http://everyoneisgay.com
2012 Fall
Community Organizing, Education
Ex-Prisoners and Prisoners Organizing for Community Advancement (EPOCA)
Worcester, MA
Ban the Box campaign (compliance by landlords and employers with new state law)
$4,000.00
http://exprisoners.org
2011 Spring
Community Organizing
Eyak Preservation Council
Cordova, ALASKA
Outreach campaign among Athabascan tribes re: destructive development and preservation of culture and wild salmon habitat
$5,000.00
http://redzone.org
2011 Spring
Community Organizing
Families and Friends of Louisiana’s Incarcerated Children
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
FFLIC's goal is to build a movement to stop the school to prison pipeline. We are requesting funding to support our 50-2017 Campaign. We will work to reduce out-of-school suspensions of our children across LA increasing our membership base to enhance education and juvenile justice reform efforts.
$10,000.00
http://www.fflic.org
2014 Spring
Community Organizing
Families For Justice As Healing
Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, United States
Implementation of Block-by-Block, an organizing tool which brings forward the voices of incarcerated and formerly incarcerated women in dialogue about what criminal justice reform should look like and, once engaged, enables them to work for strategic change.
$10,000.00
http://www.justiceashealing.org
2015 Fall
Community Organizing
Families United for Racial and Economic Equality
Brooklyn, NY
Childcare organizing project
$5,000.00
http://furee.org
2003 Winter
Community Organizing
Family Arts Bridge Camp
Berkeley, CA
Leadership and training for counselors in camp for GLBTQ families
$4,600.00
http://ourfamily.org/programs/fab-camp
2009 Fall
Education
Fifth Avenue Committee
Brooklyn, NY
Union de la Communidad Latina project for worker and immigrant leadership development
$4,000.00
http://fifthave.org
2005 Spring
Community Organizing
Filipino Migrant Center
Long Beach, CA, United States
Organizing Filipino workers and immigrant families to win Sanctuary Policy in Long Beach, California
$10,000.00
https://filipinomigrantcenter.org/
2017 Fall
Community Organizing
Fitchburg Artistree
Fitchburg, Massachusetts, USA
Vacant 2 Vibrant, an Experiment in Economic Recovery Through Creative Re-use
$4,000.00
http://fitchburgartistree.com
2012 Spring
Community Organizing, Education
Flushing Workers Center
Flushing, NY, United States
The Wage Law Enforcement Project will organize workers who are victims of wage theft, to be the cornerstone of labor law enforcement measures, and to win back stolen wage and prevent wage theft from happening in future.
$15,000.00
http://flushingworkerscenter.org
2016 Spring
Community Organizing
Foglight Collective
Portland, ME
Fostering critical thinking on social justice issues among youth
$7,500.00
http://megperrycenter.org
2007 Fall
Education
Folk Songs and Recreational Center
Aspen, CO
Record Sri Lankan folksongs
$2,000.00
2004 Fall
Music
Food Chain Workers Alliance
Los Angeles, California, United States
The pilot four-day training program of the new Food Justice Education Project will develop 8 worker-leaders, who will then train others in their workplaces and communities to broaden worker participation in the food justice movement in order to positively transform the food system for all.
$10,000.00
http://foodchainworkers.org/
2014 Fall
Community Organizing
Force-Upsetting Rape Culture
Baltimore, MD, USA
An educational program to train leaders to mobilize their communities in publicly supporting survivors of sexual abuse and rape as part of The Monument Quilt, a crowd-sourced public art project to help survivors reconnect with their communities and provide public healing space
$10,000.00
https://themonumentquilt.org/
2014 Fall
Community Organizing, Education
Fossil Fuel Divestment Student Network
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
The pilot phase of the Just Transition Reinvestment Program will partner student climate justice organizers at 5 colleges with off-campus groups, in order to move university money out of fossil fuels, and into community-led solutions at the frontlines of poverty and pollution.
$12,250.00
http://www.studentsdivest.org/
2015 Spring
Community Organizing
Free Mind Media
Santa Rosa, CA
Building community-based funding strategies for new alternative media and community center
$4,000.00
2005 Spring
Community Organizing
Free103point9 (WGXC)
Acra, NY
Hands on radio youth programming
$5,000.00
http://www.free103point9.org
2010 Fall
Education, Community Organizing
Freedom Archives
San Francisco, CA, usa
The Robert and Mabel Williams legacy – community self-defense against the Klan: preserving the invaluable lessons of the Black Liberation Movement of the South
$5,000.00
http://www.freedomarchives.org
2017 Fall
Community Organizing, Education
Freedom Archives
San Francisco, CA, us
The Williams Legacy - preservation and restoration of the Williams Family Legacy of resisting the KKK and police violence against Black communities in the South and the organization of community self-defense in the face of racist violence.
$5,000.00
http://www.freedomarchives.org
2014 Spring
Community Organizing, Education
Freedom Food Alliance-Victory Bus Project
Germantown, New York, United States
Funds will help us formalize our alliance of farmers, organizers, students, prisoners and prison families and purchase a green vehicle that will provided transportation and food to familiesfriend of people incarcerated.
$15,000.00
http://freedomfoodalliance.org
2015 Spring
Community Organizing
Friends of Farmworkers
Philadelphia, PA, United States of America
FOF’s defensores training institute – the first of its kind in Pennsylvania – seeks to strengthen the power of community leaders by equipping them with the legal knowledge and tools they need to combat common injustices in their communities.
$10,000.00
http://www.friendsfw.org/
2016 Fall
Community Organizing, Education
Friends of Justice
Arlington, TX
Interfaith outreach to build "Common Peace Agenda"
$6,500.00
http://friendsofjustice.wordpress.com
2008 Spring
Community Organizing
From the Ground Up Farms Inc.
Chico, CA, United States
Gardening and Nutrition Education Programs
$5,000.00
http://fromthegroundupfarms.org
2016 Spring
Community Organizing, Education
Fuerza del Valle
San Juan, TX
Jumpstarting grassroots participation of fledgling workers' center
$10,000.00
http://lupergv.wordpress.com/category/economic-stability-and-jobs/fuerza-del-val...
2011 Spring
Community Organizing
Fuerza Laboral
Central Falls, RI
Immigrant community organizing for justice in the workplace
$5,000.00
http://fuerza-laboral.org
2006 Fall
Community Organizing
Fuerza Latina
Fort Collins, CO
Training of organizers for all-volunteer immigrant justice organization
$3,000.00
http://cjpe.org/Fuerza_Latina.html
2004 Spring
Community Organizing
FUREE
New York, NY
For FUREE Institute for Resistance and Equality (FIRE), training community members in political analysis and organizing skills
$2,000.00
http://furee.org
2004 Spring
Community Organizing
G-8 Inc.
San Juan, Puerto Rico, United States
Líderes Jóvenes en Acción (LIJAC) is one of the twelve community-based organizations within the G-8, Inc. aiming to develop leadership skills in youth from ages 11 to 21 and ensure continuity and sustainability of G-8, Inc through educational activities.
$10,000.00
https://g8incpr.wordpress.com/%C2%BFquienes-somos/
2017 Spring
Community Organizing, Education

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