Past Grants

Cosecha
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Our mission is permanent protection, respect and dignity for all immigrants. We are working to build our base by growing a decentralized network of members in Cosecha villages across the country.
$15,000.00
https://movimientocosecha.com
2016 Fall
Community Organizing
Courage to Resist
Oakland, CA
Organizing GI resistance to occupation of Iraq
$5,000.00
http://couragetoresist.org
2008 Spring
Community Organizing
Critical Resistance
New Orleans, LA
Campaign for amnesty for people arrested for foraging food and other survival needs after Hurricane Katrina
$5,000.00
http://criticalresistance.org/
2005 Fall
Community Organizing
Crossing Borders Music
Chicago, IL, United States
Renowned sitarist Gaurav Mazumdar, a student of Ravi Shankar, joins Crossing Borders Music to record "Crossing Cultures: India and the West" for sitar, violin, cello, and tabla. The music depicts different stages and emotions associated with collaborating with people from different backgrounds.
$5,000.00
http://crossingbordersmusic.org
2018 Spring
Music
Dalia Association
Ramallah, Ramallah, Palestine
Ensuring sustainability of Dalia Association's communications.
$15,000.00
http://www.dalia.ps
2018 Fall
Community Organizing
Dalia Community Foundation
East Jerusalem, Israel
Launch of a community-led Palestinian fund for grassroots work, building democracy, and fostering independent
$9,000.00
http://dalia.ps
2006 Fall
Community Organizing
Damayan Migrant Workers Association Inc.
New York City, NY, USA
Our project will establish a team of “anti labor-trafficking champions”, composed of pro-bono labor attorneys and labor trafficking survivors, to ensure newly found labor trafficking victims have increased chances to win their legal cases and the support needed to become leaders against trafficking.
$7,000.00
http://www.damayanmigrants.org
2016 Spring
Community Organizing
Dar al Mahabba Wassalam (Love and Peace) Association for Childhood and Motherhood
Budrus, West Bank, Palestine
Community-supported summer camp for rural children in Palestine
$5,000.00
2006 Spring
Education
DARI Project
Jackson Heights, NY
Publication of resource book by and for LGBT Korean-Americans
$5,000.00
http://dariproject.org
2008 Spring
Education, Community Organizing
DataCenter
Oakland, CA, USA
Increase trainings, toolkits and web based activities in order to strengthen DataCenter’s sustainability and produce new research that supports social justice campaigns.
$10,000.00
http://www.datacenter.org
2014 Spring
Community Organizing
Dave Meder
New York, NY, USA
A debut album that seeks to synthesize new American music from classical, jazz and folk traditions.
$6,530.00
http://www.davemeder.com
2018 Spring
Music
Day Laborer Organizing Project (DLOP)
Jackson Heights, NY
Advance green cleaning worker cooperative
$10,000.00
http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=38241093192
2011 Spring
Community Organizing
DC Consumer Utility Board
Washington, DC, US
Educating, informing, organizing and mobilizing DC’s utility consumers to represent their interests to the utilities and regulatory commission, and that regulators hold utilities accountable to the ratepayers.
$7,500.00
http://www.dcconsumerutilityboard.org
2016 Spring
Community Organizing, Education
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
Direct Action for Rights and Equality
Providence, Rhode Island, United States
DARE's Tenant and Homeowners Association is seeking funding for a Rent Stabilization campaign for Providence aimed at preventing arbitrary rent increases and landlord abuses that are causing an eviction epidemic in Providence and Rhode Island.
$10,000.00
https://www.daretowin.org/
2018 Fall
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
E. Harlem-El Barrio Community Land Trust
New York, NY, United States
Funding will be used to support organizing activities of the EHEBCLT throughout distressed buildings in E Harlem to educate residents about the option of forming large scale coops on a Community Land Trust (CLT) and to mobilize to demand the City turn over vacant city owned property to the CLT.
$15,000.00
http://ehebclt.nyc
2018 Fall
Community Organizing, Education
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 Freedom
New York, NY, United States
Update our public education materials for Families for Freedom members and directly affected community members who are at risk of detention and deportation.
$15,000.00
http://familiesforfreedom.org/
2018 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

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