Past Grants

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
Emergency Workplace Organizing Project
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania , United States
This grant would fund in-depth training cohorts, that will build on the Emergency Workplace Organizing Committee's (EWOC) existing infrastructure to arm frontline workers with the skills and resources to organize for their demands and teach volunteers the skills to support workers’ organizing.
$10,000.00
https://workerorganizing.org/
2020 Fall
Community Organizing
Empowerment Congress of Dona Ana County
Las Cruces, New Mexico, United States
Empowerment Congress of Doña Ana County will expand its popular education informed, leadership development program and community organizing workshops with low-income, marginalized rural (colonia) and urban communities.
$10,000.00
http://www.empowernm.org
2019 Spring
Community Organizing, Education
Energy Democracy Project
Oakland, CA, US
A consortium of several groups, The Energy Democracy Project is a mutual aid structure that serves as a collaborative resource and strategy center for creating programs and initiatives that advance the work of organizations struggling to democratize energy in the United States.
$50,000.00
2019 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
Epsilon Spires
Brattleboro, VT, USA
Epsilon Spires and the Zinn Education Foundation will host a curriculum-building workshop that will empower local educators and activists to teach Reconstruction, so their students may understand this historic movement toward racial equity and learn how to critically examine American history.
$3,100.00
https://www.epsilonspires.org/
2020 Fall
Community Organizing, Education
Equity Legal Services Inc.
Belleville, IL, United States
This program will conduct damage assessments of Centreville residents' homes to ascertain the costs of repairs due to decades of storm water flooding and sewage overflows.
$20,000.00
http://www.equitylegalservices.org
2020 Fall
Community Organizing
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
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
Firelands
Seattle, WA, United States
Firelands builds multi-racial, working-class power in rural WA. This funding will support Firelands to host a Rural Movement School for community leaders, popularize our rural Green New Deal platform, and wage dynamic local campaigns led by a multi-racial working-class rural constituency.
$15,000.00
https://firelandswa.org/
2019 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, 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 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 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
Fund for Empowerment
Phoenix, AZ, United States
COVID 19 response for homeless participants--advocacy and mutual aid. Changing policies related to housing in the time of the pandemic.
$5,000.00
https://fundforempowerment.org
2020 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
Gary Freedom School
Gary, IN
training for community organizers
$6,815.00
http://garyfreedomschool.org
2010 Spring
Gente Organizada
Pomona, CA, USA
Gente’s Teach-In/Heal-In project is an intergenerational initiative that will train local parents and youth as organizers while promoting healing and grounding practices to help them sustain their work.
$12,300.00
http://www.genteorganizada.org
2020 Fall
Community Organizing
Georgia Avenue Community Development Task Force
Washington, DC
Organizing for equitable development in Washington DC
$6,000.00
http://georgiaave.org
2011 Spring
Community Organizing
Gideon's Army, Grassroots Army for Children
Nashville, TN
Organizing project to dismantle the prison pipeline
$6,000.00
2010 Fall
Community Organizing
Global Exchange
San Francisco, CA
Corporate involvement in Israeli occupation
$10,000.00
http://globalexchange.org
2011 Spring
Community Organizing
Grassroots Leadership/The Women's Campaign
Charlotte, NC
research on incarcerated women
$4,000.00
http://grassrootsleadership.org
2010 Spring
Education, Community Organizing
Grassroots Organizing Works
Amherst, MA
Leadership capacity-building for low-income and people of color communities moving toward social justice
$10,000.00
2006 Fall
Community Organizing
Great Small Works
New York, NY
Create the Palestinian National Theater at the 2005 International Toy Theater Festival
$3,000.00
http://greatsmallworks.org
2004 Fall
Community Organizing
Great Small Works
New York, NY
Development of "The Rapture Project" theater work on religious fundamentalism and outreach to groups working on anti-fundamentalist activities
$5,000.00
http://greatsmallworks.org
2006 Fall
Community Organizing
Green Action: Wadi Fukin Fair Trade Project
Tel Aviv, Israel
Israelis and Palestinians developing the Wadi Fukin Women's Association Fair Trade pickle collective
$7,700.00
http://peacoil.blogspot.com
2007 Fall
Community Organizing

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