Past Grants

Movement for Justice in El Barrio
New York, NY, USA
To initiate the first community organizing institute with a fully bilingual/bicultural curriculum and practicum. 2012 Fall
Community Organizing
Movement for Justice in El Barrio
New York, NY, USA
A new organizing project to defend immigrants’ rights in the wake of the xenophobic, racist, sexist, homophobic campaign/election of Trump & increased hate crimes against immigrants in E Harlem, bringing together targeted communities including immigrant women, women of color & LGBTQI folks citywide.
$15,000.00
2017 Spring
Community Organizing, Education
Movement of Immigrant Leaders in Pennsylvania-MILPA
Yeadon, Pennsylvania, United States
Our principle focus is changing the law to allow drivers licenses for undocumented Pennsylvanians, and building the community network infrastructure (local committees, statewide coordination, community sustainership and education program) that is the foundation of our collective power.
$15,000.00
https://milpa.nationbuilder.com/
2016 Fall
Community Organizing, Education
Movimiento Cosecha
Boston, MA, United States
Cosecha’s “Drive Without Fear” campaigns are developing immigrant leaders through local legislative battles that are mobilizing the undocumented community nationwide. Cosecha circles in 5 states are fighting to win both licenses and no arrests for driving sans license on the state and county levels.
$16,000.00
http://manejandosinmiedo.com/home
2019 Spring
Community Organizing
Movimiento por Justicia en el Barrio
New York, NY
Community organizing to address the high-speed gentrification of East Harlem
$5,000.00
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Movement_for_Justice_in_el_Barrio
2005 Spring
Community Organizing
Music 4 More
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Music 4 My Classroom website and database development.
$5,000.00
http://www.music4more.org
2012 Spring
Community Organizing, Music
Music Box Series at Climate Theatre
San Francisco, CA
Outreach and marketing for Music Box Series
$2,500.00
http://climatetheater.org
2007 Fall
Music
Music Team San Francisco
San Francisco, California, United States
Hiring a development consultant.
$4,800.00
https://sparkplugfoundation.org/www.musicteamsf.org.
2012 Spring
Education
Musicians Against Sweatshops
Washington, DC
Campaign against sweatshop-produced concert gear
$2,500.00
http://myspace.com/musiciansagainstsweatshop
2005 Fall
Community Organizing
Muslim Justice League
Boston, MA, United States
Cultivation of action committees -- focusing on health justice, education justice and other sectors -- to advocate against so-called "Countering Violent Extremism" (CVE) campaigns which target Muslim and other marginalized groups and police dissent.
$13,338.00
http://www.muslimjusticeleague.org
2016 Spring
Community Organizing
Mycelium Youth Network
Oakland, CA, United States
Mycelium Youth Network educates young people on building sustainable communities using holistic, sustainable, and ancestrally grounded hands-on training in order to maintain personal and environmental health in the face of climate change. We empower future ecological leaders, today.
$6,000.00
https://www.myceliumyouthnetwork.org/
2018 Fall
Community Organizing, Education
Nancy du Plessis
New York, NY
Interactive video website project with Israeli peace activists
$9,563.00
2003 Winter
Community Organizing
Nashville Homeless Power Project
Nashville, NY
Freedom school and community organizer training
$10,000.00
http://homelesspower.org
2008 Spring
Education, Community Organizing
National Immigrant Solidarity Network
South Pasadena, CA
For national strategy conference
$10,000.00
http://immigrantsolidarity.org/
2006 Fall
Community Organizing
National Mobilization Against Sweatshops
New York, NY
Organize against Bloomberg Lower East Side redevelopment plan
$7,500.00
http://nmass.org
2008 Fall
Community Organizing
National Students for Justice in Palestine
Brooklyn, NY, United States
This project entails the production of a broad investigative report on normalization and Palestine activism on campus, and development of normalization resources for students and student groups.
$7,600.00
http://sjpnational.org/
2014 Spring
Community Organizing, Education
Nawa for Culture and Arts Association
Deir el -Balah, Gaza Strip, Palestine, Palestine
To purchase children library materials for the children library in Deir el Balah, mid of the Gaza Strip in Al-Khidr Monastery (1700 years) which is expected to be restored by the Riwaq Center in May 2015. Nawa for Culture and Arts already guaranteed the financial resources for the furniture.
$10,000.00
https://www.facebook.com/Nawa.association
2015 Spring
Community Organizing, Education
Neel Murgai Ensemble
Saugerties, NY
Recording for cross-cultural composition for sitar, tabla and string quartet
$5,000.00
http://neelmurgai.com
Music
Negev Coexistence Forum for Civil Equality
Omer, Israel
The development of an online resource center designed to confront the many myths and misconceptions about the Arab Bedouin community in the southern desert region of Israel, the Negev.
$9,444.00
http://www.dukium.org
2012 Spring
Community Organizing
Neighborhood Bike Works
Philadelphia, PA
Children's science and engineering project using modern materials to build bicycles using antique bicycle designs
$5,545.00
http://neighborhoodbikeworks.org
2007 Fall
Education
Neighbors of the Onondaga Nation
Syracuse, NY, United States
The Two Row Wampum Renewal Campaign is an educational and advocacy project to develop a broad alliance between the Haudenosaunee and New York State residents with the goals of honoring native treaties and protecting the Earth.
$10,000.00
http://www.honorthetworow.org
2012 Fall
Community Organizing, Education
Nessinger Golan Duo
New York, NY
"Cycles and Sequels," musical cycle paired with existing work
$6,050.00
http://golan.knottyknotty.com/cycles-sequels.html
2006 Spring
Music
New Energy Economy
Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States
A new organizing and advocacy campaign to develop a unique model of energy choice in NM that will transform and enable communities to exercise their rights to pursue renewable energy alternatives through a combination of municipal energy policy and statewide community choice aggregation legislation
$15,000.00
http://newenergyeconomy.org
2015 Spring
Community Organizing, Education
New Family
Tel Aviv, Israel
Research, strategizing ad support for mixed Israeli-Palestinian families
$6,370.00
http://newfamily.org.il/en
2006 Fall
Community Organizing
New Hampshire Citizens Alliance
Concord, NH
Organizing immigrant communities in New Hampshire
$4,910.00
http://nhcitizensalliance.org/
2005 Fall
Community Organizing
New Labor Education and Training Institute
New Brunswick, NJ, USA
The Temp Tows for Justice Campaign will fight to improve conditions for temp workers in NJ by developing leaders to police the local temp/warehouse market through worker councils, creating worker health and safety committees with temp workers, and passing statewide legislation of temp agencies.
$15,000.00
http://www.newlabor.org
2017 Spring
Community Organizing
New Leaf New Life
Bloomington, IN
Creation of first re-entry planning service organization for prisoners in Indiana
$5,000.00
http://newleaf-newlife.org
2005 Fall
Community Organizing
New Settlement Parent Action Committee
Bronx, New York , USA
The District 9 New Teacher Mentoring Initiative is an innovative initiative coordinated by the New Settlement Parent Action Committee (PAC) that will train teacher mentors and pilot community-led professional development for educators on family engagement in a struggling Bronx District.
$10,000.00
https://www.facebook.com/#!/ParentAction
2014 Fall
Community Organizing, Education
New Start Project
Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, United States of America
Mentor and move re-entry residents and allies to action using their first hand experience to organize for increased access to housing and employment resources and advocate for the creation of just re-entry policies.
$10,000.00
http://www.newstartproject.org
2015 Fall
Community Organizing
New Vision Taxi Drivers Association
Miami, FL, USA
Participatory Action Research with Miami-Dade County Taxi Drivers
$5,000.00
2013 Spring
Community Organizing, Education
New York Street Opera
New York, NY
Series of one-hour narrated versions of Mozart operas
$3,000.00
http://nystreetopera.com
2009 Spring
Community Organizing
New Yorkers Against the Cornell-Technion Partnership
New York, NY, USA
bi-weekly Google protests + Roosevelt Island expansion
$4,000.00
http://nyact.net
2013 Spring
Community Organizing
Next Step Community Organizing Project
Edison, NJ
Coalition-building and organizing people with disabilities
$2,985.00
2009 Spring
Community Organizing
Nicu's Spoon Theater
New York, NY
Support productions of socially-relevant theatrical works
$3,000.00
http://spoontheater.org
2004 Fall
Community Organizing
Nistha Raj Trio
Washington, DC
Recording of cross-cultural collaboration between Hindustani Classical Violin, Progressive Hip Hop (Human Beatbox), and Post-Classical Cello.
$7,000.00
http://www.nistharaj.com
2012 Spring
Music
Nobody Leaves Mid-Hudson
Poughkeepsie, NY, United States
Purchase of materials (printer, ink, paper, shirts, yard signs, gas, etc.) to facilitate internal education and a recruitment push designed to cultivate particular member-leaders, double our membership, and increase our geographic range in order to make the organization self-sustaining.
$3,000.00
http://nobodyleavesmidhudson.org/
2012 Fall
Community Organizing
NorCal Resist
SACRAMENTO, CA, US
The building of a community and impacted-person oriented and led solidarity network, to ensure that trans and queer asylum seekers have culturally competent homes, and access to legal, medical, educational, and emotional support and assistance.
$10,000.00
https://www.norcalresist.weebly.com
2019 Spring
Community Organizing, Education
North End Woodward Community Coalition
Detroit, MI, USA
Our grant would fund the purchase of software and salaries of both a project manager to organize resident members to operate the station and a grassroots fundraising advisor to build capacity of resident members to create awareness and engage community in participating in and creating programming.
$7,000.00
http://northendwoodward.org
2014 Fall
Community Organizing
NY Solidarity Coalition for Katrina/Rita Survivors
New York, NY
To hold a regional Survivors Assembly
$5,700.00
2007 Fall
Community Organizing
NYC AIDS Housing Network
New York, NY
"Making AIDS Coffee Table Talk Again" project
$1,000.00
http://ocal-ny.org
2003 Winter
Community Organizing
Ohio Community Rights Network
Broadview Heights, Ohio, USA
Our Organizing Workshops are part of our Growing Roots & Rights for Just Communities Project to advance democratic and environmental rights across the state. The Workshops will empower residents, providing them with organizing skills and tools to create the just communities they envision.
$7,000.00
http://ohcommunityrights.org
2018 Spring
Community Organizing
Ohlone Profiles Project
san francisco, California, United States
Native Plants _and_ Native Culture: Ohlone tribal song groups will learn to restore native plants and bring their planting songs and dances to Candlestick Park, near 16 village sites, and take a step towards inclusion in Park and Rec. jobs with a tribal economic development plan for San Francisco.
$10,000.00
http://www.ohloneprofiles.org
2016 Spring
Community Organizing, Education, Music
Olive on a Seder Plate
New York, NY
Theater and community dialogue directed to mainstream Jewish communities on Israel/Palestine and Lebanon
$5,000.00
2006 Fall
Education, Community Organizing
ONE DC Organizing Neighborhood Equity
Washington, DC
Weekly workshops in digital storytelling to facilitate multi-ethnic organizing
$3,000.00
http://onedconline.org
2009 Spring
Education, Community Organizing
Operation Welcome Home
Madison, WI
Leadership and training for homeless activists
$5,000.00
http://operationwelcomehome.wordpress.com
2008 Spring
Community Organizing
Organized and United for Respect at Vanderbilt
Nashville, TN, United States
Organizing a worker-led movement for economic justice at Vanderbilt University
$9,000.00
http://ourvandy.org
2013 Fall
Community Organizing
Organizing Apprenticeship Project
Minneapolis, Minnesota , USA
This will support support work with community partners in organizing youth and parents of color to engage in equity assessment and planning process with a set of schools in up to five districts in Minnesota, as part of a larger effort to create new equity standard for schools in our state.
$4,500.00
http://oaproject.org
2013 Spring
Community Organizing, Education
Organizing People, Activating Leaders
Portland, OR
Grassroots organizing on environmental justice issues
$5,000.00
http://opalpdx.org
2005 Fall
Community Organizing
Palestine Action Committee of Texas-PACT
Dallas, TX, United States
To build a sustainable pro-Palestinian agenda in Texas, leveraging national resources to provide a series of comprehensive education workshops.
$15,000.00
2019 Spring
Community Organizing, Education
Palestine Solidarity Project
New York, NY
Training and material on non-violent methods for dealing with Israeli Occupation and for building civil society in West Bank of Palestine
$7,000.00
http://palestinesolidarityproject.org
2008 Fall
Community Organizing

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