Past Grants

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
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
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 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
Palestinian Youth Movement
Riverside, California, United States
This summer, PYM will host the first ever "Youth Leadership Summer School: Palestinian and Arab Youth Transforming Theory into Practice." The school is a seven day long intensive program in Riverside, CA and includes political education, cultural empowerment and organizational training.
$12,000.00
http://pymusa.org
2015 Spring
Community Organizing, Education
Pan Left Productions
TUCSON, AZ, U.S.
Train and educate student youth in Tucson to organize and use their own media that focuses on restoring banned Mexican American Studies education in Arizona.
$5,000.00
http://panleft.org
2012 Fall
Community Organizing, Education
Parent Leadership Project
New York, NY, United States
The Parent Leadership Project works for justice in public education by building power, leadership, and organizing among low-income parents of color.
$10,000.00
2013 Fall
Community Organizing
PCASC
Portland, Oregon, United States
“Media Blitz” to amplify public awareness of the PCASC’s Prison Divestment Campaign.
$10,000.00
http://pcasc.net
2012 Fall
Community Organizing, Education
Peaceful Uprising
Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
The launch of an ongoing training camp called Campaign Field School in eastern Utah, in which participants will develop and use nonviolent direct action and organizing skills to stop the first tar sands mine in the U.S.
$10,000.00
http://www.peacefuluprising.org
2014 Spring
Community Organizing, Education
Peer to Peer Education Project
Baltimore, MD
New Lens youth-led effort to improve schools
$10,000.00
http://www.americaspromise.org/.../Peer-to-Peer-Education-Project.aspx
2010 Fall
Education, Community Organizing
People for Community Recovery
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Organizing for the Preservation of Public and Low Income Affordable Housing in the Riverdale Community Area of the City of Chicago. Our goal in the creation of a tenant assoication for the neighborhood of Concordia Place Apartment and to force the renvation of 648 vacant unit in Altgeld Gardens.
$10,000.00
http://www.peopleforcommunityrecovery.org
2015 Spring
Community Organizing
People Organized to Win Employment Rights
San Francisco, CA
Research and organizing against "zero tolerance" policies affecting low-income students of color
$5,230.00
http://peopleorganized.org
2009 Fall
Education, Community Organizing
People's Production House
New York, NY
Building journalism skills in immigrant community for community news production
$5,000.00
http://peoplesproductionhouse.org/
2006 Spring
Education
Peoples Justice for Community Control
New York, New York, United States
Cop Watch Alliance
$8,000.00
http://www.peoplesjustice.org
2013 Spring
Community Organizing
Philly Thrive
Philadelphia, PA, United States
Philly Thrive is launching a base-building and leadership development drive in Wilson Park, a public housing neighborhood downwind of the largest oil refinery on the east coast, to build the leadership of community members fighting against refinery expansion and for a sustainable economy for all.
$10,000.00
http://phillythrive.org
2016 Spring
Community Organizing
Picture the Homeless
Bronx, NY
Broadening capacity of homeless people to contribute to social justice
$9,000.00
http://picturethehomeless.org
2008 Spring
Community Organizing
Picture the Homeless
Bronx, NY
General support
$9,000.00
http://picturethehomeless.org
2010 Spring
Community Organizing
Pictures on Silence
Washington, DC
Debut CD
$3,367.00
http://picturesonsilence.org
2011 Spring
Music
Poor Peoples Economic Human Rights Campaign
Minneapolis, MN
Building on nascent coalition of low-income groups in Minnesota
$10,000.00
2008 Fall
Community Organizing
Portland Equity in Action
Portland, OR, United States
A mutifaceted public campaign highlighting racial disparities in access to power structures and policies, and media coverage and representation within institutions throughout the Portland area
$7,830.00
https://pdxbillboardproject.com/
2017 Fall
Community Organizing
Poughkeepsie Plenty
Poughkeepsie, NY, United States
Mobilization meetings with diverse groups to increase awareness of food insecurity, understanding of the right to food and participation in food issue forums
$7,000.00
http://poughkeepsieplenty.org/
2013 Spring
Community Organizing
Prasant Radhakrishnan Ensemble
Oakland, CA, USA
Prasant Radhakrishnan Ensemble will create original work combining jazz and South Indian classical Carnatic music.
$5,000.00
http://www.prasantmusic.com
2012 Spring
Music
Preserving Our Southern Appalachian Music
Pickens, SC
Teaching young children to play blue grass
$2,500.00
http://lastroadbluegrass.com/posam.htm
2009 Spring
Music
Prison Birth Project
Holyoke, MA, USA
To create our first 3-year strategic plan to strategize our organizational growth and prepare to apply for our own 501c3 status.
$9,000.00
http://theprisonbirthproject.org
2017 Spring
Community Organizing
Prison Justice League
Austin, TX, United States
Development of the Prisoner Resource and Organizing Center (PROC) to challenge inhumane conditions inside prisons, educate and train community members impacted by incarceration, and holds the state accountable for actions that support mass incarceration.
$10,000.00
http://www.prisonjusticeleague.org
2014 Fall
Community Organizing
Prison Moratorium Project
Brooklyn, NY
High-school curriculum on the prison-industrial complex and policing of low-income youth and youth of color
$6,000.00
http://socialjustice.ccnmtl.columbia.edu
2006 Spring
Education, Community Organizing
Project Hayei Sarah
Los Angeles, CA
supporting emerging Jewish leaders who have visited Hebron to raise awareness about life under occupation
$5,000.00
http://jewschool.com/2011/11/17/27372/project-chayei-sarah/
2010 Fall
Community Organizing
Projectile Arts, Inc. Reality Art class
$4,000.00
http://projectilearts.org/
2003 Winter
Protecting Our Waters
Philadelphia, PA
Organizing community on issue of "fracking"
$10,000.00
http://protectingourwaters.wordpress.com
2011 Spring
Community Organizing
Public Higher Education Network of Massachusetts-PHENOM
Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
PHENOM is launching a three-year campaign to win free, accessible, and high-quality public higher education in Massachusetts by uniting and mobilizing students, staff, faculty, alumni, and the larger community.
$10,000.00
http://phenomonline.org/
2015 Fall
Community Organizing
PUSH Buffalo
Buffalo, NY
General support
$10,000.00
http://pushbuffalo.org
2011 Spring
Community Organizing
Queen City Chamber Opera
Cincinnati, OH, USA
An audience development initiative in order to expand awareness and sustainable earned revenue sources for Queen City Chamber Opera.
$5,000.00
http://queencitychamberopera.org/
2015 Spring
Music
Queer Detainee Empowerment Project
Brooklyn, New York, United States
This is our first year operating, as we launched in January of 2014; thus this grant would go towards paying the salary for our community organizer, so that they can work to establish a strong organizing base in the queer/trans people of color immigrant community in NYC.
$10,000.00
http://qdep.org
2014 Spring
Community Organizing
Queer Youth of Color--Freedom Inc
Madison, WI
Education, leadership and organizing for queer youth of color
$6,000.00
http://linkedin.com/pub/madams-adams/13/aaa/408
2009 Spring
Community Organizing
QUEEROCRACY
Brooklyn, NEW YORK (NY), United States
QRASH: Queers Resisting All Street Harassment
$8,640.00
http://www.queerocracy.org
2012 Fall
Community Organizing, Education
Queers for Economic Justice
New York, NY
General support
$10,000.00
2011 Spring
Queers for Economic Justice
New York, NY
general support
$5,000.00
http://q4ej.org
2010 Year End
Community Organizing
Rabbis for Human Rights-North America
New York, NY, USA
Mobilizing American rabbis and Jewish communities, in partnership with Israeli and Palestinian communities, to prevent human rights abuses in East Jerusalem
$10,000.00
http://rhr-na.org
2012 Spring
Community Organizing
Racial Justice NOW
Dayton, Ohio, United States
RJN! seeks to continue the work of strategically centering the most impacted parents as leaders in transforming educational outcomes for their children in the state of Ohio and Dayton community in particular.
$7,500.00
http://www.rjnohio.org
2015 Fall
Community Organizing, Education
Radio Free Nashville
Nashville, TN
Creation of a bilingual news division
$6,000.00
http://radiofreenashville.org
2007 Fall
Community Organizing
Radio Rootz
New York, NY
Project to build media literacy, media activism and radio stills in NYC public school youth in conjunction with WBAI FM/Pacifica Radio
$4,000.00
http://peoplesproductionhouse.org/category/radio-rootz
2004 Spring
Community Organizing
Read Between the Bars
Tucson, Arizona, USA
Implementation of book donation boxes and teach-ins to educate communities both inside and outside of prison
$6,730.00
http://www.readbetweenthebars.com
2012 Spring
Community Organizing, Education

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