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Grants

2015

Alaska Community Action on Toxics • $45,000
Anchorage, AK
General support for statewide work on environmental and reproductive justice issues by supporting and assisting communities and Native tribes in Alaska. (Second year of a two-year grant)

ALIGN: The Alliance for a Greater New York • $20,000
New York, NY
General support to forge strategic environmental justice and labor alliances, and to develop a broad-based campaign to create green collar jobs.(First year of a two-year grant)

American Civil Liberties Union Foundation • $25,000
New York, NY
Support for the Reproductive Freedom Project's work to protect and advance reproductive rights at the national, state and local levels. (Second year of a two-year grant)

Black Mesa Water Coalition • $25,000
Flagstaff, AZ
General support for a coalition working to address issues of water depletion and natural resource exploitation, develop a sustainable economy on the Black Mesa in Northern Arizona, and connect with regional and national climate justice efforts. (First year of a two-year grant)

Black Women for Wellness • $20,000
Los Angeles, CA
General support for multigenerational, cross-issue, reproductive rights and environmental justice efforts to improve the well-being of Black women and girls in California through health education, leadership development and advocacy. (First year of a two-year grant)

Brandworkers • $20,000
Long Island CIty, NY
General support to protect and advance the rights of New York City's food processing and distribution workers through leadership development and member-led workplace justice campaigns.(First year of a two-year grant)

Center for Earth, Energy and Democracy • $25,000
Minneapolis, MN
General support for an organization providing organizing and policy education on energy, climate and environmental solution building to ensure that the voices of Indigenous peoples, communities of color and people with moderate and low incomes are included. (Second year of a two-year grant)

Coastal Communities Collaborative • $20,000
Gray, LA
General support for a coalition working to preserve coastal Louisiana bayous, develop sustainable economies and foster full community involvement of indigenous and historic communities.(First year of a two-year grant)

Comite de Apoyo a los Trabajadores Agricolas • $20,000
Glassboro, NJ
General support for grassroots organizing work on environmental, economic justice and sustainable agriculture issues with farmworkers on the Eastern Seaboard migrant stream. (Second year of a two-year grant)

Corbin Hill Food Project • $20,000
New York, NY
General support to operate a food value chain connecting upstate farmers in search of new markets with low-income New York City communities in need of affordable, healthy food.(Second year of a two-year grant)

East Yard Communities for Environmental Justice • $25,000
Commerce, CA
General support for a Los Angeles community organization developing self-advocates in collaboration with others to build a larger environmental health and justice movement. (First year of a two-year grant)

Fair Food Standards Council • $20,000
Sarasota, FL
General support for the Fair Food Standards Council to implement the Fair Food Program, a joint initiative with the Coalition of Immokalee Workers to affirm the human rights of Florida tomato workers and improve the conditions under which they work. (Second year of a two-year grant)

Farmworker Association of Florida • $30,000
Apopka, FL
General support for a statewide farmworker organization organizing on workplace, health, environment and political issues. (Second year of a two-year grant)

Food Chain Workers Alliance • $25,000
Los Angeles, CA
General support for an alliance of labor groups whose members work along various parts of the food chain in order to bring about a sustainable food system that includes fair labor practices. (Second year of a two-year grant)

Grassroots Global Justice • $30,000
Miami, FL
General support for an alliance of U.S.-based grassroots groups organizing to build power for working and poor people. (First year of a two-year grant)

Hattie Carthan Community Garden • $10,000
Brooklyn, NY
General support to advance food justice, youth engagement, and access to healthy and affordable food in Central Brooklyn.

Hopi Tutskwa Permaculture • $15,000
Kykotsmovi Village, AZ
General support for youth leadership training and traditional farming skills on the Hopi Reservation in northeastern Arizona.

Hunger Action Network of New York State • $20,000
Albany, NY
Program support to promote sustainable food policy at state and local levels in New York, coordinate efforts around federal food and farm policy, and address the nutritional needs of low-income state residents. (Second year of a two-year grant)

Institute for Food and Development Policy/Food First • $12,500
Oakland, CA
Program support for Food First to develop a set of resources for dismantling racism in the U.S. food system and to help communities regain control of their food systems.

International Indian Treaty Council • $20,000
San Francisco, CA
Program support for the Indigenous Women's Environmental and Reproductive Health Initiative that advocates for networks, and organizes and trains Indigenous women on the environmental impacts of toxins on reproductive health.

Little Village Environmental Justice Organization • $25,000
Chicago, IL
General support for environmental justice work in predominantly Latino communities of Chicago, and for connecting with regional and national work on environmental justice issues. (Second year of a two-year grant)

Multicultural Alliance for a Safe Environment • $25,000
Albuquerque, NM
General support for an alliance working for environmental justice and sustainable development in New Mexico and the Navajo Nation.(Second year of a two-year grant)

National Asian Pacific American Women's Forum • $20,000
Brooklyn, NY
General support for an organization that strengthens and builds leadership among Asian Pacific American female advocates working on reproductive justice issues. (First year of a two-year grant)

National Family Farm Coalition • $25,000
Washington, DC
General support to build power for family farmers, fishers, and farmworkers seeking to exert more control over the food system in order to promote economic justice and food sovereignty. (Second year of a two-year grant)

National Immigrant Farming Initiative, Inc. • $15,000
El Paso, TX
General support to develop self-sufficient groups of immigrant, refugee and Hispanic farmers and ranchers to improve their livelihoods and increase community control over land, water and agricultural resources.

National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health • $25,000
New York, NY
General support to ensure the reproductive health and rights of Latinas nationwide through education, policy and advocacy initiatives, and community mobilization. (Second year of a two-year grant)

National Women's Health Network • $20,000
Washington, DC
Project support for Raising Women's Voices, designed to educate and mobilize women through a network of state-based regional coordinators, and influence the implementation of health care reform to include access to comprehensive reproductive health care. (First year of a two-year grant)

NC NAACP/ NAACP Collective Action Fund • $20,000
San Francisco, CA
Program support for the Forward Together Moral Movement, a progressive, multi-racial coalition to build connections among issues and power for a social justice agenda in North Carolina.

NCABL Land Loss Prevention Project • $20,000
Durham, NC
General support to provide legal assistance to limited-resource farmers and food system entrepreneurs to advance environmental justice, and sustainable food and environment policy in North Carolina and the Southeast.

New Yorkers Against Fracking • $20,000
Brooklyn, NY
Program support for community organizing and outreach to new constituencies in New York City.

North Dakota Women's Network • $20,000
Bismarck, ND
General support to strengthen and expand community engagement through grassroots organizing, communication, legislation and increased public activism to advance women's equality and protect reproductive freedom.

North Star Fund • $17,500
New York, NY
Project support to assist funders in the tri-state region in understanding and leveraging investment for an equitable, ecologically sound and sustainable regional food system. (Second year of a two-year grant)

Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition • $25,000
Huntington, WV
General support for community organizing on environmental, economic and civil justice issues in the Ohio Valley region of West Virginia, Kentucky and Ohio. (Second year of a two-year grant)

Organization for Refugee and Immigrant Success • $20,000
Manchester, NH
General support for refugee and immigrant organizing, services and advocacy in New Hampshire, including beginning farmer and youth food justice programs.

Owe Aku • $20,000
Centennial, CO
General support for a grassroots organization of Lakota people promoting protection of sacred water and preservation of territorial lands on traditional Lakota territories. (First year of a two-year grant)

Restaurant Opportunities Center of New York • $20,000
New York, NY
General support for organizing, education and advocacy to improve conditions for restaurant workers, and grow the sustainable food movement. (Second year of a two-year grant)

Restaurant Opportunities Centers United • $25,000
New York, NY
General support for this multi-cultural organization, which works to build consumer support, improve wages and working conditions, and challenge the corporate-dominated restaurant industry and food system.

Right to the City Alliance • $25,000
Brooklyn, NY
General support for a national coalition of urban base-building organizations. (Second year of a two-year grant)

Rural Coalition • $25,000
Washington, DC
General support to enhance the capacity of rural organizations to foster a more just and sustainable agriculture and food system. (Second year of a two-year grant)

Southwest Georgia Project • $20,000
Albany, GA
General support for an organization seeking to increase community control over the local food system while promoting racial and gender justice. (Second year of a two-year grant)

State Voices • $10,000
Washington, DC
General support for a national network that provides state-based reproductive rights and justice organizations with the tools and support necessary to win campaigns and impact policies through civic engagement.

Sunflower Community Action, Inc. • $25,000
Wichita, KS
General support for organizing low-income communities in Wichita, KS, and surrounding areas to build power and fight for political, environmental, economic and racial justice.

The Afiya Center HIV Prevention & Sexual Reproductive Justice • $15,000
Dallas, TX
General support to increase access to reproductive health services in Texas by engaging Black and other marginalized women in education and advocacy campaigns linking HIV/AIDS issues to a broader reproductive justice framework. (First year of a two-year grant)

West Virginia FREE • $25,000
Charleston, WV
General support for a statewide coalition working to protect the reproductive health and freedom of West Virginia women through grassroots education and advocacy. (Second year of a two-year grant)

Western States Center • $25,000
Portland, OR
Support for the Gender Justice Program to broaden the reproductive rights debate among Northwestern social justice organizations through the sharing of strategies and models. (Second year of a two-year grant)

White Earth Land Recovery Project • $20,000
Callaway, MN
General support to tribal organization that re-localizes food and energy systems, restores tribal lands, revives traditional culture, and nurtures a vibrant civil society for Anishinaabeg and other indigenous people. (First year of a two-year grant)

Wisconsin Alliance for Women's Health • $15,000
Madison, WI
General support to engage, educate and mobilize individuals and organizations to advance a comprehensive statewide women's health agenda.

Young Women United • $25,000
Albuquerque, NM
General support to address reproductive rights, violence against women and other issues for young women of color in New Mexico.(Second year of a two-year grant)