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Grants

Protect the Health and Environment of Communities Threatened by Toxics and Advance Environmental Justice

2009

Alaska Community Action on Toxics • $25,000
Anchorage, AK
General support for a statewide organization working for environmental health and justice through support and assistance to communities and Native tribes in Alaska.

Citizens for Safe Water Around Badger • $25,000
Merrimac, WI
General support to clean up the Badger Army Ammunition Plant, and assist other communities seeking adequate cleanup and restoration at contaminated military bases.

Coal River Mountain Watch • $25,000
Whitesville, WV
General support to organize communities in West Virginia to stop environmental destruction caused by mountaintop removal, and to rebuild sustainable communities.

Comite de Apoyo a los Trabajadores Agricolas • $25,000
Glassboro, NJ
General support for grassroots organizing work on environmental, economic justice and sustainable agriculture issues with farmworkers in Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states.

DataCenter • $20,000
Oakland, CA
Project support providing research and information to community-based organizations working for social, environmental and economic justice.

Environmental Health Coalition • $25,000
National City, CA
General support for environmental justice work in the San Diego/Tijuana region through organizing, advocacy, research, education and technical assistance to community groups.

Farmworker Association of Florida • $25,000
Apopka, FL
General support for a statewide farmworker organization organizing primarily Latino and immigrant farmworkers to address workplace, health, environment and political issues.

Farmworker Health and Safety Institute • $25,000
Glassboro, NJ
General support to work with Latino and immigrant farmworker organizations to address environmental and health issues, and impact public policy.

Funders Network on Trade and Globalization • $15,000
Los Angeles, CA
Support for climate justice work and for the Funder/Movement Process to engage funders and movement activists in deeper, more sustained and strategic discussions, and learning to strengthen grantmaking across issues and constituencies in support of moveme

Grand Bayou Community United • $25,000
2757 Havers Street
Houma, LA 70360

General support to preserve the Grand Bayou community and other areas of coastal Louisiana through protection and regeneration of the bayou, and development of a sustainable economy based on renewable resources.

Grassroots Global Justice • $35,000
San Pedro, CA
$25,000 for general support for an alliance of U.S.-based grassroots groups organizing to build an agenda for power for working and poor people; and $10,000 designated for Inter-Alliance dialogue.

Kentucky Coalition • $25,000
London, KY
General support for a statewide citizens’ organization promoting environmental justice and long-term social change.

Little Village Environmental Justice Organization • $25,000
Chicago, IL
General support for environmental justice work in predominately Latino communities of Chicago, including connecting with regional and national work on clean air and other environmental justice issues.

Mision Industrial de Puerto Rico, Inc. • $15,000
P.O. Box 363728
San Juan, PR 00936-3728

General support for organizing work on environmental justice issues in Puerto Rico.

Multicultural Alliance for a Safe Environment • $25,000
Southwest Research and Information Center
P.O. Box 4524
Albuquerque, NM

General support for an alliance working for environmental justice and sustainable development in New Mexico.

Native Action • $15,000
Lame Deer, MT
General support for addressing environmental justice issues on the Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation and adjacent lands in Montana.

North Carolina Fair Share Education Fund • $25,000
Raleigh, NC
General support for work in low-income rural communities in eastern North Carolina to develop local leadership, reduce health and environmental impacts from toxic pollution, and build healthy, sustainable communities.

Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition • $25,000
Huntington, WV
General support for community organizing and public education on environmental issues in the Ohio Valley region of West Virginia, Kentucky and Ohio.

Oil & Gas Accountability Project • $25,000
Durango, CO
General support for a coalition of local, state, regional, national and tribal organizations working on health and environmental issues associated with development of oil and gas resources.

Power U Center for Social Change • $25,000
Miami, FL
General support for work on environmental justice issues in Miami, unincorporated Dade County and the surrounding areas.

Right to the City Alliance • $25,000
Brooklyn, NY
Support for the Environmental Justice Working Group.

Southwest Georgia Project • $15,000
Albany, GA
Project support to provide training in leadership, conflect resolution skills, and local issues to younger and older grassroots activists from several southwest Georgia counties.

SouthWest Organizing Project • $25,000
Albuquerque, NM
General support for grassroots organizing work on environmental and economic justice issues in New Mexico.

Southwest Workers' Union • $25,000
San Antonio, TX
General support for organizing in communities of color and among workers in South Texas, and for participation in international environmental justice and global justice movements.

United States Social Forum • $25,000
Atlanta, GA
General support for the continuing U.S. Social Forum process.