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Grants

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

2010

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 West Virginia communities 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.

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 Transforming the Global Economy • $10,000
Los Angeles, CA
General 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 to strengthen grantmaking across issues and constituencies in support of moveme

Grand Bayou Community United • $25,000
Houma, LA
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 • $25,000
San Pedro, CA
General support of national and international movement building activities towards social justice and global well-being.

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 predominantly Latino communities of Chicago, and for connecting with regional and national work on environmental justice issues.

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.

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
Project support for a coalition 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 and unincorporated Dade County, and participation in regional and national coalitions.

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

Southeast Asian Community Alliance • $25,000
Los Angeles, CA
General support for youth organizing to promote economic justice, environmental sustainability and health through food justice.

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 environmental justice and global justice movements.

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