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Grants

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

2013

Black Mesa Water Coalition • $25,000
Flagstaff, AZ
General support for a coalition that addresses issues of water depletion and natural resource exploitation, works to 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)

Center for Earth, Energy and Democracy • $25,000
Minneapolis, MN
General support for an organization working to ensure that low-income communities, indigenous groups and communities of color participate in policy debates on climate change and food justice issues in Minnesota and the Midwest to achieve solutions through

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

East Yard Communities for Environmental Justice • $25,000
Commerce, CA
General support for a community organization developing self-advocates in collaboration with others to build a larger environmental health and justice movement.

Farmworker Association of Florida • $25,000
Apopka, FL
General support for a statewide farmworker organization of Latino and immigrant farmworkers organizing on workplace, health, environmental and political issues.(Second year of a two-year grant)

Grassroots Global Justice • $25,000
North Miami, FL
General support for an alliance of U.S.-based grassroots groups that organizes to build power for working and poor people. (First year of a two-year grant)

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.

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.(Second year of a two-year grant)

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

Southwest Workers' Union • $20,000
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. (Second year of a two-year grant)