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Grants

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

2015

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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.

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)

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)

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)

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.