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Grants

Promoting a Sustainable Agriculture and Food System

2009

Center for New Community • $25,000
Chicago, IL
General support for the Food Justice Initiative, focusing on race and worker justice issues within the food sector.

Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund • $25,000
Chambersburg, PA
General support to move communities and municipal governments struggling against factory farms, sludging of farmland, and other threats, from the regulation of cooperate harms to the elimination of those harms through the assertion of local democratic con

Cornucopia Institute • $20,000
Cornucopia, WI
General support to promote family-scale organic farming in the Midwest and nationally.

Dairy Education Alliance • $20,000
Eugene, OR
General support for a national coalition of grassroots groups seeking to make large-scale dairies more socially and environmentally responsible.

Dakota Rural Action • $20,000
Brookings, SD
General support to build grassroots leadership for family-farm-based agriculture and environmental conservation through community organizing in South Dakota.

Federation of Southern Cooperatives/Land Assistance Fund • $25,000
East Point, GA
General support to foster sustainable rural communities through cooperative economics, land retention, policy advocacy and leadership development.

Grassroots Institute for Fundraising Training (GIFT) • $15,000
Oakland, CA
General support for an intensive fundraising training program for the Kellogg partnership project grantees.

Hunger Action Network of New York State • $20,000
Albany, NY
Program support to promote a local food economy and increase community food security in New York State and New York City.

Just Harvest USA • $20,000
Oakland, CA
General operating support to bring concern for human rights and the voice of agricultural workers into the consciousness of natural foods consumers and the sustainable agriculture movement.

Michael Fields Agricultural Institute • $15,000
East Troy, WI
Project support to provide information, training and organizing on the federal appropriations process, and to promote the utilization of federal programs that support sustainable agriculture.

Missouri Rural Crisis Center • $25,000
Columbia, MO
General support to promote a locally-based agriculture and food system.

National Family Farm Coalition • $25,000
Washington, DC
General support to coalesce grassroots organizations representing family farmers and rural communities to advocate for policies and practices that support a family-farm-based and environmentally sound food and agriculture system.

National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition • $50,000
Washington, DC
General support for a national alliance that brings grassroots perspectives to the federal agricultural policy-making process with the goal of achieving a safe, nutritious, ample and affordable food supply through a legion of family farmers earning decent

Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Working Group • $20,000
Belchertown, MA
General support to advocate for food and farm policies, and develop local and regional food systems.

Organization for Competitive Markets • $25,000
Lincoln, NE
General support to counter the further concentration of food production and the industrialization of agriculture.

Rooted In Community • $20,000
Rochester, NY
General support for a national network of grassroots groups that develops youth leadership for healthy communities and sustainable food systems.

Rural Coalition • $25,000
Washington, DC
General support to enhance the capacity of rural organizations working together to effect systemic change that fosters a more just and sustainable agriculture and food system.

Rural Vermont • $20,000
Montpelier, VT
General support to help family farmers build economic justice and a sustainable food system.

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

Southern Sustainable Agriculture Working Group • $12,500
Fayetteville, AR
General support to promote sustainable agriculture through a network of family farm, agriculture, consumer and environmental organizations from 13 Southern states.

Washington Sustainable Food and Farming Network • $25,000
Mount Vernon, WA
General support to promote community, environmental, social and economic well-being by mobilizing individuals and organizations to advocate for sustainable and organic food and farming.

White Earth Land Recovery Project • $25,000
Callaway, MN
General support to re-localize food and energy systems, restore tribal lands, revive traditional culture and nurture a vibrant civil society for Anishinaabeg and other indigenous people.