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Grants

Promoting a Sustainable Agriculture and Food System

2013

Corbin Hill Food Project • $20,000
New York, NY
General support for a social venture nonprofit seeking to supply fresh local produce to communities where it is needed most through an innovative, hybrid value chain that nurtures community control.

Dakota Rural Action • $15,000
Brookings, SD
General support for a South Dakota organization building grassroots leadership for family farm based agriculture and environmental conservation.

Fair Food Standards Council • $20,000
Sarasota, FL
General support for the Fair Food Standards Council to implement the Fair Food Program, a joint initiative with the Coalition of Immokalee Workers to affirm the human rights of Florida tomato workers and improve the conditions under which they work.

Federation of Southern Cooperatives/Land Assistance Fund • $20,000
East Point, GA
General support to foster sustainable rural communities through cooperative economics, land retention, sustainable farming practices, policy advocacy and leadership development. (First year of a two-year grant)

Food Chain Workers Alliance • $25,000
Los Angeles, CA
General support for an alliance of labor groups whose members work along various parts of the food chain in order to bring about a "sustainable food system" that includes fair labor practices.(Second year of a two-year grant)

Funders' Collaborative on Youth Organizing • $10,000
Brooklyn, NY
Project support for the ReGenerations: Healthy Communities initiative, supporting youth organizing for access to healthy, affordable and culturally relevant food in schools and communities.

Hunger Action Network of New York State • $20,000
Albany, NY
Program support to promote sustainable food policy at state and local levels in New York, coordinate efforts around federal food and farm policy, and address the nutritional needs of low-income state residents. expanding federal nutrition programs.

Michael Fields Agricultural Institute • $10,000
East Troy, WI
Program support to provide information, training and organizing on sustainable agriculture programs, and to engage stakeholders in the appropriations process and Farm Bill debate.(Second year of a two-year grant)

Missouri Rural Crisis Center • $20,000
Columbia, MO
General support to challenge corporate control of the food supply, and to create a sustainable, locally based agriculture and food system.

Mvskoke Food Sovereignty Initiative • $15,000
Okmulgee, OK
General support to achieve food sovereignty through education, sustainable agriculture and food policy development.

National Family Farm Coalition • $25,000
Washington, DC
General support to advocate for a socially just and environmentally sound food system.

Organization for Refugee and Immigrant Success • $20,000
Manchester, NH
General support for organizing, services and advocacy by refugees and immigrants in New Hampshire, including beginning farmer and youth food justice programs.

Restaurant Opportunities Center of New York • $20,000
New York, NY
Program support for Fair and Green, which uses organizing, education and advocacy to improve conditions for restaurant workers and grow the sustainable food movement.(Second year of a two-year grant)

Restaurant Opportunities Centers United • $20,000
New York, NY
General support to deepen strategic alliances with organizations in the food movement, and lead a national consumer engagement campaign that connects advocacy around federal labor policy with consumer safety and food policy. (First year of a two-year grant)

Rural Coalition • $25,000
Washington, DC
General support to enhance the capacity of rural organizations to foster a more just and sustainable agriculture and food system.(Second year of a two-year grant)

Southwest Georgia Project • $20,000
Albany, GA
General support for an organization seeking to increase community control over the local food system while addressing race and class inequities.

White Earth Land Recovery Project • $20,000
Callaway, MN
General support to relocalize food and energy systems, restore tribal lands, revive traditional culture, and nurture a vibrant civil society for Anishinaabeg and other indigenous people. (First year of a two-year grant)