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Grants

Promoting a Sustainable Agriculture and Food System

2015

Corbin Hill Food Project • $20,000
New York, NY
General support to operate a food value chain connecting upstate farmers in search of new markets with low-income New York City communities in need of affordable, healthy food.(Second year of a two-year grant)

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. (Second 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)

Hopi Tutskwa Permaculture • $15,000
Kykotsmovi Village, AZ
General support for youth leadership training and traditional farming skills on the Hopi Reservation in northeastern Arizona.

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. (Second year of a two-year grant)

Institute for Food and Development Policy/Food First • $12,500
Oakland, CA
Program support for Food First to develop a set of resources for dismantling racism in the U.S. food system and to help communities regain control of their food systems.

National Family Farm Coalition • $25,000
Washington, DC
General support to build power for family farmers, fishers, and farmworkers seeking to exert more control over the food system in order to promote economic justice and food sovereignty. (Second year of a two-year grant)

National Immigrant Farming Initiative, Inc. • $15,000
El Paso, TX
General support to develop self-sufficient groups of immigrant, refugee and Hispanic farmers and ranchers to improve their livelihoods and increase community control over land, water and agricultural resources.

NCABL Land Loss Prevention Project • $20,000
Durham, NC
General support to provide legal assistance to limited-resource farmers and food system entrepreneurs to advance environmental justice, and sustainable food and environment policy in North Carolina and the Southeast.

North Star Fund • $17,500
New York, NY
Project support to assist funders in the tri-state region in understanding and leveraging investment for an equitable, ecologically sound and sustainable regional food system. (Second year of a two-year grant)

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

Restaurant Opportunities Centers United • $25,000
New York, NY
General support for this multi-cultural organization, which works to build consumer support, improve wages and working conditions, and challenge the corporate-dominated restaurant industry and food system.

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 promoting racial and gender justice. (Second year of a two-year grant)

White Earth Land Recovery Project • $20,000
Callaway, MN
General support to tribal organization that re-localizes food and energy systems, restores tribal lands, revives traditional culture, and nurtures a vibrant civil society for Anishinaabeg and other indigenous people. (First year of a two-year grant)