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Grants

Fostering an Environmentally Sustainable New York City

2013

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)

Brandworkers • $20,000
Long Island CIty, NY
General support to protect and advance the rights of New York City's food processing and distribution workers through leadership development and member-led workplace justice campaigns.

Brooklyn Food Coalition • $20,000
Brooklyn, NY
General support for a coalition building a food justice movement in Brooklyn by broadening the base of grassroots activists engaged in school food organizing, and developing a food justice initiative around the 2013 mayoral election.

Families United for Racial and Economic Equality • $10,000
Brooklyn, NY
General support for the development of an organizational contingency plan for addressing issues related to immediate and long-term sustainability.

New Yorkers Against Fracking • $20,000
Brooklyn, NY
General support for New York City-based efforts, including community organizing and outreach to new constituencies to build opposition to the government's approval of fracking in New York State.

North Star Fund (Community Food Funders Group) • $15,000
New York, NY
Project support to coordinate and leverage investments from funders in the tri-state region for an equitable, ecologically sound and sustainable regional food system.(Second year of a two-year grant)