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Grants

2011

Alaska Community Action on Toxics • $45,000
Anchorage, AK
General support for statewide work for environmental and reproductive justice through support and assistance to communities and Native tribes in Alaska.

Alliance for Reproductive Justice • $25,000
Anchorage, AK
General support to protect reproductive rights and promote reproductive health services in Alaska through education, advocacy and community organizing.

American Civil Liberties Union Foundation • $25,000
New York, NY
Support for the Reproductive Freedom Project's work to protect and advance reproductive rights at the federal, state and local levels.

Breast Cancer Action • $20,000
San Francisco, CA
General support to educate the public about the role of corporate interests in the breast cancer epidemic, and to advocate for change in public and private sector policies to reduce toxic threats to the environment and public health, particularly reproductive health.

Brooklyn Young Mothers' Collective • $25,000
Brooklyn, NY
General support to provide comprehensive reproductive health and rights education to pregnant and parenting adolescent girls in Central Brooklyn and to foster peer engagement and the development of leadership and advocacy skills.

CAAAV Organizing Asian Communities • $20,000
Bronx, NY
General support to organize for social justice, and to promote equitable and environmentally sound development of Manhattan's East River Waterfront.

California Healthy Nail Salon Collaborative • $23,000
Oakland, CA
General support for a coalition to advance a preventive environmental health agenda to assure the health and safety of nail and beauty salon workers.

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

Chicago Abortion Fund • $20,000
Chicago, IL
Program support for My Voice, My Choice Leadership Group to provide community education, leadership development, grassroots organizing and advocacy with women who have had abortions.

Citizens for Safe Water Around Badger • $25,000
Merrimac, WI
General support to clean up the Badger Army Ammunition Plant, and assist other communities seeking adequate cleanup and restoration at contaminated military bases.

Coal River Mountain Watch • $25,000
Whitesville, WV
General support to organize West Virginia communities to stop environmental destruction caused by mountaintop removal, and to rebuild sustainable communities.

Comite de Apoyo a los Trabajadores Agricolas • $30,000
Glassboro, NJ
General support for grassroots organizing work on environmental, economic justice and sustainable agriculture issues with farmworkers in the eastern seaboard migrant stream.

Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund • $25,000
Mercersburg, PA
General support to help communities promote sustainable development by reining in corporate power and asserting local democratic control.

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.

Families United for Racial and Economic Equality • $20,000
Brooklyn, NY
General support for grassroots organizing and advocacy by low-income families and people of color in Brooklyn to make systemic changes for a more environmentally just and socially sustainable New York.

Families United for Racial and Economic Equality • $20,000
Brooklyn, NY
General support for grassroots organizing and advocacy by low-income families and people of color in Brooklyn to make systemic changes for a more environmentally just and socially sustainable New York.

Farmworker Association of Florida • $25,000
Apopka, FL
General support for a statewide farmworker organization of Latino and immigrant farmworkers organizing on workplace, health, environment and political issues.

Farmworker Health and Safety Institute • $25,000
Glassboro, NJ
General support to work with Latino and immigrant farmworker organizations to address environmental and health issues, and to impact public policy.

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

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 redefine a "sustainable food system" to include fair labor practices.

Funders' Collaborative on Youth Organizing • $10,000
Brooklyn, NY
Project support for the Funders Collaborative on Youth Organizing (FCYO) ReGenerations Healthy Communities initiative, to work with young people from the most affected communities to address root causes of the obesity epidemic through strategies that empo

Generations Ahead • $25,000
San Francisco, CA
General support to advance a social justice framework for new reproductive and genetic technologies based on human rights and reproductive justice principles.

Grand Bayou Community United • $25,000
3435 Hwy 316
Gray, LA 70359

General support to preserve the Grand Bayou community and other areas of coastal Louisiana through protection and regeneration of the bayou, and development of a sustainable economy and full community involvement in restoration efforts.

Grassroots Global Justice • $25,000
San Pedro, CA
General support for an alliance of U.S.-based grassroots groups organizing to build power for working and poor people.

Hunger Action Network of New York State • $25,000
Albany, NY
Program support to promote a local food economy and increase community food security in New York State and New York City.

Illinois Caucus for Adolescent Health • $15,000
Chicago, IL
General support for advocacy efforts that increase access to sexual health care and comprehensive sex education for adolescents, and promote support for pregnant and parenting youth.

Just Harvest USA • $15,000
Oakland, CA
General support to build a more just and sustainable food system with a focus on establishing fair wages, humane working conditions ad fundamental rights for farmworkers.

Kentucky Coalition • $25,000
London, KY
General support for a statewide citizens' organization promoting environmental justice and long-term social change.

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.

Michael Fields Agricultural Institute • $15,000
East Troy, WI
General support to provide information, training and organizing on sustainable agriculture programs, and to engage stakeholders in the Farm Bill debate.

Missouri Rural Crisis Center • $25,000
Columbia, MO
General support to challenge corporate control of the food supply, and to create a sustainable, locally-based agriculture and food system.

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.

Mvskoke Food Sovereignty Initiative • $20,000
Okmulgee, OK
General support to achieve food sovereignty through education, sustainable agriculture and food policy development.

NARAL Pro-Choice Montana Foundation • $20,000
Helena, MT
General support to ensure that women and men in Montana can make informed decisions about sexuality, contraception, pregnancy, childbearing and abortion.

National Advocates for Pregnant Women • $25,000
New York, NY
General support to advance reproductive and human rights for women.dvocacy at the local and national levels.

National Asian Pacific American Women's Forum • $25,000
Brooklyn, NY
Program support to strengthen and build leadership among Asian Pacific American female advocates working on reproductive justice issues at the state and national levels.

National Family Farm Coalition • $25,000
Washington, DC
General support to coalesce grassroots organizations representing family farmers, fishers and rural communities to advocate for policies and practices that support an economically just and environmentally sound food system.

National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health • $30,000
New York, NY
General support to ensure the reproductive health and rights of Latinas nationwide through education, policy and advocacy initiatives, and community mobilization.

National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition • $25,000
Washington, DC
General support to bring grassroots perspectives to the federal agricultural policy-making process with the goal of achieving a safe, nutritious, ample and affordable food supply while protecting the environment and contributing to the vitality of rural communities.

Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Working Group • $25,000
Belchertown, MA
General support to advocate for sustainable food and farm policies, and develop local and regional food systems.

Northwest Bronx Community & Clergy Coalition • $20,000
Bronx, NY
Program support for the Fair and Green program to engage community members in addressing economic and environmental needs for a sustainable Bronx.

Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition • $25,000
Huntington, WV
General support for community organizing and public education on environmental issues in the Ohio Valley region of West Virginia, Kentucky and Ohio.

Power U Center for Social Change • $25,000
Miami, FL
General support for work on environmental justice issues in Miami and unincorporated Dade County, and participation in regional and national coalitions.

Rebecca Project for Human Rights • $25,000
Washington, DC
General support to address health, child welfare and criminal justice policies, using a reproductive rights and justice framework.

Restaurant Opportunities Center of New York • $20,000
New York, NY
Program for organizing, education, and outreach connecting restaurant workers and owners in New York City to the sustainable and local food movement.

Right to the City Alliance • $25,000
New York, NY
General support for a national coalition of urban base-building organizations.

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.

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

Saludpromujer • $10,000
San Juan, PR
General support to increase the number of abortion providers in Puerto Rico by reforming curricula, and training health professionals at the University's schools of medicine, public health and nursing.

Southeast Asian Community Alliance • $10,000
Los Angeles, CA
General support for youth organizing to promote economic justice, environmental sustainability and health through food justice.

Southwest Georgia Project • $20,000
Albany, GA
General support to empower rural communities to address food insecurity and increase their economic sustainability by developing a regional food system.

SouthWest Organizing Project • $25,000
Albuquerque, NM
General support for grassroots organizing work on environmental and economic justice issues in New Mexico.

Southwest Workers' Union • $25,000
San Antonio, TX
General support for organizing in communities of color and among workers in South Texas, and for participation in environmental justice and global justice movements.

SPARK Reproductive Justice NOW • $25,000
Atlanta, GA
General support for reproductive justice organizing in communities throughout Georgia.

United States Social Forum • $15,000
Washington, DC
General support for the continuing U.S. Social Forum process.

UPROSE • $10,000
Brooklyn, NY
General support to organize the multi-ethnic residents of Sunset Park, particularly the youth, to plan and create a more environmentally just neighborhood and city.

Urban Agenda/Jobs with Justice • $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.

West Virginia FREE • $25,000
Charleston, WV
General support for a statewide coalition working for reproductive freedom.

Western States Center • $25,000
Portland, OR
Program support to broaden the reproductive rights debate among Western social justice organizations through the sharing of strategies and models.

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.

Young Women United • $25,000
Albuquerque, NM
General support to address the issues of violence against women, reproductive rights and other issues for young women of color in New Mexico.