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Grants

2012

Alaska Community Action on Toxics • $45,000
Anchorage, AK
General support for statewide work for environmental and reproductive justice issues by supporting and assisting communities and Native tribes in Alaska. (First year of a two-year grant.)

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.

Alliance for Reproductive Justice • $15,000
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. (First year of a two-year grant.)

Black Mesa Water Coalition • $15,000
Flagstaff, AZ
General support to address issues of water depletion and natural resource exploitation, develop a sustainable economy on the Black Mesa in Northern Arizona, and connect with regional and national climate justice efforts.

Black Women for Wellness • $15,000
Los Angeles, CA
General support for multigenerational, cross-issue, reproductive rights and environmental justice efforts to improve the well-being of Black women and girls through health education, leadership development and advocacy.

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. (First year of a two-year grant.)

Center for Earth, Energy and Democracy • $25,000
Minneapolis, MN
General support to ensure low-income communities, indigenous groups and communities of color participate in policy debates on climate change in Minnesota and the Midwest, and that solutions are achieved through a democratic, sustainable and socially just

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 to women who have had abortions.

Comite de Apoyo a los Trabajadores Agricolas • $25,000
Glassboro, NJ
General support for grassroots organizing work on environmental, economic justice and sustainable agriculture issues with farmworkers in the eastern seaboard migrant stream., (First year of a two-year grant.)

Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund • $20,000
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.

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.

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, environmental and political issues. (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. (First 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.

Grassroots Global Justice • $25,000
Beaumont, 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 • $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 nutrition needs of low-income state residents.

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. . (First year of a two-year grant.)

Michael Fields Agricultural Institute • $20,000
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.

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.

Multicultural Alliance for a Safe Environmen • $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 • $15,000
New York, NY
General support to advance reproductive and human rights for women.

National Asian Pacific American Women's Forum • $25,000
Brooklyn, NY
General support to strengthen and build leadership among Asian Pacific American female advocates working on reproductive justice issues at the state and national levels. (First year of a two-year grant.)

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. (First year of a two-year grant.)

National Women's Health Network • $15,000
Washington, DC
Project support to protect and advance reproductive rights within the context of health care reform by educating and mobilizing women through the Raising Women's Voices for the Health Care We Need campaign.

North Star Fund (Community Food Funders Group) • $10,000
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. (First year of a two-year grant)

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. . (First year of a two-year grant.)

Power U Center for Social Change • $35,000
Miami, FL
General support for work on food, reproductive right and environmental justice issues in Miami and unincorporated Dade County, and participation in regional and national coalitions.

Pushback Network • $20,000
Durham, NC
General support for a national voter registration campaign to build capacity for grassroots social justice community organizing groups to carry out civic engagement efforts in working class and people of color communities.

Rebecca Project for Human Rights • $15,000
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 • $0
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. (First year of a two-year grant.)

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

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

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. (First year of a two-year grant.)

SPARK Reproductive Justice NOW • $15,000
Atlanta, GA
General support for reproductive justice organizing in communities throughout Georgia.

State Voices • $15,000
Detroit, MI
General support to ensure that reproductive rights and justice organizations have the tools and support necessary to win campaigns and impact policies through civic engagement on the state level.

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

West Virginia FREE • $25,000
Charleston, WV
General support for a statewide coalition working for reproductive freedom. (First year of a two-year grant.)

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. (First year of a two-year grant.)

White Earth Land Recovery Project • $20,000
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 violence against women, reproductive rights and other issues for young women of color in New Mexico. (First year of a two-year grant.)