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Grants

2013

Afiya Center HIV Prevention & Sexual Reproductive Justice • $15,000
Dallas, TX
General support to increase access to reproductive health services, and engage Black and other marginalized women in Texas in public awareness and advocacy campaigns linking HIV/AIDS issues to a broader reproductive justice framework.

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

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.(Second year of a two-year grant)

Black Mesa Water Coalition • $25,000
Flagstaff, AZ
General support for a coalition that addresses issues of water depletion and natural resource exploitation, works to develop a sustainable economy on the Black Mesa in Northern Arizona, and connect with regional and national climate justice efforts. (First year of a two-year grant)

Black Women for Wellness • $20,000
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 in California through health education, leadership development and advocacy. (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.

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.(Second year of a two-year grant)

Center for Earth, Energy and Democracy • $25,000
Minneapolis, MN
General support for an organization working to ensure that low-income communities, indigenous groups and communities of color participate in policy debates on climate change and food justice issues in Minnesota and the Midwest to achieve solutions through

Chicago Abortion Fund • $20,000
Chicago, IL
Program support for My Voice, My Choice Leadership Group, which engages, supports, educates, organizes and provides leadership development to women who have had abortions.

Coastal Communities Collaborative • $20,000
Gray, LA
General support for a coalition that works to preserve coastal Louisiana through protection and regeneration of bayous, development of sustainable economies and full community involvement of indigenous and historic communities. (First year of a two-year grant)

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.(Second year of a two-year grant)

Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund • $20,000
Mercersburg, PA
General support for an organization working with communities to counter corporate power by asserting local democratic control to ban harmful practices and promote sustainability.

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.

East Yard Communities for Environmental Justice • $25,000
Commerce, CA
General support for a community organization developing self-advocates in collaboration with others to build a larger environmental health and justice movement.

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

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.(Second year of a two-year grant)

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.

Grassroots Global Justice • $25,000
North Miami, FL
General support for an alliance of U.S.-based grassroots groups that organizes to build power for working and poor people. (First year of a two-year grant)

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.

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.(Second year of a two-year grant)

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.

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 and the Navajo Nation.

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

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.(Second year of a two-year grant)

National Family Farm Coalition • $25,000
Washington, DC
General support to advocate for a socially 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.(Second year of a two-year grant)

National Women's Health Network • $20,000
Washington, DC
Project support for Raising Women's Voices, which educates and mobilizes women and its network of state-based regional coordinators to influence the implementation of health care reform to include access to comprehensive reproductive health care. (First year of a two-year grant)

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)

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.(Second year of a two-year grant)

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.

Power U Center for Social Change • $30,000
Miami, FL
General support for work on food, reproductive rights and environmental justice issues in Miami-Dade County, and participation in regional and national coalitions.

Pro-Choice Resources • $15,000
Minneapolis, MN
General support for an organization working to ensure access to abortion and reproductive health care services for women and girls.

Project South • $10,000
Atlanta, GA
General support for a movement building organization working to strengthen the infrastructure of the reproductive justice movement in the Southeast.

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)

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

Southwest Workers' Union • $20,000
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. (Second year of a two-year grant)

SPARK Reproductive Justice NOW • $15,000
Georgia
General support for an organization working in Georgia and neighboring states for reproductive justice, and against efforts to thwart the Affordable Care Act.

State Voices • $20,000
Detroit, MI
General support for a national network that provides state-based reproductive rights and justice organizations with the tools and support necessary to win campaigns, and impact policies through civic engagement. (First year of a two-year grant)

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

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)

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.(Second year of a two-year grant)