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Grants

2014

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

Alaska Community Action on Toxics • $40,000
Anchorage, AK
General support for statewide work on 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 • $25,000
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. (Second 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 national, state and local levels.(First 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. (Second 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. (Second 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 • $15,000
New York, NY
General support for a coalition building a food justice movement in Brooklyn.

California Healthy Nail Salon Collaborative • $17,000
Oakland, CA
General support for a coalition that advances a preventive environmental health agenda to assure the health and safety of nail and beauty salon workers.

Center for Earth, Energy and Democracy • $25,000
Minneapolis, MN
General support for an organization providing organizing and policy education on energy, climate and environmental solution building to ensure that the voices of Indigenous peoples, communities of color and people with moderate and low incomes are included. (First year of a two-year grant)

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. (Second year of a two-year grant)

Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund • $10,000
Mercersburg, PA
General support for work with communities to counter corporate power by asserting local democratic control to ban harmful practices and promote sustainability.

Community Food Funders (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.

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. (First year of a two-year grant)

East Yard Communities for Environmental Justice • $25,000
Commerce, CA
General support for a Los Angeles 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. (First year of a two-year grant)

Farmworker Association of Florida • $30,000
Apopka, FL
General support for a statewide farmworker organization organizing on workplace, health, environment and political issues. (First 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. (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. (First year of a two-year grant)

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

International Indian Treaty Council • $15,000
San Francisco, CA
Program support for the Indigenous Women's Environmental and Reproductive Health Initiative that provides advocacy, networking, organizing and training for Indigenous women on the environmental impacts of toxins on reproductive health.

Land Loss Prevention Project • $12,500
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 southeastern region.

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)

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.

NAACP Collective Action Fund • $10,000
San Francisco, CA
Program support for the Forward Together Moral Movement progressive fusion coalition to build connections, commonality among issues and power for a social justice agenda in North Carolina.

National Asian Pacific American Women's Forum • $15,000
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.

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. (First year of a two-year grant)

National Immigrant Farming Initiative, Inc. • $10,000
El Paso, TX
General support to provide training, information sharing and networking opportunities for immigrant farmers.

National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health • $25,000
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 • $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. (Second year of a two-year grant)

New Yorkers Against Fracking • $20,000
Brooklyn, NY
Program support for community organizing and outreach to new constituencies in New York City to build support for a ban on fracking in New York State.

North Dakota Women's Network • $15,000
Bismarck, ND
General support to strengthen and expand community engagement through grassroots organizing, communication, legislation and increased public activism to advance women's equality and protect reproductive freedom.

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.

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

Owe Aku • $20,000
Manderson, SD
General support for a grassroots organization of Lakota people promoting protection of sacred water and preservation of territorial lands on traditional Lakota territories.

Power U Center for Social Change • $25,000
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.

Project South • $20,000
Atlanta, GA
General support for a movement building organization working to strengthen the infrastructure of the reproductive justice movement in the Southeast.

Renaissance Project • $10,000
New Orleans, LA
General support to expand food justice programming to remove barriers to fresh food access in three wards of New Orleans, LA.

Restaurant Opportunities Center of New York • $20,000
New York, NY
General support for organizing, education and advocacy to improve conditions for restaurant workers, and grow the sustainable food movement. (First 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. (Second year of a two-year grant)

Right to the City Alliance • $25,000
Brooklyn, 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)

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.

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. (First year of a two-year grant)

West Virginia FREE • $20,000
Charleston, WV
General support for a statewide coalition working to protect the reproductive health and freedom of West Virginia women through grassroots education and advocacy. (First year of a two-year grant)

Western States Center • $25,000
Portland, OR
Support for the Gender Justice Program to broaden the reproductive rights debate among Northwestern 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 relocalize food and energy systems, restore tribal lands, revive traditional culture, and nurture a vibrant civil society for Anishinaabeg and other indigenous people. (Second year of a two-year grant)

Wisconsin Alliance for Women's Health • $15,000
Madison, WI
General support to engage, educate and mobilize individuals and organizations to advance a comprehensive statewide women's health agenda.

Young Women United • $25,000
Albuquerque, NM
General support to address reproductive rights, violence against women and other issues for young women of color in New Mexico. (First year of a two-year grant)