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Grants

Fostering an Environmentally Sustainable New York City

2015

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.(First year of a two-year grant)

Hattie Carthan Community Garden • $10,000
Brooklyn, NY
General support to advance food justice, youth engagement, and access to healthy and affordable food in Central Brooklyn.

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

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. (Second year of a two-year grant)

2014

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)

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.

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.

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)

2012

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.

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.

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)

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.)

2011

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

2010

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.

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.

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

Restaurant Opportunities Center of New York • $15,000
New York, NY
Program support for organizing, education, and outreach connecting restaurant workers and owners in New York City to the sustainable and local food movement.

Sustainable South Bronx • $20,000
Bronx, NY
General support for organizing, advocacy and development work to advance a community vision for an environmentally just and socially sustainable South Bronx.

UPROSE • $20,000
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 • $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.

Youth Ministries for Peace and Justice • $20,000
Bronx, NY
General support to organize youth of color and their families to promote environmentally and socially just redevelopment in the South Bronx.

2009

Added Value • $10,000
Brooklyn, NY
General support to strengthen the skills and leadership of youth in Red Hook, Brooklyn, to shape a more sustainable food system.

CAAAV Organizing Asian Communities • $20,000
Bronx, NY
General support to organize poor and low-income residents in New York's Chinatown for equitable and sustainable development by promoting a community-led planning process.

Green Worker Cooperatives • $15,000
Bronx, NY
General support to build an alternative green economy by developing worker-owned and environmentally-friendly cooperatives in the South Bronx.

Just Food • $20,000
New York, NY
Program support for community supported agriculture initiatives, and advocacy work to develop a just and sustainable food system in the New York City region.

Make the Road New York • $15,000
Brooklyn, NY
Support for the Environmental and Housing Justice Project, dedicated to training grassroots activists in organizing and advocacy work throughout t he city.

Northwest Bronx Community & Clergy Coalition • $20,000
Bronx, NY
General support to advance sustainable and community-driven redevelopment campaigns in the Northwest Bronx.

Pratt Center for Community Development • $15,000
Brooklyn, NY
Program support for the Sustainability and Environmental Justice Initiative to promote community-based leadership for equitable and sustainable development of low-income neighborhoods in New York City.

Restaurant Opportunities Center of New York • $15,000
New York, NY
Program support for organizing, education, and outreach connecting restaurant workers and owners in New York City to the sustainable and local food movement.

Sustainable South Bronx • $20,000
Bronx, NY
General support for organizing, advocacy and development work to advance a community vision for an environmentally just and socially sustainable South Bronx.

UPROSE • $20,000
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 • $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.

Youth Ministries for Peace and Justice • $20,000
Bronx, NY
General support to serve and organize youth of color and their families to promote environmentally- and socially-just redevelopment in the South Bronx.