2018 Grants

Economic Justice

Coalition for Immokalee Workers/Alliance for Fair Food - $25,000 

Immokalee, FL  

Renewed support for joint work with the Coalition for Immokalee Workers in support of low-wage farmworkers in Florida 

Immigrant Workers & Families Rise Up Against Wage Theft  - $25,000

New York, NY

To support coalition of six workers' centers in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut organizing to make the Tri-State region sweatshop free

Northwest Atlantic Marine Alliance - $25,000 

Gloucester, MA 

Renewed support to work at the intersection of marine conservation and social, economic, and environmental justice  

Sunflower Community Action - $30,000
Wichita, KS
Renewed support of community organizing for good jobs in Kansas 

United Workers Association - $30,000
Baltimore, MD
Renewed support of the Fair Development Campaign  

Virginia Interfaith Center for Public Policy - $25,000

Richmond, VA

Support to build and strengthen state policies to stop wage theft and promote good jobs with living wages

Warehouse Workers for Justice - $30,000
Chicago, IL
Renewed support of efforts to improve working conditions for low-wage warehouse workers in Chicago

Workers Center for Racial Justice - $25,000
Chicago, IL
Renewed support of efforts to promote sustainable and living wage employment for Black workers in Chicago

Workers' Dignity - $30,000

Nashville, TN 

Renewed support for efforts to improve wages and working conditions for hotel and construction workers in Nashville 

Environmental Justice

Alaska Community Action on Toxins - $35,000 

Anchorage, AK  

Renewed support for work with tribal villages and other communities in Alaska to eliminate environmental contaminants 

Black Mesa Water Coalition - $30,000 

Flagstaff, AZ 

Renewed support of work on environmental justice and economic development in Navajo and Hopi communities in northeastern Arizona

Center for Earth, Energy, and Democracy - $30,000 

Minneapolis, MN 

Renewed support of work to strengthen grass roots environmental justice organizing in Minnesota and the Midwest

Coastal Communities Collaborative - $25,000 

Gray, LA 

Renewed support of bayou communities' efforts to address food security, preserve indigenous culture and impact policy decisions on coastal land preservation

East Michigan Environmental Action Council - $25,000
Detroit, MI
Renewed support of community organizing on environmental justice issues in Detroit

Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition - $30,000
Huntington, WV
Renewed support of regional organizing to stop mountaintop removal mining and protect drinking water from toxic coal sludge

Owe Aku - $25,000
Manderson, SD
Renewed support of grassroots campaigns and cultural revitalization to protect Lakota sacred water and land

Powder River Basin Resource Council - $25,000
Sheridan, WY
Renewed support of work to protect Wyoming's environment and residents' health from the negative impacts of energy development 

Statewide Organizing for Community eMpowerment (SOCM) - $30,000

Knoxville, TN 

Renewed support of statewide, grassroots organizing on environmental justice issues 

Texas Environmental Justice Advocacy Services - $25,000
Houston, TX 
Renewed support for grassroots environmental justice organizing in Texas and the U.S. gulf region 

Movement Building

Black Leaders Organizing for Communities - $30,000
Milwaukee, WI 
Support to ensure freedom, equity, opportunity and a dignified life to members of the Black community in Milwaukee and across Wisconsin 

Black Organizing for Leadership and Dignity - $30,000 

North Miami, FL 

Renewed support of programs to build leadership skills of effectiveness of black community organizing groups  

Center for Third World Organizing - $25,000
Oakland, CA
Renewed support for training programs to expand and strengthen organizing in communities of color

Jolt - $30,000
Austin, TX
Renewed support for grassroots organizing and civic engagement activities in Latino communities in Texas

NC NAACP $30,000
Raleigh, NC
Renewed support of pro-democracy organizing in North Carolina  

Southern Rural Black Women's Initiative - $25,000

Jackson, MS

To support efforts to improve the long-term economic outcomes for Black women, children, and families in the rural South