2019 Grants

Economic Justice

Good Jobs Now  - $25,000

Detroit, MI

Support to build the economic, social, and political power of low-income Detroiters

Sunflower Community Action - $30,000

Wichita, KS 

Renewed support of community organizing for good jobs in Kansas 

Virginia Interfaith Center for Public Policy - $30,000

Richmond, VA

Renewed 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 - $30,000

Chicago, IL 

Renewed support of efforts to promote sustainable and living wage employment for Black workers in Chic

Environmental Justice

Defend the Sacred Alaska - $25,000

Fairbanks, AK

Support of coalition of women-led organizations that are mobilizing to protect the Arctic

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

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  

Renewed support to ensure freedom, equity, opportunity and a dignified life to members of the Black community in Milwaukee and across Wisconsin 

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

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

Jackson, MS

Renewed support of efforts to improve the long-term economic outcomes for Black women, children, and families in the rural So