Grantees Midwest + Mountain + 2016

C-U Immigration Forum

Champaign-Urbana, IL
2016
The Champaign-Urbana Immigration Forum is a group of immigrants, students, clergy, service providers, labor union representatives, residents and community organizations concerned about the progress and plight of immigrants...

350 Missoula

Missoula, MT
2016
350 Missoula is part of the global grassroots movement to combat human-caused climate change and protect a livable planet for the future. 350 Missoula works to reduce atmospheric...

Alliance for Community Services

Chicago, IL
2017, 2016, 2014, 2013
The Alliance for Community Services has devoted its energy to passionately advocating for the fight for Human Rights, accessible and responsive Human Services, and a social safety net...

Contact Center

Cincinnati, OH
2017, 2016, 2015, 2014
Located in one of Cincinnati's poorest neighborhoods, the Contact Center has a forty one year history of community service and organizing. We work on the local, state and...

Crawford Stewardship Project

Gays Mills, WI
2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2011
It is the mission of Crawford Stewardship Project to protect the environment of Crawford County and neighboring regions from threats of polluting and extractive industries, to promote sustainable...

Denver Homeless Out Loud

Denver, CO
2016
Denver Homeless Out Loud (DHOL) works with and for people who experience homelessness to help protect and advocate for dignity, rights, and choices for people experiencing homelessness. We...

Detroit Independent Freedom Schools Movement (DIFS

Detroit, MI
2016
The mission of the Detroit Independent Freedom Schools Movement is to create free, African-centered, loving educational experiences for Detroit children and families by mobilizing community volunteers and resources...

Family Farm Defenders

Madison, WI
2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012
Family Farm Defenders began as an outgrowth of two national grass-roots campaigns: demanding a national referendum to end the mandatory check-off on raw milk that funds the lobby...

Move Mountains Project

San Luis, CO
2016
The Youth Leaders of the Move Mountains Project are re-invigorating the rural Chicano Movement and the age-old land rights struggle between the Mexicano-Mestizo-Indohispano-Chican@ heirs to the Sangre de...

Operation Welcome Home

Madison, WI
2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011
Operation Welcome Home is a community of homeless people and their allies in Madison organizing around the root causes of homelessness. We are fighting for affordable housing, jobs,...

Redbird Books to Prisoners

Columbus, OH
2016
Redbird exists to further the abolition of prisons, the prison industrial complex, incarceration, slavery, carceral logics, and cages of all kinds, through prisoner direct-support as well as correspondence...

The Seed House / La Casa de la Semilla

Wichita, KS
2016, 2015, 2013, 2012
We create an arena for community leaders to develop in their capacity to bring justice, equality and sustainability through innovative collective action.

Toxic Taters Coalition

Callaway, MN
2017, 2016, 2014
We are a coalition in the potato-growing areas of central and north central Minnesota. We came together starting in 2005. We have experienced health effects from pesticide drift...

Twin Cities Free School

St. Paul, MN
2016
The Twin Cities Free School started by two indigenous women, mothers, and community organizers. Twin Cities Free School is an independent school whose mission is to provide an...

USA Cooperative Youth Council

Minneapolis, MN
2016
We the youth, envision a future where all people own and control the resources they need to not only survive but to thrive. As youth, we strongly believe...