Grantees South

Tennessee Alliance for Progress

Nashville, TN
2011
TAP was created in October 2001. Our mission is to build a prosperous, sustainable economy that benefits all Tennesseans. TAP believes that we need to articulate a hopeful...

The Color of Education

Georgetown, KY
2016
Color of Education is an organization focuses on aiding minority students to be college ready and successful in postsecondary education.

The STAY Project (Stay Together Appalachian Youth!)

New Market, TN
2014
The STAY Project (Stay Together Appalachian Youth) is a diverse regional network of young people throughout Central Appalachia who are working together to advocate for and actively participate...

United Mountain Defense

Knoxville, TN
2011
UMD utilizes volunteers, community members, lay scientists, and legal and environmental professionals to achieve three crucial goals: 1) Identify, document, and publicize environmental impacts in TN, 2) Educate...

Urban EpiCenter

Nashville, TN
2012, 2013
EpiCenter is a multi-racial, grassroots organization in Nashville-Davidson County, Tennessee. The term, EpiCenter, describes the focal point of a disturbance or activity. The Urban EpiCenter is grounded in...

Urban Survivors Union

Greensboro, NC
2016
The Urban Survivor’s Union (USU) is a grassroots coalition dedicated to insuring respect, dignity, and social justice for our community. We contest the dominant culture’s misguided attitudes and...

Witness for Peace - Southeast

Raleigh, SC
2011
Witness for Peace Southeast (WFPSE) is a politically independent grassroots organization of people committed to nonviolence and led by faith and conscience. WFPSE’s mission is to support peace,...

Women in Transition

Louisville, KY
2012, 2015, 2014
Women in Transition is a grassroots organization operating within an economic justice framework. We use the language of human rights to address the issue of poverty in our...

Workers' Dignity Project

Nashville, TN
2014, 2013, 2011
The Workers’ Dignity Project is a worker-led workers’ center acting collectively for economic justice. We believe in the dignity and respect of all people. We develop concrete solutions...

Youth Organizing Institute

Durham, NC
2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012
The Youth Organizing Institute (YOI) is a popular education leadership development program centered on empowering the lives and experiences of young people. YOIWe aim to stop racism and...

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