Grantees 2014 + Midwest

500 Years of Dignity and Resistance

Cleveland, OH
2017, 2014
The Committee of 500 Years of Dignity and Resistance initially formed in 1991 to educate the public about negative stereotyping against the indigenous people in sports and media...

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...

Alliance to Halt Fermi 3

Livonia, MI
2014
Alliance to Halt Fermi 3 is dedicated to halting DTE from building Fermi 3, a proposed nuclear reactor. We will use targeted messaging for a grassroots campaign with...

Chicago Anti-Eviction Campaign

Chicago, IL
2017, 2015, 2014
The Chicago Anti-Eviction Campaign will enforce our human right to housing and continue fighting to stop all economically-motivated evictions in Chicago. We are no longer willing to wait...

Citizens for Safe Water Around Badger

Merrimac, WI
2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011
Citizens for Safe Water Around Badger unifies and strengthens citizens working for a healthy and sustainable future for Wisconsin’s Badger Army Ammunition Plant. The group was organized in...

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...

Faith Voices for Jefferson City

Jefferson City, MO
2014
Missouri Faith Voices gathers and equips a diverse and non-partisan, state-wide network of congregations and faith based community organizations to positively impact issues affecting Missouri’s communities. We believe...

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...

IIRON North

Chicago, IL
2014
The IIRON Education Fund, NFP is a charitable organization devoted to training people to create public lives, to understand, build and exercise power through collective action and to...

Milwaukee Transit Riders Union

Milwaukee, WI
2014
The Milwaukee Transit Riders Union is an organization of bus riders fighting for a safe, efficient, accountable, and affordable transit system. We view our fight as part of...

Missouri Immigrant and Refugee Advocates

St. Louis, MO
2014, 2013, 2012, 2011
The Missouri Immigrant and Refugee Advocates, a coalition of organizations that recognizes the intrinsic value of all people, organizes and advocates for the basic rights of all immigrants...

NARAL Pro-Choice Missouri

St. Louis, MO
2014, 2013, 2012, 2011
NARAL Pro-Choice Missouri, the state's largest grassroots pro-choice organization, has been working to protect choice for 45 years. Our mission is to develop and sustain a constituency that...

North End Woodward Community Coalition (NEWCC)

Detroit, MI
2015, 2014
NEWCC is a community based coalition composed of faith-based organizations, businesses and residents who deserve to be heard and included in the decisions that impact the transportation needs...

Occupy Homes – Minnesota

Minneapolis, MN
2012, 2013, 2014
Occupy Homes MN is a member-led grassroots organization that identifies housing instability as a result of an economic system that privileges the greed of the richest 1 percent...

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