Grantees

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 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...

Assata's Daughters

Chicago, IL
2015
Assata's Daughters is a grassroots, intergenerational, organizing collective of Black women who love and support each other. Inspired by the Radical Monarchs, Assata’s Daughters was started to hold...

Calumet Project for Industrial Jobs

Hammond, IN
2013
Calumet Project is a involved in community organizing for social change. The vision is to ensure the disadvantaged, low-income, minority populations residing near polluting industries are treated equally...

CEPA (Center for Embodied Pedagogy and Action)

San Juan, PR
2018
CEPA offers a physical space of praxis which nurtures our collective and individual capacity to heal from the legacies of colonialism and capitalism. CEPA’s purpose is to build...

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...

Clean Air Muscatine

Muscatine, IA
2013
The Mission of Clean Air Muscatine is to improve air quality in the Muscatine area which will enhance the community’s health, economy, and quality of life.Clean Air Muscatine...

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...

Detroit REPRESENT!

Detroit, MI
2015
Detroit REPRESENT! is a small collective of LGBTQ youth of color from Detroit, Michigan. We use media-organizing to creatively transform the oppression faced by Detroit’s LGBTQ youth of...

GLBT Youth in Iowa Schools Task Force

Des Moines, IA
2012
All students need a safe, supportive atmosphere in which they can learn, including students that are lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT). Unfortunately, bullying, harassment, and discrimination against...

Great Lakes Commons

Milwaukee, WI
2018
The Great Lakes Commons is a grassroots effort to establish the Great Lakes as a thriving, living commons—shared waters that we all take care of and protect in...

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...

Interaction Initiative Inc.

Mishawaka, IN
2019
Interaction Initiative Inc. cultivates and advances young people of color and their counter-narratives to build more just and equitable communities through education, activism, and healing.

Interfaith Alliance of Iowa

Des Moines, IA
2012
Interfaith Alliance of Iowa is made up of people of faith and goodwill from across Iowa who believe in protecting religious freedom, respecting individual rights and uniting the...

James and Grace Lee Boggs Center to Nurture Community Leadership

Detroit, MI
2013
Our mission is to nurture the transformational leadership capacities of individuals and organizations committed to creating productive, sustainable, ecologically responsible, and just communities. Through local, national and international...

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