2014 Grants

2014 Competitive Grants

Arise for Social Justice
Springfield, MA
$1,000 – Arise Self-Help Advocacy Center

Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice
New York, NY
$1,000 – General Operations

Bikes Not Bombs
Jamaica Plain, MA
$1,000 – Ability Bikes Cooperative: Empowerment for People with Physical Disabilities in Ghana

Brattleboro Museum & Art Center
Brattleboro, VT
$2,562 – Youth & Education Programs

Career Collaborative, Inc.
Boston, MA
$2,000 -Ending Poverty through Jobs and Mentoring

Cities at Peace, Inc. (DBA The Possibility Project)
New York, NY
$2,000 – Saturday Youth Empowerment Program

Crossing the Waters Institute for Cultural Exchange, Inc.
Amherst, MA
$2,000 – Crossing the Waters Institute For Cultural Exchange

Daisy Alliance
Atlanta, GA
$1,000 – Nuclear Arms Control Regime Simulation at Emory University

EcoLogic Development Fund
Cambridge, MA
$1,000 – Empowering Mayan Families in Sarstun, Guatemala

Ex-prisoners and Prisoners Organizing for Community Advancement
Worcester, MA
$1,000 – Jobs NOT Jails

Fenway Community Health Center
Boston, MA
$4,500 – General Operations for the Sidney Borum Jr. Health Center

First Nations Development Institute
Longmont, CO
$2,000 – Native Youth and Culture Fund

Forest Hills, NY
$1,000 – Teen Parents in Action

Gay Men’s Domestic Violence Project
Cambridge, MA
$4,500 – General Operations

Gedakina, Inc.
Amherst, MA
$2,000 -Keepers of the Earth

Gift of Adoption Fund
Techny, IL
$3,000 – Adoption Assistance Grant

Boston, MA
$2,062 – General Operations for the Youth Initiative

Haley House, Inc.
Boston, MA
$1,000 – McKinley Collaborative Garden

Harlem Educational Activities Fund
New York, NY
$1,562 – College Quest Junior Tour

Hitchcock Center for the Environment
Amherst, MA
$2,000 – General Operations

Homework House Inc.
Holyoke, MA
$1,562 – Building Skills and Changing Lives

Hope Stone, Inc.
Houston, TX
$1,000 – Hope Stone Kids – New Orleans

Human Rights Watch
New York, NY
$10,000 – Defending the Rights of Children Worldwide

International Rescue Committee – New York
New York, NY
$5,000 – Psychosocial Support for New Americans

LA PINATA – the Latin American Cultural Family Network, Inc.
Jamaica Plain, MA
$2,000 – Performing Troupe Development

Let’s Get Ready – Boston
Boston, MA
$2,000 – General Operations

Mass Humanities
Northampton, MA
$1,000 – Reading Frederick Douglass, Haitian Community Outreach

Massachusetts Adoption Resource Exchange (MARE)
Boston, MA
$4,000 – General Operations to Find Adoptive Families for Children in Foster Care

Mothers for Justice and Equality
Roxbury, MA
$2,000 – Civic Leadership Academy

Native American Community Board
Lake Andes, SD
$2,000 – Yankton Sioux Language and Heritage Preservation Program

Natural Resources Defense Council
New York, NY
$2,000 – La Onda Verde

Outright Vermont
Burlington, VT
$1,000 – General operations for Queer Youth and Family Support Programs

Peace First
Boston, MA
$1,000 – General Operations

The Performance Project
Springfield, MA
$1,000 – General Operations

Perkins School for the Blind
Watertown, MA
$5,000 – Camp Abilities

Providence CityArts for Youth
Providence, RI
$3,000 – CityArts Community Youth Arts Program

REACH Beyond Domestic Violence
Waltham, MA
$3,000 – Child and Adolescent Therapy Program

Spontaneous Celebrations, Inc.
Jamaica Plain, MA
$1,000 – Beantown Society

Veterans Education Project
Amherst, MA
$1,000 – Prevention and Education Programs for At-Risk Teens

Women’s Educational Center, Inc.
Cambridge, MA
$2,000 – Healing Empowerment through Arts Learning (HEAL)

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company
Washington, DC
$1,000 – Audience Accessibility Programming

Youth Action Coalition
Amherst, MA
$1,000 – Arts for Change

Total Competitive Grants: $90,748

2014 Discretionary Grants

American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Massachusetts
Boston, MA
$2,000 – Masachusetts Education Fund

American Indian Institute, Inc.
Bozeman, MT
$1,000 – 2014 Elders & Youth Council

American Red Cross of New Hampshire
Concord, NH
$1,000 – Keene, NH Rides Program

Boston, MA
$10,000 – General Operations

Bay State Performing Arts. Inc.
Boston, MA
$4,000 – General Operations

Blue Ocean Institute at Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY
$1,000 – Young People Outreach Programs

The Boston Foundation
Boston, MA
$2,000 – Equality Fund

The Dallas Foundation
Dallas, TX
$2,000 – Tommy Tranchin Fund

ENA (Ecovillage Network of the Americas)
Moffat, CO
$1,000 – General Operations

Featherstone Center for the Arts
Oak Bluffs, MA
$1,000 – General Operations

Franklin Pierce University
Rindge, NH
$1,000 – Jaffrey-Rindge Camp QUEST

Helen Keller International
New York, NY
$1,000 – For work in preventing blindness and reducing malnutrition

Juvenile Law Center
Philadelphia, PA
$1,000 – General Operations

Massachusetts Peace Action Education Fund
Cambridge, MA
$5,000 – New Development Initiatives

MassEquality Education Fund
Boston, MA
$2,500 – General operations

Meenakshi Foundation Inc
Great Barrington, MA
$10,000 – Dream School Initiative & USA-Based Outreach

Miriam’s Kitchen
Washington, DC
$1,000 – General Operations

National Priorities Project
Northampton, MA
$1,000 – General Operations

Newton, Wellesley, Weston, Committee For Community Living, Inc.
Newton Centre, MA
$10,000 – Paul T. Babson Jubilee House

Nipponzan Myohoji-New England Peace Pagoda
Leverett, MA
$5,000 – New Development Initiatives

NRDC (Natural Resources Defense Council)
New York, NY
$10,000 – Biogems projects and operating support

Nonviolent Peaceforce
Minneapolis, MN
$1,000 – General Operations

One Fund Boston
Boston, MA
$5,000 – General Operations

The Park Theatre Restoration Project
Jaffrey, NH
$2,000 – General Operations

Peace Action Education Fund
Silver Spring, MD
$2,000 – General Operations

Point Foundation
Los Angeles, CA
$10,000 – General Operations

The River Center:Family and Community Resource Center
Peterborough, NH
$1,000 – Employment Resource Center

Share Our Strength
Baltimore, MD
$3,000 – General Operations

Shelter From The Storm
Jaffrey, NH
$1,000 – General Operations

Sirius, Inc.
Shutesbury, MA
$1,000 – General Operations

South Bronx United, Inc.
Bronx, NY
$1,000 – General Operations

Spaulding Rehab Hospital Corporation
Boston, MA
$5,000 – General Operations for Boston Programs

United Nations Association of Greater Boston
Boston, MA
$2,000 – Model United Nations for Urban Schools

University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA
$10,000 – LGB Center

White Earth Land Recovery Project
Callaway, MN
$2,000 – General Operations

The Winsor School
Boston, MA
$1,000 – Student Scholarships in honor of the 45th reunion of class of 1969

Women’s Refugee Commission
New York, NY
$5,000 – Detention and Asylum Programs

Total Discretionary Grants: $125,500