2015 Grants

2015 Competitive Grants

Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice
New York, NY
$2,500 – General Operations

Boston Gay Men’s Chorus

Boston, MA
$4,000 – General Operations

Bikes Not Bombs

Jamaica Plain, MA
$1,000 – Ability Bikes Cooperative: Empowerment for People for the Physically Challenged

Career Collaborative, Inc.

Boston, MA
$2,000 – Ending Poverty with Good Jobs

Cities at Peace, Inc. (DBA The Possibility Project)
New York, NY
$3,000 – Saturday Youth Empowerment Program

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

EcoLogic Development Fund

Cambridge, MA
$1,000 – Building Capacity for Improved Food Production for Maya Communities in Sarst

Engineers Without Borders Georgia Tech

Atlanta, GA
$1,000 – Uganda Water Supply Project

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

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

Gay Men’s Domestic Violence Project

Cambridge, MA
$2,500 – 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
$3,000 – General Operations

Global Visionaries
Seattle, WA
$1,000 – 2nd Year Youth Board Program

Haley House, Inc.

Boston, MA
$1,000 – Thornton Farm : Urban Agriculture Learning Lab

Homework House Inc.
Holyoke, MA
$2,000 – Club Friday

Hope Stone, Inc.

New Orleans, LA
$1,000 – Hope Stone Kids Summer Arts Camp

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

International Rescue Committee – New York
New York, NY
$8,000 – Meeting the Need for Interpretations services for Refugees and Immigrants

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

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

National Priorities Project
Northampton, MA
$2,000 – General Operating Support

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

Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)
New York, NY
$2,000 – La Onda Verde – Latino Outreach and Advocacy

NC Field
Kinston, NC
$1,000 – Planting Field Project

New York Youth at Risk, Inc.
New York, NY
$1,000 – Sweet Teen Program

Open Pantry

Springfield, MA
$1,000 – Loaves & Fishes Community Kitchen

Peace Development Fund

Boston, MA
$1,000 – 2015-2016 Strategic Planing

Peace First

Boston, MA
$2,000 – Peace Project

Perkins School for the Blind

Watertown, MA
$5,000 – Camp Abilities

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

Raising a Reader
Boston, MA
$1,000 – Springfield

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

TEAM Jaffrey

Jaffrey, NH
$3,392 – Free Community Concerts on the Common

The Children’s Aid Society
New York, NY
$1,000 – Go! Healthy Youth Food Justice Program at Curtis High School

The Petey Greene Program
Princeton, NJ
$1,000 – General Operations

The Theater Offensive
Boston, MA
$2,000 – General Operations

The Treehouse Foundation
Easthampton, MA
$1,000 – Education and Life Skills for Children and Youth in Foster Care

Veterans Education Project
Amherst, MA
$1,000 – Learning from War and Violence : Empowering Recovery and Prevention

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

World Beyond War
Charlottesville, VA
$2,000 – Alternative Global Security System

Total Competitive: $105,284


2015 Discretionary Grants

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

American Indian Institute, Inc.

Bozeman, MT
$1,000 – 2015 Elders & Youth Council

American Red Cross
Keene, NH
$1,000 – Keene, NH Rides Program

Boston, MA
$9,000 – General Operations

Brattleboro Museum and Art Center
Brattleboro, VT
$2,500 – Youth and Education Programs

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

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

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


Queens, NY
$1,000 – Foster Care Programs

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

Freedom for All Americans
Washington, DC
$3,200 – General Operations

Friends of the Public Garden
Boston, MA
$1,000 – Restoration of White Memorial

Harlem Educational Activities Fund
New York, NY
$1,000 – College Prep Programs

Helen Keller International
New York, NY
$1,000 – HKI’s 100th Anniversary for Eye Health

Hitchcock Center for the Environment
Amherst, MA
$1,000 – General Operations

International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission
New York, NY
$2,250 – General Operations

Jaffrey-Rindge Cooperative School District
Rindge, NH
$1,000 – Destination Imagination

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

Mass Equality
Boston, MA
$2,250 – General Operations

Massachusetts Peace Action Education Fund

Cambridge, MA
$5,000 – New Development Initiatives

Meenakski Foundation
Great Barrington, MA
$9,000 – Girls’ Education in South India and Outreach in United States

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

NEADS (National Education for Assistance Dog Services)
Princeton, MA
$5,000 – Boston Marathon Bombing Survivors’ Fund

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

Nipponzan Myohoji USA
Leverett, MA
$5,000 – New Development Initiatives

Nonviolent Peaceforce

Minneapolis, MN
$1,000 – General Operations

NRDC (Natural Resources Defense Council)

New York, NY
$10,000 – Biogems Programs and Operating Support

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
$8,000 – General Operations

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

Shelter from the Storm
Jaffrey, NH
$1,000 – General Operations

Sirius Community
Shrewsbury, MA
$1,000 – General Operations

South Africa Partners
Boston, MA
$1,000 – General Operations

South Bronx United
Bronx, NY
$1,192 – General Operations

Spaulding Rehab Hospitals
Boston, MA
$5,000 – General Operations – Boston

The Boston Foundation
Boston, MA
$3,192 – Equality Fund

The Juvenile Law Center
Philadelphia, PA
$1,000 – General Operations to 40th Year

The River Community: Family and Community Resource Center

Peterborough, NH
$1,000 – Employment Resource Center – Job Search and Interview Assistance

The Safina Center

Stony Brook, NY
$1,000 – Nature and Human Welfare Programs to Commemorate Sylvia Earle

The Winsor School
Boston, MA
$1,000 – Student Scholarships

United Nations Association of Greater Boston

Boston, MA
$1,000 – Model United Nations for Urban Schools

University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA
$10,000 – Serpentine Society Alumni Association LGBTQ Student Center

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

Women’s Refugee Commission
New York, NY
$1,700 – Detention and Asylum Programs

Total Discretionary: $128,284