2016 Grants

2016 Competitive Grants

AIDS United
Washington, DC
$2,000 – General Operations

Bikes Not Bombs
Jamaica Plain, MA
$1,000 – Cycloville: Bicycle Industry in Kenya

Boston Gay Men’s Chorus
Boston, MA
$3,000 – General Operations

Boston Mobilization
Cambridge, MA
$1,000 – Sub/Urban Justice

Children’s Defense Fund
Washington, DC
$2,500 – Freedom Schools

Class Action
Jamaica Plain, MA
$1,000 – General Operating Support

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

Ex-prisoners and Prisoners Organizing for Community Advancement
Worcester, MA
$1,250 – Jobs NOT Jails

Fenway Community Health Center
Boston, MA
$4,000 – Sidney Borum, Jr. Health Center

First Nations Development Institute
Longmont, CO
$1,000 – Native Youth and Culture Fund (NYCF)

Forestdale
Forest Hills, NY
$2,000 – Healthy Futures Pregnancy Program and in recognition of Anstiss Agnew’s
retirement as Executive Director

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

Gift of Adoption Fund
Techny, IL
$5,000 – Adoption Assistance

Haley House, Inc.
Boston, MA
$1,000 – Urban Agriculture at Haley House

Homework House Inc.
Holyoke, MA
$2,000 – Summer Readers & Leaders

Hoʻōla Nā Pua
Haleiwa, HI
$1,000 – Starfish Mentoring Program

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

Mass Humanities
Northampton, MA
$1,000 – Family Adventures in Reading (FAIR)

Massachusetts Adoption Resource Exchange (MARE)
Boston, MA
$5,000 – General Operations

Mothers for Justice and Equality
Roxbury, MA
$1,000 – Civic Leadership Academy

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

Nolumbeka Project, Inc.
Greenfield, MA
$2,000 – Indigenous Garden Development

Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)
New York, NY
$3,500 – La Onda Verde – Latino Outreach and Advocacy

Open Pantry Community Services
Springfield, MA
$1,000 – Emergency Food Pantry

Peace & Justice Center
Burlington, VT
$1,000 – General Operations

Peace Development Fund
Amherst, MA
$1,000 – The Sustainability Project

Peace First
Boston, MA
$1,000 – The Peace First Challenge

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

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

REACH Beyond Domestic Violence
Waltham, MA
$4,000 – Peers Against Violence

Rediscovery at JRI
Boston, MA
$1,000 – YouthHarbors

TEAM Jaffrey
Jaffrey, NH
$4,000 – Community Engagement & Strategic Planning

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

The Food Bank of Western Massachusetts
Hatfield, MA
$1,000 – Youth Summit on Hunger and Food Justice

The Gray House, Inc.
Springfield, MA
$1,000 – Kids’ Club

The Performance Project
Springfield, MA
$1,000 – First Generation – Tenderness

The Possibility Project (Cities at Peace)
New York, NY
$2,250 – Saturday Youth Empowerment Program

The River Center
Peterborough, NH
$1,250 – Employment Resource Center

The Safina Center
Setauket, NY
$2,000 – General Operations

The Theater Offensive
Boston, MA
$1,250 – OUT In Your Neighborhood: Art for Social Justice

The Treehouse Foundation
Easthampton, MA
$1,000 – Youth Truth

Veterans Education Project
Amherst, MA
$1,000 – Veteran Sharing Experiences

We the Villagers
Springfield, MA
$1,000 – We The Villagers

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

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

Youth On Their Own
Tucson, AZ
$1,000 – YOTO Program

Total Competitive: $93,000

 

2016 Discretionary Grants

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

American Indian Institute, Inc.
Bozeman, MT
$1,000 – 2016 Elders & Youth Council

BAGLY
Boston, MA
$10,000 – General Operations

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

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

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

GLAD Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders
Boston, MA
$4,000 – General Operations

Harlem Educational Activities Fund
New York, NY
$2,000 – College Prep Programs

Helen Keller International
New York, NY
$1,000 – Eye Health Programs in the United States and Globally

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

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

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
$3,000 – General Operations

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
$4,000 – General Operations

Peace Action Education Fund
Silver Spring, MD
$1,000 – General Operations

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

Share our Strength
Washington, DC
$1,000 – 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
$2,000 – General Operations

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

The Boston Foundation
Boston, MA
$1,000 – Equality Fund

The Meenakshi Foundation
Great Barrington, MA
$10,000 – In Support of girls’ education in South India and foundation outreach in
the United States

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

Voices Against Violence
Plymouth, NH
$2,000 – General Operations

White Earth Land Recovery Project
Callaway, MN
$1,000 – General Operations

Windsor School
Boston, MA
$1,000 – Student Scholarships

Women’s Refugee Commission
New York, NY
$1,000 – Detention and Asylum Programs

 Total Discretionary: $122,000