To expand the impact of Five Forward (a model for building stronger regional economies through minority business development) by creating a licensed product to launch local replications of the program.
To support a pioneering initiative to connect minority entrepreneurs to tech-based business opportunities and growth industries, while enabling full program sustainability by piloting a new fee-for-service revenue model.
To support the pilot phase of the Fighter League, a project managed by the Just Community Energy Transition Fellow housed at the Movement Strategy Center (MSC). The Fighter League aims to support individual and community leadership development to advance equitable energy solutions and a just transition.
The purpose of this grant is to support GOLES’ work with grassroots resident leadership in organizing to fight out-of-scale development and mitigate its impact, including displacement, loss of cultural heritage, affordability, and sustainability.
The purpose of this project grant is to support the Environmental Justice and Community Development team at the Ironbound Community Corporation. The team works to propose and implement solutions that address the disproportionate impact of climate change on communities of color and low-wealth communities in Newark and across New Jersey.
To support the Just Transition Fund (JTF), a pooled fund that strengthens and scales initiatives that create economic opportunity for the most impacted coal-affected workers and communities. JTF advances environmental and economic solutions that are both equitable and low-carbon.
The purpose of this grant is to support NBFJA’s capacity to coordinate a movement-based democratic process to protect, enhance and expand Black land via organizing trainings, coordination and ultimately a capital fund with a national legal strategy.
The purpose of this grant is to improve the job quality and economic security of domestic and home care workers nationwide by growing our membership base, providing skills training and benefits access, and raising standards for our workforce.
To support the general operations of Community Food Funders as well as the launch of its food justice fellowship program for emerging leaders to build equitable food systems in New York City, the Hudson Valley and Long Island
To support a national accelerator that will recruit and retain a pipeline of investment-ready businesses—led by women and entrepreneurs of color—that can scale through supply chain opportunities with large retailers.
To provide closeout support for the Solutions for Energy and Equity through Design Lab, an innovation space that brings together artists, designers, engineers, and community members to generate public-private solutions to economic and environmental challenges facing Northern communities. This grant closes out our previous strategies in preparation for the rollout of our new arts and culture program, Radical Imagination for Racial Justice.
To support the Economic Policy Institute’s efforts in activating the Economic Analysis and Research Network (EARN) in the South Initiative, a collaboration between southern EARN groups and state-level organizing and advocacy organizations working to improve economic conditions for working families in the southern region of the United States.
To provide closeout support for the development of the Assets for Artists artist empowerment toolkit, and for the expansion of programming for artist-entrepreneurs in North Adams and partnerships with Massachusetts MFA programs. This grant closes out our previous strategies in preparation for the rollout of our new arts and culture program, Radical Imagination for Racial Justice.
To support the work of the Climate Action Fund, which makes grants to organizations to increase their internal organizational and networking capacity to become influential actors in the decision-making process that impacts our daily lives.
To support PolicyLink to develop and implement an Equity Officer Policy Network to accelerate the impact of municipal and county equity officers to advance equitable development, build inclusive economies, and further policy reforms.
To provide closeout support for the Native American and Indigenous Program, whose mission is to support the creative and professional development of Native American and Indigenous film and media storytelling artists at all stages of their careers. This grant closes out our previous strategies in preparation for the rollout of our new arts and culture program, Radical Imagination for Racial Justice.
To develop models and provide technical assistance to municipalities for resisting water privatization. Annually, $50,000 will be regranted equally between Corporate Accountability and Food and Water Watch.
To support the Arizona Creative Communities Institute work at the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University, which will continue to support connections between University resources (faculty, fellows, students, technology, etc.) and community-based organizations throughout the state over the next few years.