To support the second and third phases of the Paper Monuments initiative, which seeks to elevate the voices of the people of New Orleans; to create symbols of the city that represent residents’ collective vision; and to honor the erased histories of the people, events, movements, and places from the past 300 years.
To support community engagement, program planning, and business planning for a Farm Incubator program that aims to increase equity, ownership, and wealth-building opportunities for under-resourced farmers of color.
Rutgers Center for Urban Entrepreneurship & Economic Development
To support the Rutgers Center for Urban Entrepreneurship and Economic Development’s Black and Latino Technology Program and Accelerate 2020 CEO Academy aimed at growing minority owned businesses and supporting entrepreneurs of color building tech businesses.
To connect grassroots base-building organizations to state level work that furthers the goals of the “Miyako” Network coordinated by Public Advocates and Urban Habitat by supporting policies for sustainability and equity along transit lines.
To support the Texas Organizing Project Education Fund (TOPEF) development and implementation of the Boards and Commissions Leadership Institute (BCLI)—a program that prepares and equips women of color to serve on boards and/or commissions— in Houston, Texas and to explore expanding the program in other cities.
To support Transform Finance’s Institute and year-long cohort model designed for social justice leaders to engage with finance as a social change strategy and jumpstart advanced initiatives to reclaim capital.
To support Verde and the Living Cully coalition in serving low-income and people-of-color communities by building environmental wealth through alignment of our energy, anti-displacement, and culturally specific community engagement work to ensure a thriving Cully.
To support the Local Solutions Support Center as it re-frames and responds to preemption as a direct and growing threat to local democracy, decrease the frequency of preemption, and ends its use as a punishment against local officials and governments.
To support Local Progress, the national network of progressive municipal elected officials staffed by the Center for Popular Democracy (CPD), to grow its organizational capacity in key areas: campaigns, communications, research, training, and fundraising. This grant will also support the Fed Up Campaign’s work to advocating for employment, rising wages and a more accountable Federal Reserve system.
To support the Great Milwaukee Committee’s Scale Up program, which is designed to increase wealth, access to capital, revenue growth, and hiring capacity for business owners of color in Milwaukee by providing the tools, knowledge, and networked ecosystem to advance ambitious business growth.
To provide closeout support for the out-of-school Teen 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 Justice Funders to scale their model and network nationally by offering the Harmony Initiative (leadership programming for grantmakers) and Maestro Program (leadership programming for executives and trustees) to specific geographic communities outside of the Bay Area.
To support the Movement Generation Justice and Ecology project to: provide framing and training that helps align leaders in frontline communities to lead a Just Transition; build social movement infrastructure to leverage local change nationally; and carry out programs and activities that shift cultural norms toward a Just Transition.