Nueva Esperanza, Holyoke, MA, received a 2020 COVID-19 Emergency Grant to provide local food and supplies to the community.
Springfield No One Leaves/Springfield Nadie Se Mude, MA received a 2020 COVID-19 Emergency Grant to offer relief to community members, for a fight back campaign against cuts in benefits and the social safety net, and pandemic related tech needs.
Voices from Inside, Greenfield, MA (www.voicesfrominside.org) for training and transportation of previously incarcerated women to performances.
Visions of Labor Working Group, Amherst, MA for Spanish translations for participants in Visions of Labor Film and Workers Voices Program at UMass November 8-10 (www.umass.irisregistration.com/Home/site?code=visions).
Traprock Center for Peace and Justice, Greenfield, MA (www.traprock.org) – to expand library resources and youth voices.
Sojourner Truth School for Social Justice, Northampton, MA (www.truthschool.org) – for training in social justice leadership.
Resistance Center for Peace and Justice, Northampton, MA (www.theresistancecenter.org) – Immigration rights advocacy.
Peoples Music Network Greenfield, MA (www.peoplesmusic.org) – for Matt Jones scholarships to performers of progressive music.
Don’t Take That Receipt, Holyoke, MA (www.bpa-free.me) – Political education about toxins in Holyoke.
Beloved Community Center, Greensboro, NC (www.belovedcommuitycenter.org) for visit by Rev. Nelson Johnson and Joyce Johnson to attend events commemorating the 40th Anniversary of the Greensboro Massacre in Northampton Oct. 4-6, 2019.
Congratulations to our 2020 MNF Spring Grantees! Each social justice organization received a grant of up to $3000. Franklin County Continuing Political Revolution, Greenfield for an all-day organizing conference for housing for all. Manos Unidas Multicultural...
Our 2017 MNF Grantees
Belchertown Voices for Justice for audiovisual equipment to support education and rapid response to combat white supremacy in the region. $1,000. Climate Action Now for its partnership with the Narraganset Tribe in a legal effort to preserve sacred stones against...
Arise for Social Justice, $2500, Springfield, MA “Undoing Racism Workshops” https://www.arisespringfield.org/ The Undoing Racism Organizing Collective of Western MA seeks to “provide opportunities for organizations and community members to develop an analysis around...
2017 Name Website AFSC https://www.afsc.org/office/northampton-ma Arise for Social Action http://www.arisespringfield.org/ Casa Latina http://www.casalatinainc.org/ Climate Action Now https://climateactionnowma.org/ Compost Cooperative...
2016 Name Website Arise for Social Justice http://www.arisespringfield.org/ Julius Ford Harriet Tubman Healthy Living Community http://www.earthdance.net/jfhthlc Neighbor to Neighbor http://www.n2nma.org/en/ Out Now! http://outnowyouth.org/ Pioneer Valley Workers...