Our Grantees

 2018 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 fossil fuel infrastructure development. $2,500.
  • Out Now! Springfield, to provide support, education and advocacy for LGBTQ youth in Springfield. $2,500.
  • Pa’lante Restorative Justice, Holyoke, for leadership training in restorative rather than punitive justice in Holyoke Schools. $2,500.
  • Real Cost of Prisons Project, Northampton, to meet daily operation costs for defense and advocacy for prisoners in Massachusetts. $2,500.
  • The Resistance Center for Peace and Justice, Northampton, to support organizing for international treaty to ban nuclear weapons. $2,500.
  • Sojourner Truth School for Social Change Leadership to support on-going collaboration with Nueva Esperanza in Holyoke to teach the history and dynamic structure of resistance. $1,500.
  • Springfield No One Leaves/Nadie Se Mude, Springfield, for its Movement Leadership Academy for those striving to unite poor and working people to develop power. 2,500.
  • Toolbox for Education and Social Action, Greenfield, for its Compost Cooperative, employing formerly incarcerated individuals in reducing waste and enriching the soil. $2,500.
  • Traprock Center for Peace Center, Greenfield, to build a Peace and Justice Library Book and bring social justice activist Iris Morales to Franklin County. $2,500.
  • Western Mass Medicare for All, to support a Medicare for All Conference in Springfield. $2,500.

 

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 https://recyclingworksma.com/recycler/amherthadley northampton-the-compost-collective/
Neighbor to Neighbor http://www.n2nma.org/en/chapters/springfield
Out Now! http://outnowyouth.org/
Pioneer Valley Project https://www.pioneervalleyproject.org/
Pioneer Valley Workers Center https://www.facebook.com/PVWorkersCenter/
Real Cost of Prisons Project http://www.realcostofprisons.org/
Springfield No One Leaves http://www.springfieldnooneleaves.org/
Traprock Center for Peace http://traprock.org/
Undoing Racism http://www.urocofwesternmass.org/
Veterans Education Project https://vetsed.org
Voices from Inside http://www.voicesfrominside.org/

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 Center https://www.facebook.com/PVWorkersCenter
Real Cost of Prisons Project http://www.realcostofprisons.org/
Springfield NOL http://www.springfieldnooneleaves.org/
Traprock Center for Peace http://traprock.org/
Veterans Education Project https://vetsed.org/
Voices from Inside http://www.voicesfrominside.org/
Western Massachusetts Jobs with Justice http://wmjwj.org/