2017 Grants

Anyi Institute
Boston, MA
$30,000 Building the political power of immigrant communities through organizing, training, and network-building.

Boston Tenant Coalition
Boston, MA
$50,000 Organizing to increase affordable housing and promote tenant rights.

Brazilian Worker Center
Boston, MA
$50,000 Organizing and supporting immigrant workers’ rights through training, advocacy, education and policy change.

Central Square Theater
Cambridge, MA
$50,000 Increasing connections between professional theater and the community and promoting civic engagement among residents.

Centro Presente
Boston, MA
$50,000 Organizing for the rights of Latino and other immigrants with a focus on immigrants’ rights, workers’ rights and civic engagement.

Chinese Progressive Association
Boston, MA
$50,000 Improving the living and working conditions of the Chinese community in the Greater Boston area and beyond.

Company One
Boston, MA
$50,000 Supporting community engagement efforts to involve a diverse audience in Boston theater and the arts community.

Community Catalyst
Boston, MA
$50,000 Supporting national consumer health advocacy network to defend against cuts to health care and maintain health coverage, access and equity.

Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative
Boston, MA
$35,000 Creating a network of land trust organizers to increase support for land trust approaches to land use in Boston.

Health Care for All
Boston, MA
$50,000 Organizing and advocacy for access to health care for immigrants.

Justice at Work
Boston, MA
$50,000 Providing workplace-related legal services to community-based labor organizations and encouraging low-wage immigrant worker organizing.

Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights and Justice
Boston, MA
$20,151 Providing advocacy, litigation, and community education to respond to hate crimes in minority and immigrant communities.

Massachusetts Communities Action Network
Boston, MA
$75,000 Strengthening a network of grassroots faith-based social justice advocacy organizations.

Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy Coalition
Boston, MA
$75,000 Strengthening a network of grassroots faith-based social justice advocacy organizations.

Massachusetts Smart Growth Alliance
Boston, MA
$50,000 Addressing inequitable land use in Massachusetts through work on zoning, policy, development and network building.

Massachusetts Voter Education Network
$125,000 Advocating for an improved electoral system for traditionally disenfranchised communities inform and mobilize voters.

Massachusetts Voter Table
Boston, MA
$35,000 Developing voter engagement campaigns to amplify the voices of low-income people and people of color in Massachusetts.

Neighbor to Neighbor Massachusetts Education Fund
Boston, MA
$50,000 Building power in low-income communities through an economic justice agenda.

New Lynn Coalition
Lynn, MA
$40,000 Supporting the Community Benefits Campaign to organize working class people into a unified permanent political and economic force.

Right to the City Alliance f/b/o Right to the City Boston
Boston, MA
$40,000 Organizing and advocating to expand housing solutions for the city of Boston.

Somerville Community Corporation
Somerville, MA
$60,000 Supporting low- and moderate-income Somerville residents in their efforts to achieve economic sustainability and increase civic participation.