Our Grantees

Support for Families Impacted by Incarceration

Brooklyn Community Bail Fund
Brooklyn, NY
https://brooklynbailfund.org/

Brooklyn Community Bail Fund received $25,000 to support its general operating costs.

Brooklyn Defender Services
Brooklyn NY
http://bds.org

Brooklyn Defender Services received $25,000 to support its Incarcerated Parents Project

The Center for Children and Families
Columbia University School of Nursing, NYC
http://nursing.columbia.edu/research/center-children-and-families

The Center for Children and Families was awarded $25,000 to extend the implementation of, training for, and definitive testing of its Shared Healthy Alliances for Reflective Parenting (SHARP) program.

Circle Barre, VT
Circle Barre, VT
http://www.circlevt.org/

Circle was granted $25,000 to continue to provide support for Circle’s housing and programming options for incarcerated women reentering Washington Country, as well as developing family reunification models. Circle also received a three year capacity building grant.

College and Community Fellowship, NYC
New York, NY
http://collegeandcommunity.org/ccf/

The College and Community Fellowship received $25,000 to support general operating costs.

Community Justice Network of Vermont
Montpelier, VT
http://cjnvt.org/

Community Justice Network of Vermont was granted $13,974 to expand its “Parenting with Respect” classes.

Community Works West
Berkeley, CA
http://communityworkswest.org/

Community Works West (CWW) received $50,000 to support two family strengthening programs within the One Family Program and Prison Project.

Echoes of Incarceration
Brooklyn, NY
http://echoesofincarceration.org/Home.html

Echoes of Incarceration was granted $25,000 to support general operating costs.

Hour Children, Inc.
Long Island City and Bedford Hills, NY
http://hourchildren.org

Hour Children was awarded a $50,000 grant for community and prison-based programming. Hour Children also received a three year capacity building grant.

Housing + Solutions, Inc
New York, NY
http://www.housingplussolutions.org/

Housing + Solutions received $25,000 of funding for general operating support.

JustLeadership USA
New York, NY
https://justleadershipusa.org/

JustLeadership USA (JLUSA) was awarded $25,000 of general operating support to support membership outreach efforts through the hiring of a new Membership Coordinator. JLUSA also received a three year capacity building grant.

Lund
Burlington, VT
https://lundvt.org/

Lund was awarded $35,000 to support the Kids-A-Part Parenting Program.

Northern Lights (a program of The Howard Center)
Burlington, VT
http://www.howardcenter.org/

The Northern Lights Program of the Howard Center, a residential program for women in re-entry, was awarded a $25,000 grant for general operating support.

The Osborne Association
New York, NY
http://www.osborneny.org/

The Osborne Association received $25,000 for continued support of its Youth Action Counsel, as well as an additional $25,000 to the new Osborne Center for Justice Policy and Practice.

Pernet Family Health Service, Inc.
Worcester, MA
http://www.pernetfamilyhealth.org/

Pernet Family Health Service was awarded a $20,000 grant to support the Incarcerated Fathers and Family Support Program. Pernet also received a three year capacity building grant.

Prison Birth Project
Holyoke, MA
http://theprisonbirthproject.org

The Prison Birth Project received $25,000 for general operating support.

St. Mary’s Women and Children’s Center
Dorchester, MA
http://stmaryscenterma.org/

St. Mary’s was granted $25,000 to support families and children in two residential programs who have been impacted by incarceration as well as by trauma, abuse, violence, poverty and homelessness.

Voice of the Ex-Offender (VOTE)
New Orleans, LA
http://www.vote-nola.org/

VOTE was awarded $25,000 in general operating support to continue its work increasing civic engagement of Formerly Incarcerated Persons and their families and supporting the economic sustainability and empowerment of these families.

Volunteers of Legal Services
New York, NY
http://www.wpaonline.org/

Women’s Prison Association received $25,000 in general operating support for criminal justice- involved women and their families. WPA also received a three year capacity building grant.

Youth Represent
New York, NY
http://youthrepresent.org/

Youth Represent received $25,000 for general operating funds, to support comprehensive legal representation to young, low-income New Yorkers.

Families in Crisis\

Save Our Streets (The Fund for the City of New York)
New York, NY
https://www.fcny.org/fcny/about/

SOS Crown Heights was awarded $30,000 to support the reduction of gun violence in Crown Heights, Brooklyn.

Boys & Girls Clubs of King County
Seattle, WA
http://safeyouthseattle.org/

The Boys and Girls Club of King County received $15,000 to support the Safe Passages Project, and specifically for staffing, uniforms, equipment, supplies, and marketing materials. This was a grant of the second generation fund.

Brooklyn Community Foundation – Restorative Justice Project
Brooklyn, NY
http://brooklyncommunityfoundation.org/

The Brooklyn Community Foundation received $15,000 to support the Brooklyn School-Based Restorative Justice Project in four public schools. This was a grant from the second generation fund.

RJOY
Oakland, CA
http://rjoyoakland.org/

RJOY received $15,000 to fund general operations, specifically for three areas: (1) school-based RJ; (2) RJ juvenile justice and youth empowerment; and (3) community-based RJ, including a national RJ-based truth and reconciliation initiative to transform violence against African-Americans. This was a grant from the second generation fund.

Strategies for Youth
Cambridge, MA
http://strategiesforyouth.org/

Strategies for Youth received $25,000 for general operating support.

Vera Institute of Justice –Common Justice
Brooklyn NY
https://www.vera.org/centers/common-justice

Vera Institute of Justice received $25,000 to support Common Justice (CJ), a participatory justice project in Brooklyn NY. Common justice also received a three year capacity building grant.

Youth ALIVE
Oakland, CA
http://www.youthalive.org/

Youth ALIVE received $15,000 to fund general operations and provide backbone support for Youth ALIVE’s programs that provide violence prevention, intervention, and healing to break the cycle of violence and trauma. This was a grant from the second generation fund.

Abraham House
Bronx, NY
http://www.abrahamhouse.org/home.aspx

Abraham House received $25,000 to support its After School Program.

Community Connections for Youth
Bronx, NY
https://cc-fy.org/

Community Connections for Youth (CCFY) received $25,000 for general operating to strengthen group supports for parents, parent peer coaching, youth mentoring programs and program evaluation. CCYF also received a three year capacity building grant.

Dartmouth College: Summer Enrichment at Dartmouth
Bronx NY & Hanover, NH
http://www.dartmouth.edu/service/programs/volunteer/sead/index.html

The Summer Enrichment at Dartmouth (SEAD) program was granted $25,000 to support a cohort of eight ninth-grade students from the Bronx, New York City, during their first summer program on the Dartmouth campus, as well as supporting the placement of two Dartmouth student interns at their high school during the school year.

Exalt
Brooklyn NY
http://exaltyouth.org/

Exalt was granted $25,000 to support general operating costs.

Girls Education and Mentoring Services, Inc.
Brooklyn, NY
http://www.gems-girls.org/

GEMS received $15,000 to support general operating costs, and allow GEMS to enrich its Support Services, including Holistic Case Management, Youth Development, Outreach, and Educational Initiative. This was a grant of the second generation fund.

Julie’s Family Learning Program
South Boston, MA
https://www.juliesfamily.org/

Julie’s Family Learning Program was awarded $25,000 to support general operations of the Adult and Children’s Services.

Little Sisters of the Assumption Family Health Services
East Harlem, New York
http://littlesistersfamily.org/

Little Sisters of the Assumption Family Health Services received $25,000 to support its Parenting and Child Development Program. LSA also received a three year capacity building grant.

Make the Road New York
Brooklyn, NY
http://www.maketheroadny.org/

Make the Road New York received $15,000 to support the Youth Power Project (YPP) to expand the implementation of restorative justice strategies at the Bushwick Campus Community School. This was a grant of the second generation fund.

MISSSEY, Inc.
Oakland, CA
http://misssey.org/

MISSSEY received $6,000 to support general operating costs, specifically to strengthen MISSSEY’s administrative functions and staff capabilities and co-create new realities for survivors of commercial sexual exploitations.This was a grant of the second generation fund.

Red Hook Initiative
Brooklyn, NY
http://rhicenter.org/

Red Hook Initiative (RHI) received $15,000 to support the High School Youth Leaders Program, the organization’s core youth development program for young people (ages 14-18) who live in public housing in Red Hook, Brooklyn. This was a grant from the second generation fund.

Safe Passages
Oakland, CA
https://safepassages.org/

Safe Passages was granted $15,000 to support the Oakland Afterschool Program and Family Resource Centers. This was a grant from the second generation fund.

STEPS to End Family Violence (Edwin Gould Services for Children and Families)
New York, NY
http://www.egscf.org/programs/steps/

STEPS to End Family Violence was awarded $25,000 for the Children’s Therapy Program. STEPS also received a three year capacity building grant.

University Settlement
New York, NY
http://www.universitysettlement.org/

University Settlement received $25,000 to support its Family Enrichment Program.

Wallowa Resources
Enterprise, OR
http://www.wallowaresources.org/

Wallowa Resources received $10,000 to support the opening of several “Student Success” programming; innovative social and academic programs to students with multiple risk factors. This was a grant from the second generation fund.

Environmental Justice

Alternatives for Community and Environment
Roxbury, MA
https://www.ace-ej.org/

Alternatives for Community and Environment received a $25,000 grant for continued support of the Roxbury Environmental Empowerment Project.

Alliance for Climate Education
Boulder, CO
https://acespace.org/

The Alliance for Climate Education received $12,500 to fund general operating costs. This was a grant of the second generation fund.

350 Bay Area Climate Education Fund
Oakland, CA
http://350bacef-350bayarea.nationbuilder.com/

350 Bay Area Climate Education Fund received a $7,500 grant for general operating support. This was a grant of the second generation fund.

Coming Clean
Brattleboro, VT
http://www.comingcleaninc.org/

Coming Clean received a $25,000 grant to support general operating costs.

Ecology Center
Oakland, CA
http://ecologycenter.org/

The Ecology Center received $5,000 to support the Youth Environmental Academy. This was a grant from the second generation fund.

Mercury Policy Project
Montpelier, VT
http://mercurypolicy.org/

The Mercury Policy Project (MPP) was awarded a $25,000 grant to support its Zero Mercury Exposure Reduction Campaign.

Renewable Northwest
Portland, OR
http://www.rnp.org/

Renewable Northwest received $15,000 to fund general operating. This was a grant from the second generation fund.

Union of Concerned Scientists
Cambridge, MA
http://www.ucsusa.org/

UCS received $5,000 to fund general operating for Analysis and Advocacy to Empower Clean Energy in the West. This was a grant from the second generation fund.

West Harlem Environmental Action, Inc.
New York, NY
https://www.weact.org/

West Harlem Environmental Action (WE ACT) was granted a $25,000 grant for general operating support.

Arts and Culture

ArtsWestchester
White Plains, NY
https://artswestchester.org/

ArtsWestchester was awarded a $29,500 grant to support two programs in Mount Vernon and Yonkers.

Brooklyn Academy of Music
Brooklyn, NY
http://www.bam.org/

Brooklyn Academy of Music received a $10,000 grant for general operating.

Brooklyn Ballet
Brooklyn, NY
http://brooklynballet.org/

Brooklyn Ballet was awarded a grant of $20,000 to continue the Brooklyn Ballet in the Houses program.

Brooklyn Museum of Art
Brooklyn, NY
https://www.brooklynmuseum.org

Brooklyn Museum of Art received a grant for $30,000, $10,000 of which will go toward general operating, and $20,000 of which will provide support for the art education school partnership program with PS1, an elementary school located in Brooklyn’s Sunset Park neighborhood.

Brooklyn Public Library
Brooklyn, NY
https://www.bklynlibrary.org/

The Brooklyn Public Library was awarded an $18,481 grant for its Creative Aging programs serving older adults throughout Brooklyn.

Brooklyn Youth Chorus Academy
Brooklyn, NY
http://brooklynyouthchorus.org/

Brooklyn Youth Chorus Academy received a $15,000 grant for the Pathways to Excellence Initiative, an effort to expand access to all levels of the program to underserved populations.

Community Word Project
New York, NY
http://communitywordproject.org/

Community Word Project was awarded $18,000 for its Collaborative Arts Residency Program.

Girls Write Now, Inc.
New York, NY
https://www.girlswritenow.org/

Girls Write Now was granted $10,000 in general operating support.

Groundswell
Brooklyn, NY
https://www.groundswell.nyc/

Groundswell was granted $15,000 for support to its core public art-making programs.

Prospect Park Alliance, Inc.
Brooklyn, NY
https://www.prospectpark.org/

Prospect Park Alliance was granted $5,000 for general operating.

Shakespeare Society
Brooklyn, NY
http://www.shakespearesociety.org/

Shakespeare Society received a $21,500 grant in support of The Hunts Point Children’s Shakespeare Ensemble.