Grantees

Unidad Latina en Accion

Unidad Latina en Accion check presentationULA is a grassroots immigrant organization in New Haven, Connecticut. They are building a multiethnic movement for worker justice through the New Haven Worker’s Association and for police accountability through New Haven Against Police Brutality.

Award: $20,000
Website: http://ulanewhaven.blogspot.com/

Pratham

Pratham is the largest non governmental organization working to provide quality education to the underprivileged children of India. Pratham was established in 1994 to provide education to the children in the slums of Mumbai city. Since then, the organization has grown both in scope and geographical coverage.

Today Pratham reaches out to millions of children living both in rural and urban areas through a range of interventions. The Pratham team comprises of educationists, development professionals, media personnel, corporates, workers, activists, PhDs, MBAs, CAs, civil servants, bankers, corporate professionals, consultants, who all bring their experiences and perspectives to the organization and are unified by the common vision of improving the future of children.

Award: $20,000
Website: http://www.pratham.org/

Partners In Health

PIH was founded in 1987, two years after the Clinique Bon Sauveur was set up in Cange, Haiti, to deliver health care to the residents of the mountainous Central Plateau. PIH co-founders had been working in the area for years. The Clinic was just the first of an arc of successful projects designed to address the health care needs of the residents of the poorest area in Haiti. In the 20 years since then, PIH has expanded its operations to eight other sites in Haiti and five additional countries and has launched a number of other initiatives.

Award: $15,000
Website: http://www.pih.org/

LEAP

LEAP check presentationLEAP is an academic and social enrichment program in New Haven, CT for children and youth, ages 5 to 23. LEAP’s mission is to develop the strengths and talents of young leaders who create and implement year-round, community-based programs designed to achieve positive academic and social outcomes for children living in high poverty urban neighborhoods. LEAP is an AmeriCorps Program.

Award: $15,000
Website: http://www.leapforkids.org/

Against Malaria Foundation

Against Malaria’s aims are the relief of suffering from malaria by the provision of funds for the prevention and/or treatment of malaria and the advancement of education in the subjects of a) the problems and suffering caused by malaria and b) what can be done to alleviate them.

The Foundation was set up in August 2004 with the explicit aim of handling the money raised through World Swim Against Malaria. Since then Against Malaria has launched a number of other initiatives and has developed a significant number of fundraising partnerships whereby groups raising funds for nets, often for their own distributions, raise funds through Against Malaria. Against Malaria does not take a fee so 100% of the funds these groups raise buys nets for them.

Award: $10,300
Website: http://www.againstmalaria.com/

FIERCE

FIERCE is a membership-based organization building the leadership and power of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) youth of color in New York City. FIERCE develops politically conscious leaders who are invested in improving themselves and their communities through youth-led campaigns, leadership development programs, and cultural expression through arts and media. FIERCE is dedicated to cultivating the next generation of social justice movement leaders who are dedicated to ending all forms of oppression.

Award: $7,500
Website: http://www.fiercenyc.org/

New Haven Family Alliance

New Haven Family Alliance check presentationThe mission of the New Haven Family Alliance (NHFA) is to improve the quality of life for all families in New Haven. NHFA empowers families to become self-reliant by providing a comprehensive service delivery system, and provides services and resources to foster the development of healthy families. Above all, NHFA believes that families need to be respected and supported at all stages of their development. Programs and services include the Male Involvement Network Program, Intensive Family Preservation and Reunification Program, and Moving to Work.

Award: $3,600
Website: http://www.nhfamilyalliance.org/

Living Waters For the World

Living Waters for the World trains and equips mission teams to share the gift of clean sustainable water with communities in need.

Award: $3,000
Website: http://www.livingwatersfortheworld.org/

Women’s Center of Los Angeles

The mission of the Women’s Center of Los Angeles is to support, empower, and celebrate women and girls. Begun in 2001 and incorporated in 2005, the Center is dedicated to the protection and promotion of the rights and well-being of women and girls in Los Angeles and around the world. It accomplishes its mission through providing the resources for women to come together to share their courage, strength, compassion, and wisdom. The Women’s Center currently has three programs: Women Supporting Women, Girls to Grads, and the Women’s Empowerment Series.

Award: $2,000
Website: http://www.womenscenterla.org/

Jamie A. Hulley Arts Foundation

Jaime Hulley Arts Foundation check presentationThe Jamie A. Hulley Fund for the Arts is a non-profit organization dedicated to the support of young artists who share Jamie’s creative passion and her love of taking artistic risks.

Award: $1,000
Website: http://www.jamiehulleyartsfund.org/

GRANTS UP TO $1,000

Malaria No More

Malaria No More is determined to help the world reach the global goal of near zero malaria deaths in Africa by 2015. The organization believes that malaria is a preventable and treatable disease and recent progress shows that malaria’s days are numbered and that, together, we can make malaria no more.

Website: http://www.malarianomore.org/

Ixtatan Foundation

The Ixtatán Foundation was formed to promote the socio-economic development of San Mateo Ixtatán, Guatemala through greater access to education. The Foundation believes that education is the key to sustainable development and poverty reduction because it empowers students to become leaders and advocates in their community.

Website: http://ixtatan.org/

Kanzius Cancer Foundation

Website: http://www.kanziuscancerresearch.org/

Mycelium School

Website: http://www.myceliumschool.org/

Columbus House

Website: http://www.columbushouse.org/

Julian Bond Professorship in Civil Rights and Social Justice at University of Virginia

NYPL Schomburg Center

Website: http://www.nypl.org/locations/schomburg/

Elwyn

Website: http://www.elwyn.org/

Wholesome Wave

Website: http://wholesomewave.org/

Sail Connecticut Access

Website: http://www.sailctaccess.org/

Take a Vet Fishing

Website: http://www.firstcongregationalbranford.org/Vets.html

LiveWell Colorado

Website: http://movement.livewellcolorado.org/

Community Soup Kitchen

Website: http://www.csknewhaven.org/