Grants Archive

Grants Archive

2018


Collaborative Networks Program 

2018

RE-AMP Network

2018

  • The Minneapolis Foundation (fiscal sponsor), (Minneapolis, MN) – $475,000
    RE-AMP Network
    www.reamp.org
    (8-state network: Illinois, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin)
    General Operations

Cancer Free Economy Network

2018

  • Children’s Environmental Health Network (Washington, D.C.) – $160,000
    www.cehn.org
    CFEN – Health & Science Node 
  • Children’s Environmental Health Network (Washington, D.C.) – $41,200
    www.cehn.org
    CFEN – Health & Science Node Coordinator
  • Clean Production Action, (Somerville, MA) – $160,000
    www.cleanproduction.org
    CFE Network – Market Shift Node
  • Clean Production Action, (Somerville, MA) – $47,000
    www.cleanproduction.org
    CFEN – Infrastructure Support
  • Clean Production Action, (Somerville, MA) – $484,400
    www.cleanproduction.org
    CFEN – Infrastructure, Communications and Market Shift Node Support
  • The Labor Institute (New York, NY) – $160,000
    www.thelaborinstitute.org
    CFEN – Building Power Node
  • The Labor Institute (New York, NY) – $41,200
    www.thelaborinstitute.org
    CFEN – Building Power Node Coordinator
  • Center for Environmental Health (Oakland, CA) – $115,000
    www.ceh.org
    CFE Network – Policy & Legal Hub and Integrated PFAS Project
  • Center for Environmental Health (Oakland, CA) – $41,200
    www.ceh.org
    CFEN – Policy & Legal Hub Coordinator

Network Support

2018

  • PowerShift (Washington, DC) – $25,000
    www.powershift.org
    PowerShift Network 2018 Strategic Plan
  • Energy Action Network (Montpelier, VT) – $60,000
    www.eanvt.org
    Advancing EAN’s Collaborative Culture & Systemic Impact
  • Institute for Strategic Clarity (Belchertown, MA) – $75,000
    www.instituteforstrategicclarity.org
    Support for CHOICE Fellows Program
  • The Minneapolis Foundation (fiscal sponsor), (Minneapolis, MN) – $50,000
    RE-AMP Network

    www.reamp.org
    Developing and Hosting Training on Collaborative Network Practice
  • Children’s Environmental Health Network (Washington, DC) – $25,000
    www.cehn.org
    Climate and Health Initiative
  • University of New Hampshire Foundation (Durham, NH) – $65,000
    www.foodsolutionsne.org
    Food Solutions New England

Strategic Partnerships

2018

  • Institute for Strategic Clarity – $75,000
    www.instituteforstrategicclarity.org
    Supports development and prototyping of online learning modules that teach advanced topics in systems mapping, analysis and assessment for practitioners in communities, non-profits and foundations.
  • The Forbes Funds – $50,000
    www.forbesfunds.org
    Supports an initiative to advance Pittsburgh as a global “Liminal City,” aligned with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. The initiative is in partnership with the Bateson Institute, using their Warm Data Labs methodology to develop the capacity of nonprofit leaders in systems-informed, multi-stakeholder engagement. 
  • Academy for Systems Change – $50,000
    www.academyforchange.org
    Supports a convening of systems-change and network consultants for the purpose of building a stronger community of providers equipped to lead systems change efforts, support emerging networks, and facilitate learning programs for social change and sustainability leaders.

Environmental Sustainability Program

2018

Los Angeles Sustainability

2018

  • TreePeople (Beverly Hills, CA) – $50,000
    www.treepeople.org
    Operations Support
  • Water Foundation (Sacramento, CA) – $30,000
    www.waterfdn.org
    Systems Approach Assessment: Building an Inclusive Movement for Water Resiliency
  • Liberty Hill Foundation (Los Angeles, CA) – $50,000
    www.libertyhill.org
    Los Angeles Mayor’s Office Water Policy Advisor
  • Pacoima Beautiful (Pacoima, CA) – $50,000
    www.pacoimabeautiful.org
    Support for Agua University
  • Community Partners (fiscal sponsor) (Los Angeles, CA) – $50,000
    Nature for All
    www.lanatureforall.org
    Water Resilience Education and Outreach Program

Mercury Source Reduction

2018

  • Consumers for Dental Choice (Washington, D.C.) – $50,000
    www.toxicteeth.org 
    Campaign for Mercury-Free Dentistry
  • Mercury Policy Project (Montpelier, VT) – $90,000
    www.mercurypolicy.org 
    Zero Mercury Campaign
  • Natural Resources Defense Council (Washington, D.C.) – $125,000 
    www.nrdc.org 
    Global Mercury Campaign

2017


Collaborative Networks Program 

2017

RE-AMP Network

2017

  • The Minneapolis Foundation (fiscal sponsor), (Minneapolis, MN) – $500,000
    RE-AMP Network
    www.reamp.org
    (8-state network: Illinois, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin)
    General Operations

Cancer Free Economy Network

2017

  • Breast Cancer Prevention Partners (San Francisco, CA) – $250,000
    www.bcpp.org
    CFE Network – Communications Node
  • Breast Cancer Prevention Partners (San Francisco, CA) – $40,000
    www.bcpp.org
    CFE Network – Communications Working Group Coordinator
  • Children’s Environmental Health Network (Washington, D.C.) – $250,000
    www.cehn.org
    CFE Network – Health & Science Node
  • Children’s Environmental Health Network (Washington, D.C.) – $40,000
    www.cehn.org
    CFE Network – Health & Science Working Group Coordinator
  • Clean Production Action, (Somerville, MA) – $40,000
    www.cleanproduction.org
    CFE Network – Market Shift Working Group Coordinator
  • Communities for a Better Environment (Huntington Park, CA) – $50,000
    www.cbecal.org
    CFE Network – Building Power Node
  • Communities for a Better Environment (Huntington Park, CA) – $5,000
    www.cbecal.org
    General Support
  • The Labor Institute (New York, NY) – $40,000
    www.thelaborinstitute.org
    CFE Network – Building Power Working Group Coordinator
  • BlueGreen Alliance Foundation (Minneapolis, MN) – $213,300
    www.bluegreenalliance.org
    CFE Network – Convenings & Support for Strategic Director Position

Community Revitalization Program 

2017

  • New Bedford Economic Development Council (New Bedford, MA) –  $25,000
    www.nbedc.org
    New Bedford Wind Energy Center
  • Brookings Institution (Washington, DC) –  $35,000
    www.brookings.edu
    Dissemination and Outreach for “Discovering New Value in America’s Core Cities” Report
  • The Funders’ Network for Smart Growth & Livable Communities (Coral Gables, FL) – $35,000
    www.fundersnetwork.org
    Advancing Network Practice and Restoring Prosperity in Older Industrial Cities
  • PolicyLink (Oakland, CA) – $65,000
    www.policylink.org
    Building and Defending Local Inclusive Economies

Environmental Sustainability Program

2017

Mercury Source Reduction Grants

2017

  • Consumers for Dental Choice (Washington, D.C.) – $50,000
    www.toxicteeth.org 
    Campaign for Mercury-Free Dentistry
  • Natural Resources Defense Council (Washington, D.C.) – $125,000 
    www.nrdc.org 
    Global Mercury Campaign

Production & Consumption Grants

2017

  • Urban Sustainability Directors Network (Chicago, IL) – $55,000
    www.usdn.org
    USDN Sustainable Consumption in Cities Project
  • Story of Stuff Project (Berkeley, CA) – $75,000
    www.storyofstuff.org
    General Program & Operations Support

2016


Collaborative Networks Program

2016

RE-AMP Network

2016

  • The Minneapolis Foundation (fiscal sponsor), (Minneapolis, MN) – $500,000
    RE-AMP Network
    www.reamp.org
    (8-state network: Illinois, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin)
    General Operations & The Global Warming Strategic Action Fund
  • The Minneapolis Foundation (fiscal sponsor), (Minneapolis, MN) – $75,000
    www.reamp.org
    Adaptive Systems Analysis & Leadership Support
  • Climate Generation: A Will Steger Legacy, (Minneapolis, MN) – $75,000
    www.climategen.org
    Leadership Support
  • Center for Rural Affairs, (Lyons, NE) – $25,000
    www.cfra.org
    Leadership Support
  • The Sierra Club, (Oakland, CA) – $25,000
    www.sierraclub.org
    Beyond Coal Midwest – Leadership Support

Cancer Free Economy Network

2016

  • Breast Cancer Fund (San Francisco, CA) – $323,425
    www.breastcancerfund.org
    CFE Network – Change the Story: Communications Node
  • Children’s Environmental Health Network (Washington, D.C.) – $323,250
    www.cehn.org
    CFE Network – Advancing Science/Health Node
  • Clean Production Action, (Somerville, MA) – $322,750
    www.cleanproduction.org
    CFE Network – Shifting the Market Node
  • Communities for a Better Environment (Huntington Park, CA) – $323,425
    www.cbecal.org
    CFE Network – Building Power Node
  • Center for Environmental Health (Oakland, CA) – $90,000
    www.ceh.org
    CFE Network – Policy & Legal Hub
  • GreenBlue (Charlottesville, VA) – $100,000
    www.greenblue.org
    CFE Network – Shifting Supply

Community Revitalization Program 

2016

  • Artists for Humanity (Boston, MA) – $50,000
    www.afhboston.org
    Expanding the Artists for Humanity EpiCenter
  • Ironbound Community Corporation (Newark, NJ) – $50,000
    www.ironboundcc.org
    Ballantine Area Revitalization Project
  • New Bedford Economic Development Council (New Bedford, MA) –  $50,000
    www.nbedc.orfg
    New Bedford Wind Energy Center
  • United Way of Greater New Bedford (New Bedford, MA) – $25,000
    www.unitedwayofgnb.org
    Show of Hands Initiative
  • Waterfront Historic Area League (New Bedford, MA) – $50,000
    www.waterfrontleague.org
    New Bedford Co-Creative Center
  • Brookings Institution (Washington, D.C.) – $50,000
    www.brookings.edu
    Report on Discovering New Value in America’s Core Cities
  • Coastal Enterprises, Inc. (Brunswick, ME) – $50,000
    www.ceimaine.org
    Economic Opportunities for Sustainable Aquaculture on Massachusetts’ South Coast – a Sector Analysis
  • The Funders’ Network for Smart Growth & Livable Communities (Coral Gables, FL) – $50,000
    www.fundersnetwork.org
    Aligning Funder Interest in the Inclusive Economic Development Needs of Older Cities
  • Community Economic Development Center of Southeastern Massachusetts (New Bedford, MA) –  $15,000
    www.cedcnewbedford.orfg
    General Program & Operations Support
  • Forward Ever Sustainable Business Alliance (Newark, NJ) – $15,000
    www.forwardevernj.org
    General Program & Operations Support

Environmental Sustainability Program

2016

Mercury Source Reduction Grants

2016

  • Clean Water Fund – Boston (Boston, MA) – $35,000
    www.cleanwaterfund.org
    Multi-State Mercury Products Campaign
  • Consumers for Dental Choice (Washington, D.C.) – $50,000
    www.toxicteeth.org 
    Campaign for Mercury-Free Dentistry
  • Natural Resources Defense Council (Washington, D.C.) – $125,000 
    www.nrdc.org 
    Global Mercury Campaign

Production & Consumption Grants

2016

  • Upstream Policy Institute, Inc. (Rockland, ME) – $35,000
    www.upstreampolicy.org
    Plastic Pollution Policy Project (P4)
  • Urban Sustainability Directors Network (Chicago, IL) – $55,000
    www.usdn.org
    USDN Sustainable Consumption in Cities Project
  • Story of Stuff Project (Berkeley, CA) – $75,000
    www.storyofstuff.org
    General Program & Operations Support

2015


Collaborative Networks Program 

2015

RE-AMP Network

2015

  • The Minneapolis Foundation (fiscal sponsor), (Minneapolis, MN) – $500,000
    RE-AMP Network
    www.reamp.org
    (8-state network: Illinois, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin)
    General Operations & The Global Warming Strategic Action Fund

Cancer Free Economy Network

2015

  • BizNGO (Somerville, MA) – $95,000
    www.bizngo.org
    CFE Network Demand Cluster Strategic Planning/ Leadership
  • Blue Green Alliance (Washington, D.C.) – $145,000
    www.bluegreenalliance.org
    CFE Network Leadership & Strategic Planning/ Leadership
  • Breast Cancer Fund (San Francisco, CA) – $120,000
    www.breastcancerfund.org
    CFE Network Communications Hub / Leadership & Strategic Assessment
  • Center for Environmental Health (Oakland, CA) – $65,000
    www.ceh.org
    CFE Network Legal & Policy Hub / Leadership
  • Children’s Environmental Health Network (Washington, D.C.) – $95,000
    www.cehn.org
    CFE Network Health Cluster Strategic Planning / Leadership
  • Clean Production Action, (Somerville, MA) – $115,000
    www.cleanproduction.org
    CFE Network Supply Cluster Strategic Planning / Leadership
  • Communities for a Better Environment (Huntington Park, CA) – $65,000
    www.cbecal.org
    CFE Network Organizing Hub / Leadership

Community Revitalization Program 

2015

  • Asian Americans for Equality (New York, NY) – $100,000
    www.aafe.org
    To establish an EB-5 Regional Center in New York City
  • Downtown New Bedford, Inc. (New Bedford, MA) – $35,000
    www.downtownnb.org
    Downtown New Bedford Community Benefits District
  • Forward Ever Sustainable Business Alliance (Newark, MA) – $15,000
    www.forwardevernj.com
    Capacity Building & Strategic Planning Implementation
  • Funders Network for Smart Growth and Livable Communities (Coral Gables, FL) – $75,000
    www.fundersnetwork.org
    Restoring Prosperity in Older Industrial Cities and Strengthening Network Practice in Philanthropy
  • Interise, Inc. (Boston, MA) – $50,000
    www.interise.org
    MassRenaissance™ Initiative
  • Ironbound Community Corporation (Newark, NJ) – $50,000
    www.ironboundcc.org
    Ballantine Area Revitalization Project
  • Massachusetts Smart Growth Alliance (Boston, MA) – $30,000
    www.ma-smartgrowth.org
    Acushnet Avenue Revitalization
  • New Bedford Economic Development Council (New Bedford, MA) –  $50,000
    www.nbedc.orfg
    New Bedford Wind Energy Center
  • New Jersey Future (Trenton, NJ) – $75,000
    www.njfuture.org
    Greater Trenton Initiative
  • Regional Plan Association (Princeton, NJ) – $25,000
    www.rpa.org
    Greater Dayton Revitalization Stakeholder Outreach
  • Rutgers Center for Supply Chain Management (Newark, NJ) – $50,000
    www.business.rutgers.edu/cscm
    Newark Industrial Solutions Center Phase II Project
  • United Way of Greater New Bedford (New Bedford, MA) – $25,000
    www.unitedwayofgnb.org
    Show of Hands Initiative

Environmental Sustainability Program

2015

Mercury Source Reduction Grants

2015

  • Clean Water Fund – Boston (Boston, MA) – $35,000
    www.cleanwaterfund.org
    Multi-State Mercury Products Campaign
  • Consultative Group on Biological Diversity (San Francisco, CA) – $10,000
    www.cgbd.org
    To convene members of the New Economy Funders Network
  • Consumers for Dental Choice (Washington, D.C.) – $50,000
    www.toxicteeth.org 
    Campaign to End Mercury as a Dental Restorative Material
  • Natural Resources Defense Council (Washington, D.C.) – $125,000
    www.nrdc.org 
    Global Mercury Campaign

Production & Consumption Grants

2015

  • One Earth Initiative Society (Vancouver, British Columbia)- $20,000
    www.oneearthweb.org
    Advancing Sustainable Consumption and Production in Cities
  • Urban Sustainability Directors Network – $55,000
    www.usdn.org
    Member-focused Sustainable Consumption Projects

2014


Collaborative Networks Program

2014

RE-AMP Network

2014

Cancer Free Economy Network

2014

Community Revitalization Program

2014

  • Asian Americans for Equality (New York, NY) – $100,000
    www.aafe.org
    Establish an EB-5 Regional Center
  • Daily Table (Dorchester, MA) – $25,000
    www.dailytable.org
    Urban grocery & food service retail model
  • Downtown New Bedford, Inc. (New Bedford, MA) – $35,000
    www.downtownnb.org
    Downtown New Bedford community benefit district feasibility process
  • Forward Ever Sustainable Business Alliance (Newark, NJ) – $15,000
    www.forwardevernj.com
    General operations
  • Funders Network for Smart Growth and Livable Communities (Coral Gables, FL) – $30,000
    www.fundersnetwork.org
    Framing and advancing competitive economies
  • Ironbound Community Corporation (Newark, NJ) – $50,000
    www.ironboundcc.org
    Ballantine revitalization project
  • Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy (Los Angeles, CA) – $50,000
    www.laane.org
    Don’t Waste LA Composting Project
  • Massachusetts Smart Growth Alliance (New Bedford, MA) – $30,000
    www.ma-smartgrowth.org
    Great Neighborhoods Acushnet Avenue, New Bedford
  • Newark Alliance (Newark, NJ) – $25,000
    www.newark-alliance.org
    CareerWorks: Greater Newark Workforce Funders Collaborative
    ton Initiative
  • New Bedford Economic Development Council (New Bedford, MA) – $50,000
    www.nbedc.org
    Wind Energy Center
  • New Jersey Future (Trenton, NJ) – $50,000
    www.njfuture.org
    Greater Trenton Initiative
  • United Way of Greater New Bedford (New Bedford, MA) – $25,000
    www.unitedwayofgnb.org
    Community Conversations Process

Environmental Sustainability Program

2014

Mercury Source Reduction Grants

2014

  • Clean Water Fund – Boston (Boston, MA) – $40,000
    www.cleanwaterfund.org 
    Multi-State Mercury Products Campaign
  • Consumers for Dental Choice (Washington, D.C.) – $50,000
    www.toxicteeth.org 
    Campaign to End Mercury as a Dental Restorative Material
  • Natural Resources Defense Council (Washington, D.C.) – $125,000
    www.nrdc.org
    Global Mercury Campaign

Production & Consumption Grants

2014

  • One Earth Initiative Society (Vancouver, British Columbia) – $40,000
    www.oneearthweb.org 
    Systems thinking capacity building in the sustainable production & consumption sector
  • Urban Sustainability Funders Network (US National) – $55,000
    www.usdn.org 
    Sustainable consumption member learning and activities
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