07/2016

Maine People’s Resource Center

To educate Maine citizens about the undue influence of out-of-state corporate interests on social equity issues like raising the minimum wage and moving the state’s economy toward clean energy solutions to climate change.

Cross-Program

$50,000
06/2016

University of Delaware Special Initiative on Offshore Wind

To give Massachusetts policymakers direct experience of offshore wind power’s potential benefits and to provide them with the opportunity to learn from European officials about the regulatory needs of a nascent offshore wind power industry.

Clean Energy

Efficiency/Renewables

$15,000
06/2016

Food Connects

To increase source-identified local food sales to institutions by identifying and overcoming logistical, technological, and market barriers via a pilot partnership among four small-scale food hubs surrounding Brattleboro, Vermont.

Regional Food Systems

$25,000
06/2016

Red Tomato

To build on current institutional sales, seek out new accounts, and begin to develop a “cross dock” distribution model that has the capacity to combine the benefits of direct delivery with the efficiencies of broadline distribution.

Regional Food Systems

$60,000
06/2016

New Hampshire Community Loan Fund

To facilitate local food purchases at hospitals, retailers, and other large customers through lending and financial training programs.

Regional Food Systems

$40,000
06/2016

University of New Hampshire Foundation

To develop a systemic strategy and action plan for the New Hampshire Food Alliance Viability Initiative.

Regional Food Systems

$50,000
06/2016

Real Food Challenge

To support “Get Real, New England!”, which assists college and university students in their efforts to increase the purchases of regional, sustainable food products at their institutions.

Regional Food Systems

$65,000
06/2016

Farm to Institution New England

To increase the share of the region’s institutional market served by New England farms and food producers by facilitating regional coordination along the institutional value chain among producers, food hubs, midscale processors, traditional and new distribution channels, procurement officials, and institutional and governmental decisionmakers.

Regional Food Systems

$200,000
06/2016

Ecology Center

To develop product testing protocols and provide product testing services for several market-based projects and initiatives, including Mind the Store and other collaborative market campaigns aiming to eliminate target chemicals from consumer products.

Environmental Health

$100,000
06/2016

Environmental Health Strategy Center

To develop a market-based campaign educating consumers about the dangers of phthalate contamination of popular dairy products in order to persuade the Food and Drug Administration to ban classes of neurotoxic and hormone-disrupting phthalates in food manufacturing.

Environmental Health

$225,000