12/2018

University of California, Davis

To mine data from Dr. David Hessl’s original study using computer-based cognitive training for young people with Fragile X syndrome, in order to glean more insight about what factors contribute to improved working memory and executive function in study participants.

Developmental Disabilities

$181,500
12/2018

CommonWealth Kitchen

To collaborate with Boston-area anchor institutions to create sales opportunities for regional farms and small and diverse food businesses, and scale up manufacturing operations so it can sustain itself from earned income within five years.

Regional Food Systems

$60,000
12/2018

Massachusetts Farm to School

To expand local food purchasing and education at schools throughout Massachusetts by generating further public investment for farm to school programs.

Regional Food Systems

$30,000
12/2018

Land for Good

To improve farmland access and transfer for beginning and established farmers in New England.

Regional Food Systems

$30,000
12/2018

Migrant Justice

To transform the dairy industry through worker-driven social responsibility that compels dairy brands to ensure respect for human rights in their supply chains.

Regional Food Systems

$55,000
12/2018

Cooperative Development Institute

To support new American farmers and food leaders in achieving greater economic security and opportunity by increasing revenue from wholesale markets, securing funding and financing, and becoming more integrated and active in the local and regional food system.

Regional Food Systems

$40,000
12/2018

Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Working Group

To support food systems practitioners in becoming more effective policy advocates by strengthening their relationships with state agricultural commissioners and increasing their ability to take action toward racial justice and equity in the food system.

Regional Food Systems

$40,000
12/2018

Health and Environmental Funders Network

To work with a select number of NGO leaders working on toxic chemicals to create a two-year collaborative donor prospecting and recruitment pilot program.

Health and Environment

$120,000
12/2018

Healthy Babies Bright Futures

To position each HBBF program’s content and strategies within, or in partnership with, other organizations to focus collective power to lower babies’ exposures to neurotoxic chemicals.

Health and Environment

$250,000
12/2018

Oregon Environmental Council

To secure strong implementation of Oregon’s Toxic-Free Kids Act and launch the nation’s most forward-looking state Healthy Purchasing Program.

Health and Environment

$50,000