04/2019

New England Grassroots Environment Fund

To expand funding of grassroots groups in marginalized communities, educate funding partners and donors about how and why to center their investments on equity and just transition, help more traditional funders become comfortable with participatory grantmaking processes, and support the Seed, Grow, and Young Leader work.

Special Opportunities

$100,000
03/2019

University of Wisconsin-Madison Waisman Center

To establish high-quality stem cell lines from people with Fragile X for use in future research.

Developmental Disabilities

Translational Research Program

$245,000
03/2019

Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association

To ensure that Maine farmers and food producers are able to ramp up production, particularly in Aroostook County, as demand increases for healthy, sustainable, and organic food throughout the region.

Regional Food Systems

$30,000
03/2019

Maine Farmland Trust

To help more farmers scale up for the wholesale market, thereby helping to expand local and regional markets and the farming sector in Maine.

Regional Food Systems

$40,000
03/2019

The Carrot Project

To progress from initial visioning and planning to collaborative implementation of a new business model for The Blueprint.

Regional Food Systems

$40,000
03/2019

Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund

To support the Vermont Farm to Plate Network and to support the New England states’ Food System Planning Community of Practice.

Regional Food Systems

$125,000
03/2019

Massachusetts Food System Collaborative

To work toward a more equitable and sustainable food system for the state by promoting, monitoring, and facilitating implementation of the Massachusetts Local Food Action Plan.

Regional Food Systems

$40,000
03/2019

WE ACT for Environmental Justice

To reduce exposure to PFAS, especially among low-income communities of color.

Health and Environment

$50,000
03/2019

Clean Production Action

To support the Chemical Footprint Project, which works to transform how corporations set management policies, manage supply chains, select and use chemicals and materials, and publicly report on their progress away from toxic chemicals.

Health and Environment

$180,000
03/2019

Safer States

To support core state policy reform and market-based activities and provide additional resources to distribute to state coalitions working on safer chemicals policy.

Health and Environment

$250,000