2013 Economic Justice Giving Project Grantees
The 2013 Economic Justice Giving Project activated their own communities and raised $115,589 from 220 donors resulting in 10 new grants to organizations working to address structural issues of wealth inequality. Each organization received a grant of $9,800
The Equality State Policy Center (Casper, WY)
Our mission is to work through research, public education, and advocacy to hold state and local governments accountable to the people they represent, and help Wyomingites participate effectively in public policy making. Founded in 1993 as a progressive coalition in a conservative, rural state, the ESPC now has 29 member organizations representing conservation, labor, professional, and other social justice groups. We have three program areas: government accountability, tax and fiscal policy, and Wyoming working people.This grant will provide general operating support.
Got Green (Seattle, WA)
Got Green is a people of color-led organization based in South Seattle that works to ensure that the benefits of the green movement and green economy - green jobs, access to healthy food, energy efficient and healthy homes, and public transit - reach low-income communities and communities of color. We do this by cultivating leaders - especially 18-35 year olds - to educate, advocate, organize, and build coalitions. This grant will provide general operating support.
Idaho Community Action Network (Boise, ID)
Mujeres Luchadoras Progresistas (Woodburn, OR)
Red Lodge Transition Services (Portland, OR)
The mission of Red Lodge Transition Services (RLTS) is to prevent the incarceration of Native Americans and provide assistance to incarcerated Native Americans who are proactively working toward creating a better life for themselves, their children, and their communities. Our organizational goal is to promote and develop culturally competent pre and post incarceration programs that aid in prevention, foster responsibility, and promote respect and the empowerment of the individual, family and community. This grant will provide general operating support for RLTS' community organizing programs, including Keeping the Fires Burning (bringing Native traditions to Native Americans incarcerated in 10 Oregon correctional facilities) and ongoing re-entry support by and for Native Americans.
Right 2 Dream Too (Portland, OR)
Rural Organizing Project (Scappoose, OR)
The-TREE Institute (Portland, OR)
Voz Workers' Rights Education Center (Portland OR)