Effective Citizenry

Total: $4,630,288

Transnational Institute for Grassroots Research and Action

  • Oakland, CA
  • $25,000

To develop TIGRA's Transnational Reinvestment Systems ' a suite of internet-based applications that engages remitters, organizations, and TIGRA-accredited companies that will generate and monitor reinvestments to transnational communities. Additional funding for this grant comes from Surdna's Sustainable Environments Program.

Youth In Action

  • Providence, RI
  • $160,000 (2 years)

To support the Youth 4 Change Alliance (Y4C), which coordinates the efforts of five strong youth groups to increase the scale and impact of their organizing and advocacy efforts.
Category: Youth Organizing

United States Student Association Foundation

  • Washington, DC
  • $100,000

To identify and train promising college students to become effective leaders and organizers, focusing on underrepresented communities; and to build strong statewide student networks as well as develop the USSA alumni-network.
Category: Youth Organizing

Youth In Focus

  • Oakland, CA
  • $160,000 (2 years)

General operating support for pioneering youth-led action research, evaluation and planning efforts.
Category: Youth Organizing

United Students Against Sweatshops

  • Washington, DC
  • $60,000

To train, educate, and develop students who possess not only a critical analysis of the world in which they live, but the tools to bring people together to make positive change.
Category: Youth Organizing

Youth Ministries for Peace and Justice

  • Bronx, NY
  • $75,000

To support YMPJ's youth organizing program, environmental campaigns, and holistic youth development work.
Category: Youth Organizing

University of California Institute for Democracy, Education, and Access

  • Los Angeles, CA
  • $75,000

To further develop the Council of Youth Research which promotes the civic development of urban youth and broadens Los Angeles civic life by infusing youth voice into public conversations.
Category: Youth Governance and Advocacy

Youth Rights Media

  • New Haven, CT
  • $100,000 (2 years)

To support youth-created video media that addresses issues affecting their schools and communities; and implementing organizing campaigns to advance youth rights.
Category: Youth Media

What Kids Can Do

  • Providence, RI
  • $65,000

To amplify youth voices in public policy arenas and spread the notion of students as social documenters.
Category: Youth Media

Youth United for Community Action

  • East Palo Alto, CA
  • $90,000

General operating support to provide leadership and organizing opportunities for young people of color in the Bay Area.
Category: Youth Organizing

YouthBuild, U.S.A./Youth on Board

  • Somerville, MA
  • $75,000

To deepen student engagement with the Boston Public School system while building local and national youth organizing efforts for education reform.
Category: Youth Organizing