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TierrActiva Colombia

2017

 | South America

TierrActiva Colombia

$2,000 to support a youth network climate justice gathering in Colombia to provide an opportunity to learn practical tools and skills and develop regional strategies... more

Federación de Comunidades Nativas del Ucayali (FECONAU)

2017

 | South America

Federación de Comunidades Nativas del Ucayali (FECONAU)

$2,000 to support a workshop for Shipibo communities impacted by palm oil plantations in the Peruvian Amazon where the chance for large-scale deforestation and land... more

Hutan Kita Institute – HaKI

2017

 | Asia

Hutan Kita Institute – HaKI

$5,000 to support efforts to monitor Asia Pulp and Paper’s implementation of its social and environmental commitments and work with communities to help resolve ongoing... more

Sabal Trail Resistance

2017

 | North America

Sabal Trail Resistance

$2,500 to support hosting action camps and direct action trainings in communities along the route of the Sabal Trail Pipeline, to oppose construction of what... more

Philly Thrive

2017

 | North America

Philly Thrive

$2,150 to support the Refinery Resistance School for Organizers that will bring together for a series of organizing and direct action workshops frontline community members... more

Coal River Mountain Watch

2017

 | North America

Coal River Mountain Watch

$4,000 to support efforts to oppose 5,000 acres of new mountaintop removal coal mining operations on and nearby Coal River Mountain in West Virginia, utilizing... more

Pueblo Originario Kichwa de Sarayaku (Tayjasaruta)

2016

 | South America

Pueblo Originario Kichwa de Sarayaku (Tayjasaruta)

$5,000 to support a delegation of Indigenous youth, women and leaders from the Kichwa territory of Sarayaku from the Ecuadorian Amazon to participate in the... more

Land is Life

2016

 | South America

Land is Life

$1,000 to support the Leading from the Land Summit, a gathering in Ecuador of grassroots Indigenous leaders that are part of the Land is Life... more

Riau Forest Rescue Network (JIKALAHARI)

2016

 | Asia

Riau Forest Rescue Network (JIKALAHARI)

$7,500 to support work with 5 villages on Bengkalis Island, Riau, Indonesia, impacted by pulp and paper plantations and related fires that have not previously... more

Riau Network of Peatland Communities

2016

 | Asia

Riau Network of Peatland Communities

$5,500 to strengthen the capacity of communities in Riau, Indonesia, to secure land rights and the protection of peatlands and supporting the completion of one... more

Kelompok Studi dan Pengembangan Prakarsa Masyarakat (KSPPM)

2016

 | Asia

Kelompok Studi dan Pengembangan Prakarsa Masyarakat (KSPPM)

$10,000 to support work with Indigenous Tano Batak families in the Lake Toba region in Northern Sumatra, Indonesia, impacted by Toba Pulp Lestari, a US$600... more

Grassy Narrows Women’s Drum Group

2016

 | North America

Grassy Narrows Women’s Drum Group

$5,000 to support River Run 2016, a week of action against logging and mercury contamination on Grassy Narrows territory, including highlighting opposition to Ontario’s proposed... more

Alianza Ceibo

2016

 | South America

Alianza Ceibo

$5,000 to support trainings to develop community legal advocates and monitors from the Waorani, Secoya, Siona and Cofan nationalities in the northern Ecuadorian Amazon, as... more

Pueblo Originario Kichwa de Sarayaku (Tayjasaruta)

2016

 | South America

Pueblo Originario Kichwa de Sarayaku (Tayjasaruta)

$2,300 to support the Kichwa community of Sarayaku in the Ecuadorian Amazon holding an emergency assembly to address violations of its territorial rights by oil... more

UK Tar Sands Network

2016

 | Europe

UK Tar Sands Network

$1,500 to support frontline community-led actions at the Shell Annual General Meeting in Den Haag, Netherlands and the Shell London Investor meeting pushing for no... more

The Alliance for Appalachia

2016

 | North America

The Alliance for Appalachia

$1,500 to support an event in Washington DC to train 30+ Appalachian leaders on how they can speak up to protect mountains, preserve water and... more

Missourians Organizing for Reform and Empowerment (MORE)

2016

 | North America

Missourians Organizing for Reform and Empowerment (MORE)

$1,500 to support an Indigenous-led action, including a delegation from Black Mesa, Arizona, to pressure Peabody and other parties with power in the world's second-largest... more

Honor the Earth

2016

 | North America

Honor the Earth

$1,650 to support a coalition of Native American and African American communities mobilizing at the Marathon Oil shareholders meeting against a proposed pipeline corridor through... more

Extreme Energy Extraction Coalition (E3C)

2016

 | North America

Extreme Energy Extraction Coalition (E3C)

$2,500 to support the 6th Extreme Energy Extraction Summit in Mt Pleasant, PA, bringing together a wide variety of leaders representing groups across the country... more

FANG (Fighting Against Natural Gas)

2016

 | North America

FANG (Fighting Against Natural Gas)

$2,500 to support community organizing towards the cancellation of a proposed fracked-gas power plant in Burrillville, RI, and to build a stronger local and regional... more

Youth for Environment & Sustainable Development

2016

 | Africa

Youth for Environment & Sustainable Development

$350 to support travel to two key areas in Malawi to meet with communities and document local resistance to a major coal mine and pending... more

Indigenous People’s Power Project (IP3)

2016

 | North America

Indigenous People’s Power Project (IP3)

$2,500 to support IP3’s Training for Indigenous Trainers bringing together Indigenous activists and organizers from the frontlines of challenging fossil fuel extraction and combating the... more

Deep South Center for Environmental Justice, Inc.

2016

 | North America

Deep South Center for Environmental Justice, Inc.

$2,500 to support a student delegation from the Historically Black College Climate Change Initiative to participate in the United Nations Framework Climate Change Convention (UNFCCC)... more

Wangan Jagalingou Traditional Owners Aboriginal Corporation

2016

 | Asia

Wangan Jagalingou Traditional Owners Aboriginal Corporation

$2,500 to support an international tour to meet with major banks and Indigenous community and NGO allies as part of the Wangan and Jagalingou peoples’... more

Fundacion Red Colombiana

2016

 | South America

Fundacion Red Colombiana

$1,500 to support efforts to strengthen and grow a community network on coal and climate in Magdalena department, Colombia with the capacity to mobilize against... more

East Michigan Environmental Action Council

2016

 | North America

East Michigan Environmental Action Council

$2,500 to support EMEAC’s community organizing and capacity building efforts to pressure the City of Detroit to implement a zero waste model to shut down... more

Jambi Network of Peatland Communities

2015

 | Asia

Jambi Network of Peatland Communities

$5,750 to support ongoing work strengthening community capacity in Jambi Province, Sumatra, Indonesia to protect peatland ecosystems from the expansion of pulp and paper and... more

Movimento Munduruku

2015

 | South America

Movimento Munduruku

$5,000 to support the demarcation and monitoring of the Sawré Muybu territory of the Munduruku people, the last large un-demarcated swath of Munduruku territory in... more

Associação Sociocultural Yawanawa (ASCY)

2015

 | South America

Associação Sociocultural Yawanawa (ASCY)

$5,000 to support building a new ceremonial healing center both as part of a flood recovery process and to strengthen and promote traditional knowledge and... more

Land is Life (on behalf of Waorani Nationality of Ecuador - NAWE)

2015

 | North America

Land is Life (on behalf of Waorani Nationality...

$2,500 to support the participation of an Indigenous Waorani woman, Weya Alicia Cahuiya, to attend the 14th session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on... more

Peruvian Federation of Achuar Nationalities (FENAP)

2015

 | South America

Peruvian Federation of Achuar Nationalities (FENAP)

$5,000 to support an advocacy delegation to Iquitos, Peru of elected leaders, elders, youth and women representing the Achuar people of Peru's Pastaza river basin... more

Riau Network of Peat Communities

2015

 | Asia

Riau Network of Peat Communities

$5,000 to support the process to strengthen the capacity of 9 villages in Siak district in Riau, Indonesia, to engage in conflict resolution with Asia... more

Mountain Justice

2015

 | North America

Mountain Justice

$1,000 grant to support Mountain Justice Spring Break, which will bring together residents of frontline extraction communities, college students, environmentalists and concerned citizens to learn... more

Coal River Mountain Watch

2015

 | North America

Coal River Mountain Watch

$2,000 to support purchasing office space to be dedicated as the Judy Bonds Center, a permanent home for Coal River Mountain Watch to continue its... more

Extreme Energy Extraction Coalition (E3C)

2015

 | North America

Extreme Energy Extraction Coalition (E3C)

$2,000 to support the 4th Extreme Energy Extraction Summit in Biloxi, MS, bringing together a wide variety of leaders representing groups across the country who... more

Marea Creciente México (Rising Tide Mexico)

2015

 | South America

Marea Creciente México (Rising Tide Mexico)

$2,000 to support the Climate Caravan team organizing climate dialogues, public events and workshops, and supporting direct actions coordinated by frontline communities and grassroots organizations that... more

Extreme Energy Extraction Coalition (E3C)

2015

 | North America

Extreme Energy Extraction Coalition (E3C)

$2,000 to support the 4th Extreme Energy Extraction Summit in Biloxi, MS, bringing together a wide variety of leaders representing groups across the country who... more

Kanawha Forest Coalition

2015

 | North America

Kanawha Forest Coalition

$2,000 to support a coalition of organizations and local residents working to stop a mountaintop removal strip mine located just outside Charleston, West Virginia city... more

Land is Life on behalf of Asociacion de Mujeres del Cultura Sapara del Ecuador Ashinwaka

2014

 | South America

Land is Life on behalf of Asociacion de...

$2,500 to support a delegation of leaders of the Sapara nationality from the Ecuadorian Amazon to attend the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues in... more

Marea Creciente México

2014

 | South America

Marea Creciente México

$2,000 to support the Climate Caravan team organizing climate dialogues, public events and workshops, and supporting direct actions coordinated by frontline communities and grassroots organizations... more

The Alliance for Appalachia

2014

 | North America

The Alliance for Appalachia

$2,000 to support Appalachia leaders hosting an interagency meeting with Obama Administration officials and a corresponding day of action in Washington DC to push for... more

Oro Community Environment Action Network (OCEAN)

2014

 | Asia

Oro Community Environment Action Network (OCEAN)

$5,000 to support the travel of litigation and campaign teams to meet with communities in Collingwood Bay, Papua New Guinea to seek their input regarding... more

RReNEW Collective

2014

 | North America

RReNEW Collective

$1,500 to support RReNEW Collective and Southern Appalachian Mountain Stewards, based in Appalachia, VA, in their campaign to hold accountable billionaire mountaintop removal mine operator... more

Keepers of the Athabasca

2014

 | North America

Keepers of the Athabasca

$1,500 to support the Tar Sands Healing Walk, an event with participation from more than 500 individuals from tar sands impacted communities and their supporters... more

Asociación de Autoridades Tradicionales y Cabildos U’was

2014

 | South America

Asociación de Autoridades Tradicionales y Cabildos U’was

$2,500 to support the efforts of the U'wa Indigenous community to advocate for the cancellation of the Magallanes gas exploration project and other resource extraction... more

Oro Community Environmental Action Network (OCEAN)

2014

 | Asia

Oro Community Environmental Action Network (OCEAN)

$5,000 to support travel and other costs for two community representatives of Collingwood Bay in Papua New Guinea's Oro Province to attend the annual Roundtable... more

United Farmers of Jambi

2014

 | Asia

United Farmers of Jambi

$5,000 to support the mapping of land conflicts in 5 districts in Jambi province, Sumatra, Indonesia to identify where different types of plantations are located... more

Movimento Munduruku

2014

 | South America

Movimento Munduruku

$5,000 to support the demarcation and monitoring of the Sawré Muybu territory of the Munduruku people, the last large un-demarcated swath of Munduruku territory in... more

Digital Democracy (on behalf of Peruvian Federation of Achuar Nationalities - FENAP)

2014

 | South America

Digital Democracy (on behalf of Peruvian Federation of...

$1,500 to support a participatory mapping project in collaboration with the Achuar community of Putuntsa in the Peruvian Amazon to be used an as advocacy... more

Grassy Narrows Youth Organization

2014

 | North America

Grassy Narrows Youth Organization

$2,000 to support the Save Keys Lake Campaign, which is intended as a step toward cancelling Ontario's 10-year logging plan on Grassy Narrows First Nation's... more

Women Movement for Sustainable Development - Liberia (WOMSUD)

2014

 | Africa

Women Movement for Sustainable Development - Liberia (WOMSUD)...

$1,500 to support mobilization efforts together with newly formed women-led community based organizations in Grand Cape Mount and Bomi Counties in northwestern Liberia to limit... more

Keeper of the Mountains Foundation

2013

 | North America

Keeper of the Mountains Foundation

$2,500 to educate and inspire people to work for healthier, more sustainable mountain communities and an end to mountaintop removal coal mining in West Virginia... more

Save Sarawak's Rivers Network (SAVE Rivers)

2013

 | Asia

Save Sarawak's Rivers Network (SAVE Rivers)

<p>$500 to support the SAVE Rivers network's efforts to raise awareness in Sarawak, Malaysia about the risks of building 12 proposed mega-dams on the traditional... more

Japan NGO Network on Indonesia (JANNI)

2013

 | Asia

Japan NGO Network on Indonesia (JANNI)

$2,000 to support a community mapping project being conducted, with support from JANNI, by Dayak communities in East Kalimantan, Indonesia, which have faced increasing deforestation... more

Scale Up - Sustainable Social Development Partnership

2013

 | Asia

Scale Up - Sustainable Social Development Partnership

$7,000 to support a conflict resolution and negotiation training for 25 United Farmers of Jambi leaders, a mediation process between an Indigenous community and a... more

Eyak Preservation Council

2013

 | North America

Eyak Preservation Council

$2,000 to support Eyak Preservation Council's efforts to protect the Eyak ancestral homeland and the last pristine wild salmon habitat in Alaska by pursing a... more

Texas Environmental Justice Advocacy Services (TEJAS)

2013

 | North America

Texas Environmental Justice Advocacy Services (TEJAS)

$2,000 to support the Manchester Community Festival, which offers an alternative vision and paths for positive action challenging the southern leg of Keystone XL pipeline... more

Gutting the Heartland

2013

 | North America

Gutting the Heartland

$2,000 to support Gutting the Heartland's efforts to connect movements against fossil fuel devastation through photos, video and personal narrative, with a particular focus on... more

The Alliance for Appalachia

2013

 | North America

The Alliance for Appalachia

$2,000 to support a three day training for 30 new organizers across Central Appalachia to strengthen grassroots efforts to stop mountaintop removal coal mining and... more

Yayasan Wahana Bumi Hijau (WBH)

2013

 | Asia

Yayasan Wahana Bumi Hijau (WBH)

$7,500 to support pulp and paper related community engagement, including participatory mapping, monitoring and advocacy work and conflict resolution between several villages and Asia Pulp... more

Yayasan Citra Mandiri Mentawai

2013

 | Asia

Yayasan Citra Mandiri Mentawai

$2,500 to support organizing a series of workshops in villages throughout the Mentawai Islands off the coast of West Sumatra, Indonesia with the aim of... more

Jambi Network of Peat Communities

2013

 | Asia

Jambi Network of Peat Communities

$5,000 to support strengthening community capacity in Jambi Province, Sumatra, Indonesia to protect peatland ecosystems from the expansion of pulp and paper and palm oil... more

Foundation for Uganda Women Development

2013

 | Africa

Foundation for Uganda Women Development

$1,500 to support expanding an existing successful agroforestry and tree planting project in Uganda through establishing two additional tree nurseries supported by rainwater harvesting tanks,... more

WALHI Jambi

2013

 | Asia

WALHI Jambi

$2,000 to support a project in Sarolangun District, Jambi Province, Sumatra, Indonesia, working to promote Indigenous land rights through a multi-stakeholder workshop documenting the advantages... more

Save Sarawak's Rivers Network (SAVE Rivers)

2013

 | Asia

Save Sarawak's Rivers Network (SAVE Rivers)

$500 to support the SAVE Rivers network's efforts to raise awareness in Sarawak, Malaysia about the risks of building 12 proposed mega-dams on the traditional... more

Mother Nature

2013

 | Asia

Mother Nature

$3,000 to support a movement of environmental activists, Buddhist monks, and remote communities fighting to stop the proposed Cheay Areng dam in the Areng Valley... more

Pueblo Originario Kichwa de Sarayaku (Tayjasaruta)

2013

 | South America

Pueblo Originario Kichwa de Sarayaku (Tayjasaruta)

$1,500 to support an award-winning Sarayaku filmmaker producing a 10 minute advocacy video, including covering costs for travel to remote Indigenous communities to shoot footage... more

Movimento Munduruku

2013

 | South America

Movimento Munduruku

$5,000 to support transportation and partition of Munduruku community from the Tapajós Basin in the Brazilian Amazon, currently fighting to stop 3 planned mega-dams that... more

WALHI Kalimantan Barat

2013

 | Asia

WALHI Kalimantan Barat

$6,000 to support efforts to address the threat of industrial monoculture plantations in West Kalimantan in Indonesian Borneo through sharing recently compiled baseline data to... more

Pueblo Kichwa de Rukullakta

2012

 | South America

Pueblo Kichwa de Rukullakta

$2,500 to support workshops to solidify opposition in all Rukullakta communities in the Ecuadorian Amazon and lay the groundwork for outfacing activities to prevent Canadian... more

United Farmers of Jambi

2012

 | Asia

United Farmers of Jambi

$3,000 to support a project working with farmers in Sumatra, Indonesia who lost over 17,000 acres seized by Asia Pulp and Paper in 2001. Through... more

Federation of the Achuar Nationality of Peru

2012

 | South America

Federation of the Achuar Nationality of Peru

$4,5000 to support the relocation of an Achuar community to a new location at the heart of their ancestral territory in the Peruvian rainforest near... more

Campa̱a AmazonĚ_a por la Vida

2012

 | South America

Campa̱a AmazonĚ_a por la Vida

$2,000 to support grassroots efforts to pressure the national government to commit to its proposed plan to keep oil under the ground in YasunĚ_ National... more

Radical Action for Mountain People's Survival (RAMPS)

2012

 | North America

Radical Action for Mountain People's Survival (RAMPS)

$2,150 to support trainings to prepare community members and activists in Appalachia for a mass nonviolent direct action that temporarily shut down the largest mountaintop... more

Indigenous Environmental Network

2012

 | North America

Indigenous Environmental Network

$2,500 to support the participation of several Indigenous leaders from Canada and the United States in the massive two week White House Tar Sands Action... more

Confederación Indígena del Oriente Boliviano

2012

 | South America

Confederación Indígena del Oriente Boliviano

$1,500 to support a delegation of Indigenous leaders from Bolivia's National Park and Indigenous Territory Isiboro Secure (TIPNIS) to attend 6th Pan Amazon Social Forum,... more

Yayasan Wahana Bumi Hijau (WBH)

2012

 | Asia

Yayasan Wahana Bumi Hijau (WBH)

$4,500 to support field work, mapping and research to produce a study and short video to provide a detailed understanding of suppliers, potential impacts on... more

Maya Leaders Alliance

2012

 | North America

Maya Leaders Alliance

$2,500 to support Maya Leaders Alliance, an organization that has helped secure major land rights victories in recent years and is now defending that progress... more

Conservacion, Naturaleza y Vida

2012

 | North America

Conservacion, Naturaleza y Vida

$2,500 to ĺĘsupport mapping and physical demarcation of boundaries for Majé Cordillera in Panama to obtain collective land title recognition of 20,000 acres of rainforest... more

WALHI Jambi

2012

 | Asia

WALHI Jambi

$5,000 to support work with 5 villages in Jambi Province, Sumatra, Indonesia to strengthen community management systems and values and help secure control and protection... more

Rural Women Development Association

2012

 | Africa

Rural Women Development Association

$1,000 to help this women-led organization that has been achieving impressive results on a shoestring budget drastically enhance its capacity and efficiency through the purchase... more

Caura Futures

2012

 | South America

Caura Futures

$3,500 to support Caura Futures conservation efforts within the 45,300 km² Caura River Basin in the Venezuelan Amazon through providing training and tools to safeguard... more

WALHI Riau

2011

 | Asia

WALHI Riau

$4,000 to support a series of capacity building workshops with local communities in Riau Province, Indonesia to protect peatland forests through the development of low... more

Indigenous Environmental Network

2011

 | North America

Indigenous Environmental Network

$2,000 to support an action camp hosted by the ‘Unist’ot’en (People of the Headwaters) of the Wet’suwet’en Nation, with Indigenous participants from energy corridor proposed... more

The Ruckus Society

2011

 | North America

The Ruckus Society

$2000 to support participation of individuals from Indigenous communities impacted by tar sands development in the Advanced Action Boot Camp for Eco-Justice, a 7-day intensive... more

Defenders of the Land

2011

 | North America

Defenders of the Land

$2,000 to support community organizing and direct actions to protest the Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipeline led by youth from Carrier Sekani Tribal Council Nations in... more

Organizacion Shuar de Morona (OSHDEM)

2011

 | South America

Organizacion Shuar de Morona (OSHDEM)

$3,000 to support an inter-ethnic congress of Shuar, Achuar, Wambisa, Shapra, Kandoshi and Kichwa peoples in the Morona river basin in the northern Peruvian Amazon... more

Keepers of the Athabasca

2011

 | North America

Keepers of the Athabasca

$4,000 to support the 2011 Tar Sands Healing Walk, attended by several hundred people from tar sands impacted communities, hosted in Fort McMurray where major... more

FundaciĚ_n Runa

2011

 | South America

FundaciĚ_n Runa

$3,000 to support the creation of a 200 acre mixed-use agroforestry project, incorporating cacao, coffee, and guayusa to provide income for communities, while also serving... more

Ya'axché Conservation Trust

2010

 | North America

Ya'axché Conservation Trust

$1,000 to support an advocacy campaign to secure the Government of Belize's commitment to protected area legislation, specifically focusing on the most recent illegal, environmentally... more

Asociación Interétnica de Desarrollo de la Selva Peruana (AIDESEP)

2010

 | South America

Asociación Interétnica de Desarrollo de la Selva Peruana...

$2,500 to support a major gathering on the anniversary of an Indigenous-led strike throughout the Peruvian Amazon against oil development with the goal of strengthening... more

Black Mesa Indigenous Support (BMIS)

2010

 | North America

Black Mesa Indigenous Support (BMIS)

$2,150 to support the Indigenous peoples of Black Mesa who are resisting unjust large-scale coal mining operations and forced relocation policies on Dine' and Hopi... more

Climate Ground Zero

2010

 | North America

Climate Ground Zero

$2,000 to host trainings to help prepare activists to engage in non-violent direct action to address climate change, including supporting efforts to stop mountaintop removal... more

Movimento Xingu Vivo para Sempre (MXVPS)

2010

 | South America

Movimento Xingu Vivo para Sempre (MXVPS)

$5,000 to provide emergency funding to support a unified grassroots response to the Brazilian government's plans to move forward with construction of the Belo Monte... more

Shinai

2010

 | South America

Shinai

$5,000 to help the organization deepen their critical work supporting Achuar, Quichua and Urarinas communities in the Corrientes and Pastaza river basins in the northern... more

Frente de Conservacion Ecologica de la Comunidad Nativa Mushuk-Llakta de Chipaota

2010

 | South America

Frente de Conservacion Ecologica de la Comunidad Nativa...

$4,000 to support ongoing work to expand the recognized territory of the Mushuk-Llatka de Chipaota Indigenous community from 22,000 to 37,000 hectares through the establishment... more

Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN)

2009

 | North America

Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN)

$4,000 to support community organizing to push for free, prior and informed consent and other land reform in Ontario building from the government's commitment to... more

Keeper of the Mountains Foundation

2009

 | North America

Keeper of the Mountains Foundation

$1,500 to support Larry Gibson's tireless work bringing thousands of people to witness the destruction caused by mountaintop removal coal mining to help build a... more

Mountain Justice (fiscally sponsored by Coal River Mountain Watch)

2009

 | North America

Mountain Justice (fiscally sponsored by Coal River Mountain...

$1,000 to support the 2010 Mountain Justice Summer Training Camp, consisting of ten days of training, strategizing, bonding, service and action for veteran and novice... more

Mobilization of Indigenous People of the Cerrado (MOPIC)

2009

 | South America

Mobilization of Indigenous People of the Cerrado (MOPIC)...

$5,000 to support the production of a documentary focusing on Bunge and Cargill's operations in the heart of the Brazilian Cerrado in Mato Grosso to... more

Little Village Environmental Justice Organization

2009

 | North America

Little Village Environmental Justice Organization

$1577 to support work within a largely Latino neighborhood in Chicago to bring local environmental and social justice issues to light, including a successful campaign... more

Coal River Mountain Watch

2009

 | North America

Coal River Mountain Watch

$1577 to support the Coal River Valley Wind Project, a proposed wind farm on Coal River Mountain in southern West Virginia that would provide an... more

Black Mesa Water Coalition

2009

 | North America

Black Mesa Water Coalition

$1577 to support work by this inter-tribal community organization to address environmental justice and Indigenous Rights issues in the Southwest, including efforts to keep the... more

Associação Indígena Kïsêdjê

2009

 | South America

Associação Indígena Kïsêdjê

$4,000 to support a gathering of members of the four Kisedje communities to organize and education all Kisedje people about agribusiness, its threats, and the... more

Grassy Narrows Women's Drum Group

2009

 | North America

Grassy Narrows Women's Drum Group

$5,000 to support a three day gathering of youth from Grassy Narrows (who were the catalysts and initiators of the community's blockade of their traditional... more

Eyak Preservation Council

2009

 | North America

Eyak Preservation Council

$5,000 in support for resistance to the proposed Shepard Point deep water port and road, which would bring a cascade effect of development threats to... more

Asociación Interétnica de Desarrollo de la Selva Peruana (AIDESEP)

2009

 | South America

Asociación Interétnica de Desarrollo de la Selva Peruana...

$3,000 to provide emergency support to the Indigenous movement in the Peruvian Amazon carrying out blockades to demand a suspension of oil, gas and mining... more

Traditional U'wa Authority

2009

 | South America

Traditional U'wa Authority

$2,500 to support a grassroots mobilization of U'wa community members in defense of their territory in the cloud forests of northeastern Colombia against imminent gas... more

Asociación Interétnica de Desarrollo de la Selva Peruana (AIDESEP)

2009

 | South America

Asociación Interétnica de Desarrollo de la Selva Peruana...

$2,500 to support a major gathering on the anniversary of an Indigenous-led strike throughout the Peruvian Amazon against oil development with the goal of strengthening... more

Defenders of the Land

2009

 | North America

Defenders of the Land

$1,250 to support the organizing of a national day of action with participation from First Nations across Canada, one of the only countries that at... more

Ya'axché Conservation Trust

2009

 | North America

Ya'axché Conservation Trust

$1,000 to support a comprehensive advocacy campaign to secure the Government of Belize's commitment to protected area legislation, specifically focusing on the most recent illegal,... more

La Fundacion de Proteccion Ambiental Waira Samay Yawayry

2008

 | South America

La Fundacion de Proteccion Ambiental Waira Samay Yawayry...

$3,000 to support the Kichwa community of Rukullakta's campaign to stop oil exploration on their territory in the Ecuadorian Amazon, through workshops to raise awareness,... more

Oro Community Environmental Action Network (OCEAN)

2008

 | Asia

Oro Community Environmental Action Network (OCEAN)

$4,000 to support community outreach, education, and organizing in the Musa Pongani area of Oro Province, Papua New Guinea, to resist new logging permit applications... more

Maya Leaders Alliance

2008

 | South America

Maya Leaders Alliance

$4,000 to support a Supreme Court lawsuit that seeks to force the government to comply with its commitment to abstain from carrying out activities that... more

Shinai

2008

 | South America

Shinai

$3,000 to support Amo Amazonia, a week of artistic and cultural events to bring the color and life of the Amazon to the streets of... more

Algonquins of Barriere Lake

2008

 | North America

Algonquins of Barriere Lake

$3,000 in support for ongoing efforts by the Algonquins, among the most advanced communities in Canada in terms of their research and land use planning,... more

Keepers of the Athabasca

2008

 | North America

Keepers of the Athabasca

$4,000 in support for the 1st First Nations led documentary project regarding tar sands, focusing on the stories of Elders who have worked, raised families,... more

Boreal Action Project

2008

 | North America

Boreal Action Project

$3,000 to support a cross-cultural action camp in Manitoba, Canada between urban activists and youth and Elders from Indigenous communities to discuss methods of furthering... more

European Environmental Paper Network (EEPN)

2008

 | Europe

European Environmental Paper Network (EEPN)

$3,000 to provide bridge funding to maintain a part-time coordinator for 5 months to allow EEPN to continue networking on the Shrink Project (which recently... more

Boreal Action Project

2008

 | North America

Boreal Action Project

$3,000 in support for a cross-cultural action camp in Manitoba, Canada between urban activists and youth and Elders from Indigenous communities to discuss methods of... more

Interethnic Development Association of the Peruvian Rainforest (AIDESEP)

2008

 | South America

Interethnic Development Association of the Peruvian Rainforest (AIDESEP)...

$1,500 in support for an ongoing legal effort to challenge the development of two massive oil projects : Barrett's Block 67 and Repsol's Block 39... more

Grupo de Trabajo 'Racimos de Ungurahui'

2008

 | South America

Grupo de Trabajo 'Racimos de Ungurahui'

$3,000 in support for representatives from Racimos and the Indigenous Achuar federations FECONACO, AIM and ATI, to travel to Calgary and Los Angeles to engage... more

Mother Earth Helpers (Grassy Narrows First Nation)

2008

 | North America

Mother Earth Helpers (Grassy Narrows First Nation)

$540 in support for Mother Earth Helpers patrol of Grassy Narrows' Traditional Sacred Grounds and the establishment of three campsites that would block secondary roads... more

Amazon Jam

2008

 | South America

Amazon Jam

$2,500 in support for a 5 day Amazon Jam in Brazil bringing together over 30 young leaders, activists, supporters, and journalists, both Indigenous and non-Indigenous... more

Comision Intereclesial de Justicia y Paz

2008

 | South America

Comision Intereclesial de Justicia y Paz

$3,000 to support work on behalf of Emberá communities living in the lower Atrato, Colombia, an area rich in minerals and expanding palm oil plantations,... more

Mushkegowuk Environmental Research Centre

2008

 | North America

Mushkegowuk Environmental Research Centre

$3,000 to support a First Nations youth conference, with participation from all 7 communities throughout Ontario that belong to the Mushkegowuk Council, focused on raising... more

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