Grants Awarded in 2021


A Little Piece of Light

$40,000 | Brooklyn, NY
To support formerly incarcerated women and their families and to collaborate on campaigns for justice reform and healing.

Black Women’s Blueprint

$45,000 | Brooklyn, NY
To partner with the NYC Commission on Human Rights to push for reform that protects survivors of domestic violence in NYC hospitals.

Community Food Advocates

$45,000 | New York, NY
To increase student participation in NYC’s school lunch program through advocacy and developing youth organizers.

Farm School NYC

$40,000 | Statewide
To support leadership development and programming to resource BIPOC farmers and food justice advocates.

How Our Lives Link Altogether!

$45,000 | Brooklyn, NY
To support the leadership and healing of marginalized youth of color.

Community & Neighborhood Development

Youth Design Center

$45,000 | Brooklyn, NY
For a community-led creative agency that provides young people in Brownsville and Ocean Hill, Brooklyn, science, technology, engineering, and art skills.

Community Organizing

Adhikaar for Human Rights and Social Justice

$45,000 | Queens, NY
To develop member leaders through a fellowship program.

Arab American Association of New York

$40,000 | Brooklyn, NY
For a multi-pronged campaign to create community-based networks to address the opioid crisis in South Brooklyn.

Freedom Agenda

$40,000 | New York, NY
To organize communities directly impacted by incarceration to achieve decarceration and system transformation.


$45,000 | New York, NY
To support youth-led campaign for integrated and equitable schools.

Minkwon Center for Community Action

$45,000 | Queens, NY
To organize Asian Americans in Flushing, Queens to win affordable housing, immigrant rights, and civic engagement.

South Queens Women’s March

$30,000 | Queens, NY
For a volunteer-run organization that amplifies the voices of diverse women who live in South Queens.


$45,000 | Bronx, NY
To provide resources and economic opportunities for Bangladeshi women.

Direct Service

Project Hajra

$45,000 | Queens, NY
To support the development of collective work and community safety models for Muslim, Arab, and South Asian women in Queens.

Women’s Empowerment Coalition of NYC

$35,000 | Brooklyn, NY
For a start-up women-led group that is building community leadership of immigrant women and families.