2008

Select 2008 grants.

$50,000

For project support to help build a national constituency for climate action that will support the creation of 5 million new jobs, cut U.S. CO2 emissions by 80% by 2050, and end development of new coal-fired power plants.

$40,000 (year 2 of a 2-year grant)

For a pilot project in Uganda to increase access to energy-efficient technologies and improve the productivity and quality of life for microentrepreneurs.

$100,000 (year 2 of a 2-year grant)

General support grant for community organizing, training, research, and mobilization of poor and minority voters on issues ranging from minimum wages to predatory lending, as well as electoral mobilization and civic engagement

$50,000

For the Voter Participation Program, for legal and communications support in response to politically-motivated attacks.

$100,000 (year 2 of a 2-year grant)

For international youth advocacy targeting the need to reform the U.S. government’s international family planning and global HIV prevention strategies.

$25,000

In support of Alternative Radio, a weekly progressive radio program of news and political analysis.

$70,000 (year 2 of a 2-year grant)

Ongoing general support for this progressive website that aggregates news, commentary, video, and audio and covers a wide range of topics and formats, from environmental reporting to political blogging and feminist columnists.

$100,000

General support for work to protect the Amazon rain forest and support indigenous peoples’ efforts to defend their collective territorial rights.

$25,000

For Continuous Progress Strategic Services to conduct an assessment of opposition research and advocacy on global reproductive health and rights.

$45,000

For an emergency response grant for scientific research aimed at stemming the rapid spread of "white-nose syndrome", a mysterious malady that has devastated bat colonies in five states.