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2002 Grants: $98,928 

In 2002 The Massena Foundation ran an open application process with a letter-of-inquiry and then invited applications. Grant decisions were made with the help of an advisory board formed of community members. The foundation thanks: Kathryn Gardow, Maria Lamarca-Anderson and Terrie Stanford.

Hate Free Zone Campaign of Washington

10,000 to an organization formed in the wake of 9/11 to address racial discrimination. It has since evolved to become One America.

The Praxis Institute for Early Childhood Education

10,000 to a center for developing strength in multicultural education among early childhood teachers

Casa Latina

15,000 to a community-based organization located in Seattle, Washington, that empowers Latino immigrants through education and employment opportunities.

Pacific Oaks College

10,000 restricted to the Early Childhood Equity Alliance program.

The Peoples Institute Northwest

10,000 to support Undoing Institutionalized Racism trainings from The People's Institute for Survival and Beyond.

Youth Eastside Services

5,000 in general operating support.

El Centro de la Raza

5,000 restricted to the Anti-Racism Training Institute NW program.

Seattle Young People's Project

5,000 in general operating support for a youth-led, adult supported organization that empowers youth (ages 13-18) to express themselves and to take action on the issues that affect their lives.

Washington State Patrol

$7,928 to support and promote diversity within Washington's State Patrol.

Northwest Women's Law Center

20,000 in general operating support for an organization working for the rights of women and families in Washington State.


University of Washington's KEXP

$1000 to support public radio programming.