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2006 Grants: $122,195 

Many of these grants were made with the assistance of a community advisory board. The foundation thanks Soya Jung-Harris, Dwight Mizoguchi and Dustin Washington for their assistance.

The Defender Association

15,000 to support the Racial Disparity Project program
The RDP partners with community organizations to build a new shared vision of public safety that does not rely on the arrest and incarceration of young people of color on drug charges.

Central District Forum for Arts & Ideas

10,000 in general operating support

The CD Forum offers progressive programs that encourage thought and debate on the role of African-Americans in American culture.

Freedom Church of Seattle

21,195 in general operating support
Freedom Church of Seattle is a leader in social justice community organizing.

The Arab American Community Coalition

3,000 in general operating support

An organization doing strong work opposing the post-September-11 anti-arab backlash.

Community Coalition for Environmental Justice

5,500 in general operating support
CCEJ is a grassroots organization in Seattle organizing in communities of color and low income communities to achieve environmental and economic justice.

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Solid Ground

10,000 for the Poverty Action Program
Poverty Action is a diverse statewide network of people working to help our state understand how to eliminate the root causes of poverty in Washington and ensure a better future for everyone.

National Asian Pacific American Women's Forum

2,000 in support for the Seattle Chapter
NAPAWF is dedicated to forging a grassroots progressive movement for social and economic justice and the political empowerment of Asian and Pacific Islander women and girls.

The Tenants Union

3,000 for the Justice In South Seattle project
The project is a leadership development, education and organizing effort focused on remedying injustices in housing that are rooted in racism, xenophobia and classism.

Institute For Washington's Future

3,000 for the the Comite Pro-Amnistia y Justicia Social program
The program promotes community organizing and leadership development around human rights issues related to immigrants

American Friends Service Society

1,800 for the AFSC Indian program
The Indian program organizes for regional native american rights.

7,000 for the Freedom School program

United for a Fair Economy

10,000 in general operating support
UFE works to raise awareness that concentrated wealth and power undermines the economy, corrupts democracy, deepens the racial divide and tears communities apart.

Northwest Women's Law Center

10,000 in general operating support for an organization working for the rights of women and families in Washington State.


Village of Hope

2,000 to an organization that builds community through activities such as a helping folks transition back into the community from time in prison.

Casa Latina

2,500 to a community-based organization located in Seattle, Washington, that empowers Latino immigrants through education and employment opportunities.

AAUW Legal Advocacy Fund

5,000 in general operating support

The LAF is a project that helps women working in academia enforce their employment rights.

Hate Free Zone Campaign of Washington

12,000 to an organization formed in the wake of 9/11 to address racial discrimination. It has since evolved to become One America.