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2007 Grants: $128,000

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. 

Freedom Church Of Seattle


Freedom Church of Seattle is a leader in social justice community organizing.

The Defender Association



(Grant restricted to the AFSC Indian Program program - $2,500)

The AFSC Indian Program organizes for regional Native American rights.


(Grant restricted to the Freedom School program - $8,000)

Organizing with other youth freedom schools across the nation to continue the legacy of the civil rights movement and teach young people history, organizing and leadership development.

Hate Free Zone Campaign of WA

(Grant restricted to the RAFT Project program - $8,000.00)

This project is helping a cambodian man who is facing deportation advocate for himself and raise awareness of the larger issue.

Institute For Washington's Future

(Grant restricted to the Comite Pro-Amnistia y Justicia Social program - $5,000)

Promotes community organizing and leadership development around human rights issues related to immigrants.

Hate Free Zone Campaign of WA


Northwest Immigrant Rights Project


Solid Ground

(Grant restricted to the Poverty Action program - $10,000)

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.

Central District Forum for Arts and Ideas


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

People's Institute for Survival and Beyond

(Grant restricted to the People's Institute Northwest program - $10,000)

The mission of People's Institute Northwest (PINW) is to engage all communities in creating an antiracist society where everyone has the opportunity to reach their full potential.

Freedom Church of Seattle

(Grant restricted to the Leo O Tupulaga (Voices of Samoa) program - $2,000.00)

LOTS is a grass-roots organization serving Samoan children, youth and parents in the Seattle area.

Japanese American Citizens League


JACL was founded to protect the civil rights of Americans of Japanese ancestry. Today they are committed to protecting the rights of all segments of the Asian Pacific American community.

The Church Council of Greater Seattle

(Grant restricted to the Hate to Hope Network program - $5,000)

Hate To Hope organizes activists to educate voters about anti-immigrant ballot initatives and develop progressive thinking around immigration issues.

A. Phillip Randolph Institute-Seattle


APRI-Seattle Chapter reaches out to those who have been politically disfranchised or discouraged, strengthens political alliances and protects social and economic programs that improve lives.

Community To Community Development


A place-based, grassroots organization committed to creating alliances in order to strengthen local and global movements towards social, economic and environmental justice.

Freedom Church Of Seattle


Freedom Church of Seattle is a leader in social justice community organizing.

Village of Hope


Village of Hope builds community through activities such as a helping folks transition back into the community from time in prison.