The Markham-Nathan Fund for Social Justice serves grassroots social justice groups in Western Massachusetts. Our annual Fall Grants provide up to $3000 to small activist organizations that are dedicated to organizing and supporting the poor and powerless for a more just and peaceful world.
We’re pleased to announce or annual Fall Grant recipients.
- Western Mass Asylum Seeker Network
general support for immigrant asylum seekers sheltered in the area.
- Traprock Center for Peace and Justice, Greenfield
supporting their program of training young peacemakers throughout the Valley.
- Sojourner Truth School for Social Change
to provide stipends for the scores of trainers in this free social justice and peace school.
- Trans Asylum Seeker Support Network (TASSN)
to provide monthly stipends for immigrant trans asylum seekers sheltered in the region.
- Lower Valley Mutual Aid, Indian Orchard
for materials for safe learning pods for children during the pandemic in a low income community.
- Shift Production
Coronavirus and Our Western MA Community: A Collection of Virtual Stories, to capture the impact and need wrought by the pandemic.
- People’s Music Network, Greenfield
expand outreach to musicians and audiences of color.
A big thanks to our donors for making our work possible.