2021 MNF Spring Grantees

Congratulations to our 2020 MNF Spring Grantees! Each social justice organization received a grant of up to $3000.  A big thanks to our donors for making our work possible.   Nueva Esperanza to enable outreach and advertising for a bi-weekly food drive Manos...

Spotlight: Nueva Esperanza

Spotlight: Nueva Esperanza

Nueva Esperanza is one of our grantees from the Spring 2021 granting cycle. Thank you for all your work. "We would first like to thank the Markham-Nathan fund for their generous contribution to Nueva Esperanza and Neighbor 2 Neighbor for operation costs involving our...

Spotlight: The Performance Project

Spotlight: The Performance Project

The board of the Markham-Nathan Fund granted the Performance Project a Spring 2021 Grant for their work in the performing arts that is deeply linked to social justice.  In their own words. “The Performance Project brings people together to create theater and visual...

Spring 2021 Grantee: The Real Cost of Prisons Project

Spring 2021 Grantee: The Real Cost of Prisons Project

Congratulations to The Real Cost of Prisons Project for receiving a Spring 2021 Grant. Lois Ahrens about their work. The Real Cost of Prisons Project is currently focused on two organizing projects involving statewide coalitions. The first is centered on ensuring that...

COVID-19 Emergency Grants Recipients

COVID-19 Emergency Grants Recipients

The Markham-Nathan Fund for Social Justice is deeply concerned about the challenges people and social justice organizations are facing during the COVID-19 pandemic. We created the COVID-19 Emergency Grant to address these challenges. Due to the generous support of our...

Spotlight: The Indian Orchard Citizens Council

Spotlight: The Indian Orchard Citizens Council

The Indian Orchard Citizens Council (IOCC) received a COVID-19 Emergency Grant from the Markham-Nathan Fund for Social Justice in 2020. The grant was for a collaborative project among several grassroots organizations to meet the financial and survival needs of...

Nueva Esperanza

Nueva Esperanza

Nueva Esperanza, Holyoke, MA, received a 2020 COVID-19 Emergency Grant to provide local food and supplies to the community.

Springfield No One Leaves

Springfield No One Leaves

Springfield No One Leaves/Springfield Nadie Se Mude, MA received a 2020 COVID-19 Emergency Grant to offer relief to community members, for a fight back campaign against cuts in benefits and the social safety net, and pandemic related tech needs.  

Voices from Inside

Voices from Inside

Voices from Inside, Greenfield, MA (www.voicesfrominside.org) for training and transportation of previously incarcerated women to performances.  

Visions of Labor Working Group

Visions of Labor Working Group

Visions of Labor Working Group, Amherst, MA for Spanish translations for participants in Visions of Labor Film and Workers Voices Program at UMass November 8-10 (www.umass.irisregistration.com/Home/site?code=visions).  

Beloved Community Center

Beloved Community Center

Beloved Community Center, Greensboro, NC (www.belovedcommuitycenter.org) for visit by Rev. Nelson Johnson and Joyce Johnson to attend events commemorating the 40th Anniversary of the Greensboro Massacre in Northampton Oct. 4-6, 2019.

2020 MNF Fall Grants

2020 MNF Fall Grants

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...

2020 MNF Spring Grantees

2020 MNF Spring Grantees

Congratulations to our 2020 MNF Spring Grantees! Each social justice organization received a grant of up to $3000. Franklin County Continuing Political Revolution, Greenfield for an all-day organizing conference for housing for all. Manos Unidas Multicultural...

Our 2018 MNF Grantees

Our 2018 MNF Grantees

Belchertown Voices for Justice for audiovisual equipment to support education and rapid response to combat white supremacy in the region. $1,000. Climate Action Now for its partnership with the Narraganset Tribe in a legal effort to preserve sacred stones against...

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Spring 2019/2018 Grantees

Spring 2019/2018 Grantees

Arise for Social Justice, $2500, Springfield, MA “Undoing Racism Workshops” https://www.arisespringfield.org/ The Undoing Racism Organizing Collective of Western MA seeks to “provide opportunities for organizations and community members to develop an analysis around...

2017 Grantees

2017 Grantees

2017 Name Website     AFSC https://www.afsc.org/office/northampton-ma Arise for Social Action http://www.arisespringfield.org/ Casa Latina http://www.casalatinainc.org/ Climate Action Now https://climateactionnowma.org/ Compost Cooperative...

2016 Grantees

2016 Grantees

2016 Name Website Arise for Social Justice http://www.arisespringfield.org/ Julius Ford Harriet Tubman Healthy Living Community http://www.earthdance.net/jfhthlc Neighbor to Neighbor http://www.n2nma.org/en/ Out Now! http://outnowyouth.org/ Pioneer Valley Workers...