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Metta Center for Nonviolence
Contact: Stephanie Van Hook, Executive Director
Mission Statement: The mission of the Metta Center is to promote the transition to a nonviolent future by making the logic, history, and yet-unexplored potential of nonviolence available to activists and agents of cultural change (which ultimately includes all of us). We help practitioners use nonviolence more safely and effectively, and anyone interested to understand and articulate it more fully.
2011 Budget: $112,000
Amount to Raise: $30,000 by Dec. 31, 2011
2012 Budget: $115,000
2012 Fiscal Year-End Date (2012) March, 2013
Next Generation LGBTQ Giving Challenge
Contact: Bill Lyons, Project Coordinator
Mission Statement: The Giving Challenge is a five-year campaign to create a transformative shift in the culture of LGBTQ Giving by strategically engaging next generation donors, new donors and diverse donor communities in innovative ways to give at their highest capacity to affect social change.
2011 Budget: $100,000
Amount to Raise: $50,000 by Dec. 31, 2011
2012 Budget: $175,000
2012 Fiscal Year-End Date (2012) Dec. 31
Contact: Mike Gast, Co-Director
Phone: (646) 461-6269
Mission Statement: Resource Generation (RG) organizes young people with wealth to leverage resources and privilege for social change. Through community building, education and organizing, we help young people with wealth bring all they have and all they are to the social change movements and issues they care about. Key programs and resources include a developing network of local chapters, national conferences, delegations, action projects and publications. Find out more at: www.resourcegeneration.org and for more info on one of most exciting recent projects, visit: http://westandwiththe99percent.tumblr.com/
2011 Budget: $529,000
Amount to Raise: $35,000 by Dec. 31, 2011
2012 Budget: $621,000
2012 Fiscal Year-End Date (2012) July 31st, 2012
The New Millennium Renaissance Scholars
Contact: Sharon Ryan, Exec. Dir.
Phone: (919) 309-7878
Mission Statement: Supporting first generation, minority and marginalized college students from North Carolina and Appalachia in the development of the whole person: mind, body, spirit, right and left brain. It is a national model that will be built for replication in we hope many regions.
2011 Budget: $150,000
Amount to Raise: $100,000 by Dec. 31, 2011
2012 Budget: $447,000
2012 Fiscal Year-End Date (2012) Dec. 31st
Third Wave Foundation
Contact: McKensey Smith, External Relations Manager
Phone: 212.228.8311 x14
Mission Statement: Third Wave is a feminist, activist foundation that works nationally to support young women and transgender youth ages 15 to 30. Through strategic grantmaking, leadership development, and philanthropic advocacy, we support groups and individuals working towards gender, racial, economic, and social justice.
2011 Budget: $1,180,000
Amount to Raise: $150,000 by Dec. 31, 2011
2012 Budget: $900,000
2012 Fiscal Year-End Date (2012) 12/31/12
YES! (Youth for Environmental Sanity)
Contact: Shilpa Jain, Executive Director
Mission Statement: YES! connects, inspires and collaborates with diverse young and multi-generational changemakers in building thriving, just and sustainable ways of life for all.
We work at the meeting point of internal, interpersonal and systemic transformation to expand the vision and effectiveness of leaders committed to positive social change and values that affirm life, justice and peace.
2011 Budget: $562,966
Amount to Raise: $93,750 by Dec. 31, 2011
2012 Budget: $313,840
2012 Fiscal Year-End Date (2012) September 30, 2012
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