2009 Grantees

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GENERAL FUND

Alternate ROOTS,* Atlanta, Georgia
www.alternateroots.org

Alton Park Development Corporation, Chattanooga, Tennessee

Appalachian Women’s Alliance, Clinchco, Virginia  
www.appalachianwomen.org

Appalshop–Holler to the Hood, Whitesburg, Kentucky 
www.appalshop.org

The Carpetbag Theatre, Knoxville, Tennessee
www.carpetbagtheatre.org

Citizens for Police Review, Knoxville, Tennessee 
www.discoveret.org/cpr/ 

Clay County Communications –WYAP Radio, Clay, West Virginia
www.wyap.com/

Clearfork Community Institute, Clairfield, Tennessee

Clifford Project, Charleston, West Virginia  
www.jrclifford.org

Clinch Coalition, Wise, Virginia 
www.clinchcoalition.net

Coal River Mountain Watch, Whitesville, West Virginia
www.crmw.net

Community Economic Development Network of East Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee 
http://cednet.us/

Community House Cooperative, Newport, Tennessee
www.easttncontact.org

Community Shares, Knoxville, Tennessee
www.communitysharestn.org/CShares

Direct Action Welfare Group, Charleston, West Virginia  
www.wvdawg.org/

Family Refuge Center, Lewisburg, West Virginia
www.familyrefugecenter.com/

Greeneville Farmers Market, Greeneville, Tennessee

Highlander Research and Education Center *, New Market, Tennessee
www.highlandercenter.org

In Praise of Mountain Women, St. Paul, Virginia
www.inpraise.info

Kentucky Coalition *, London, Kentucky      
www.kftc.org

Kentucky Environmental Foundation, Berea, Kentucky  
www.cwwg.org

Kentucky Jobs With Justice,* Louisville, Kentucky
www.Kentuckyjwj.org

Oak Ridge Environmental Peace Alliance, Oak Ridge, Tennessee
www.stopthebombs.org

Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition, Huntington, West Virginia
www.ohvec.org

One Nation by Conviction, Knoxville, Tennessee 
www.discoveret.org/cpr/onbc.htm

Owsley County Action Team, Booneville, Kentucky  
www.owsleycountykentucky.org/actionteam.html

People Concerned About M.I.C, Institute, West Virginia
www.peopleconcernedaboutmic.com/

Save Our Cumberland Mountains, Lake City, Tennessee 
www.socm.org

South Central Educational Development, Bluefield, West Virginia   
www.scedwv.com/

Southern Appalachian Labor School, Kincaid, West Virginia
www.sals.info/

Stay Project, New Market, Tennessee   

Tennessee Health Care Campaign *, Nashville, Tennessee
www.tenncare.org/

Tennessee Immigrant and Refugee Rights Coalition,* Nashville, Tennessee
www.tnimmigrant.org/

United Mountain Defense, Powell, Tennessee
www.unitedmountaindefense.org/

Virginia Black Lung Association, Richlands, Virginia

Virginia Organizing Project *, Abingdon, Virginia 
www.virginia-organizing.org

West Virginia Coalition Against Domestic Violence, Elkview, West Virginia

West Virginia FREE, Charleston, West Virginia
www.wvfree.org

Williamsburg Action Team, Williamsburg, Kentucky

Woodland Community Land Trust, Clairfield, Tennessee   
http://centerforsocialconcerns.nd.edu/students/Woodland/History.html

* Grant is designated for work in Appalachian counties.


SEIZE THE MOMENT GRANTS

Black Church Week of Prayer for the Healing of Aids/ Samaritan Ministry, Knoxville, Tennessee

Wisdom Keepers- The Longest Walk, East Tennessee

Wolf Creek Indian Village and Museum, Bland, Virginia


TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

Project 2000, Knoxville, Tennessee

Center for Popular Economics,* Amherst Massachusetts

Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition, Huntington, West Virginia

Appalachian Community Economics, Pine Mountain, Kentucky

Citizens for Police Review, Knoxville, Tennessee

Save Our Cumberland Mountains, Lake City, Tennessee

Clinch Valley Children’s Center, Clinton, Tennessee

Pocahontas County Opera House, Marlinton, West Virginia

South Central Educational Development, Bluefield, West Virginia

Tyler County Family Resource Network, Middlebourne, West Virginia

Wyoming County Resource Network, Oceana, West Virginia

First Nationals Development Institute*, Longmont, Colorado

Coal River Mountain Watch, Whitesville, West Virginia


Major support for the Appalachian Community Fund’s General Grantmaking Program comes from
The New York Community Trust.


 

MEDIA JUSTICE INITIATIVE

Appalshop, Whitesburg, Kentucky, Webcasting Project

Citizens for Police Review, Knoxville Tennessee, Media Revolution Initiative

Center for Rural Strategies, Whitesburg, Kentucky, Mountain Reporter Network

Community Media Cooperative, Lake City, Tennessee, Regional Media Toolkit

South Central Educational Development, Bluefield, West Virginia, Youth Media Project


GLBTQ INITIATIVE

Southerners on New Ground, Durham, North Carolina,* Virginia Organizing School and People of Color retreat.

Rockin Womyn’s Music Festival, Knoxville, Tennessee


SPECIAL INITIATIVES

Funding Exchange “Small Axe” project for Racial Justice
Community Economic Development Network of East Tennessee/(CEDnet)Latino Task force
Kentucky Jobs with Justice,* Richmond, Kentucky, Brown-Black Coalition Building

Roane County, Tennessee TVA Disaster
United Mountain Defense, Powell, Tennessee
Southern Alliance for Clean Energy, Knoxville, Tennessee

* indicates grants designated for work in Appalachian Counties


FOCIS (FEDERATION OF COMMUNITIES IN SERVICE) GIVING CIRCLE GRANTS

Joyful Noise Community Arts and Music Center, Marshall, North Carolina

Knox County ARC Sunsetters Program, Knoxville, Tennessee

Knoxville Volunteer Ministry for the Homeless, Knoxville, Tennessee

Williamsburg Action Team, Williamsburg, Kentucky


HEARTHSTONE FUND (DONOR ADVISED GRANTS)

Family Refuge Center, Lewisburg, West Virginia

Peace Education Project, Louisville, Kentucky


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