A.J. MUSTE MEMORIAL INSTITUTE
Supporting Nonviolence and Social Justice Since 1974.
339 Lafayette Street, New York, New York 10012 (212) 533-4335 Fax: (212) 228-6193 [email protected]


Where Your Money Goes – Year Ending June 30, 2014


Complete financial statements are available here.

2014 Grants – What You Helped Support

Social Justice Fund — 17 grants ($32,158) in the U.S. and beyond for community peace-building; nonviolent activist networking; women’s empowerment; environmental justice; education about the cost of war; and nonviolent resistance to occupation, mass incarceration, displacement, and torture. (Read more about our Social Justice Fund grants in 2014 and 2013.)

International Nonviolence Training Fund — 5 grants ($17,349) for nonviolence trainings in Kenya, Nigeria, Uganda, Ecuador and Western Sahara. (Read more about our INTF grants here.)

Sheltering Fund — 7 grants ($35,655) to tenant groups in the Muste building for undocumented youth organizing, media justice, anti-war and antimilitarism education, labor solidarity, tenant advocacy and related work. (Read more about our current tenant groups here.)

NOVA Fund — 3 grants ($45,000) in Peru, Costa Rica and Mexico for indigenous rights and empowerment, environmental organizing, and peace education. (Read more about our NOVA Fund grants in 2014 and 2013.)

Sponsored and endowment grants — $660,357 in support for 17 projects in the U.S. and beyond promoting feminism, self-determination, human rights, international justice and nonviolent resolution of conflicts; opposing war, militarism, imperialism, occupation and displacement; educating about climate change, nuclear power and the environment; and organizing immigrant street vendors in NYC. (Read more about our current sponsored projects here.)