Roster of Fiscal Sponsorships
The A.J. Muste Memorial
Institute acts as the fiscal sponsor for a number of organizations dedicated to
nonviolent activism for social justice, by directing tax-deductible contributions
and foundation grants to the educational work of these groups. Our 2004 sponsored
projects are listed below.
Separate guidelines are
available for fiscal sponsorships, general grants and INTF grants. For information,
please follow the links on this site or contact us at 339 Lafayette St, New York,
NY 10012; phone 212-533-4335; fax 212-228-6193; [email protected];
for Environmental Democracy
Maurertown, VA: $950
For support of
grassroots networks promoting environmental justice and sustainable environmental
Climate Crisis Coalition
Lenox, MA: $20,900
For educational work and organizing around issues of
climate change and environmental protection.
for the Human Rights of Immigrants
New York, NY: $2,850
For efforts to promote immigrants' rights and build
opposition to anti-immigrant policies.
Campaign for Middle East Peace
Denver, CO: $807.50
For efforts to build public pressure against militarism
and for social and economic justice in the Middle East.
Timor Action Network
Washington, DC: $64,665.93
For educational work in the US about US military
involvement, human rights and economic justice in East Timor.
Network NY/NJ Chapter
New York, NY: $143.45
For educational work, organizing and advocacy around issues affecting Filipino
women, including sex trafficking, forced labor and militarization.
Point Safe Energy Coalition
Croton-on-Hudson, NY: $598.50
For education on the safety, health and environmental
threats posed by the Indian Point nuclear power plant.
Waltham, MA: $190
To promote nonviolence
and the peaceful resolution of conflicts, and educate the public on nuclear weapons,
health care rights and other issues.
Geneva, Switzerland: $33,250
For educational work promoting disarmament and world peace.
New York, NY: $17,143.85
For educational work on nonviolence,
militarism and the dangers of nuclear and conventional weapons.
Solidarity Network of Greater New York
New York, NY: $1,349
For educational materials promoting demilitarization
and economic justice in Latin America.
Action Community of Cascadia
Seattle, WA: $570
For educational work on nonviolence, peace, and economic
Syracuse Peace Council
Syracuse, NY: $17,191.20
To build public pressure against militarism and
violence and in favor of social and economic justice.
for Peace and Justice
York, NY: $292,064.85
For national organizing and educational work to end
war and build social and economic justice.
London, England: $969
For educational activities promoting nonviolence
War Resisters League
New York, NY:
For educational activities and publications addressing the root
causes of war and promoting nonviolent activism for social justice.
Resisters League/New England
Norwich, CT: $2,501.30
For educational activities and organizing around
issues of nonviolence and social justice.
International League for Peace & Freedom-NY Metro Branch
New York, NY: $603.25
For programs addressing racial justice, economic
globalization and peace and disarmament.
Total 2004 sponsored distributions: $528,721.16
The Muste Institute also operates the Freeman
Internship Program, providing a stipend to interns working in the War Resisters
League national office. This program was established through a bequest from Ruth
and Harrop Freeman. Distributions to interns in the program during 2004 totalled