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 info@ajmuste.org

2005 Roster of Fiscal Sponsorships

The A.J. Muste Memorial Institute acts as 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 2005 sponsored projects are listed below.

The Muste Institute also makes direct grants and administers several special funds, including the International Nonviolence Training Fund (INTF) and the NOVA Fund (formerly Sheilah's Fund East)—see rosters at http://ajmuste.org/grants2005.htm and http://ajmuste.org/nova2005.htm .

Separate guidelines are available for general grants, fiscal sponsorships and INTF grants. For information, please see this website or contact us at 339 Lafayette St, New York, NY 10012; phone 212-533-4335; fax 212-228-6193; info@ajmuste.org.

Artists Against the War
http://www.aawnyc.org
New York, NY: $2,688.50
For the media installation "Disarming Images," a compilation of visual material expressing opposition to the war in Iraq.

Climate Crisis Coalition
http://www.climatecrisiscoalition.org/
Lenox, MA: $43,491
For educational work and organizing around issues of climate change and environmental protection.

East Timor and Indonesia Action Network
http://www.etan.org/
Washington, DC: $109,736.11
For educational work in the US about US military involvement, human rights and economic justice in East Timor; and efforts to help grassroots groups in Aceh recover from the tsunami.

GABRIELA Network NY/NJ Chapter
http://www.gabnet.org/
New York, NY: $10,351.40
For educational work, organizing and advocacy around issues affecting Filipino women, including sex trafficking, forced labor, imperialism and militarization.

Indian Point Safe Energy Coalition
http://www.ipsecinfo.org/
Croton-on-Hudson, NY: $950
For education on the safety, health and environmental threats posed by the Indian Point nuclear power plant.

International Peace Bureau
http://ipb.org/
Geneva, Switzerland: $48,025
For educational work promoting disarmament and world peace.

Lancaster Coalition for Peace and Justice http://www.lancastervoice.org
Lancaster, PA: $2,441.50
For educational work, organizing and nonviolent activism to prevent war and promote social justice.

Nicaragua Solidarity Network of Greater New York http://home.earthlink.net/~nicadlw/nsnhome.html
New York, NY: $1,999.75
For educational materials promoting demilitarization and economic justice in Latin America.

Nonviolent Action Community of Cascadia
http://seanacc.org/
Seattle, WA: $2,740.75
For educational work on nonviolence, peace, and economic justice.

Plowshares New York
New York, NY: $9,136.10
For educational work on nonviolence, militarism and the dangers of nuclear and conventional weapons.

School of the Americas Watch
http://www.soaw.org
Washington, DC: $15,335.73
For efforts to build opposition to the School of the Americas (SOA, now called WHINSEC) at Fort Benning, Georgia, and to promote a just US foreign policy toward Latin America.

Syracuse Peace Council
http://www.peacecouncil.net/
Syracuse, NY: $11,013.86
To build public pressure against militarism and violence and in favor of social and economic justice.

United for Peace and Justice
http://www.unitedforpeace.org/
New York, NY: $452,325.68
For national organizing and educational work to end war and build social and economic justice.

War Resisters’ International
http://www.wri-irg.org/
London, England: $607.62
For educational activities promoting nonviolence and disarmament.

War Resisters League
http://warresisters.org
New York, NY: $57,273.75
For educational activities and publications addressing the root causes of war and promoting nonviolent activism for social justice.

War Resisters League/New England
Norwich, CT: $3,570.10
For educational activities and organizing around issues of nonviolence and social justice.

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Total 2005 sponsored distributions: $771,686.85

The Muste Institute also operates the Freeman Internship Program, providing a stipend to interns working in the War Resisters League national office. http://warresisters.org/intern.htm . This program was established through a bequest from Ruth and Harrop Freeman. Distributions to interns in the program during 2005 totalled $5,700.