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
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
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; [email protected].
Against the War
New York, NY: $2,688.50
For the media installation "Disarming Images,"
a compilation of visual material expressing opposition to the war in Iraq.
Lenox, MA: $43,491
For educational work and organizing around issues
of climate change and environmental protection.
Timor and Indonesia Action Network
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.
Network NY/NJ Chapter
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.
Safe Energy Coalition
Croton-on-Hudson, NY: $950
For education on the safety, health and
environmental threats posed by the Indian Point nuclear power plant.
For educational work promoting disarmament and world
Lancaster Coalition for Peace and Justice
For educational work, organizing and nonviolent activism
to prevent war and promote social justice.
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.
Action Community of Cascadia
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.
of the Americas Watch
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, NY: $11,013.86
To build public pressure against militarism and
violence and in favor of social and economic justice.
for Peace and Justice
New York, NY: $452,325.68
For national organizing and educational work
to end war and build social and economic justice.
London, England: $607.62
For educational activities promoting nonviolence
War Resisters League
For educational activities and publications addressing the
root causes of war and promoting nonviolent activism for social justice.
Resisters League/New England
Norwich, CT: $3,570.10
activities and organizing around issues of nonviolence and social justice.
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.