Description
The A.J. Muste Memorial Institute is seeking applications for its Social Justice Fund to support grassroots activist projects in the United States and around the world, giving priority to those with small budgets and little access to more mainstream funding sources. Social Justice Fund’s are especially interested in funding efforts to:
  • stop war and militarism
  • abolish the death penalty
  • support labor organizing
  • defend immigrant rights
  • oppose prison injustice
  • expose the dangers of nuclear weapons and nuclear power
Eligibility
The Muste Institute’s Social Justice Fund considers proposals:
  • for new projects or campaigns, or efforts to expand existing work
  • for ongoing projects or campaigns
  • for capacity building, leadership development, and resource sustainability
  • for projects with expense budgets under $50,000
  • for projects which are local, regional, national or global in scope
  • from groups located anywhere in the world
  • from grassroots organizations with annual expenses of less than $500,000
  • from groups with limited access to more mainstream funding sources
  • from groups that may be unincorporated or incorporated
  • from groups with or without 501(c)3 status or a fiscal sponsor
  • from groups which have not received Social Justice Fund grants at least two years

More Information

How to Apply

Social Justice Fund Grant preliminary application (word doc)

Please download the application form from above link, fill it and send it to: info@ajmuste.org