Grassroots Fund Grow and Young Leaders Grantees - Fall 2021

During the Fall 2021 Grow and Young Leaders Grant round, the Grassroots Fund, in partnership with the community, awarded $338,514.00. Below is a list of the groups that received funding (note that more specific information on use of funding requires users to log in).

List of 2021 Fall Grow and Young Leaders Grantees

Climate Change & Energy

Age Friendly SacoMaineGrow
Cape Ann Climate CoalitionMassachusettsGrow
Commons Energy CollaborativeMaineGrow
Regeneration CorpsVermontGrow
Sunrise NorthamptonMassachusettsYoung Leaders
Woonasquatucket River Watershed CouncilRhode IslandYoung Leaders
350NH Youth Organizing ProgramNew HampshireYoung Leaders
McKnight CDCMassachusettsYoung Leaders
Young Writers ProjectVermontYoung Leaders

Environmental Health

Advancing MindsMassachusettsGrow
Belfast Bay Watershed CoalitionMaineGrow
Eastie FarmMassachusettsGrow
Friends of Melnea Cass BoulevardMassachusettsGrow
Kill Depression End Oppression (KDEO)ConnecticutGrow
Needlepoint SanctuaryMaineGrow
Peace & Justice Center of Eastern MaineMaineGrow
Somali Parents Advocacy Center for Education IncMassachusettsGrow
The Nolumbeka Project, Inc.MassachusettsGrow
The Outsiders Reading Group MassachusettsGrow
Upland GrassrootsMaineGrow
Beech Hill Pond Watershed Survey Project 2022MaineGrow
Cave ChurchNew HampshireYoung Leaders
IOCC (Indian Orchard Citizens Council)MassachusettsYoung Leaders


15 Minute Field TripsRhode IslandGrow
Alan Day Community GardenMaineGrow
Craftsbury Neighbors To Neighbors Task ForceVermontGrow
Dwight Street GardenMassachusettsGrow
Finca Luna BúhoMassachusettsGrow
Friends of the Codman Square Branch LibraryMassachusettsGrow
Garden GirlsMaineGrow
Garden Giver'sMassachusettsGrow
Grow IOMassachusettsGrow
Jefferson Area Community Food PantryMaineGrow
Lynn Rapid Response NetworkMassachusettsGrow
Maine Food Convergence ProjectMaineGrow
Malden Community GardenMassachusettsGrow
New Beginnings IncRhode IslandGrow
Racial Equity & JusticeMaineGrow
Rounding the Bases, Inc.MassachusettsGrow
SUSU commUNITY FarmVermontGrow
The Caledonia Food CooperativeVermontGrow
The Daily GoodNew HampshireGrow
The North Attleborough Community GardensMassachusettsGrow
Craftsbury Neighbors To Neighbors Task ForceVermontYoung Leaders
FAM's Food Access CommitteeMaineYoung Leaders
Growing Up GreenMaineYoung Leaders
Cook and GrowConnecticutYoung Leaders
Finca Luna BúhoMassachusettsYoung Leaders
Home City's Youth Agricultural ScientistsMassachusettsYoung Leaders
Sacred FireMassachusettsYoung Leaders
Sustainable Livelihood Relief Organization (SLRO)MaineYoung Leaders
The Collective Peace DaleRhode IslandYoung Leaders
The Milagros ProjectRhode IslandYoung Leaders

Land & Water

Abrams Pond AssociationMaineGrow
DUMP Don't Undermine Memphremagog's PurityVermontGrow
Franklin Watershed Committee, Inc.VermontGrow
Higuayagua Taino People of the Caribbean Non-profit ConnecticutGrow
Lowell Litter KreweMassachusettsGrow
Student Committee for Natural Play SpacesMaineGrow
Alchemists' WorkshopNew HampshireYoung Leaders
Hirundo Wildlife RefugeMaineYoung Leaders
Huneebee ProjectConnecticutYoung Leaders

Living Economies

Authors and ArtistsMassachusettsGrow
Canaan Naturally ConnectedVermontGrow
Central Falls Participatory BudgetingRhode IslandGrow
Choose YourselfMaineGrow
Clarity Community ConnectionsNew HampshireGrow
Garden Time, Inc.Rhode IslandGrow
Gather Together United As 1 (GTUA1)Rhode IslandGrow
Grafton County DemocratsNew HampshireGrow
Healing HandsMassachusettsGrow
IMPACT RIRhode IslandGrow
Nonprofit Accountability GroupConnecticutGrow
Rhode Island Environmental Education AssociationRhode IslandGrow
Roots 2EmpowerRhode IslandGrow
Thrive OutsideRhode IslandGrow
Trans Asylum Seeker Support NetworkMassachusettsGrow
Waterbury Strong Community CollectiveConnecticutGrow
Arts in Recovery for Youth (AIRY)MassachusettsYoung Leaders
DOE.LiveConnecticutYoung Leaders
BTV CopWatchVermontYoung Leaders
Center for an Ecology-Based EconomyMaineYoung Leaders
GROW WindhamConnecticutYoung Leaders
Level upMassachusettsYoung Leaders
Maine Youth PowerMaineYoung Leaders
Merrimack Valley Black & Brown Voices, Inc.MassachusettsYoung Leaders
Pa'lante Restorative JusticeMassachusettsYoung Leaders
Rich Dae Entrepreneur FoundationConnecticutYoung Leaders
Team Hercules at studioW WPAA-TVConnecticutYoung Leaders

Please let us know if you have any questions, concerns, or thoughts!

Primary issue area:

  • Climate Change & Energy
  • Food
  • Environmental Health
  • Land & Water
  • Living Economies