Grassroots Fund - Spring 2023 Grow Grantees

During the Spring 2023 Grow round, the Grassroots Fund, in partnership with the community reviewers through our participatory process as we look for alignment with Guiding Practices, awarded $350,853.00 to 106 grantee groups. Below is a list of the groups that received funding per issue area (note that more specific information on use of funding requires users to log in). You can also see grantee groups on our interactive grantee map.

List of Spring 2023 Grow Grantees

Living Economies

Building Legacy and Community (BLAC)Connecticut
Ar Rahman CorporationConnecticut


The Truth Telling ProjectMaine
The Joy Truck Project


Kivulini Afro YogaMaine
Maine Youth ActionMaine
Needlepoint Sanctuary of MaineMaine
Acadia Highlanders


Follow My Steps Foundation IncMassachusetts
Hilltown Vision FundMassachusetts
CLUBOH IncMassachusetts
Community Coalition for ChangeMassachusetts
Hingham Net ZeroMassachusetts
What's Up WorcesterMassachusetts
Just Dream IncMassachusetts
Families Creating TogetherMassachusetts
Earth Child New EnglandMassachusetts
Hero MamaNew Hampshire
NH PANTHER (Plymouth Area Network To Help End Racism)New Hampshire
QueerlectiveNew Hampshire
Peace of Mind Medicaid ConsultantNew Hampshire
Henniker Community MarketNew Hampshire
Alchemists' WorkshopNew Hampshire
Gather Together United as 1Rhode Island
PVD ThingsRhode Island
SabaterLAB FoundationRhode Island
Canaan Naturally ConnectedVermont
People's Pride BurlingtonVermont
Draft Animal-Power NetworkVermont
Vermont Freedom FundVermont


Land & Water

Higuayagua Taino People of the Caribbean OrganizationConnecticut
East Windsor American Heritage River CommissionConnecticut
Frank Knight FoundationMaine
Advancing MindsMassachusetts
North Troy Land CollaborativeVermont


Environmental Health

Growing Up GreenMaine
Pollinator NetworksMassachusetts
BIPOC Forest Bathing ImmersionMassachusetts
Friends of Seabrook CommunityNew Hampshire
Sycamore Community GardenNew Hampshire
Seacoast Community RadioNew Hampshire
NAACP Rutland BranchVermont



Sankofa CooperativesConnecticut
Cook and GrowConnecticut
North End Little PantriesConnecticut
YES! ProgramMaine
Unity Center for Spiritual Growth Community Garden and GroundsMaine
Common Good Soup KitchenMaine
Berwick Public Library Community GardensMaine
Blue Hill Farmers Market PoP ClubMaine
Danforth Livable CommunitiesMaine
Medford Farmers MarketMassachusetts
Worcester Street Community GardenMassachusetts
Raspberry Hill Community GardenMassachusetts
Highlands Coalition, IncMassachusetts
Manos Unidas CooperativeMassachusetts
Acton Boxborough Farmers MarketMassachusetts
The New Garden SocietyMassachusetts
The Giving GardenMassachusetts
Gloucester SaLTMassachusetts
Second Church GardenersMassachusetts
Lee Community GardensMassachusetts
Friends of the Codman Square Branch LibraryMassachusetts
Monadnock View Community Garden New Hampshire
WoTu Sustainability CooperativeNew Hampshire
Somersworth Community GardensNew Hampshire
Monadnock Understands Childhood HungerNew Hampshire
Grace Community Church Food PantriesNew Hampshire
New Beginnings IncRhode Island
Indigenous Peoples Network & Affiliated Tribes of New England IndiansRhode Island
Young Farmer NetworkRhode Island
Stone River HouseRhode Island
Violet's VillageRhode Island
The Milagros ProjectRhode Island
MACC Morristown Alliance for Commerce and CultureVermont
The Garden ProjectVermont
Koasek Traditional Band of the Koas Abenaki NationVermont
Donna Oblongata LLCVermont
The Friends of Hiland Hall GardensVermont
Our Community Cares Camp IncVermont


Climate Change & Energy

Healing by Growing FarmsConnecticut
Organized YouthConnecticut
New Haven Leon Sister City ProjectConnecticut
Town of OronoMaine
Pleasant Point Resilience Citizen CommitteeMaine
Window Dressers - Belfast/SearsportMaine
We Built ThisMaine
Passion for LifeMaine
Winthrop Area Rotary ClubMaine
Buxton Gorham WindowDressersMaine
Neighborhood Grow Plan: Growing Food Secure FuturesMassachusetts
Youth Climate Action of Franklin CountyMassachusetts
Kearsarge Climate ActionMassachusetts
Climate Economy Action Center of Addison CountyVermont
Joint Thetford Energy CommitteeVermont
Bradford Energy CommitteeVermont
Hardwick Energy CommitteeVermont
Craftsbury Energy CommitteeVermont
Montpelier Energy Advisory CommitteeVermont
WindowDressers Rockingham, VTVermont
Window Dressers Burlington, VTVermont
Lamoille WindowDressersVermont
Danville Town Energy Committee-Ad HocVermont

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


  • Connecticut
  • Maine
  • Massachusetts
  • New Hampshire
  • Rhode Island
  • Vermont