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In April 2020, we awarded $1,000 to two grants

Trees Up Tompkins: Native trees, planting materials, and event publicity for a community tree planting at Lighthouse Point.

Luna Fiber Studio: Materials for an indigo seed-to-fiber workshop with the Youth Farm Project’s summer program participants.

In October 2019, we awarded $470 to two projects. 

Jonathyn Thornton: Partial costs of a 2019 Eagle Scout project renovating an overgrown public trail through the woods between the Varna Community Center and the Hillside Acres Mobile Home Park.
Open Doors English: Brochures and a reusable display for community outreach, promoting a new program which offers English as a Second Language classes in downtown Ithaca for adults, building local economic equity and including education on environmental sustainability.

In March and April 2019, we awarded $1,398 to four projects.

Durland Alternatives Library: Online hosting costs and a domain name for a new “Alternatives in Action” podcast featuring the stories and endeavors of people in the Finger Lakes region striving toward sustainability in food systems, energy issues, or socioeconomic justice, focusing on related actions that a listener can take.
Sunrise Movement Ithaca: Promotional materials, uniforms, and travel costs for the newly-formed local “hub” of the Sunrise Movement, at national movement of youth supporting and calling for action on social and climate justice issues in their communities and at all levels of government.
Village at Ithaca: Supplies, promotional materials, and contracted instructor fees for three courses in a free five-course Introduction to Gardening series for the residents of West Village Apartments, at the apartment complex’s Dig’nity Garden, growing vegetables for residents to eat.
Ithaca Murals: Materials and artist stipends for the Justice Walls 2019 multi-mural project.

In September 2018, we awarded $600 to two projects.

Civic Ensemble: Partial costs of the first two Community Soup: Storytelling Toward the Beloved Community monthly story circles.

Floral Avenue Community Garden: Promotional materials, plants, and fencing to be used at a Community Perennial Planting Workshop and plant giveaway

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