Archive for October, 2011

Jessie Smith Noyes Foundation Collaborates with North Star Fund

Monday, October 31st, 2011

The Jessie Smith Noyes Foundation, along with the North Star Fund, has developed Community Food Funders as a regional affinity group for funders interested in creating a more sustainable and just food system. As a national sustainable agriculture and food …

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Going to MMMC? Connect with FEX!

Monday, October 31st, 2011

Meet Becky Rafter at MMMC!


MMMC 2011: Communicate. Activate.” 

November 3rd-6th at Pearlstone Retreat Center.


If you have already registered, you can access your account to edit your travel information here.

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Did you know?

Thursday, October 27th, 2011

We don’t just give grants, we are committed to helping activists remain true to their radical missions and goals. In 1988 (Reaganomics, need we say more?) during a swing to the right in American politics, we noticed that the grant…

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Fund for Santa Barbara Presents: Van Jones, Sat October 29th

Thursday, October 27th, 2011

Fund For Santa Barbara brings you:

Van Jones – “Green for All: The Next American Economy”
Saturday, October 29th – 7:00 pm
The Marjorie Luke Theater
Santa Barbara, CA

In coordination with Quail Springs Permaculture, LoaTree is proud to …

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Police Brutality Rears Its Ugly Head

Friday, October 14th, 2011

What began as a small demonstration in Lower Manhattan has escalated into a nation-wide progressive movement, the likes of which have not been seen since the 60s. While demonstrators are raising collective awareness and even receiving scant positive media coverage, …

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FEX Network Connects to “OccupyAmerica”

Monday, October 10th, 2011

The Occupy Movement is steadily gaining momentum across the United States, and the FEX Network is showing its support!


FEX supports Occupy America

McKenzie River Gathering joined 5-6,000 fellow Portlanders on October 6th, in what is reported as the single …

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The ‘Occupy Movement’ is growing!

Wednesday, October 5th, 2011

If you’ve tuned in to just about any news source in the past few weeks, you’ve undoubtedly heard rumblings about protesters taking to the streets of Lower Manhattan, to voice their opposition to corporate greed. Bolstered by social networking, alternative …

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Support the Wall Street Protests

Tuesday, October 4th, 2011

Through our Rapid Response Fund, Funding Exchange is collecting donations that will be delivered quickly to support the Occupy Movement including the  NYC General Assembly, who are coordinating the Wall Street protests.  You can donate now (choose


News from North Star Fund

Monday, October 3rd, 2011

Group portrait of the members of VOCAL
North Star Fund grantee VOCAL-NY has just won another much-lauded victory. Last week, after sustained pressure led by VOCAL, Police Commissioner Ray Kelly instructed police officers to stop arresting people for carrying small amounts of marijuana.

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