2017-2018 CCHD GRANTS TO LOCAL GROUPS
Appetite for Change uses food as a tool to build health, wealth, and social change. They strengthen the community by focusing on community ownership and youth leadership.
La Asamblea de Derechos Civiles is a statewide, faith-based organization that organizes immigrants to build power for changes in the immigration system and underlying political and economic structures.
Elpis Enterprises provides job training, work experience, and job placement for homeless or precariously-housed youth ages 16-23. Through social enterprises the youth build skills, experience, and community relationships.
Inquilinxs Unidxs Por Justicia brings together tenants from Minneapolis’ most exploited rental properties to analyze their housing problems, organize around these problems, and build affordable, dignified living spaces in Minneapolis.
Neighborhood Development Center uses entrepreneur training, lending, technical assistance, and small business incubators to annually empower over 600 people to start or expand their own businesses.
Rondo Community Land Trust is undertaking a commercial land trust project to stabilize the cost of spaces for small businesses and help retain, stabilize, and promote small and minority-owned businesses.
2017-2018 CHRISTIAN SHARING FUND GRANTS
All Parks Alliance for Change (APAC) provides a vehicle for manufactured home owners to express their needs and concerns in their parks and in the larger community through education, grassroots organizing and leadership development.
Cookie Cart provides teens 15 to 18 years old with lasting and meaningful work, life and leadership skills through experience and training in an urban nonprofit bakery.
Cycles for Change (C4C) aims to build a diverse and empowered community of bicyclists through programs that support people in getting access to a used bicycle, free bicycle repair, training in safe, confident cycling, and opportunities to help grow a broad-based, equitable bicycling movement.
Hmong American Farmers Association (HAFA) exists to advance the prosperity of Hmong American farmers and their families through economic development, capacity building, advocacy, and research.
Hope Community Inc. creates connections that strengthen the power of community members and communities by cultivating community leaders, building community capacity, caring for the housing and community spaces we develop, and pursuing equity and diversity.