Supporting Nonviolence and Social Justice Since 1974.
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2002 Roster of Fiscal Sponsorships

The A.J. Muste Memorial Institute acts as the fiscal sponsor for a number of organizations dedicated to nonviolent activism for social justice, by directing tax-deductible contributions and foundation grants to the educational work of these groups. Our 2002 sponsored projects are listed below. The Muste Institute also makes direct grants and administers two donor-advised grant funds, the International Nonviolence Training Fund (INTF) and Sheilah’s Fund East (SFE). (Grants are listed on a separate roster at www.ajmuste.org/grants2002.htm.) Separate guidelines are available for fiscal sponsorships, general grants and INTF grants. For information, please contact the Muste Institute at 339 Lafayette St, New York, NY 10012; phone 212-533-4335; fax 212-228-6193; [email protected].

9-11 Emergency National Network
Bloomfield, NJ: $2,850
For educational work and outreach toward building a broad, united movement against war and militarism, and in favor of peace, social justice and civil liberties.

Coalition for the Human Rights of Immigrants
New York, NY: $5,584.10
For efforts to promote immigrants’ rights and build opposition to anti-immigrant policies.

Colorado Campaign for Middle East Peace
Denver, CO: $10,612.45
For efforts to build public pressure against militarism and for social and economic justice in the Middle East. International Nonviolent Initiatives Waltham, MA: $380 For assistance to the Brandeis Peace and Conflict Program, human rights work, and medical ethics advocacy.

International Peace Bureau
Geneva, Switzerland: $26,600
For educational work promoting disarmament and worldwide peace.

[email protected]
New York New York, NY: $16,473.25
For educational work on issues of nonviolence, militarism and the dangers of nuclear and conventional weapons.

La’o Hamutuk
Dili, East Timor: $26,600
For efforts to monitor the activities of international institutions in East Timor and facilitate greater East Timorese participation in the country’s reconstruction process.

Nicaragua Solidarity Network of Greater New York
New York, NY: $1,838.25
For educational materials promoting demilitarization and economic justice in Latin America.

Nonviolent Action Community of Cascadia
Seattle, WA: $950
For educational work on nonviolence, peace, and economic justice.

Pennsylvania Abolitionists United Against the Death Penalty
Philadelphia, PA: $89,988.75
For statewide organizing efforts to build public opinion against the death penalty.

War Resisters’ International
London, England: $248.90
For educational activities promoting nonviolence and disarmament.

War Resisters League
New York, NY: $146,349.05
For educational activities and publications addressing the root causes of war and promoting nonviolent activism for social justice.

War Resisters League/New England
[email protected]
Norwich, CT: $2,778.75
For educational activities and organizing around issues of nonviolence and social justice.

Women and Life on Earth
Berlin, Germany: $190
For efforts to share information and foster communication on peace, health, the environment and globalization.

Women’s International League for Peace & Freedom-NY Metro Branch
New York, NY: $8,835
For programs addressing racial justice, economic globalization and peace and disarmament.

Total 2002 sponsored distributions: $340,278.50


The Muste Institute also operates the Freeman Internship Program, providing a stipend to interns working in the War Resisters League national office. This program was established through a generous bequest from Ruth and Harrop Freeman. Distributions to interns in the program during 2002 totaled $3,900.