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Open Buffalo

Open Buffalo is a new civic initiative with a mission to create an equal, just, and free city driven by a united and empowered community open to full democratic participation by all its residents; open to innovative ideas and policies; open to new leaders from diverse communities; and open to meaningful economic opportunity and sustainable wealth creation for all.

http://www.openbuffalo.org

Grants

General Operations
Amount $750,000
Year(s) 2017-2023
Region Buffalo
Primary Approach Just Transition in Buffalo
 
Equity Summit 2018
Travel to Equity Summit 2018 in Chicago
Amount $4,997
Year(s) 2018
Region Buffalo
Primary Approach Travel
 
Crossroads Collective
Crossroads Collective is a coalition of over ten progressive organizations committed to a just transition and building a new, community-controlled economy in Buffalo. The collective is comprised of activists, creators, grassroots educators, organizers, and researchers who realized that all of today’s major battles for justice are linked, and equally important. Crossroads is about grassroots movement throughout our city joining forces and winning on critical community concerns.
Amount $23,000
Year(s) 2018
Region Buffalo
Primary Approach Just Transition in Buffalo
 
African Heritage Food Cooperative- Mobile Market: Eradication of Food Deserts; Promotion of Cooperation and Educating on Just Transition
This project uses Mobile Markets to place healthy food options withing walking distance of 60,000 individuals who do not currently have it. It also provides ownership and an introduction to cooperative economics to at least 1,000 people, and introduces just transition framework to all members.
Amount $20,000
Year(s) 2018
Region Buffalo
Primary Approach Just Transition in Buffalo
 
General Operations
Amount $125,000
Year(s) 2015
Region Buffalo
Primary Approach Just Transition in Buffalo