Mission/Giving Statement: Unitarian Universalist Veatch Program at Shelter Rock provides support for efforts within the religious and spiritual mission of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Shelter Rock where their purposes are best served by outside agencies acting under the Veatch Program and the Congregation.
Grantmaking Program Areas: Social Justice Infrastructure; Civil Rights & Sustainable Communities; Economic Equity & Fairness; Making Democracy Work; Unitarian Universalism
Grantmaking Program Area Descriptions:
Social Justice Infrastructure: Strengthening the fabric of social justice work by building the organizational capacity of our grantees through technical assistance and support; through promoting democratic access and leadership in alternative and mainstream media; through enhancing the communication capacities of grantees, and through efforts to make philanthropy more responsive to progressive organizations working for social and economic justice.
Civil Rights & Sustainable Communities:Supporting efforts to build a sustainable, interdependent world through the protection of civil liberties of individuals and communities, the development of just environmental and economic institutions, and the pursuit of democratic accountability.
Economic Equity & Fairness: Supporting efforts to challenge and change the systems, policies, and institutions that keep communities in poverty and deny workers the right to organize, receive living wages, and work in safe working conditions.
Making Democracy Work: Supporting grassroots community organizing that builds democracy from the bottom up through multi-issue, multi-constituency organizations that deliver concrete benefits to communities, help their members become civic leaders, and promote an inclusive vision of social justice.
Unitarian Universalism: Supporting the growth of Unitarian Universalism and sustaining Unitarian Universalist social justice work
Types of Funding/Funding Restrictions: The Veatch Program does not fund academic or scientific research, or cultural activities. Additional restrictions are listed online.
Application Instructions: This program only accepts LOIs. LOI instructions online.