Miriam Garfinkle Social Justice Fund

Miriam Garfinkle Social Justice Fund Granting Criteria and Policies

The Miriam Garfinkle Social Justice Fund was established to honour Miriam Garfinkle’s lifetime of work for social justice. Its mission is to support projects and initiatives which aim to change the world in large ways and small, with the ultimate goal of building a world based on justice and community where people live in harmony with the planet.

The Miriam Garfinkle Social Justice Fund prioritizes grassroots initiatives, with special emphasis on projects designed to raise awareness and stimulate organizing and action. A variety of projects may be considered for funding, with particular emphasis on causes that Miriam Garfinkle worked for, such as:

  • Support for the struggle of the Palestinian people against occupation and for liberation
  • Ecosocialist environmental organizing/climate action
    to challenge the logic of capitalism
  • Workers’ Rights
    including pay and working conditions
  • Opposition to Militarism
  • Indigenous Rights
    especially in relation to environmental issues and the impact of colonialism
  • Grassroots Democracy
  • Status-free Health care
  • Natural Preservation
  • Non-privatized Services

To apply for funding, send a description of the project for which you are seeking support and the amount requested, to:

Miriam Garfinkle Social Justice Fund
c/o Connexions
95 St. Joseph Street, Room 104
Toronto ON M5S 3C2

Learn about grants made in 2020

Learn more about Miriam Garfinkle here.

Find out about making a donation to the Miriam Garfinkle Social Fund here