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Spring 2012



Association of Women Awareness and Rural Empowerment (AWARE)
Faisalabad, Pakistan - $1000
To support a Community Based Voter Education Initiative for Rural Women in District Faisalabad.


Creative Evolution
Brooklyn, New York - $1700
DTP support the publication of the Pilot Publishing Project for a Lesbian Memoir: Beautiful Wreck: Sex, Lies & Suicide.


Dreams Do Come True Community Center
Meridian - Mississippi - $1200
To support the Sewing Project teaching rural community girls ages 12-18 basic sewing skills producing rectangle-shaped lap robes to distribute to residents in various living facilities.


El Taller: Centro de Sensibilzación y Educación Humana, A.C.
Puebla, Mexico - $2000
To support Acutuar por una Vida Digna (Acting for a Life of Dignity), a theatre group of young feminist lesbians working to address the shortcomings of patriarchal and hetero-normative society.


Hawai’i Women in Filmmaking
Honolulu, Hawaii - $1420
To support the Summer Reel Camp for Girls teaching teenage girls how to produce a short film.


Kalpulli Izkalli
Albuquerque, New Mexico - $1000
To support Promotoras de Salud Immigrante - Advocates for Immigrant Health.


LEAP - Learn-Empower-Act-Promote
Faisalabad, Pakistan - $1000
To support the Women Protection Program.


Ocean Camp Marine Education
Gulf Shores, Alabama - $1294
To purchase equipment for the Become a Scientist - Marine Science Program for girls aged 9-14 years.


Safe Homes
Tacoma, Washington - $1000
To support the Ladies Operation Moving Forward (Women Veterans) Outreach Program for
a 5-week Intensive Career-Skills Training
at the Vet Tech Café.

ReImagined World Entertainment
New York, NY - $1400
To support the production of a documentary style theater piece EYE D reflecting the issues of identity.



The Jeanne Meurer Indigenous Women's Fund


Mahnomen, Minnesota - $1950
To support the Leadership Lyceum for Girl Leaders
on the White Earth Reservation.


Forum for African Women Educationalists in Namibia (FAWENA)
Rundu, Namibia - $1000
To support a basket weaving club for vulnerable
girls to earn money for educational expenses.



The Kologi Sports and Recreation Fund

Missoula Fencing Association Booster Club
Missoula, Montana - $1000
To support the program: Fencing is for Girls.


The Edie Windsor Fund for Old Lesbians


Roots and River Productions
Brooklyn, New York - $1000
To support the Lesbian Elder Project: writing workshops with lesbians elders of color leading
up to a theatrical production.



The PatsyLu Fund for Women’s Music Projects


Bella Voce Singers
Brooklyn, NY - $1500
To support a new choir of 13-18 year old girls participating in a Brooklyn women and girls choir festival.


Community Chamber Orchestra LLC
Morganville, Kansas - $1200
To support the production of a children's musical drama: DUCKTAILS.


The PatsyLu Fund for Music Projects continued

Musica Nuova
New York, New York - $1000
To support the feminist production of the Monteverdi opera II Ballo delle Ingrate
(The Dance of the Ungrateful Women).


The Oriskany Alliance, Inc.
Cape Vincent, New York - $1200
To support the production of the opera:


The India Fund


Integrated Village Development Centre
Salem, Tamil Nadu, India - $1848
To support dalith women’s combat against extreme poverty and hunger through the environmentally friendly Arecanut plate making training program.


Karunai Disabled Rehabilitation Trust
Tindivanam T.K., Tamil Nadu, India - $1900
To support the Physically Challenged Girls Empowerment and Economic Security
in T.V. Mechanism Training program.


Mithra Foundation
Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu, India - $1755
To support widows living with HIV/AIDS in 3 clusters
to attain their rights through legal training and education workshops