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Colombe Foundation

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The Colombe Foundation states on its website that it "seeks to create a peaceful world through changes in American policy. We work for the elimination of weapons of mass destruction, a shift from war and aggression to conflict prevention and conflict resolution, and a shift from wasteful military spending to investments in programs addressing poverty, environmental degradation and other root causes of violence. We believe that American citizens, working through non-governmental organizations, can bring about these changes by using the tools of our democracy." [1]

The Foundation currently makes grants to organizations in the United States that it states that share its mission and use these strategies:

  • Grassroots organizations working to educate the public and influence decision makers;
  • Peace advocacy organizations promoting alternative policies;
  • Organizations initiating media coverage. [2]


Personnel And Contact Details

Amy Clough [3] Grants Manager
264 N. Pleasant St., 2nd Floor
Amherst, MA 01002
Phone: 413-256-0349
Fax: 413-256-3536
aclough AT proteusfund.org

Dini Merz [4] Program Director
374 S. Brooksvale Rd.
Cheshire, CT 06410
Phone: 203-439-0076
Fax: 203-272-3027
dmerz AT proteusfund.org

Website: www.proteusfund.org/grantmaking/colombe/