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Middle East Peace Organizations Explore Merger

Americans for Peace Now (APN) and Brit Tzedek v’Shalom (BTvS) were both American organizations aimed at promoting a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. In light of their similar missions, the two organizations decided to explore a merger. The Lodestar Foundation provided a grant to help fund a consultant to assist in the exploration. Although the merger did not materialize, BTvS subsequently merged into J Street Educational Fund, a transaction for which Lodestar also provided support.

Grant Information

Grant Amount: $55,000

Year Granted: 2008

Timeframe: Grant awarded over multiple years

Grantee: Americans for Peace Now

Location: National

Grantee Website: Americans for Peace Now