Emily Schaefer

Emily Schaefer

Joined April 2019 · New York, NY

I've worked in communications and marketing for over 7 years. Before joining Grapevine, I worked at JPMorgan Chase promoting new digital products and features. I also worked at Teachers Pay Teachers, where I helped to develop communication programs for their educator community of over 5 million.

Grapevine Membership

Nonprofits Supported

Code 2040

Code 2040
San Francisco, CA

Our mission is to ensure the full representation and leadership of Black and Latinx people in the innovation economy by creating pathways to their educational, professional, and entrepreneurial success in tech. Our vision is an innovation economy where Black and Latinx people are contributing as technologists, investors, and leaders, and a country in which we have the economic and social capital needed to thrive and build generational wealth.

Code 2040

Code 2040
San Francisco, CA

Our mission is to ensure the full representation and leadership of Black and Latinx people in the innovation economy by creating pathways to their educational, professional, and entrepreneurial success in tech. Our vision is an innovation economy where Black and Latinx people are contributing as technologists, investors, and leaders, and a country in which we have the economic and social capital needed to thrive and build generational wealth.

Code 2040

Code 2040
San Francisco, CA

Our mission is to ensure the full representation and leadership of Black and Latinx people in the innovation economy by creating pathways to their educational, professional, and entrepreneurial success in tech. Our vision is an innovation economy where Black and Latinx people are contributing as technologists, investors, and leaders, and a country in which we have the economic and social capital needed to thrive and build generational wealth.

Code 2040

Code 2040
San Francisco, CA

Our mission is to ensure the full representation and leadership of Black and Latinx people in the innovation economy by creating pathways to their educational, professional, and entrepreneurial success in tech. Our vision is an innovation economy where Black and Latinx people are contributing as technologists, investors, and leaders, and a country in which we have the economic and social capital needed to thrive and build generational wealth.

New Immigrant Community Empowerment

New Immigrant Community Empowerment
Jackson Heights, NY

New Immigrant Community Empowerment (NICE) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of vulnerable and precarious immigrant workers in New York, with a focus on day laborers, domestic workers, and newly arrived immigrants. We offer an extensive set of services, community organizing, and leadership development programs.

350

350
Boston, MA

350 is building a future that's just, prosperous, equitable and safe from the effects of the climate crisis.

Minneapolis Foundation

Minneapolis Foundation
Minneapolis, MN

The Minneapolis Foundation cultivates generosity by taking action on the greatest civic, social, and economic needs—partnering with nonprofits, facilitating grantmaking, driving research and advocacy, and providing services to donors seeking to make a difference in their communities.

Alternate ROOTS

Alternate ROOTS
Atlanta, GA

Alternate ROOTS supports the creation and presentation of original art that is rooted in communities of place, tradition or spirit. We are a group of artists and cultural organizers based in the South creating a better world together. As Alternate ROOTS, we call for social and economic justice and are working to dismantle all forms of oppression—everywhere.

Project South

Project South
Atlanta, GA

Project South was founded as the Institute to Eliminate Poverty & Genocide in 1986. Our work is rooted in the legacy of the Southern Freedom Movement, and four primary work areas achieve our mission of cultivating strong social movements in the South powerful enough to contend with some of the most pressing and complicated social, economic, and political problems we face today.

Southerners on New Ground

Southerners on New Ground
Atlanta, GA

SONG is a home for LGBTQ liberation across all lines of race, class, abilities, age, culture, gender, and sexuality in the South. We build, sustain, and connect a southern regional base of LBGTQ people in order to transform the region through strategic projects and campaigns developed in response to the current conditions in our communities. SONG builds this movement through leadership development, intersectional analysis, and organizing.

Highlander Research & Education Center

Highlander Research & Education Center
New Market, TN

Highlander serves as a catalyst for grassroots organizing and movement building in Appalachia and the South. We work with people fighting for justice, equality and sustainability, supporting their efforts to take collective action to shape their own destiny. Through popular education, language justice, participatory research, cultural work, and intergenerational organizing, we help create spaces — at Highlander and in local communities — where people gain knowledge, hope and courage, expanding their ideas of what is possible. We develop leadership and help create and support strong, democratic organizations that work for justice, equality and sustainability in their own communities and that join with others to build broad movements for social, economic and restorative environmental change.

Grandmother Project Inc.

Grandmother Project Inc.
Lindale, TX

Grandmother Project’s mission is to improve the health and well-being of women, children, and families in countries in the Global South by empowering communities to drive their own development by building on their own experience, resources, and cultural realities.

Fabscrap

Fabscrap
New York, NY

FABSCRAP endeavors to end commercial textile "waste". To maximize the value of unused fabric, FABSCRAP is a convenient and transparent Service, is an affordable and accessible materials Resource, and is educating and empowering a Community of changemakers.

The Castle

The Castle
Greencastle, IN

The Castle aims to create a culture of energetic, relevant, student-generated learning in Putnam County, IN public schools. Drawing on its vast network of collaborative partnerships, teaching artists and community organizations, The Castle offers professional development opportunities to teachers and supports learning experiences in partner schools that maximize creative problem-solving, enhance the curriculum, nurture self-expression, honor varied learning styles, and encourage essential 21st Century skills.

Zzak G. Applaud Our Kids

Zzak G. Applaud Our Kids
Barnegat, NJ

The mission of the Zzak G. Applaud Our Kids Foundation is to give children the opportunity to find their own voice, increase their self-esteem, give them a sense of belonging, and provide them with positive reinforcement through the performing arts.

Zzak G. Applaud Our Kids

Zzak G. Applaud Our Kids
Barnegat, NJ

The mission of the Zzak G. Applaud Our Kids Foundation is to give children the opportunity to find their own voice, increase their self-esteem, give them a sense of belonging, and provide them with positive reinforcement through the performing arts.

Black Voters Matter Capacity Building Institute

Black Voters Matter Capacity Building Institute
East Point, GA

Our goal is to increase power in marginalized, predominantly Black communities. We agree with the words of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. when he said, “Power at its best is love implementing the demands of justice, and justice at its best is power correcting everything that stands against love.”

Diné Citizens Against Ruining our Environment

Diné Citizens Against Ruining our Environment
Winslow, AZ

Diné CARE, Citizens Against Ruining our Environment, is an all-Navajo environmental organization, based within the Navajo homeland. We strive to educate and advocate for our traditional teachings as we protect and provide a voice for all life in the Four Sacred Mountains. We promote alternative uses of natural resources that are consistent with the Diné philosophy of Beauty Way. Our main goal is to empower local and traditional people to organize, speak out and determine their own destinies.

Diné Citizens Against Ruining our Environment

Diné Citizens Against Ruining our Environment
Winslow, AZ

Diné CARE, Citizens Against Ruining our Environment, is an all-Navajo environmental organization, based within the Navajo homeland. We strive to educate and advocate for our traditional teachings as we protect and provide a voice for all life in the Four Sacred Mountains. We promote alternative uses of natural resources that are consistent with the Diné philosophy of Beauty Way. Our main goal is to empower local and traditional people to organize, speak out and determine their own destinies.

Diné Citizens Against Ruining our Environment

Diné Citizens Against Ruining our Environment
Winslow, AZ

Diné CARE, Citizens Against Ruining our Environment, is an all-Navajo environmental organization, based within the Navajo homeland. We strive to educate and advocate for our traditional teachings as we protect and provide a voice for all life in the Four Sacred Mountains. We promote alternative uses of natural resources that are consistent with the Diné philosophy of Beauty Way. Our main goal is to empower local and traditional people to organize, speak out and determine their own destinies.