Surdna Foundation 2014 Annual Report
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Thriving Cultures

Thriving Cultures Grants Descriptions

52nd Street Project

New York, NY | $25,000

To support the newest round of the two-year Teen Ensemble, and seminar associated with the college application and student employment program.

Category: Teens' Artistic & Cultural Advancement

Alliance for California Traditional Arts

Fresno, CA | $300,000 (36 months)

To support the Living Cultures Grants Program, providing grants to small budget organizations fostering traditional arts transmission, engagement, and sustainability in the myriad of cultural communities of California.

Category: Artists Engaging in Social Change

Alonzo King's LINES Ballet

San Francisco, CA | $150,000 (24 months)

To support the young artists who participate in LINES Ballet's Summer Program.

Category: Teens' Artistic & Cultural Advancement

Alternate ROOTS

Atlanta, GA | $200,000 (24 months)

To support community engagement projects and the transformation of ROOTS governance and membership structures for a new generation of artists working for social change in the South.

Category: Artists Engaging in Social Change

Alternate ROOTS

Atlanta, GA | $75,000

To develop a cultural plan for Jackson, Mississippi in partnership with local constituents and decision makers in order to illustrate how arts and culture connect to issues of economic development, city planning and design.

Category: Community Engaged Design

Anchorage Museum

Anchorage, AK | $50,000

To support a series of new residencies/workshops over a two-year period that will help to rebuild distinctive and endangered Alaska Native arts.

Category: Artists Engaging in Social Change

Andy Warhol Museum

Pittsburgh, PA | $120,000 (24 months)

To support in-school artistic learning opportunities for students in grade middle and high school at three Pittsburgh public schools.

Category: Teens' Artistic & Cultural Advancement

Art Center College of Design

Pasadena, CA | $30,000

To support 'LEAP: The Professional Frontier in Design for Social Innovation,' a national symposium of diverse designers, nonprofits, educators and business leaders to identify and articulate new career paths for design in social innovation, 2013.

Category: Community Engaged Design

ArtPlace America

Brooklyn, NY | $500,000

Support for ArtPlace America's strategic plan, which includes: a two-track grant strategy, an emphasis on field building, and a new lending initiative, all designed to catalyze the creative placemaking movement.

Category: Artists & Economic Development

ArtSpot Productions

New Orleans, LA | $50,000

Support for ArtSpot Productions' programmatic activities, including the mounting of 'Cry You One,' its educational programs and its work with currently and formerly incarcerated women.

Category: Artists Engaging in Social Change