Grants Database

Year Approved
Organization
Status
Amount
Duration
2020 CEL Education Fund Shape Created with Sketch.

The purpose of this grant is to provide additional funding to support the logistics and functions of the Narrative Convening to take place in early Winter 2020 in Dallas, TX.

Active $75,000 6 months
2020 Center on Wisconsin Strategy Shape Created with Sketch.

The purpose of this grant is to advance Center on Wisconsin Strategy’s mission of equity, sustainability, and democracy in cities through peer learning, sharing of best practices, and supporting new, under resourced and marginalized mayors through leadership development opportunities.

Active $100,000 24 months
2020 Juxtaposition Arts Shape Created with Sketch.

For general operating support.

Active $130,000 12 months
2020 National Black Food and Justice Alliance Shape Created with Sketch.

The purpose of this grant is to provide operational support to the National Black Food and Justice Alliance and the Black Land and Power Project to implement the organizing strategy involving but not limited to listening sessions w/Black farmers and the larger Black community.

Active $500,000 36 months
2020 New Orleans Video Access Center Shape Created with Sketch.

The purpose of this grant is to support the production and post-production of A FINE GIRL, a short documentary about Brandi Jarrow, a successful hairstylist in New Orleans who happens to be a trans woman of color.  At the Tribeca If/Then Pitch at the 2019 New Orleans Film Festival, the film project was awarded a special jury prize by the Surdna Foundation. 

Active $7,000 6 months
2020 Next City Shape Created with Sketch.

The purpose of this grant is general operating support.

Active $400,000 24 months
2020 Transform Finance, Inc. Shape Created with Sketch.

The purpose of this grant is to enable Transform Finance to support social justice actors to develop place-based and topic-based strategies to influence financial actors and capital flows in advancement of social and economic justice.

Active $570,000 36 months
2019 Funders' Network for Smart Growth and Livable Communities, Inc. Shape Created with Sketch.

The grant purpose is to provide a final year of support the Partners for Places Program (P4P) – a matching grant program implemented by The Funders Network for Smart Growth and Sustainability (TFN) and The Urban Sustainability Directors Network (USDN).

Active $150,000 12 months
2019 Activest Shape Created with Sketch.

The purpose of this grant is to reduce municipal government’s usage of tax breaks for economic development through developing alternative economic development financial products to attract investment and mobilizing municipal investors to push for accountability and transparency.

Active $250,000 24 months
2019 Allied Media Projects Shape Created with Sketch.

The purpose of this grant is to provide general operating support to Allied Media Projects in alignment with Thriving Cultures’s strategy to support communities in imagining and practicing racially just systems and structures, translating those ideas into shareable knowledge, and connecting knowledge and community members to opportunities to affect local policy.

Active $600,000 36 months
2019 Alternate ROOTS, Inc. Shape Created with Sketch.

The purpose of this grant is to provide general project support to Alternate ROOTS for their regranting initiative to invest in artists, artists collectives, and small arts organizations of color proposing projects to imagine and practice more racially just systems and structures.

Active $1,200,000 36 months
2019 Arts in a Changing America Shape Created with Sketch.

The purpose of this grant is to support ArtChangeUS’s convening capacity for art-centered community development work across two cities and to provide support for their core programs.

Active $400,000 24 months
2019 Boston Impact Initiative Fund Shape Created with Sketch.

The purpose of the grant is to support a research and development phase that lays the groundwork for a national cohort made up of community partners who wish to deploy integrated capital dedicated to closing the racial wealth divide.

Active $100,000 12 months
2019 Business Alliance for Local Living Economies Shape Created with Sketch.

The purpose of the grant is general operating support.

Active $700,000 36 months
2019 Center for Story-based Strategy Shape Created with Sketch.

The purpose of this grant is general operating support.

Active $450,000 36 months
2019 Creative Capital Foundation Shape Created with Sketch.

The purpose of this grant is to provide general project support to Creative Capital Foundation for their regranting initiative to invest in artists, artists collectives, and small arts organizations of color proposing projects to imagine and practice more racially just systems and structures.

Active $1,200,000 36 months
2019 Critical Minded Shape Created with Sketch.

The purpose of this grant is to provide general program support to Critical Minded to build a robust network of cultural critics of color and seed investments that support cultural critics of color having paid positions at mainstream publications.

Active $375,000 36 months
2019 Crux Shape Created with Sketch.

The purpose of this grant is to provide general program support to Crux.

Active $150,000 12 months
2019 Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative Shape Created with Sketch.

The purpose of this grant is to provide closeout project support DSNI under the Thriving Cultures program’s previous grant guidelines, as DSNI continues to integrate arts and culture into its community-development work.

Active $75,000 12 months
2019 East Bay Community Foundation Shape Created with Sketch.

The purpose of this grant is to provide general project support to the East Bay Community Foundation for their regranting initiative, in partnership with the Akonadi Foundation and the City of Oakland, CA, to invest in artists, artists collectives, and small arts organizations of color proposing projects to imagine and practice more racially just systems and structures.

Active $1,200,000 36 months
2019 Efforts of Grace, Inc. Shape Created with Sketch.

The purpose of this grant is to provide general operating support to Efforts of Grace, Inc. in alignment with Thriving Cultures’s strategy to support communities in imagining and practicing racially just systems and structures, translating those ideas into shareable knowledge, and connecting knowledge and community members to opportunities to affect local policy.

Active $500,000 36 months
2019 Financial Services Stakeholder Project NFP Shape Created with Sketch.

The purpose of this grant is general operating support.

Active $125,000 12 months
2019 Georgetown University Shape Created with Sketch.

The purpose of this grant is to support Georgetown University’s Beeck Center in conducting field work to advance the growth and success of minority-led and women-led financial services firms, including a survey of current initiatives, a stakeholder convening, and Opportunity Zone case studies.

Active $175,000 12 months
2019 GRX Immersive Labs Shape Created with Sketch.

The purpose of this grant is to provide project support to GRX Immersive Labs as it completes and begins to distribute an immersive experience entitled POV: Points of View meant to promote equity in the application of, and access to, new technologies, especially among those who are most targeted by police and surveillance technologies.

Active $150,000 12 months
2019 Hester Street Collaborative, Inc. Shape Created with Sketch.

The purpose of this grant is to provide general project support to Hester Street for their regranting initiative to invest in artists, artists collectives, and small arts organizations of color proposing projects to imagine and practice more racially just systems and structures.

Active $1,200,000 36 months