To support the work of the Climate Action Fund, which makes grants to organizations to increase their internal organizational and networking capacity to become influential actors in the decision-making process that impacts our daily lives.
To support PolicyLink to develop and implement an Equity Officer Policy Network to accelerate the impact of municipal and county equity officers to advance equitable development, build inclusive economies, and further policy reforms.
To provide closeout support for the Native American and Indigenous Program, whose mission is to support the creative and professional development of Native American and Indigenous film and media storytelling artists at all stages of their careers. This grant closes out our previous strategies in preparation for the rollout of our new arts and culture program, Radical Imagination for Racial Justice.
To develop models and provide technical assistance to municipalities for resisting water privatization. Annually, $50,000 will be regranted equally between Corporate Accountability and Food and Water Watch.
To support the Arizona Creative Communities Institute work at the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University, which will continue to support connections between University resources (faculty, fellows, students, technology, etc.) and community-based organizations throughout the state over the next few years.
To support the Baltimore Community Foundation launch a multi-year strategy to advance an inclusive small business agenda by complementing various small business and impact investing initiatives occurring throughout Baltimore.
To support City Scale to continue to work among and across local government sustainability directors, community-based organizations and funders implementing alternatives for climate action that results in more equitable outcomes for low-wealth communities and communities of color at the local and regional scale.
To suppport the growth of Detroit’s food economy while improving equity. The focus of this grant is for FoodLab Detroit to capitalize and strengthen our model of supporting the enterprises of low-income and residents of color.
To support the growth of Partners for Places (Rounds 13 – 14), a successful matching grant program that creates opportunities for cities and counties in the United States and Canada to improve communities by building partnerships between local government sustainability offices and place-based foundations.
To support the connection between Gehl Institute and grassroots organizations addressing urban racial and economic justice, in an effort to center these issues in the fields of public-interest design and urban design more broadly.
To support the Advancing Equity and Opportunity Collaborative Disaster Recovery and Restoration Working Group to work across three states to connect the impacts of climate change and highlight opportunities around renewable energy for environmental justice communities in the South.