Grants Database

Year Approved
Organization
Status
Amount
Duration
2019 Massachusetts College of Art and Design Foundation, Inc. Shape Created with Sketch.

General project support to Massachusetts College of Art and Design’s Artward Bound program, a key Thriving Cultures planning partner that is supporting the implementation of the Surdna Foundation’s refined strategy: Radical Imagination for Racial Justice.

Active $150,000 10 months
2019 Mayor's Office of Arts and Culture, City of Boston Shape Created with Sketch.

General project support for the Mayor’s Office of Arts and Culture, City of Boston, a key Thriving Cultures planning partner that is supporting the implementation of the Surdna Foundation’s refined strategy: Radical Imagination for Racial Justice

Active $50,000 10 months
2019 National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures Shape Created with Sketch.

General operating support to the National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures, a key Thriving Cultures planning partner that is supporting the implementation of the Surdna Foundation’s refined strategy: Radical Imagination for Racial Justice.

Active $50,000 6 months
2019 National Performance Network Shape Created with Sketch.

General operating support for a key Thriving Cultures planning partner that is supporting the implementation of the Surdna Foundation’s refined strategy: Radical Imagination for Racial Justice.

Active $50,000 6 months
2019 Native Arts and Culture Foundation Shape Created with Sketch.

General operating support for the Native Arts and Culture Foundation, a key Thriving Cultures planning partner that is supporting the implementation of the Surdna Foundation’s refined strategy: Radical Imagination for Racial Justice.

Active $50,000 6 months
2019 NDN Collective Shape Created with Sketch.

General operating support for NDN Collective, a key Thriving Cultures planning partner that is supporting the implementation of the Surdna Foundation’s refined strategy: Radical Imagination for Racial Justice.

Active $50,000 6 months
2019 Project Row Houses Shape Created with Sketch.

Closeout general operating support for Project Row Houses which engages neighbors, artists, and enterprises in collective creative action to help materialize sustainable opportunities in marginalized communities.

Active $150,000 12 months
2019 The Conservation Fund Shape Created with Sketch.

The purpose of this grant is to support the growth of a national network of community-based nonprofits in communities of color, low wealth communities and Tribal Nations working to increase access to land and capital.  

Active $400,000 36 months
2019 The MAP Fund, Inc. Shape Created with Sketch.

General operating support for the Map Fund, Inc., a key Thriving Cultures planning partner that is supporting the implementation of the Surdna Foundation’s refined strategy: Radical Imagination for Racial Justice.

Active $50,000 6 months
2019 Thunder Valley Community Development Corporation Shape Created with Sketch.

General operating support for Thunder Valley Community Development Corporation, a key Thriving Cultures planning partner that is supporting the implementation of the Surdna Foundation’s refined strategy: Radical Imagination for Racial Justice.

Active $50,000 6 months
2019 UBW, Inc. Shape Created with Sketch.

Closeout general operating support for Urban Bush Women (UBW) which seeks to bring the untold and under-told histories and stories of disenfranchised people to light through dance.

Active $100,000 12 months
2019 1863 Ventures Shape Created with Sketch.

To support 1863 Venture’s business development program that seeks to accelerate new majority entrepreneurs from high potential to high growth through coaching, mentoring, online tools, a tracking platform, and fund development.

Active $600,000 24 months
2019 Emerald Cities Collaborative, Inc. Shape Created with Sketch.

Closeout general operating support for Emerald Cities Collaborative,  a national nonprofit network of organizations working to advance a sustainable environment while creating high-road — sustainable, just and inclusive — economies with opportunities for all.

Active $200,000 24 months
2019 Family Values at Work: A Multi-State Consortium Shape Created with Sketch.

General operating support for Family Values at Work, a national network of grassroots coalitions in 27 states that are pursuing a range of Earned Sick Days and Family and Medical Leave Insurance policies at the city, county, and state levels.

Active $600,000 36 months
2019 Funders' Network for Smart Growth and Livable Communities, Inc. Shape Created with Sketch.

General operating support for the Funders’ Network Smart Growth and Livable Cities, a membership organization that inspires, strengthens and expands philanthropic leadership and funding to create more just and sustainable and prosperous regions and communities.

Active $400,000 24 months
2019 Greater Milwaukee Committee for Community Development Shape Created with Sketch.

Project support to advance the Greater Milwaukee Committee for Community Development’s efforts to increase wealth, access to capital, revenue growth and opportunities in communities of color by providing the tools, knowledge, and networked ecosystem to support ambitious growth and generational wealth for minority business owners.

Active $430,000 24 months
2019 Highlander Research & Education Center, Inc. Shape Created with Sketch.

General operating support for the Highlander Research & Education Center which serves as a catalyst for grassroots organizing and movement building in Appalachia and the South.

Active $300,000 36 months
2019 Hillman Accelerator Shape Created with Sketch.

The purpose of this grant is to support the Hillman Accelerator, a program designed to assist high-growth, investment ready, minority and/or women-led technology companies. 

Active $600,000 36 months
2019 Metropolitan Economic Development Association Shape Created with Sketch.

General operating support for the Metropolitan Economic Development Association which provides business consulting, access to capital, and market opportunities for minority entrepreneurs. 

Active $675,000 36 months
2019 New York Energy Democracy Alliance Shape Created with Sketch.

General operating support for the New York Energy Democracy Alliance, a statewide alliance of community-based organizations, grassroots groups, and policy experts working together to advance a just and participatory transition to a resilient, localized, and democratically controlled clean energy economy in New York State.

Active $300,000 36 months
2019 Opportunity Finance Network Shape Created with Sketch.

General operating support for the Opportunity Finance Network, the nation’s leading network of community development financial institutions that serve low-income and low-wealth communities.

Active $80,000 12 months
2019 Partnership for Southern Equity Shape Created with Sketch.

The purpose of this grant is to support PSE’s JUST Opportunity program, centered on improving the lack of economic opportunity for disenfranchised communities of color in metro Atlanta.

Active $190,000 12 months
2019 Right to the City Alliance, Inc. Shape Created with Sketch.

Project support to scale up the impact of Right to the City’s Homes For All campaign which aims to amplify the vision and viability of sustainable, equitable community development models.

Active $750,000 36 months
2019 Smart Growth America Shape Created with Sketch.

Closeout general operating support for Smart Growth America which empowers communities through technical assistance, advocacy, and thought leadership to realize its vision of livable places, healthy people, and shared prosperity. 

Active $200,000 12 months
2019 Southeast African American Farmers' Organic Network Shape Created with Sketch.

To support the Southeast African American Farmers’ Organic Network’s development and viability of land development models that are grounded in the principles of ecological sustainability, black agrarianism, and collective empowerment of black communities in the Southeastern United States.

Active $300,000 36 months