Grants Database

Year Approved
Organization
Status
Amount
Duration
2015 American Sustainable Business Institute Shape Created with Sketch.

To support the American Sustainable Business Council to identify policies that create favorable conditions for businesses to adopt high-road employment practices and partner with BFMW to support higher minimum wages.

Closed $350,000 24 months
2015 Anchorage Museum Shape Created with Sketch.

To support Polar Lab: View from Up Here, a three-year series of exhibitions and programs that explores the relevancy of the North and examines stereotypes to present a contemporary, complex and authentic view of the region and its people.

Closed $150,000 36 months
2015 Black Organizing for Leadership & Dignity Shape Created with Sketch.

To support Black Organizing for Leadership and Dignity to strengthen infrastructure for emerging Black leadership leading transformative community-based organizing for healthy and sustainable communities.

Closed $50,000 12 months
2015 Business Alliance for Local Living Economies Shape Created with Sketch.

To support the Business Alliance for Local Living Economies’ Local Economy Fellowship program to build the capacity and connectivity of those who have effectively organized for economic justice with those focused on business models that decentralize business ownership and build collaborations to solve social and economic issues.

Closed $250,000 24 months
2015 Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber Foundation Shape Created with Sketch.

To support the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber’s Minority Business Accelerator to provide capacity growth management services to high potential African American and Hispanic firms in Cincinnati to push towards accelerated growth and the increased employment of those firms.

Closed $150,000 12 months
2015 Economic Policy Institute Shape Created with Sketch.

General operating support.

Active $450,000 36 months
2015 Funders' Network for Smart Growth and Livable Communities, Inc. Shape Created with Sketch.

To engage funders in opportunities to create more sustainable and prosperous regions and communities by supporting funder working groups: Federal Reserve-Philanthropy Initiative, GREEN; Stormwater Funders’ Group; Restoring Prosperity in Older Industrial Cities; and the PLACES fellowship program.

Closed $150,000 12 months
2015 Grantmakers in the Arts Shape Created with Sketch.

To support the racial equity program track for the 2015 annual Grantmakers in the Arts conference.

Closed $10,000 12 months
2015 Groundswell Community Mural Project Shape Created with Sketch.

To support the capstone Portfolio Development art-making program for young people interested in creating portfolios of their artwork for college and scholarship applications. 

Closed $100,000 24 months
2015 Inner City Advisors Shape Created with Sketch.

General operating support.

Closed $150,000 12 months
2015 Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art Foundation, Inc. Shape Created with Sketch.

To support the testing and development of the Assets for Artists toolkit as a strategy for creative place-making.

Closed $150,000 36 months
2015 National Domestic Workers Alliance Shape Created with Sketch.

To support the National Domestic Workers Alliance (NDWA) in improving job quality in the domestic work and care industry, through the development of a career lattice framework and credentialing platform, raising standards in the fast-growing online domestic work and care marketplace, and developing its own technology tools to influence the market.

Active $675,000 36 months
2015 PolicyLink Shape Created with Sketch.

General operating support.

Active $600,000 36 months
2015 Rebuild Foundation Shape Created with Sketch.

To support the production of the Black Artists Retreat and the Public Programs of the Dorchester Art+Housing Collaborative, two ongoing programs that engage Chicago’s South Side community and beyond.

Active $225,000 36 months
2015 Sundance Institute Shape Created with Sketch.

To support the Native American and Indigenous Film Program, which supports most innovative and exciting Native and Indigenous film storytellers working today, including emerging and established filmmakers creating feature films, short films, episodic content, and multimedia works.

Closed $300,000 36 months
2015 Sustainable Business Education Initiative, Inc. Shape Created with Sketch.

To support the Sustainable Business Network’s ongoing efforts to bolster the local economy in the Philadelphia region with a Green Stormwater Industry focus.

Closed $300,000 24 months
2015 The Albert Jr. and Tina Small Center for Collaborative Design at Tulane School of Architecture Shape Created with Sketch.

To support the development and refinement of the Explore stream of work, in which the organization will work with community partners to research an issue affecting New Orleans or one of its neighborhoods and to create a set of visual materials that articulate the issue and propose a set of equitable solutions. 

Closed $120,000 12 months
2015 United States Artists Shape Created with Sketch.

To support the 2016 and 2017 Artists Assembly, which provides opportunities for artists to engage with national and local arts leaders and fellow artists in discussions addressing professional issues, new ideas, and collaborations. 

Closed $60,000 24 months
2015 University of New Mexico School of Architecture and Planning Shape Created with Sketch.

To provide operating support for the Indigenous Design and Planning Institute.

Closed $100,000 24 months