Grants Database

Year Approved
Organization
Status
Amount
Duration
2019 First Peoples Fund Shape Created with Sketch.

General operating support for First Peoples Fund, 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 Fractured Atlas Productions, Inc. Shape Created with Sketch.

General operating support for Fractured Atlas Productions, 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 Grantmakers in the Arts Shape Created with Sketch.

The purpose of the grant is general operating support.

Active $400,000 32 months
2019 Hester Street Collaborative, Inc. Shape Created with Sketch.

General operating support for Hester Street Collaborative, an urban planning, design, and development nonprofit that works to ensure that neighborhoods are shaped by the people who live in them.

Closed $175,000 6 months
2019 Inner City Advisors Shape Created with Sketch.

To scale Inner City Advisors’ Good Jobs Accelerator which will grow good jobs and wealth building opportunities for under-resourced entrepreneurs.

Active $400,000 24 months
2019 Kentucky Coalition, Inc. Shape Created with Sketch.

General operating support for the Kentucky Coalition which supports leadership development, grassroots organizing and public policy advocacy in Kentucky, across the South, and in Appalachia.

Active $450,000 36 months
2019 Kids Rethink New Orleans Schools Shape Created with Sketch.

Closeout support for Rethink’s Saturday Studio Sessions for formerly incarcerated youth who participate in the Jyo Power Collective; and organizing training for youth artists in New Orleans who are specifically interested in exploring the deep connections between art and justice.

Active $50,000 12 months
2019 Leeway Foundation Shape Created with Sketch.

General operating support for Leeway 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 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.

Closed $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.

Closed $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 AXIS Dance Company Shape Created with Sketch.

The purpose of this grant is for general operating support. This grant also serves as closeout support under our previous Thriving Cultures strategy and guidelines.

Active $50,000 12 months
2019 Black Tech Mecca Shape Created with Sketch.

The purpose of this grant is for general operating support.

Active $195,000 12 months
2019 BRIC Arts Media Inc. Shape Created with Sketch.

To create an intentional space and place for organizations from across the nation to coordinate local, regional, and national narrative change efforts.

Active $100,000 12 months
2019 Building Movement Project Shape Created with Sketch.

The purpose of this grant is to support Detroit Peoples Platform in creating and implementing strategies to address economic and racial inequality across the city of Detroit.

Active $225,000 36 months
2019 CEL Education Fund Shape Created with Sketch.

The purpose of this grant is to support the logistics and functions of the Narrative Convening to take place in early Fall/Winter of 2019 in Dallas, TX.

Active $275,000 12 months