Grantees

Heartspark Press

Olympia, WA
2019
Heartspark Press is a volunteer-led, non-profit organization dedicated to supporting, developing, and amplifying the creative voices of transgender girls, transgender women, and CAMAB (coercively assigned-male-at-birth) nonbinary people everywhere.

Soul City Movement

Brooklyn, NY
2019
To empower a diverse collective of artists and youth to explore creativity as a tool for personal and community development.

Beantown Society

Boston, MA
2018, 2017, 2016, 2015
The vision of Beantown Society is to unite youth in Boston across race, class, culture, and neighborhood to end youth violence. We believe in changing youth's oppression, neglect-ion,...

Blights Out

New Orleans, LA
2018, 2017
Blights Out is a collective of artists, activists, and architects working to imagine and design a new model for housing development centered outside the for-profit market; we generate...

BMORE Awesome Inc.

Baltimore, MD
2018, 2017
Bmore Awesome is an independent, socially conscientious record label committed to music by young Baltimore musicians who are empowering others and inspiring change that: 1. Uses music as...

Chocolate Soul Revival

Durham, NC
2019
A healing justice initiative for Black women, femmes, and gender non-conforming people, centering the lives and voices of those most marginalized amongst us, particularly, LGBTQ, low income/ working...

CulturalWorker

Silver Spring, MD
2019
CulturalWorker creates a series of musicals for popular education, including The Moment Was Now in 2019 and beyond, to help build movements of resistance.

Detroit Women of Color

Detroit, MI
2019
Detroit Women of Color's mission is to integrate film, social justice and collaboration to advance dialogue and community engagement to radically challenge oppressive systems, and to raise the...

Don't You Feel It Too?

Minneapolis, MN
2019
The mission of Don't You Feel It Too? (DYFIT) is to create a participatory public dance practice that reconnects people to the wisdom of their bodies, cultivates our...

Greensboro Mural Project

Greensboro, NC
2017
The Greensboro Mural Project is an arts organization that engages the people of Greensboro in the process of creating murals through dialogue across the community. The Greensboro Mural...

Groundswell: Oral History for Social Change

Detroit, MI
2018, 2017
Groundswell: Oral History for Social Change is a network of oral historians, activists, cultural workers, community organizers, and documentary artists that use oral history to further movement building...

Intelligent Mischief

Boston, MA
2017, 2015, 2014
The work of Intelligent Mischief is to connect the skills, technology, and innovation of the "creative class" to the skills, strategies, and innovation the "creative roots" through social...

Interaction Initiative Inc.

Mishawaka, IN
2019
Interaction Initiative Inc. cultivates and advances young people of color and their counter-narratives to build more just and equitable communities through education, activism, and healing.

L.A. Rooted

Los Angeles, CA
2017, 2015, 2014
L.A. Rooted is a grassroots summer youth program which aims to cultivate youth leadership in the areas of environmental stewardship, community empowerment, food sovereignty and self-care. L.A. Rooted...

Mirror Image Arts

Edgewater, CO
2017
Mirror Image Arts uses theatre as language to inspire dialogue, encourage awareness and promote action in order to build a strong, compassionate, and empowered community.

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