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Santa Fe, N.M.
$900,000
Grant awarded in 2014

The nonpartisan, independent organization seeks to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by improving the design, construction, renovation and operation of buildings and neighborhoods. This three-year grant extends support for the Cleveland 2030 District and advances other elements of the Green Cities Program, which helps urban areas reduce their carbon emissions and prepare for the effects of climate change.

Washington
$23,913
Grant awarded in 2014

The national health research and policy organization brings stakeholders together to address the current and future needs of an evolving health system, inform health policy and translate evidence into action. This grant provides additional funding to conduct the 2014 Population Health Scholars program and offer training to 15 scholars.

Dearborn, Mich.
$100,000
Grant awarded in 2014

This two-year grant is part of the Detroit Program’s Kresge Arts Support initiative, which provides unrestricted operating support to small, midsize and large organizations in the performing, visual and literary arts in metro Detroit’s Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties.

Oakland, Calif.
$150,000
Grant awarded in 2014

The department designs and delivers community health services and programs and serves as the lead agency for the Food to Families initiative, which is aimed at reducing the risk of obesity, improving access to healthy foods and fostering community activities that support the health of African American and Latino pregnant women. Funding supports development and advancement of Food to Families as part of the Safety Net Enhancement Initiative, a cohort of eight communities around the country addressing health disparities through multisector collaboration.

New York
$100,000
Grant awarded in 2014

The coalition-building organization unites workers, community leaders and others to create good jobs, vibrant neighborhoods and a more accountable democracy for all New Yorkers. It is using grant money to design a Climate Works for All initiative, in partnership with other stakeholders, to ensure climate-resilience planning, policy development and implementation better reflect the priorities and needs of low-income urban residents.

Romeo, Mich.
$10,000
Grant awarded in 2014

This two-year grant is part of the Detroit Program’s Kresge Arts Support initiative, which provides unrestricted operating support to small, midsize and large organizations in the performing, visual and literary arts in metro Detroit’s Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties. 

Milwaukee
$500,000
Grant awarded in 2014

The organization, now known as the Alliance for Strong Families and Communities, offers leadership- and management-development services to its membership network of 500 nonprofit agencies serving 4.6 million clients in 2,200 locations across the United States and Canada. This two-year grant underwrites the development of the Center for Engagement and Neighborhood Building, an initiative to help alliance members adopt new methods and systems that support individuals, families and communities as they create their own solutions to improve quality of life and economic security.

Washington
$100,000
Grant awarded in 2014

The national organization has a strong track record of leading and supporting improvements in the efficiency of America’s energy use through publications, advocacy work and development of appliance-efficiency standards and model building codes. Grant funding enables the council to provide guidance and technical assistance to communities as they assess climate-related threats to their energy systems and employ energy efficiency as a central component of their comprehensive climate-change preparedness plans.

Mount Clemens, Mich.
$25,000
Grant awarded in 2014

This two-year grant is part of the Detroit Program’s Kresge Arts Support initiative, which provides unrestricted operating support to small, midsize and large organizations in the performing, visual and literary arts in metro Detroit’s Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties.

Tempe, Ariz.
$1 million
Grant awarded in 2014

The foundation is serving as the fiscal sponsor and coordinator of the University Innovation Alliance, a coalition of 11 public universities. This three-year grant underwrites the establishment and work of the alliance, which seeks to reshape the future of higher education by improving low-income and minority students’ educational attainment and economic prospects.

Little Rock, Ark.
$650,000
Grant awarded in 2014

The association for the state’s 22 public community colleges seeks to enhance student success. This two-year grant enables five Arkansas community colleges to redesign their programs and support services at scale to provide students with well-defined institutional pathways to begin and complete programs of study.

Detroit
$40,000
Grant awarded in 2014

This two-year grant is part of the Detroit Program’s Kresge Arts Support initiative, which provides unrestricted operating support to small, midsize and large organizations in the performing, visual and literary arts in metro Detroit’s Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties.

Detroit
$56,000
Grant awarded in 2014

This two-year grant is part of the Detroit Program’s Kresge Arts Support initiative, which provides unrestricted operating support to small, midsize and large organizations in the performing, visual and literary arts in metro Detroit’s Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties.

Providence, R.I.
$500,000
Grant awarded in 2014

Serving as a hub for creative activity and an anchor for downtown revitalization, the community-based arts organization provides support and opportunities for artists, operates art-production facilities and gallery space and engages at-risk students and incarcerated youth through art classes, workshops and mentoring. This three-year grant supports AS220’s general operations and the launch of the Practice//Practice consultancy to share three decades of creative placemaking experiences and resources with other practitioners. 

Washington
$60,000
Grant awarded in 2014

The scholarship fund provides financial, academic and personal support to Asian American and Pacific Islander students while promoting policies and research designed to enhance their access to and success in college. This grant supports dissemination of a March 2014 report, “Measuring the Impact of MSI-Funded Programs on Student Success.”

Oakland, Calif.
$100,000
Grant awarded in 2014

The statewide advocacy and action organization works to protect and shape the environment of Asian and Pacific Islanders in the San Francisco Bay Area through democratic participation. It is using grant funding to partner on the development of a multiyear framework to ensure that state and regional climate-resilience planning, policy development and implementation consider the priorities and needs of low-income urban residents.

Washington
$500,000
Grant awarded in 2014

The international organization fosters values-based leadership and offers a neutral, balanced venue for discussing and acting on critical issues. A two-year grant supports the $1 million Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence, awarded biannually to a community college that delivers exceptional and equitable outcomes for students and graduates, as part of a national effort to accelerate transformation in community colleges to improve degree attainment.

Indianapolis
$100,000
Grant awarded in 2014

The interdisciplinary organization supports philanthropy, civil society and voluntary action through the creation, application and dissemination of knowledge on nonprofit organizations. The two-year grant bolsters leadership development and the association’s efforts to build its organizational capacity and strengthen its learning community. 

Madison, Wis.
$102,900
Grant awarded in 2014

The association promotes education, policies and activities that mitigate current and future losses, costs and human suffering caused by flooding, and protects the natural and beneficial functions of floodplains without causing adverse impacts. This funding enables an association staff member to participate on a task force convened by the White House Council on Environmental Quality to develop recommendations on national climate resilience and preparedness.

Boston
$334,000
Grant awarded in 2014

The organization creates national issue-based campaigns, such as Opportunity Nation, driven by broad cross-partisan coalitions intended to inspire culture change and accelerate public-policy development to bring about positive changes in society. Through this two-year grant, the Opportunity Nation coalition of 300 nonprofits, businesses, educational institutions, faith-based organizations and community groups is working to expand economic mobility and close the opportunity gap in America.