Architecture 2030 spearheads cutting-edge efforts to reduce the energy demand of new buildings and major renovations, with a long-term efficiency goal of reaching carbon neutrality by 2030. A two-year grant supporting general operations advances its comprehensive work in research, education, coalition building, codes, and legislation along with design education and practice.
Working with 300 community partners, the organization has engaged more than 3,000 volunteers in hundreds of community-service programs benefiting youth, families, and neighborhoods. This two-year grant funds the recruitment of additional volunteers, the launch of a weekly ARISE Detroit! Network radio show, and service to the community on its annual citywide Neighborhoods Day.
Working with 300 community partners, the organization has recruited more than 3,000 volunteers and engaged them in hundreds of community-service programs benefiting youth, families, and neighborhoods. This grant is being used to upgrade the organization’s information technology, increase its fund-development capacity, and expand its annual ARISE Detroit! Neighborhoods Day program.
Individuals with disabilities receive information, skills training, counseling, and employment services from the organization, which fosters greater independence and reintegration into community life. The construction of a new sports and fitness facility, using challenge-grant funding, advances efforts to incorporate health and fitness into the lives of disabled youth and adults.
The nation’s largest public research university seeks to increase access to higher education for more state residents by creating a seamless transfer process for community college students. This three-year grant advances the development and implementation of new technological tools that make college-transfer information more accessible and user-friendly.
The association for the state’s 22 public community colleges seeks to enhance student performance. This two-year grant helps improve developmental education through the promotion of successful reform models.
The network plays a leading role in hunger relief, distributing more than 11 million pounds of food annually and serving 2,000 youngsters through its Childhood Hunger programs. With this challenge grant and operational support, the organization is erecting a new warehouse, allowing it to double the number of families served in five years.
The clinic, which has been delivering free, comprehensive medical services to uninsured, low-income Arlington County residents since 1994, handled 10,000 patient visits and filled 15,000 prescriptions last year. This two-year grant helps to implement a multiyear medical transformation project designed to integrate new electronic systems that expand patient access to high-quality care.
Artists for Humanity combines work force development in the creative industries and academic achievement for teens. This two-year grant for general operations supports the arts micro-enterprise activity.
Our Community Arts effort is a national pilot designed to test the use of arts and culture as a civic-engagement tool to help residents in five urban cities address pressing community issues. The Arts and Education Council of Greater St. Louis is serving as the intermediary for this effort in St. Louis, where it is using a two-year grant to support local arts and culture projects.