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A database of grants awarded since 2009, updated quarterly.
The Food Trust works with key stakeholders to develop programs that ensure residents of low-income Philadelphia neighborhoods have access to affordable, nutritious food and information to make heal
With a national network of 43 colleges in 23 states, the dropout-recovery program uses a college-based model to help homeless and other hard-to-serve students complete high school and earn college
The real estate consulting practice, formerly known as U3Ventures, specializes in projects that leverage the employment base, procurement volume and facilities of universities and medical instituti
The organization places new college graduates in underserved high schools where they serve as college-access advisers.
The institute offers green building and infrastructure solutions for buildings, neighborhoods and cities.
The university’s Graduate School of Education is one of the nation’s leading education programs and houses a number of research centers and community partnerships, and its faculty inclu
The former apartheid government founded this historically black institution, located near Cape Town, to serve Coloured South Africans only, but the university embraced a new mission in the 1970s to
The organization’s Mural Arts Program unites artists and communities through an engaged and collaborative process, rooted in the traditions of mural making, to create art that transforms publ
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,
The community development corporation is advancing a comprehensive revitalization plan for Cleveland’s Collinwood neighborhood that embeds support for artists and creative entrepreneurs in it
The organization is committed to asset-based growth in Cleveland’s low-income east-side neighborhoods, reimagining community resources through resident engagement, workforce development, yout
The community development financial institution operates under the umbrella organization Entrepreneur Works, which seeks to create pathways of opportunity for talented entrepreneurs in underserved
The community development financial institution helps finance small businesses that have difficulty obtaining loans for startup capital and business growth in Philadelphia and Montgomery counties.
A leading innovator in financing neighborhood revitalization, the fund provides loans, equity and alternative financing for housing, community facilities and commercial real estate projects.
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