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Our programs seek to expand opportunity for low-income people so they can gain the tools and supports needed to lead self-determined lives and join the economic mainstream.
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A database of grants awarded since 2009, updated quarterly.
The university’s School of Education and Merrill Palmer Institute for Child and Family Development implements the Woodward Corridor Early Childhood Consortium, a partnership of directors, administr
The Detroit Collaborative Design Center is a community outreach program of the university’s School of Architecture which provides service to more than 90 nonprofits and civic organizations.
Living Cities – a philanthropic, corporate, and public-sector partnership – was established to bring community-development opportunities and the financial power of mainstream markets to urban neigh
Achieving the Dream (ATD) is a national reform network that seeks to increase the academic success of community college students, particularly low-income and underrepresented students.
iMentor builds mentoring relationships that empower students from low-income communities to develop strong personal relationships, nurture college aspirations, navigate the college application proc
Public Agenda, a nonpartisan organization, uses research, engagement, and communications to provide diverse leaders and citizens with the insights and support they need to arrive at workable soluti
This grant will support University of Virginia (UVA) researchers to improve college affordability and transparency by using personalized text messages, postal mail and email to provide simplified i
MDRC combines research, experience and know-how to improve the lives of low-income individuals and influence public policy and practice.
The Institute of International Education works to foster mutual understanding, develop global leaders and protect academic freedom worldwide through educational exchange and training programs.
Achieving the Dream is a national reform network that seeks to increase the academic success of community college students, particularly low-income and underrepresented students.
The center promotes policies that reduce inequality, increase economic mobility and spur economic growth in New York City.
The initiative of the Clinton Foundation works to bring together private sector, non-profit and government leaders to develop specific, measurable interventions for pressing social and environmenta
This grant will enable CEC Stuyvesant Cove (dba: Solar One), an environmental and workforce-development organization based in New York City, to expand its Here Comes Solar program.
Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC), through a two-year project grant, will design and implement a pilot Creative Placemaking Technical Assistance program.
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