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A database of grants awarded since 2009, updated quarterly.
This initial 6-month grant to PolicyLink will support the partnership with the Kresge Human Services Program, PolicyLink, and Leadership for a Networked World to co-lead an initial effort to assess
This grant will extend Kresge’s support of the Convergence Partnership, a national multi-funder collaborative that invests in community power and leadership to address structural and institutional
The Institute for College Access & Success is a trusted source of research, design, and advocacy for student-centered public policies that promote affordability, accountability, and equity in h
This grant will support the Center to Advance Community Health & Equity (CACHE) to advance evidenceinformed technical assistance across the health and community development sectors to better al
This grant will renew Kresge’s support of the Amplify Fund, which supports equitable development and community-power building in eight cities and states. Amplify intentionally works in p
This two-year project support grant will allow Rose Foundation for Communities and the Environment to develop and administer the Grassroots Leaders Fund, a two-year regranting and capacity building
This two-year grant will renew support to Movement Strategy Center’s (MSC) Community Climate Solutions Program.
This project grant supports the evolution of PolicyLink's Arts, Culture and Equitable Development initiative, launched five years ago, to integrate arts and culture into PolicyLink’s programs.
Designing Justice + Designing Spaces is an architecture and real estate development nonprofit working to end mass incarceration by building infrastructure that addresses its root cau
The mission of the Alameda County Public Health Department is to work in partnership with the community to ensure the optimal health and well being of all people through a dynamic and responsive pr
PolicyLink is a national research and action institute advancing racial and economic equity. This grant will help link and support local, state and national coalitions and partnerships in
CEL Education Fund (also known as CultureStrike) supports artist fellowships, convenings and project incubation, as well as arts integration training for organizations focused on climate, immigrati
PolicyLink is a national research and action institute advancing racial and economic equity by Lifting Up What Works. This grant will provide PolicyLink support to coordinate the Water Equity
The Greenlining Institute's mission is to empower communities of color and other disadvantaged groups through multi-ethnic economic and leadership development, civil rights, and anti-redlining acti
East Bay Asian Local Development Corporation (EBALDC) is a nonprofit community development organization celebrating 40 years of building healthy, vibrant and safe neighborhoods in Oakland and the g
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