We are an institution that is deeply committed to sharing the lessons that result from our work with grantees and partners through storytelling, research and convenings.
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.
We deploy an array of grantmaking and social investing tools – usually in partnership with nonprofit, public, private and philanthropic organizations – to address society’s most intractable problems.
We are a private, national foundation that works to expand opportunities in America’s cities through grantmaking and social investing in arts and culture, education, environment, health, human services and community development in Detroit.
A database of grants awarded since 2009, updated quarterly.
This two-year project support grant advances River Network’s efforts to strengthen community-based participatory research (CBPR) strategies and community leadership to advance climate resilience an
This 2-year grant provides general operating support to EcoDistricts, an organization dedicated to accelerating neighborhood-scale developments by assisting urban practitioners in enhancing the equ
Grantmakers for Education works to strengthen philanthropy to improve outcomes and expand opportunities for all learners through its 300 members, representing the nation’s largest and most diverse
This planning grant will enable the Coalition of Communities of Color (CCC) to convene key climate justice and health equity partners to guide the implementation of the Portland Clean Energy Initia
Portland Community College supports student success by delivering access to quality education while advancing economic development and promoting sustainability in a collaborative culture of diversi
Grounded Solutions Network is a national nonprofit membership organization that works to cultivate communities – equitable, inclusive and rich in opportunity – by advancing affordable housing solut
California’s community colleges comprise the nation’s largest higher education system with 114 community colleges serving 2.1 million students. This grant builds the capacity of the California
This grant will allow the International Living Future Institute, working in partnership with BuildingGreen and the Resilient Design Institute, to plan and host the inaugural Building Resilience Con
Comunidades Latinas Unidas En Servicio was founded in 1981 by Latinos for Latinos who shared a vision for improving the quality of life of the Latino population in Minnesota, as well as a commitmen
This grant will provide general operating support to EcoDistricts, an organization dedicated to “advancing equitable and environmentally positive urban regeneration by providing a suite of tools an
This grant provides general operating support to expand Springboard of the Arts’ Creative Placemaking activities, develop tools, and advance the practice of Creative Placemaking.
The association of 300 foundations and corporations is dedicated to leveraging philanthropic investments to improve educational outcomes. GFE organizes and leads an annual conference, hosts se
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 foundation serves California’s 110 community colleges, providing resource development and advancement, program and grant management, system-wide purchasing, financial services, information-tech
Saint Paul Port Authority (SPPA) is a Development Finance Agency (DFA) that works to improve people’s lives by building vibrant economic communities.
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