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.
Over the past 15 years, the center has developed a critical mass of small businesses owned by community residents by providing business training and capital to 4,000 entrepreneurs, and nurturing st
UNITE-LA provides minority and low-income Los Angeles high school students with the information and assistance they need to apply for college financial aid.
Through its Neighborhood Academic Initiative, a comprehensive six-year college-preparatory program for low-income and minority students in the seventh through 12th grade, the university offers youn
The nonprofit organization, owned by the six Minnesota synods of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, offers adoption, financial, refuge, counseling, housing, and other services to children,
The organization provides research, advocacy, and innovative policy models, and engages citizen action on energy issues.
Working side-by-side with utilities, electric-transmission-grid operators, regulators, and other stakeholders, the nonprofit organization aims to bring wind power to market in the Midwest.
The alliance uses research, organizing, coalition-building, policy advocacy, and communications to achieve its mission of transforming the economy and the environment.
Based at Occidental College, the institute encompasses multiple centers and programs focused on social-change issues involving food, housing, pollution, and migration policy.
Housed at the university’s Keck School of Medicine, the Southern California Environmental Health Sciences Center spearheads research on traffic-related health impacts.
The center has been working on Skid Row for 30 years to increase opportunities and provide basic-needs support for chronically homeless and very low-income women.
The nation’s oldest community-development corporation focuses on the construction and renovation of affordable housing, workforce development, foreclosure prevention, home weatherization, job
The nonprofit organization is a national leader in providing affordable housing and offers residents support services such as counseling, job placement, tutoring and health care.
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