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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.
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.
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The Democracy Collaborative works to carry out a vision of a new economic system where shared ownership and control creates more equitable and inclusive outcomes, fosters ecological sustainability,
This grant will enable the Building Electrification Initiative, a project of the Innovation Network for Communities, to help cities advance the electrification of buildings in ways that advance soc
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 provides general operating support to expand Springboard of the Arts’ Creative Placemaking activities, develop tools, and advance the practice of Creative Placemaking.
Saint Paul Port Authority (SPPA) is a Development Finance Agency (DFA) that works to improve people’s lives by building vibrant economic communities.
The national organization works to develop and spread scalable innovations that transform the performance of community systems such as education, energy, land use, transportation and workforce deve
This grant will enable the Innovation Network for Communities (INC), in partnership with Meister Consultants Group, to research three areas of interest to cities pursuing equitable climate action a
The partnership works to strengthen the city’s arts and culture sector.
The national organization helps to develop and spread scalable innovations that transform the performance of community systems such as education, energy, land use, transportation and workforce deve
The community development funding intermediary works to marshal resources in the public and private sectors to counter disinvestment in some of the city's neighborhoods.
College Possible provides an intensive curriculum of coaching and support to make college admission and success achievable for low-income students.
Springboard works to build stronger, more vibrant communities, neighborhoods and economies by providing artists with essential skills, information and services and integrating artistic individuals
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
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