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A database of grants awarded since 2009, updated quarterly.
Since 2015, Green Infrastructure Leadership Exchange (Exchange), a network of more than 60 municipal leaders, has been working to achieve more equitable green stormwater infrastructure de
This project support grant advances Center for Neighborhood Technology’s research to document the impact of green stormwater infrastructure (GSI) on property values across U.S.
This grant for project support advances the Healthy Schools Campaign’s (HSC) Space to Grow initiative, a public-private partnership designed to bring green stormwater infrastructure (GSI) to school
The council provides colleges, universities, businesses, labor organizations and state and local governments with tools and strategies to improve learning opportunities for working adults. Thi
Education Commission of the States (ECS) partners with education policy leaders to address issues by sharing resources and expertise. This grant adds another scaling site to the initial cohort
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,
OneGoal is a coalition of teachers, students, school leaders and education advocates working to close the degree divide and ensure all young people can achieve their postsecondary dreams.
The nation’s leading domestic hunger-relief organization uses a vast network of 202 food banks and 60,000 local charitable agencies to collect and distribute food to 40 million people each yea
One Million Degrees is dedicated to providing comprehensive supports to low-income, highly motivated community college students to help them succeed in school, in work, and in life. This grant
The organization works to promote international giving, raise awareness of global development issues and instill greater understanding of the field of global philanthropy.
This project grant supports the implementation of a Creative Placemaking and community-engaged design process around the redevelopment of urban brownfields with residents from three southeast Chica
The center is a nonpartisan research institution that delivers reliable data and rigorous analysis to guide critical programmatic, business and policy decisions. This project grant will fund t
The Shriver Center provides national leadership in advancing laws and policies that secure justice to improve the lives and opportunities of people living in poverty.
This grant supports the Green Infrastructure Leadership Exchange, a city-to-city practitioner network that seeks to accelerate research, innovation, and implementation around green stormwater
This grant will support the Carbon Neutral Cities Alliance (CNCA), an international network of cities at the vanguard of efforts to transition from fossil fuels to clean energy in ways that that al
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