Expanding opportunities in America’s cities

Grantee Location

Grantee Location:
Detroit
$2.2 million

Awarded

Awarded:
2017

The university delivers student-centered undergraduate and graduate education in an urban context.

Area served

Area served:
Detroit, Michigan

Grantee Location

Grantee Location:
Washington, D.C.
$120,000

Awarded

Awarded:
2017

The nonprofit works to save America’s sites, buildings and objects of national significance or interest.

Grantee Location

Grantee Location:
Memphis, Tennessee
$85,000

Awarded

Awarded:
2017

The public/private partnership works with the city of Memphis to maintain and improve the more than five miles of riverfront parks.

Area served

Area served:
Memphis, Tennessee

Grantee Location

Grantee Location:
Washington, D.C.
$559,000

Awarded

Awarded:
2017

Brookings’ Metropolitan Policy Program is a public-policy think tank focused on the vital role cities play as engines of economic growth and global competitiveness.

Grantee Location

Grantee Location:
Memphis, Tenn.
$70,000

Awarded

Awarded:
2017

The nonprofit foundation focuses on strengthening the community through philanthropy. This grant supports an eight-week program in two Memphis neighborhoods, which includes a series of healing

Area served

Area served:
Memphis, Tennessee

Grantee Location

Grantee Location:
New York, New York
$111,111

Awarded

Awarded:
2017

The nationally recognized consulting practice provides real estate and economic development solutions to the institutions that anchor our communities.

Grantee Location

Grantee Location:
Memphis, Tennessee
$72,000

Awarded

Awarded:
2017

The Works Inc.

Area served

Area served:
Memphis, Tennessee

Grantee Location

Grantee Location:
Memphis, Tennessee
$75,000

Awarded

Awarded:
2017

The collaborative is a community development organization working with partners to strengthen the communities in the Memphis Medical District so they are more livable, vibrant and safe.

Area served

Area served:
Memphis, Tennessee