Grantees 2012 + 2017 + Creative Resistance

Arizona Community Media Foundation

Tempe, AZ
Arizona Community Media Foundation was formed by concerned citizens who desire to provide access to independent, educational, community-focused broadcast media outlets serving Arizona. We exist to provide a...

Beantown Society

Boston, MA
2017, 2016, 2015
The vision of Beantown Society is to unite youth in Boston across race, class, culture, and neighborhood to end youth violence. We believe in changing youth's oppression, neglect-ion,...

Blights Out

New Orleans, LA
Blights Out is a collective of artists, activists, and architects working to imagine and design a new model for housing development centered outside the for-profit market; we generate...

BMORE Awesome Inc.

Baltimore, MD
Bmore Awesome is an independent, socially conscientious record label committed to music by young Baltimore musicians who are empowering others and inspiring change that: 1. Uses music as...

Center for Artistic Revolution

Little Rock, AR
Center for Artistic Revolution is a LGBTQ/SGL centric statewide organization working with diverse communities and allies on Fairness and Equality for ALL Arkansans.

Critical Resistance Oakland

Oakland, CA
2016, 2015, 2014, 2012
Critical Resistance seeks to build an international movement to end the Prison Industrial Complex by challenging the belief that caging and controlling people makes us safe. We believe...

Greensboro Mural Project

Greensboro, NC
The Greensboro Mural Project is an arts organization that engages the people of Greensboro in the process of creating murals through dialogue across the community. The Greensboro Mural...

Groundswell: Oral History for Social Change

Detroit, MI
Groundswell: Oral History for Social Change is a network of oral historians, activists, cultural workers, community organizers, and documentary artists that use oral history to further movement building...

Intelligent Mischief

Boston, MA
2017, 2015, 2014
The work of Intelligent Mischief is to connect the skills, technology, and innovation of the "creative class" to the skills, strategies, and innovation the "creative roots" through social...

L.A. Rooted

Los Angeles, CA
2017, 2015, 2014
L.A. Rooted is a grassroots summer youth program which aims to cultivate youth leadership in the areas of environmental stewardship, community empowerment, food sovereignty and self-care. L.A. Rooted...

Mirror Image Arts

Edgewater, CO
Mirror Image Arts uses theatre as language to inspire dialogue, encourage awareness and promote action in order to build a strong, compassionate, and empowered community.

Movement Netlab

New York, NY
The Movement Netlab is a practice-centered ‘think-make-and-do tank’. We are comprised of movement-based activists, organizers, and researchers whose goal is to help develop powerful conceptual and practical tools...

Pioneer Winter Collective, Inc.

Miami, FL
Pioneer Winter Collective democratizes performance through the unexpected and promotes the performing arts as an anchor for social commentary: unexpected bodies in unexpected places, producing unexpected change.


Oakland, CA
2017, 2015
The project, which was initially called The Holdout, was started in 2011 by a group of mostly white anarchists as a social space, events space, bookstore and bike...

Red Salmon Arts

Austin, TX
Red Salmon Arts (RSA) is a cultural arts organization, with a thirty-year history of working with the indigenous neighborhoods of Austin. RSA is dedicated to the development of...