Grantees Creative Resistance + LGBTQ + 2011 + US/Occupied Territories

Heartspark Press

Olympia, WA
2019
Heartspark Press is a volunteer-led, non-profit organization dedicated to supporting, developing, and amplifying the creative voices of transgender girls, transgender women, and CAMAB (coercively assigned-male-at-birth) nonbinary people everywhere.

Soul City Movement

Brooklyn, NY
2019
To empower a diverse collective of artists and youth to explore creativity as a tool for personal and community development.

4ward Miami, Inc

Miami, FL
2018
4Ward Miami was founded in 2015 to promote LGBTQ+ diversity, economic status and civil rights through the creation of the Gay8 Festival and other programs that promote community...

adé Project

Asheville, NC
2018
adé [aahh day] [Acronym] artists designing evolution. adé is a multi-generational, intersectional grassroots cooperative bringing together la indígena and artists of color that actualize equity, spark creative inquiry...

Arizona Community Media Foundation

Tempe, AZ
2012
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...

Assata's Daughters

Chicago, IL
2015
Assata's Daughters is a grassroots, intergenerational, organizing collective of Black women who love and support each other. Inspired by the Radical Monarchs, Assata’s Daughters was started to hold...

Barrio Writers

Austin, TX
2018
Barrio Writers (BW) is a creative writing program founded by author Sarah Rafael García, which provides free college level writing workshops to teenagers in underserved communities. In the...

Beantown Society

Boston, MA
2018, 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,...

Betti Ono

Oakland, CA
2018
Betti Ono is an experimentally minded hub for art, culture, and community headquartered in Oakland, California that serves as cultural anchor and a safe space for artists of...

Blights Out

New Orleans, LA
2018, 2017
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
2018, 2017
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
2012
Center for Artistic Revolution is a LGBTQ/SGL centric statewide organization working with diverse communities and allies on Fairness and Equality for ALL Arkansans.

CEPA (Center for Embodied Pedagogy and Action)

San Juan, PR
2018
CEPA offers a physical space of praxis which nurtures our collective and individual capacity to heal from the legacies of colonialism and capitalism. CEPA’s purpose is to build...

Chocolate Soul Revival

Durham, NC
2019
A healing justice initiative for Black women, femmes, and gender non-conforming people, centering the lives and voices of those most marginalized amongst us, particularly, LGBTQ, low income/ working...

CIRCA Pintig

Chicago, IL
2018
CIRCA Pintig is a community arts organization dedicated to the development and popularization of community arts. Pintig which means pulse in Pilipino, was founded in April 1991, with...

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