Grantees 2017 + 2016 + Creative Resistance

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,...

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,...

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...

Critical Resistance Oakland

Oakland, CA
2018, 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...

Detroit Independent Freedom Schools Movement (DIFS

Detroit, MI
2016
The mission of the Detroit Independent Freedom Schools Movement is to create free, African-centered, loving educational experiences for Detroit children and families by mobilizing community volunteers and resources...

Greensboro Mural Project

Greensboro, NC
2017
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
2018, 2017
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
2017
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
2017
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...

People's Climate Arts

Brooklyn, NY
2016
It takes vision to build a movement. It takes creativity to transform society, and ourselves. We invite you to join us in building bold, innovative and vibrant artists...

Pioneer Winter Collective, Inc.

Miami, FL
2017
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.

Qilombo

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...

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