Grant

Chicago Dramatists Workshop

$20,000 IL
CultureCreativity

To support and develop playwrights of African, Latino, Asian, and Native American (ALANA) descent through a two-year residency initiative

2017 [12]

Grant

Navy Pier Chicago

$100,000 IL
CultureAccess

To commission site-specific work and public performances by noted African American artist, Nick Cave.

2017 [12]

Grant

Columbia College Chicago

$36,000 IL
CultureCreativity

To cover Columbia College's Glass Curtain Gallery's curation of an exhibition inspired by the respective archives of Cesar Chavez, Dolores Huerta, and Victor Alemn.

2017 [12]

Grant

Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund

$75,000 CA
DemocracyVoting Rights

To conduct public education, community outreach, and litigation to improve minority representation at the local government level in Illinois.

2017 [12]

Grant

Stand for Children Leadership Center

$300,000 OR
EducationTeacher Quality

To advocate for teacher preparation policies, and to support the effective implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) in Illinois and Indiana by building community support for teacher quality policies and other reforms.

2017 [12]

Grant

The Joan Ganz Cooney Center

$200,000 NY
EducationKindergarten Readiness

To introduce its new national agenda for scaling family engagement innovations that use digital tools, and to spur the adoption of these tools in a handful of cities and states.

2017 [12]

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