Genres Public Interest

No Mercy Art Exhibition:An Exploration of Farm Animal Cruelty (2014)

Lefebvre, Mara

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

The “No Mercy Art Exhibition:An Exploration of Farm Animal Cruelty” project is a mixed media art installation of multiple small scale sculptures created by Mara Lefebvre with additional sculptures crafted by members of the community. The exhibition Read More

No Mercy Art Exhibition:An Exploration of farm Animal Cruelty

Mara, Lefebvre

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

The No Mercy Art Exhibition project is a mixed media art installation of multiple small scale sculptures created by Mara Lefebvre with additional sculptures crafted by members of the community. The exhibition, lectures by animal advocates and hands Read More

MIRA Annual Art Exhibit

Missouri Immigrant & Refugee Advocates

Year Grant Awarded: 2012

Welcoming Missouri, an initiative of Missouri Immigrant and Refugee Advocates, as part of Welcoming America, a national campaign to build mutual respect and cooperation between foreign-born and US-born communities, engages immigrant and welcoming com Read More

Eyes on Oakland

Mobile Arts Platform (MAP)

Year Grant Awarded: 2015

Through the journalistic lens of community surveillance, this participatory research project and resulting social sculpture investigated ways in which Oakland communities are changing because of new economic pressures. Read More

Counter drone-war cable TV public information advertising

Mottern, Nicholas

Year Grant Awarded: 2017

This project airs 15-second cable TV ads on major channels in U.S. communities hosting drone control centers, urging drone operators not to fly war drone missions. Read More

Spy Vs. Us: MoRUS 5th Annual Film Fest:

Museum of Reclaimed Urban Space (MoRUS)

Year Grant Awarded: 2017

Our 5th Annual Film Fest: Spy Vs. Us focused on a range of techniques used to spy on and disrupt community groups, including environmental, civil rights, and anti-war organizations. The festival featured films on these topics as well as hosted Q&As with directors and activists. Read More

New Jersey Peace Action

New Jersey Peace Action

Year Grant Awarded: 2015

Peace Action is the nation's largest grassroots peace organization. It was founded as SANE (later to become SANE/Freeze) in 1957. The Northern New Jersey Affiliate, New Jersey Peace Action, is one of the nation's most active peace groups. Read More

Cat-Fish II — A humanitarian Mission To Haiti

Oil Drum Art

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

A catamaran, using 8 recycled 55-gallon oil drums, was created by Oil Drum Art. It will sail 2,250-miles from CT to Haiti via the Intracoastal Waterways and donated to a fishing village to improve fishing capabilities and better feed its families. Read More

Greg Palast

Palast, Greg

Year Grant Awarded: 2010

Greg Palast’s reporting team investigated crucial, difficult stories for BBC TV, Democracy Now! Rolling Stone and In These Times: vote suppression, vulture finance attacks on Africa, oil pollution in the Amazon and the Deepwater Horizon blow-out. Read More

Be Black Baby: a House Party Presents

Recess Activties Inc.

Year Grant Awarded: 2011

Presented by Simone Leigh and Recess, it fostered group and individual exploration and dialogue through a series of performances and events that broke down and problematized racial and queer identity along with other conventions of cultural politics. Read More

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