Genres Public Interest

Make Thrift Mend (2014)

Rodabaugh, Katrina

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

Make Thrift Mend focuses on sustainable fashion, social practice, "art as action”, and reclaiming traditional garment-making skills. It's also a fast-fashion fast that resists factory labor and instead chooses making, mending, and community building. Read More

General Support

Rosenberg Fund for Children

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

The Rosenberg Fund for Children provides for the educational and emotional needs of children whose parents have suffered because of their progressive activities and who, therefore, are no longer able to provide fully for their children. Read More

The Green Room (2014)

Scoates, Vandy

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

The Green Room is a project website that was created to explore, research and share ideas about producing sustainable theatre in North America. The website include a multitude of resources for finding sustainable options, readings and products. Read More

We the People

Sheryl Oring

Year Grant Awarded: 2006

The goal of Sheryl Oring’s “We The People” project is to bring the voices of the American people to the national stage. In her role as performance artist, Ms. Oring set up an office in various public places and invited people to dictate cards to Read More

Vote Everywhere (2014)

The Andrew Goodman Foundation

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

Vote Everywhere provides college students with a unique, non-partisan opportunity to learn organizational & leadership skills while registering peers to vote, providing voter education, and leading on-campus issues activism & social justice projects. Read More

The Caffè Lena History Project

The Caffè Lena History Project

Year Grant Awarded: 2012

Caffè Lena is America’s oldest continually operating folk music coffeehouse. Puffin Foundation support enabled critical initial work on the Caffè Lena Oral History Project and the creation of the Caffè Lena History Project website. Read More

The Washington Spectator (2014)

The Public Concern Foundation, Hamilton Fish, President

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

Independent, nonprofit, and reader-supported, the monthly Washington Spectator reports from the ground on the excesses of the public and private sectors that distort our politics and undermine democracy. Read More

Raise Your Voice Mural Project

The Rag Collection

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

Raise Your Voice is a series of free youth art workshops located at Alhambra High School, Phoenix, AZ. We invited students to learn how to use their graffiti art talents and inspire their communitiy through mural making on their campus. Read More

Antiwar Billboard Project NYC

World BEYOND War

Year Grant Awarded: 2018

World BEYOND War puts up billboards in numerous cities across the world to bolster public antiwar education efforts and amplify our global antiwar voices. The unique public approach has helped create difficult conversations that otherwise wouldn't happen. Read More

Pete Seeger’s Legacy: IF I HAD A HAMMER

WQ7856P

Year Grant Awarded: 2016

Assessing the folk-singer/activist's lasting gifts to the world. Read More

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