Grantees All Years

When We Were Young/There Was A War

Goudvis, Patricia

Year Grant Awarded: 2015

Through poignant then and now footage of Central Americans, this bilingual website explores the impact of war and its aftermath. Videos, photos and text highlight the ongoing connections between the history and people of Central America and the US. Read More

Gramercy Brass Band Camp

Gramercy Brass of NY. Inc.

Year Grant Awarded: 2016

Gramercy Brass Band Camp is the official summer music institute of Gramercy Brass Orchestra of NY. Open to brass and percussion students grades 4-12, campers have the opportunity to work side by side with principal members of Gramercy Brass Orchestra. Adult programs also available. Read More

Spaghetti Dinners

Great Small Works

Year Grant Awarded: 2018

A decades-old series, cabaret-style performances in puppetry, music, spoken word, theater and dance, and spaghetti, supporting artistic experimentation and engagement with critical thinking, feeding ourselves and our audiences with food, with art, and with ideas. Read More

Project Tap Root (2014)

Green Scene Chicago

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

Green Scene Chicago’s PROJECT TAPROOT cross-pollinates gardening with arts. This weekly all ages series at Winthrop Harmony Arts Garden provides horticultural lessons followed by free entertainment from youth-based performance groups in Uptown. Read More

The Best Democracy Money Can Buy: An investigation of racially biased vote suppression and the funde

Greg Palast/Palast Investigative Fund of the Sustainable Markets Foundation

Year Grant Awarded: 2015

Investigating latest hidden tactics to suppress the minority vote, with focus on secretive “Crosscheck” voter roll purges. Findings published by Rolling Stone, broadcast by Al Jazeera, Democracy Now and shared with Voto Latino, other rights groups. Read More

Windows Into War (a mother’s lament)

Gross-Zuchman, Deborah

Year Grant Awarded: 2018

Windows Into War is a collection of poems and paintings about war I have used the metaphors of windows and the American flag to portray the losses, suffering and unraveling of the American democratic ideal. The creative force is a powerful weapon that encourages life and beauty. Read More

Searching for Democracy: An Act of Civil Obedience

Grossman, Beth

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

Searching for Democracy is a street performance of scribing the United States Constitution with a quill pen on moneybags from failed banks. This public dialog calls attention to the impact of financial interests on Constitutional interpretation. Read More

Groundswell Community Mural Project

Groundswell Community Mural Project

Year Grant Awarded: 2006

Groundswell Community Mural Project is a Brooklyn-based organization that brings together professional artists, grass-roots groups and communities to create high quality murals in underserved neighborhoods. Groundswell’s Teen Empowerment Mural Read More

The Newark Arts Photo Documentary Project

Gutwein, Colleen

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

The Newark Arts Photo Documentary Project is a a documentary photographed with the Jem Jr. camera, manufactured in Newark Nj in the 1940's. The project creates portraits of contemporary artists and art activists currently working in Newark, NJ. Read More

Blue Lotus: new music as a vehicle for social activism.

Gwen Laster/New Muse 4tet

Year Grant Awarded: 2018

An original music recording inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement and devoted to social activism. Violinist Gwen Laster leads New Muse 4tet string quartet in performing her original works that include her commissioned piece "Black Lives Matter Suite" motivated by the Sandra Bland tragedy. Read More

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