Grantees All Years


The Performance Project

Year Grant Awarded: 2018

First Generation Ensemble toured Tenderness, a multi-lingual, physical theater piece that underscores the connections between racism, the school-to-prison pipeline, mass incarceration, hyper-masculinity, violence and the power of human connection. Read More

Shmuel Polonski CD of 1931 Soviet Yiddish Songbook Far yugnt/For Youth

The Polonski Project/Eric A. Gordon & Yale Strom

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

A CD produced by historian Eric A Gordon & musician Yale Strom, featuring vocalists Michael Alpert, Judy Bressler, Jack Yankl Falk, Daniel Kahn, Vira Lozinsky, Anthony Russell, Elizabeth Schwartz, and Sholem Singers 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

The Rights of Spring

The Puppeteers Cooperative

Year Grant Awarded: 2011

The Rights of Spring is a giant puppet pageant, with the same name but a different plot each year. It features an issue-driven plot, and participation by puppeteers, youth and school groups, and the audience. Read More

The Rights of Spring: The Persistence of Winter (2014)

The Puppeteers Cooperative

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

A giant puppet pageant with adults and youth groups; played out-of-doors, and beginning with a parade. 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

1931- by Claire and Paul Sifton

The ReGroup Theatre Company

Year Grant Awarded: 2012

The ReGroup presented this 80+ year old play about mass unemployment to tremendous response in Oct 2012. Originally presented by the Group Theatre, the play resonated now more than it did when opens during the Great Depression. Read More

Empowering Youth Mural Project

The Seed House~Casa de la Semilla

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

Community Engaged public art project, a catalyst of cultural inquiry and relational aesthetics in Kansas, with the objective of creating interactive environments in which people come together, re-engaged as participant of their own lives. Read More

Developing Native content at the Tahawus Center

The Tahawus Center

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

The Tahawus Center exhibits the art and culture of Mohawk in their indigenous region of the Adirondack Mountains, which today knows little of the people and vibrant culture which existed here before. Read More

Street Theater Summer Tour of “LIBERTY Or JUST US, A City Parks Story”

Theater for the New City

Year Grant Awarded: 2016

TNC’s Street Theater productions are always a bouncy joyride through the undulations of the body politic, with astute commentary couched in satire and song. They are delightfully suited for family entertainment, with children and neighborhood people as the heroes. Read More

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