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17,512  Grants awarded for  $7,497,828,317
GranteeProjectDate AmountLocationProgram
Boston Modern Orchestra Project, Inc.Advancing African American Opera03/12/21$1,000,000Malden, MA, United StatesArts and Culture
Japanese American Cultural and Community CenterSustainable Little Tokyo and Community Curatorial Fellowship03/12/21$350,000Los Angeles, CA, United StatesArts and Culture
Nonprofit Finance FundComprehensive Organizational Health Initative03/12/21$1,861,500New York, NY, United StatesArts and Culture
Bryn Mawr CollegeNew Directions Fellowship (Lee)03/12/21$276,000Bryn Mawr, PA, United StatesHigher Learning
Duke UniversityNew Directions Fellowship (Jaji)03/12/21$300,000Durham, NC, United StatesHigher Learning
Romare Bearden Foundation, Inc.Romare Bearden Digital Catalogue Raisonné03/12/21$750,000New York, NY, United StatesArts and Culture
Santa Monica Museum of ArtNew Director Vision 03/12/21$300,000Los Angeles, CA, United StatesArts and Culture
Educopia Institute, Inc.Getting Fit to Print: Capacity Building for Cita Press03/12/21$245,000Atlanta, GA, United StatesPublic Knowledge
The Institute of Contemporary Art, Inc.Simone Leigh at the Venice Biennale03/12/21$750,000Boston, MA, United StatesArts and Culture
The Silk Road Project, Inc.The Silk Road03/12/21$3,000,000Boston, MA, United StatesArts and Culture
Smith CollegeSophia Smith Collection of Women's History03/12/21$250,000Northampton, MA, United StatesPublic Knowledge
University of California at San DiegoCommunity Stations Network03/12/21$5,000,000La Jolla, CA, United StatesHigher Learning
Springboard for the ArtsActivating a National Training Center and Community Hub03/12/21$500,000Saint Paul, MN, United StatesArts and Culture
Mid-America Arts AllianceInterchange03/12/21$500,000Kansas City, MO, United StatesArts and Culture
New England Foundation for the Arts, Inc.National Dance Project03/12/21$4,062,000Boston, MA, United StatesArts and Culture
Nashville Symphony AssociationProject Accelerando03/12/21$900,000Nashville, TN, United StatesArts and Culture
Asian Arts InitiativeCommunity-Informed Arts Programming03/12/21$500,000Philadelphia, PA, United StatesArts and Culture
Michigan State UniversityNew Directions Fellowship (Baker-Bell)03/12/21$218,000East Lansing, MI, United StatesHigher Learning
Tulane UniversityNew Directions Fellowship (Horowitz)03/12/21$240,000New Orleans, LA, United StatesHigher Learning
University of California at Los AngelesNew Directions Fellowship (Marino)03/12/21$290,000Los Angeles, CA, United StatesHigher Learning
The Chrysler Museum of Art IncorporatedCritical Collections03/12/21$500,000Norfolk, VA, United StatesArts and Culture
American Councils for International EducationThe America’s Languages Initiative: A Guide to Exemplary Programs and Practices in US Language Education03/12/21$500,000Washington, DC, United StatesHigher Learning
University of OxfordCollections for Communities of Color03/12/21$250,000Oxford, United KingdomPublic Knowledge
Wing Luke Memorial FoundationIntegrating Heritage, Arts, and Civic Responsibility03/12/21$500,000Seattle, WA, United StatesArts and Culture
Howard UniversityNew Directions Fellowship (Yeboah)03/12/21$296,000Washington, DC, United StatesHigher Learning
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