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$3.12 billion
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5,180  Grants awarded for  $3,120,401,103
GranteeProjectDate AmountLocationProgram
New Mexico Highlands UniversityManitos Community Memory: Phase II12/11/20$970,000Las Vegas, NM, United StatesPublic Knowledge
Florida International UniversityRace, Risk, and Resilience: Building a Local-to-Global “Commons for Justice”12/11/20$4,632,000Miami, FL, United StatesHigher Learning
MASS Design Group, Ltd.Public Memory and Memorial Lab12/11/20$500,000Boston, MA, United StatesOther
University of Minnesota at Twin CitiesMinnesota Transform: A Just University for Just Futures12/11/20$4,997,000Minneapolis, MN, United StatesHigher Learning
Columbia UniversityRacial Justice and Abolition Democracy: An Action Curriculum for a Just Society12/11/20$5,000,000New York, NY, United StatesHigher Learning
Flamboyan Foundation, Inc.Puerto Rican Literary Voices Fellowship12/11/20$1,147,500Washington, DC, United StatesOther
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, Inc.Orpheus Reflections12/11/20$100,000New York, NY, United StatesOther
University of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignEducation Justice Project12/11/20$1,000,000Champaign, IL, United StatesHigher Learning
Gerber/Hart Library and ArchivesSupport for Community-Based Archives12/11/20$100,000Chicago, IL, United StatesPublic Knowledge
Lesbian Herstory Education Foundation, Inc.Support for Community-Based Archives12/11/20$90,000Brooklyn , NY, United StatesPublic Knowledge
Pangea World TheaterNational Institute for Directing and Ensemble Creation12/11/20$900,000Minneapolis, MN, United StatesArts and Culture
Dayton Contemporary Dance CompanyComprehensive Organizational Health Initiative12/11/20$771,000Dayton, OH, United StatesArts and Culture
The House Foundation for the Arts, Inc.Meredith Monk Lineage Project12/11/20$375,000New York, NY, United StatesArts and Culture
The Laundromat Project, Inc.Anchoring Laundromat Project in Community12/11/20$1,000,000New York, NY, United StatesArts and Culture
Detroit Symphony Orchestra Hall, Inc.Social Progress Initiative and African American Fellowship program12/11/20$1,000,000Detroit, MI, United StatesArts and Culture
Visual AIDS for the Arts, Inc.Support for Community-Based Archives12/11/20$100,000New York, NY, United StatesPublic Knowledge
Accion LatinaSupport for Community-Based Archives12/11/20$100,000San Francisco, CA, United StatesPublic Knowledge
University of California at Los AngelesMillion Dollar Hoods-Archiving the Age of Mass Incarceration12/11/20$3,650,000Los Angeles, CA, United StatesOther
University of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignFuture of Higher Learning in Prison (Program Support)12/11/20$517,000Champaign, IL, United StatesHigher Learning
University of OregonFuture of Higher Learning in Prison (Program Support)12/11/20$481,000Eugene, OR, United StatesHigher Learning
Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural and Educational Center, Inc.New Director's Vision 12/11/20$200,000New York, NY, United StatesArts and Culture
Adler University Future of Higher Learning in Prison (Program Support)12/11/20$369,000Chicago, IL, United StatesHigher Learning
Quinnipiac UniversityFuture of Higher Learning in Prison (Program Support)12/11/20$364,000Hamden, CT, United StatesHigher Learning
Florida International UniversityCommunity Data Curation: Preserving, Creating, & Narrating Everyday Stories12/11/20$1,000,000Miami, FL, United StatesPublic Knowledge
Swarthmore CollegeHumanities Faculty Leadership Development12/11/20$871,000Swarthmore, PA, United StatesHigher Learning
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