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17,512  Grants awarded for  $7,497,828,317
GranteeProjectDate AmountLocationProgram
University of VirginiaRace, Place, and Equity12/11/20$5,000,000Charlottesville, VA, United StatesHigher Learning
Northeastern Illinois University FoundationFuture of Higher Learning in Prison (Program Support)12/11/20$873,000Chicago, IL, United StatesHigher Learning
University of Maine at AugustaFuture of Higher Learning in Prison (Program Support)12/11/20$941,000Augusta, ME, United StatesHigher Learning
Stetson University, Inc.Future of Higher Learning in Prison (Program Support)12/11/20$359,000DeLand, FL, United StatesHigher Learning
Marquette UniversityFuture of Higher Learning in Prison (Program Support)12/11/20$745,000Milwaukee, WI, United StatesHigher Learning
City University of New YorkFuture of Higher Learning in Prison (Program Support)12/11/20$250,000New York, NY, United StatesHigher Learning
The Graduate Center of the City University of New YorkSocial Practice CUNY12/11/20$530,000New York, NY, United StatesArts and Culture
Small Axe, Inc.The Caribbean Modernisms Project12/11/20$200,000Lewiston, ME, United StatesArts and Culture
University of Wisconsin at MadisonHumanities Education for Anti-racism Literacy in the Sciences and Medicine12/11/20$5,000,000Madison, WI, United StatesHigher Learning
University of California at BerkeleyFuture of Higher Learning in Prison (Program Support)12/11/20$1,000,000Berkeley, CA, United StatesHigher Learning
Council on Library and Information ResourcesDigitizing Hidden Collections12/11/20$4,415,000Arlington, VA, United StatesPublic Knowledge
Brown UniversityReimaging New England Histories: Historical Injustice, Sovereignty and Freedom12/11/20$4,974,000Providence, RI, United StatesHigher Learning
Johns Hopkins UniversityInheritance Baltimore: Humanities and Arts Education for Black Liberation12/11/20$4,394,000Baltimore, MD, United StatesHigher Learning
University of PennsylvaniaDispossessions in the Americas: The Extraction of Bodies, Land, and Heritage from La Conquista to the Present12/11/20$5,000,000Philadelphia, PA, United StatesHigher Learning
University of MichiganCrafting Democratic Futures: Situating Colleges and Universities in Community-based Reparations Solutions12/11/20$5,000,000Ann Arbor, MI, United StatesHigher Learning
University of MichiganResearch for Indigenous Social Action and Equity Center: Undoing Inequality12/11/20$5,000,000Ann Arbor, MI, United StatesHigher Learning
Early Alzheimer's Foundation, Inc.General Support12/11/20$100,000New York, NY, United StatesOther
Vera Institute of Justice, Inc.Second Chance Pell Program and Expanding Access for Incarcerated Students12/11/20$2,500,000Brooklyn, NY, United StatesHigher Learning
New York Public LibraryFuture of the Black Archive Phase II12/11/20$750,000New York, NY, United StatesHigher Learning
University of San FranciscoCommunity College-University Partnerships12/11/20$793,000San Francisco, CA, United StatesHigher Learning
Foothill-De Anza Community College DistrictCommunity College-University Partnerships12/11/20$1,833,000Los Altos Hills, CA, United StatesHigher Learning
National Gallery of ArtUndergraduate Museum Internship Program12/11/20$462,000Washington, DC, United StatesHigher Learning
University of GeorgiaCulture and Community at the Penn Center National Historic Landmark District12/11/20$1,000,000Athens, GA, United StatesHigher Learning
Stonewall National Museum & Archives, Inc.Support for Community-Based Archives12/11/20$50,000Fort Lauderdale, FL, United StatesPublic Knowledge
Faulkner Morgan Archive, Inc.Support for Community-Based Archives12/11/20$100,000Lexington, KY, United StatesPublic Knowledge
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