Category: Culture

GRANT #316: Survivor Girl Ukulele Band Project 10/15/2018
Our Next MacArthur-CNN Hero–Nobel Winner? The Survivor Girl Ukulele Band & The Woman Who (Literally) Dreamed Of Rescuing Them
GRANT #315: iVoted 10/08/2018
Make A Concerted Effort To Vote! You Might Be Rewarded With A Free Concert.
GRANT #200: Rokia: Voice of a New Generation 07/01/2016
The story of one of Africa's most successful singer/songwriters is headed to the big screen.
GRANT #199: Mr. SOUL! The Movie 06/27/2016
Before Oprah, before Arsenio, there was Mr. SOUL!
GRANT #194: All My Relations: A Native America Portrait 05/23/2016
Stunning portraits showcasing the strength and resilience of Native Americans.
GRANT #183: Ubuntu Performance Camp 2K16 03/07/2016
Bringing slam poetry to the streets of Philly.
GRANT #174: Emojination 01/04/2016
Where is the dumpling emoji?
GRANT #171: Out of My Head 12/14/2015
A film that dissects the history and mystery of the migraine.
GRANT #170: The Handi Project 12/07/2015
Bringing young Ifugao students on field trips, for the first time ever.
GRANT #158: Her Story 09/14/2015
A new media series created BY trans and queer women FOR trans and queer women.
GRANT #155: Uganda’s Drama Festival 08/24/2015
This Drama Festival in Uganda elevates women’s voices through music, drama, and dance.
GRANT #137: Kolossos Bike Zoo 04/20/2015
Katrina Brees, a former Queen of Carnival, is using her parade-building skills to make a difference in the animal kingdom
GRANT #136: Hollaback! Bahamas 04/09/2015
No more room for sexual harassment in The Bahamas!
GRANT #130: Disparate Minds: Progressive Art Studios 02/23/2015
Progressive studios across the country make room for adult artists living with developmental disabilities!
GRANT #121: Middle East Film Initiative 12/22/2014
A community-based forum connecting a diverse spectrum of local media and entertainment professionals.
GRANT #111: Spawn of the Gerrymander 10/13/2014
The six-headed sequel to a landmark illustration powered by social commentary.
GRANT #103: Music & Environmental Sustainability in Tanzania 08/18/2014
Protecting music means protecting trees!
GRANT #102: Free Shakespeare in the Parks 08/11/2014
Shakespeare's timeless tales are reaching new audiences through outdoor theatre.
GRANT #93: Dancing Hearts Foundation 4 Kids 06/09/2014
Educating, motivating and empowering youth through dance!
GRANT #85: The Morbid Anatomy Museum 04/14/2014
LiveStream capturing the world of art and medicine, death and culture.
GRANT #82: Ka Pa Hula Na Pua o Kamali’i 03/24/2014
Traditional hula halau based in Houston & dedicated to the preservation of the Hawaiian culture.
GRANT #81: Mothlight Microcinema 03/17/2014
Monthly screening events bringing high quality film & video to Detroit audiences.
GRANT #67:
#LoveAwesome Giving Campaign
MEETING OF INDIGENOUS MIDWIVES 02/17/2014
Mexico's indigenous midwives fight to preserve their culture.
GRANT #63:
#LoveAwesome Giving Campaign
Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media 02/13/2014
"We are in effect enculturating kids from the very beginning to see women & girls as not taking up half of the space." -Geena Davis
GRANT #62:
#LoveAwesome Giving Campaign
Babies in Space 02/12/2014
The world of Lucy McRae is one that traverses fashion, technology and the body into one awesome creation after another.
GRANT #55:
#LoveAwesome Giving Campaign
Blended Rhythms 02/05/2014
Kate Spanos & Dominique Mbaye are rousing up the tiny island of Montserrat with spicy Irish reels alongside African rhythms.
GRANT #39: Dances Made to Order 11/11/2013
Every month, 3 talented artists are invited to create a 5-minute dance film on a theme selected by community.
GRANT #21: Funding the Future of Endangered Lakota Youth 07/08/2013
Supporting Lakota youth by developing a sustainable economic infrastructure for employment and growth.
GRANT #19: 30 Days Of Opera 06/24/2013
Month. Long. Opera. Extravaganza. AND IT’S FREE?!
GRANT #10: The Busker Hall of Fame – Stories from the Pitch 04/22/2013
A project that sheds light on the largely undocumented culture of street performers, or “buskers,” worldwide.