Category: Social Impact

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 #202: BYkids 07/18/2016
Their world, their films.
GRANT #197: “A Single Vote” Suffrage Ballet 06/13/2016
One vote CAN change the course of history.
GRANT #195: Advice You Don’t Want to Hear 05/30/2016
99 problems and Palsy is just one.
GRANT #194: All My Relations: A Native America Portrait 05/23/2016
Stunning portraits showcasing the strength and resilience of Native Americans.
GRANT #190: Y2Y: A Bold Experiment 04/25/2016
Young adults uniting to end homelessness.
GRANT #188: Hope House 04/11/2016
Ending the tragic cycle of young girls being forced into prostitution.
GRANT #186: Parkwood Technology Centre 03/28/2016
A community education project at Parkwood Primary School in Cape Town, South Africa.
GRANT #182: #RiseUp – Sexual Assault Survivor Rights Act 02/29/2016
Empowering sexual assault survivors with civil rights.
GRANT #173: The Youth and Gender Media Project 12/28/2015
Using media to create communities where all genders are celebrated and all children are loved.
GRANT #158: Her Story 09/14/2015
A new media series created BY trans and queer women FOR trans and queer women.
GRANT #154: Last Call 08/17/2015
A documentary that goes inside the life of a remarkable Buddhist priest doing suicide prevention work in Japan
GRANT #140: Little Lotus 05/11/2015
NASA technology comforts babies at home while saving the lives of babies abroad
GRANT #135: Sex Education for Social Justice 03/30/2015
Sex education helps teach social justice!
GRANT #134: Subsistence Research Center of Southern Illinois 03/23/2015
The revolution might begin with at an infoshop
GRANT #132: Hope on a String: Marching Band Project 03/09/2015
Hope on a String encourages the Haitian community to make and perform their own healing music for those who need it most.
GRANT #131: Menstrual Pad Project for girls in Nepal 03/03/2015
A non-profit powerhouse brings economic empowerment and better healthcare to girls in Nepal.
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 #128: Future Doctors for South Sudan 02/09/2015
An ongoing movement to educate, train and support aspiring doctors in South Sudan.
GRANT #115: Kyn :: Democratizing Philanthropy 11/10/2014
An online launchpad for emerging philanthropists.
GRANT #114: MusicWorks 11/03/2014
Music therapy services for South Africa's children in marginalized communities.
GRANT #113: Mobile Cinema 10/27/2014
Films that challenge communities in Central Africa to confront difficult realities and reach peaceful resolutions.
GRANT #112: Every Child Deserves A Chance At Life 10/20/2014
Providing sound sleep, and dreams of a better tomorrow, for Congolese orphans.
GRANT #109: Project41 09/29/2014
An agricultural-centered solution to poverty and malnourishment.
GRANT #108: Re-resonate 09/22/2014
A mobile music studio that develops innovative ways to use technology responsibly.
GRANT #107: PET Thatch Project 09/15/2014
Plastic roof construction in Ecuador introduces a smarter way to recycle.
GRANT #105: Young Voices Gathering 09/01/2014
A think-tank assembled in the interests of young girls all over the world.
GRANT #103: Music & Environmental Sustainability in Tanzania 08/18/2014
Protecting music means protecting trees!
GRANT #97: Lighting the Way to Success 07/07/2014
An awesome investment in education and solar power to shine light on inspiring minds.
GRANT #96: TENT ED 06/26/2014
A rapid impact project supporting the education of Syrian children.
GRANT #94: A mobile tool lending library 06/16/2014
Detroit's free tool library on wheels.
GRANT #92: Health Navigators 05/28/2014
OHR's Health Navigators are leading Mfangano Island's patients to the mainland for solid healthcare.
GRANT #88: Hot Bread Kitchen 05/05/2014
Non-profit baking multi-ethnic breads and increasing access to the culinary industry for women & minority entrepreneurs.
GRANT #78:
#LoveAwesome Giving Campaign
The Indigo Theatre Project 02/28/2014
A company of passion & purpose, dedicated to producing plays which benefit related non-profit organizations.
GRANT #70:
#LoveAwesome Giving Campaign
LET THE KIDS SURF IN THE PHILIPPINES 02/20/2014
Philippine initiative finds a way to turn surfing into higher grades and lower attrition.
GRANT #68:
#LoveAwesome Giving Campaign
EcoSan Toilets in Kenya 02/17/2014
Sanitation Superhero William Aludo targets Primary School in Kenya.
GRANT #65:
#LoveAwesome Giving Campaign
SPARK GIRLS 02/15/2014
Combating illiteracy of young girls in marginalized & underprivileged communities in Zimbabwe.
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 #60:
#LoveAwesome Giving Campaign
IRCA Capacity Startup Building 02/10/2014
A community of refugees in Boise, Idaho welcomes the displaced with a transformational mentorship program.

GRANT #59:
#LoveAwesome Giving Campaign
Pop-Up Repair 02/09/2014
A group of theater artists target New York City boroughs with a zany pop-up shop that challenges you to rethink recycling.
GRANT #57:
#LoveAwesome Giving Campaign
Edgehill Bike Club 02/07/2014
This club gives kids something positive to do to stay out of trouble & see the world from a new perspective - on a bike.
GRANT #54:
#LoveAwesome Giving Campaign
Angel Heart Pajama Project 02/04/2014
Dedicated to bringing comfort to foster children with gifts books and pajamas, and reminding us of the goodness in the world.
GRANT #24: Ethiopia’s HIV/AIDS Education Circus 07/29/2013
The circus does a lot more than come to town when it’s One Love driving the caravan.
GRANT #22: Think Before You Type 07/15/2013
This is what happens when two teen sisters take on cyberbullying.
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 #18: Umvoti AIDS Center Playground 06/17/2013
In an effort to provide a more joyful, lighthearted outlet for the kids at Umvoti, Justin is building a playground.
GRANT #16: Energy & Sanitation for the Students of Surkhet, Nepal 06/03/2013
Maggie Doyne and Cara Valentino have big plans for Surkhet, Nepal.
GRANT #15: Creating the Future 05/27/2013
A living laboratory for accomplishing social change.
GRANT #7: INTERRUPT Magazine 04/01/2013
A bad*ss group of women banded together a platform for the (un)scene was born.
GRANT #3: Awesome Sandy Rebuild 03/04/2013
Supporting those affected by Hurricane Sandy. Let's get funds to people who have been waiting.