Have a crazy brilliant idea in need of funding? Glad you found us! Each week, we forward the interest of awesomeness in the universe with $1,000 no-strings-attached grants.

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Grant #511

The Art of Drag

A New, Diverse Show Celebrates the Power and History of Drag as an Art Form
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Grant #510

Classy Stitches

Parker Avenue—a Yarn Shop in Detroit—Is Stitching Together Community
ZFC Featured

Grant #509

Zambian Flute Choir

A New Choir Brings Together Young Zambian Flautists to Create Music—and Understanding
Blaze Featured

Grant #508

Blaze Trail

An Innovative Walking Tour Tells the Story of a Historic Fire—And the People Who Rallied to Defeat It
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Grant #507

Book Donation

A Hometown Hero Is Bringing Books (and Inspiration!) Back to Town
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Grant #506

Polar Bonds

Prized artifacts have long been preserved with poison. An artist asks: Is there a better way?
BDL Featured

Grant #505

Improved Cookstove Factory in Lira, Uganda

The Organization Designing Better, Cleaner Stoves to Help Families in Uganda
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Grant #504

What Remains

The Traveling Photo Exhibition Sharing the Stories of Dementia Patients
Conchas OPT

Grant #503


In Oregon, a Farmers Market Stand Sells Traditional Mexican Pastries—Cultural Education at No Extra Charge
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Grant #502

Pipe Wrench

The Quarterly Magazine That Operates Like a Really Good Dinner Party

Grant #501

Making Dreams Come True

The Organization Giving Expectant Moms (and Their Babies!) a Lifeline
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Grant #500

Help Teen Pregnant Girls and Poor Pregnant Women

Helping Pregnant Women and Teenagers Access the Essentials They Need
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Grant #499

Reclaim and Redefine: The Artist and the Art

At the Ibom International Art and Book Festival, a Celebration of Nigeria’s Extraordinary—and Sometimes Overlooked—Diversity
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Grant #498

Crisis Foster Care for Dogs and Cats

Pets and People Are Fur-ever Family. When Crisis Hits, Pawster Helps Keep Them Together
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Grant #497

Mobile Kitchen at the Library

Cooking (Next to) the Books at the Highgate Library and Community Center
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Grant #496

The Pandora Project

When It Comes to Humanitarian Aid, Who Helps the Helpers?
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Grant #495

Outlast Arts and Education Media Arts Camp

Teaching Native Youth to Tell Their Own Stories (and Have Fun Doing It!)
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Grant #494

East Nashville Wellness Center

A Psychiatric Clinic in Nashville Is Helping Patients Find the Music Again