Strong Local Economies

Total: $10,115,500

Abyssinian Development Corporation

  • New York, NY
  • $100,000

For general operating support around ADC's Displacement Prevention strategic priority and complementary affordable housing real estate activities.
Category: Community Revitalization-Strong Market Cities (under previous guidelines)

Baltimore Community Foundation

  • Baltimore, MD
  • $60,000

To support the Central Maryland Transportation Alliance in its role as convener, monitor, facilitator, and lead advocate for the coordinated, multi-stakeholder strategy to advance transit-oriented development in Baltimore and the Central Maryland region. Additional funding for this grant comes from Surdna's Sustainable Environments Program.
Category: Community Revitalization\Weak Market Cities (under previous guidelines)

Aspen Institute

  • Washington, DC
  • $100,000

To support the Aspen Institute Economic Opportunities Program's continuing development of the Aspen Scale Institute and its efforts to build a market for scale.
Category: Community Revitalization- Strengthening the Field (under previous guidelines)

Baltimore Community Foundation

  • Baltimore, MD
  • $100,000

To support the CMTA in its role as convener, monitor, facilitator, and lead advocate for the coordinated, multi-stakeholder strategy to advance transit-oriented development in Baltimore and the Central Maryland region.
Category: Connecting People to Economic Opportunity

Associated Black Charities

  • Baltimore, MD
  • $100,000

To support "More in the Middle", a multi-stakeholder campaign to strengthen workforce development, post-secondary education, and business development strategies among African Americas in the Baltimore region.
Category: Creating Economic Opportunity

Brookings Institution

  • Washington, DC
  • $800,000 (3 years)

Support for research, policy and outreach activities for the Blueprint for American Prosperity and Metropolitan Infrastructure initiatives. Additional funding for this grant comes from Surdna's Sustainable Environments Program.
Category: Creating Economic Opportunity

Association of Baltimore Area Grantmakers/ Baltimore Neighborhood Collaborative

  • Baltimore, MD
  • $200,000

To support the Baltimore Neighborhood Collaborative's Transit- Centered Community Development Initiative focused on ensuring equitable development at targeted sites along Baltimore's existing and planned transit corridors.
Category: Community Revitalization- Weak Market Cities (under previous guidelines)

Center for Community Progress

  • Flint, MI
  • $300,000 (3 years)

To support the development of vacant and abandoned properties policy and provide technical assistance to communities regarding the reuse of such properties.
Category: Connecting People to Economic Opportunity

Citizens Planning and Housing Association

  • Baltimore, MD
  • $100,000

To support CPHA's work to ensure community engagement in transit advocacy and transit-oriented development planning and implementation.
Category: Community Revitalization-Weak Market Cities (under previous guidelines)

Community Design Center of Pittsburgh

  • Pittsburgh, PA
  • $75,000

To advance collaborative planning and investments with CD Collaborative members, foster new partnerships within CD Collaborative corridors to facilitate local market change, and seek to enhance the system of neighborhood planning in the City.
Category: Community Revitalization-Weak Market Cities (under previous guidelines)

Center for Independent Documentary

  • Sharon, MA
  • $100,000

To expand The New Metropolis film series community engagement campaign activities to six new regions of the country.
Category: Connecting People to Economic Opportunity

Community Labor United

  • Boston, MA
  • $100,000 (2 years)

To support CLU and ACE's statewide Green Justice Campaign, designed to ensure the implementation of policies that help working class communities take full advantage of and benefit from the emerging green economy, specifically around energy efficiency work. Additional funding for this grant comes from Surdna's Sustainable Environments Program.
Category: Community Revitalization- Strong Market Cities (under previous guidelines)

Chicago Workforce Investment Council

  • Chicago, IL
  • $300,000 (3 years)

To support Chicago Workforce Investment Council's efforts to implement system-reform initiatives, sector-based workforce solutions, and resident workforce development strategies, improving outcomes for low-income residents in Chicago.
Category: Creating Economic Opportunity

Community Law Center

  • Baltimore, MD
  • $50,000

To represent the interests and well-being of impacted neighborhoods as the Baltimore Red Line is built, through the development of Community Benefits Agreements (CBAs), strong local policies, and construction contracts.
Category: Community Revitalization- Weak Market Cities (under previous guidelines)

Emerald Cities Partnership

  • Cambridge, MA
  • $100,000

To support a new national collaborative of business, labor, community, environmental, social justice, technical assistance (TA) and research organizations in providing comprehensive assistance to cities in order to realize the deepest available 1) cost-effective energy savings and clean energy generation and 2) job creation benefits from retrofitting the greatest possible share of their building stock. Additional funding for this grant comes from Surdna's Sustainable Environments Program.
Category: Creating Economic Opportunity

Enterprise Cleveland Group (formerly Shorebank Enterprise Group)

  • Cleveland, OH
  • $300,000 (3 years)

To support the Evergreen Cooperative Initiative's planning and workforce development for Ohio Cooperative Solar & Green City Growers, structuring Evergreen Business Services, and structuring the Evergreen Development Fund as an effective vehicle for scaled impact.
Category: Creating Economic Opportunity

Corporation for Enterprise Development

  • Washington, DC
  • $200,000 (2 years)

To support the development and dissemination of research and advocacy products and technical assistance activities that enhance the capacity of local leaders to help residents build and protect assets and strengthen financial security.
Category: Creating Economic Opportunity

Enterprise Community Partners-Denver

  • Denver, CO
  • $50,000

To support Enterprise Denver's continuing activity related to the creation of affordable, transit-oriented development.
Category: Community Revitalization-Strong Market Cities (under previous guidelines)