Surdna Foundation 2014 Annual Report
2014 Approved Grants > Strong Local Economies
Strong Local Economies

Strong Local Economies Grants Descriptions

The American Prospect

Washington, DC | $75,000

To support the cultivation of a new and diverse generation of journalists by hiring a Writing Fellow of Color, and to expand the American Prospect's economic opportunity coverage.

Category: Equitable Economic Development

Tulane City Center

New Orleans, LA | $46,000 (24 months)

To provide capacity building resources to Tulane City Center and targeted support for the new Director of Community Outreach, who will serve as the chief community liaison and coordinator of staff community outreach efforts across projects and partners. Additional funding for this grant comes from Surdna's Sustainable Environments and Thriving Cultures Programs.

Category: Equitable Economic Development

University of Chicago

Chicago, IL | $375,000 (36 months)

Continued support for an initiative that aims to grow, locate and create local business by leveraging the University of Chicago’s strength as an anchor institution.

Category: Equitable Economic Development

Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA | $20,000

To support the programming and operational activities of Urban Matters.

Category: Equitable Economic Development

Vital Healthcare Capital (V-Cap)

New York, NY | $250,000 (24 months)

To strengthen Healthcare Development Financial Institution's investment pipeline through ongoing market analysis, deal sourcing, and development of upcoming transactions.

Category: Job Quality & Career Pathways