2017 Grants

 

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(*Discretionary Grant)

 

Art of Change

Atlanta, GA
$90,000
For audience research and new data management systems that will support experimentation with year-round programming and new revenue models.

 

Pathways to Success

Long Island, NY
$90,000 over three years
A challenge grant for general operating support.
 
College Park, GA
$15,000
For The Woodward Fund, the Academy's campaign for annual operating support.

 

Speaker Series

Atlanta, GA
$8,000
To host the Nonny de la Peña Speaker Series event on immersive journalism on 2/21/2017.
 
Charlottesville, VA
$15,000
To produce the “Race: The American Cauldron,” Speaker Series event on 2/15/17 at the Carter Presidential Library to examine how best to move the country forward on difficult issues related to race, policing and related topics.

 

Westside Neighborhood Prosperity Fund

Atlanta, GA
$51,000
To provide organizational assessment, coaching and consulting to two key Westside neighborhood-based organizations to further develop their management capacity and infrastructure for growth and mission critical services on the Westside. 

 

Atlanta Falcons Youth Foundation

Atlanta, GA
$40,000 over two years
To offer 2-for-1 produce specials twice a week, operate bicycle delivery for neighborhood customers and engage residents in cooking classes in the Carver Neighborhood Market South Atlanta store.
 
Foundation for Public Health
Decatur, GA
$40,000 over two years
To enhance the Georgia Shape Power Up for 30 initiative through program innovations and staff training that enable after-school sites to increase aerobic fitness of thousands of middle school-age girls across Georgia.
 
Atlanta, GA
$80,000 over two years
For the Georgia Family Connection WIC Community Innovation project, which will assist communities across the state with innovations that increase mothers' usage of fruit & vegetable vouchers.
 
Atlanta, GA
$50,000
To deliver training and micro-grants for 30-40 Georgia nonprofit leaders to accelerate adoption of nudge  innovations designed to change consumer behavior and distribution systems in ways that increase access to and consumption of fruits and vegetables.
 
Quincy, MA
$150,000 over two years
Rounds 15-18 to donate at least $300,000 worth of sports and fitness equipment to groups removing barriers to participation in physical activity for 15,000 Georgia children.
 
Buford, GA
$85,000
To lead more than 20 camps, clinics and presentations across Georgia in 2017 to promote physical activity, safety and character development through tackle and flag football participation.
 
Alpharetta, GA
$1,000
To provide football equipment, as part of the 2017 Atlanta Falcons Youth Football State Forum on 3/11/2017.
 
South Atlanta Youth Association
Griffin, GA
$1,000
To provide football equipment, as part of the 2017 Atlanta Falcons Youth Football State Forum on 3/11/2017.
 
Atlanta, GA
$42,000
To run the Double Value Coupon Program at 11 Atlanta farmers markets in 2017, providing SNAP users with $2 in produce for every $1 spent.

 

Atlanta United FC

Atlanta, GA
$35,000
To make improvements on five mini-pitches previously funded by the Foundation.
 
Quincy, MA
$75,000
To donate at least $150,000 worth of soccer equipment and supplies to groups removing barriers to participation for more than 1,000 Georgia children.

 

Mountain Sky Guest Ranch Fund

Manhattan, MT
$60,000 over two years
To build capacity through filling two new staff positions, Director of Operations and a Director of Marketing and Communications

 

PGA TOUR Superstores

Adaptive Golf Association | PGA Hope Tucson
Marietta, GA
$750
For the PGA HOPE Adaptive Golf Program through the Community Fund of the PGA TOUR Superstore - Tuscon.
 
Orlando, FL
$1,000
For general operating support through the Community Fund of the PGA TOUR Superstore - Orlando.
 
Banner Health Foundation | Shine On Tucson
Oro Valley, AZ
$500
For Shine On Tucson to provide local music therapy to children with severe illness or trauma through the Community Fund of the PGA TOUR Superstore - Tuscon.
 
Centennial, CO
$1,000
To provide aid to National Guard families in need through the Community Fund of the PGA TOUR Superstore - Greenwood Village.
 
St. Augustine, FL
$1,467,000 over three years
To use the game of golf to build character, instill life-enhancing values and promote healthy choices for 3.2 million youth in PGATSS communities.
 
Apopka, FL
$1,000
For general operating support through the Community Fund of the PGA TOUR Superstore - Orlando.
 
Massachusetts General Hospital | Home Base Veteran and Family Care
Boston, MA
$2,500
For Home Base Veteran and Family Care through the Community Fund of the PGA TOUR Superstore - Naples.
 
Plainview, NY
$500
For general operating support through the Community Fund of the PGA TOUR Superstore - Westbury.
 
Birmingham, AL
$1,000
To sponsor the 5th Annual Paul Meyers Memorial Golf Tournament supporting medical missions through the Community Fund of the PGA TOUR Superstore - Birmingham.
 
Palm Springs, CA
$2,500
To provide support for the two families of the fallen officers in Palm Springs through the Community Fund of the PGA TOUR Superstore - Palm Desert.
 
Peoria, AZ
$750
For grants and scholarships to local youth charities through the Community Fund of the PGA TOUR Superstore - Glendale.
 
Santa Ana, CA
$1,000
To sponsor the 2nd Annual Rays of Funshine Scholarship Golf Tournament serving children with special needs and their families through the Community Fund of the PGA TOUR Superstore - Irvine.
 
Sandy, UT
$1,000
For the after-school program for youth ages 5 to 18 providing education, career development, health and life skills, counseling and sport through the Community Fund of the PGA TOUR Superstore - Sandy.
 
Palm Desert, CA
$2,000
To sponsor the 5th Annual Shoopy Scramble Charity Golf Tournament, to fight melanoma cancer through the Community Fund of the PGA TOUR Superstore - Palm Desert.

 

Discretionary

 

Molly Blank Fund

Atlanta, GA
$10,000
For sponsorship of the 2017 Atlanta Jewish Film Festival.
 
New York, NY
$25,000
Sponsorship of the 2017 Convention in Atlanta, with a focus on understanding the intersection of anti-Semitism and civil rights in Atlanta's history.
 
Atlanta, GA
$20,000
To provide scholarships for low-income children and Vets.
 
Atlanta, GA
$50,000 over two years
For general operating funds.
 
New York, NY
$150,000 over two years
For the Muslim Leadership Initiative.
 
Atlanta, GA
$20,000
To incorporate "From the Top" project into the 2017 concert season.