Grant Recipients

116 Results

Spoleto Festival USA

Awarded: 6/27/2018

$100,000 over 24 months

To support the creation of an opera highlighting the life Omar ibn Said, an enslaved African American Muslim.

Community Funds Inc

Awarded: 5/14/2018

$700,000 over 48 months

To support The Mosaic Fund, a new funding mechanism promoting an arts ecosystem that values racial equity.

Young Audiences of New Jersey

Awarded: 5/3/2018

$75,000 over 3 years

To support the research, design and pilot phases of “United We Create,” a multidisciplinary arts project offering local students, teachers and caregivers immersive arts experiences that decrease tendency to bias ...

University of Michigan-Dearborn’s Center for Arab American Studies

Awarded: 5/3/2018

$216,677 over 32 months

To support the expansion of “Halal Metropolis,” a three-year project inviting the community into a multidisciplinary, architectural and place-based exploration of how Muslim culture has enriched key public spaces in ...

Springboard for the Arts

Awarded: 5/3/2018

$300,000 over 3 years

To support the launch of the Creative Community Hub, a center of local artist pop-up and long-term creative projects that will work to build relationships between Somali and other East African immigrants ...

Silk Road Rising

Awarded: 5/3/2018

$162,000 over 29 months

To support the development of "Crescent and Star," a series of three new theater works created in close and purposeful collaboration with American-Muslim playwrights.

The Scribe Video Center

Awarded: 5/3/2018

$80,000 over 2 years

To support the national expansion of “Muslim Voices,” a Philadelphia-based project teaching digital storytelling skills to local Muslim community members and enabling them to share surprising histories and memories in their ...

Round Earth Media

Awarded: 5/3/2018

$150,000 over 2 years

To support the launch of a cultural news desk producing journalistic stories, a public radio documentary and related media to share the experiences and lives of U.S.- and internationally based ...

Ping Chong + Company

Awarded: 5/3/2018

$150,000 over 2 years

To support an initiative deepening community engagement across the country with the company's award-winning “Beyond Sacred,” a documentary theater and multimedia project featuring the real-life stories of young American Muslims.

The Moth

Awarded: 5/3/2018

$150,000 over 2 years

To support the expansion of “Muslim Voices,” a project developing the stories of 150-200 New York-based Muslims and presenting them to audiences at live events and through The Moth Radio ...

Kartemquin Films

Awarded: 5/3/2018

$65,000 over 1 year

To support the post-production and distribution of “Loyalty: Stories,” a series of short-format documentaries about American Muslim veterans that explores themes of service, identity and faith in the post-9/11 era.

The International Writing Program at the University of Iowa

Awarded: 5/3/2018

$215,137 over 3 years

To support the growth of “Between the Lines: Identity & Belonging,” a creative writing and cultural exchange between American Muslim and non-Muslim youth from vulnerable communities.