Grant Recipients

Pillars Fund

Awarded: 11/29/2018

$50,000 over 12 months

To support the Pillars Culture Change Project, an effort to amplify American Muslim voices in contemporary culture through the visual, literary, performing and multidisciplinary arts.

International Society for the Performing Arts Foundation

Awarded: 11/5/2018

$50,000 for 25 months

To support the increasing diversity of voices and speakers represented at ISPA's congresses in 2019, 2020 and 2021.

New York Foundation for the Arts

Awarded: 11/1/2018

$25,000 for four months

To support professional development sessions for American Muslim artists.

Institute for Social Policy and Understanding

Awarded: 8/3/2018

$50,000 for twelve months

To support "Deep Dive," a project engaging and training teachers with tools to accurately, thoroughly and sensitively navigate complex issues surrounding American Muslims to their students.

El-Hibri Foundation

Awarded: 7/20/2018

$30,000 over 12 months

To support the implementation of Changing the Narrative, a project training American Muslim and non-Muslim ally leaders in the art of effective and strategic public storytelling in an effort to ...


Awarded: 7/9/2018

$10,000 over 12 months

To support general operations for Dance/NYC.

National Academy of Sciences

Awarded: 7/1/2018

$50,000 over 1 year

To support the National Academy of Sciences Collaborative on Vital Signs for the Health and Well-being of Children and Families to develop aspirational, cross-sector metrics to assess the health and ...

Children's Bureau of Southern California

Awarded: 7/1/2018

$460,000 over 4 years

To support the Population Change Learning Community to continue to engage in peer-to-peer learning and strengthen the measurement capacity of place-based organizations.

2018 Clinical Scientist Development Award

Awarded: 7/1/2018

$495,000 over 3 years

In 2018, 18 physician scientists received three-year grants of $495,000 each to support their transition to independent clinical research careers.   2018 CSDA Grantees Collin M. Blakely, M.D., Ph.D. (Doris Duke-Damon Runyon Clincal ...

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.

Firelight Media

Awarded: 6/25/2018

$100,000 over 12 months

To support the production and distribution of a new documentary about groundbreaking jazz figure and cultural icon Miles Davis.

National Asian American Theatre Festival Inc

Awarded: 6/19/2018

$40,000 over 7 months

To support a leaders of color convening at the 2018 CAATA ConFest.