Grant Recipients

123 Results

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 ...

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.