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826CHI, Chicago, IL $50,000 towards the build-out of their new space for tutoring and creative writing

About Face Theatre, Chicago, IL $5,000 for general operations

Alexandrians In Volved Ecumenically, Alexandria, VA $5,000 for general support

American Red Cross of Greater Chicago, Chicago, IL $5,000 for disaster fund

Americans for the Arts, Washington, DC $10,000 to support the 2015 annual conference which will be held in Chicago

Anti-Defamation League, New York, NY $100,000 for civil rights and education programs

The ARK Chicago, IL $75,000 for The ARK Northwest

The Art League Alexandria, VA $45,000 for outreach programs

The Bushwick Starr, Brooklyn, NY $20,000 to support continuation of the Big Green Theater program at PS 123

AVODAH: The Jewish Service Corps Washington, DC $50,000 to support the 2014-2015 DC corps members

BIG Baseball Academy (Best Instruction Guaranteed), Chicago, IL $5,000 for general support

Blair Thomas & Company, Chicago, IL $20,000 to support marketing of the first Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival

Business and Professional People for the Public Interest, Chicago, IL $10,000 for the free doula and home visiting program of the Altgeld-Riverdale Early Learning Initiative

Capital Fringe, Washington DC $700,000 towards the capital campaign for their new building, plus $100,000 for general support

Carpenter's Shelter, Alexandria, VA $5,000 for general support

The Center for Documentary Studies Durham, NC $10,000 for The Tom Rankin Fund Endowment

Center for Investigative Reporting Emeryville, CA $3 million over 4 years to support “Reveal” radio

Centre for Investigative Journalism London, UK $408,000 for general operating funds and The Logan Symposium London

Chicago HOPES for Kids, Chicago, IL $11,780 to provide after-school tutoring in homeless shelters and to cover the rent for one year in their new office

Children First Fund: The Chicago Public Schools Foundation, Chicago, IL $15,000 to supply school-related needs of homeless and low-income students.

The Ciesla Foundation Washington, DC $150,000 to complete shooting and editing of The Rosenwald Schools documentary film

Coffee Kids, Chicago, IL $10,000 for general support

Colage Seattle, WA $125,000 ($75,000 as an outright grant & $50,000 as a one-to-one match for new donors or increased donations from existing donors) for·strategic planning·and building infrastructure:

Community Health Chicago, IL · · $175,000 for the Diabetes Management Program and an additional amount for mental health services and general support

Community Lodgings, Alexandria, VA $5,000 for general support

The CORA Foundation, Syracuse, NY $5,000 for support of ArtRage Gallery

Dartmouth Films, London, England, $200,000 matching grant for a documentary film by John Pilger

Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital Washington, DC $25,000 for the 2015 Opening Night screening and reception

Fair Warning Encino, CA $50,000 for general operations

First Amendment Coalition, San Rafael,, CA $100,000 matching grant to support the legal hotline service, strategic litigation, education and advocacy, and fundraising capacity

Forest Woods Media Annapolis, MD $6,000 for·The Poet & The Poem from The Library of Congress

Frame of Mind Films Albany, CA $500,000 for a documentary film about the Dalai Lama

Full Frame Documentary Film Festival, Durham, NC $30,000 for the Reva and David Logan Film Maker Award

Fund for Investigative Journalism Washington, DC $75,000 for grants for journalists

IFutures Without Violence, San Francisco, CA $250,000 for a pilot program to prevent youth violence and bullying

Gene Siskel Film Center, Chicago, IL $10,000 to sponsor the "Stranger Than Fictor" documentary film series in January 2015

Greater Chicago Food Depository, Chicago, IL $5,000 for general support

The Honeycomb Project, Chicago, IL $2,500 for general support

HotHouse, Chicago, IL $3,000 to support a multi-arts festival in Hyde Park

Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL $25,000 for 75th Anniversary CampaignHyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL

The Hypocrites Chicago, IL $2,500 for·“All Our Tragic"

Inspiration Corporation, Chicago, IL $10,000 for general support

Investigative Reporting Program of the University of California Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism Berkeley, CA $150,000 for general operations and for the Logan Symposium, plus an additional $250,000 for 2015/16

In Series Washington, DC $5,000 for literary commissioning for their 2014-2015 season

Institute for the Next Jewish Future, Chicago, IL $5,000 challenge grant to support Jewish University

Institute for Sustainable Economic Educational & Environmental Design (ISEED), Oakland, CA $100,000 for the Roses In Concrete Community School

J Street, Washington, D.C., $5,000 for J Street Education Fund

Kartemquin Films, Chicago, IL $50,000 to support their field building work and their efforts to safely and securely back-up their extensive archival materials

Kids in Danger, Chicago, IL $25,000 for general support to improve children's product safety

KSFR, Santa Fe, NM $75,000 grant + $25,000 challenge to support KSFR news

Lawrence Hall Chicago, IL $100,000 for the Foster Care program

Live It Learn It Washington, DC $50,000 for their experiential learning programs for 4th, 5th and 6th grade students

Los Cenzontles San Pablo, CA $150,000 over 2 years to support marketing programs ,plus $15,000 for general operations

Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation Baltimore, MD $10,000 to support·the 2014 Living Legacy Jazz Award

Music & Memory, Mineola, NY $30,080 to purchase 640 iPod Shuffles for nursing home residents suffering from Alzheimer's

National Building Museum, Washington, DC $5,000 for general support

National Public Housing Museum, Chicago IL $25,000 fo sponsor "The Public Good" program series

New York Public Radio New York, NY $120,000 for the production, editing and finishing of the Jazz Loft film

Our Family Coalition San Francisco, CA $165,000 for program support

Project Return, Milwaukee, WI $10,000 to underwrite the annual gala for their prison after care work

Rivendell Theatre Ensemble Chicago, IL $5,000 for “Women at War"

Sarah's Circle, Chicago, IL $12,500 to support expansion of art therapy programming for women who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless

Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law, Chicago, IL $12,500 to support advocacy around education, health care and school discipline issues.

Scleroderma Foundation, Greater Chicago Chapter, Chicago, IL $8,000 for general support

Sixth and I, Washington, DC $50,000 to sponsor MLK Shabbat in January and The Ten for Shavuot

Smithsonian Associates, Washington, DC $23,500 to develop a 4-part program series about the design and development of Washington, DC

Southern Documentary Fund, Durham, NC $10,000 for support of Sam Stephenson's documentary about the Big Ears music festival

Split This Rock, Washington, D.C. $5,000 for general support

Terralingua Salt Spring Island, British Columbia, Canada $30,000 for Langscape

Theater J, Washington DC $50,000 to support three productions this season and for general support

The Huddle, North Melbourne, Victoria, Australia $40,000 "Building Futures -- Huddle Leadership and Careers"

The Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts Chicago, IL $128,390 for the Matinee Program and the Jazz Series

The Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts Chicago, IL $10,000 Arts to support the performance and residency of The Heart of the Beast company as part of the Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival.

The Working Group, Oakland, CA $425,000 for Not In Our Town/Not In Our Schools anti-hate work

The Writer's Center, Bethesda, MD $5,000 for general support

Third Coast International Audio Festival, Chicago, IL $15,000 to refresh and modernize their website

University of Chicago Crime Lab, Chicago, IL $125,000 to think and plan how they might learn more about why and how various cognitive behavioral therapy programs achieve results (including Youth Guidance's B.A.M., W.O.W. programs).

University of Oxford Oxford, UK $100,000 for the Historic Environment Image Resource (HEIR)

Women Employed, Chicago, IL $5,000 to support Fair Workplaces program

Young Chicago Authors, Chicago, IL $100,000: $75,000 to support the 2015 Louder Than A Bomb festival + $25,000 1-to-1 match

Youth Guidance Chicago, IL $500,000 for each of three years to be split equally between the Becoming A Man and Working On Womanhood programs


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