Economic and Community Development

The Municipal Art Society of New York (MAS), founded in 1893, is a non-profit 501(c)(3) membership organization that fights for a more livable New York and advocates for intelligent urban planning, design and preservation.
Last Updated: August 14, 2014
The mission of the City of Savannah Department of Cultural Affairs is to nurture excellence and diversity to improve the social fabric and quality of life for Savannah’s citizens, regardless of income, education, disabilities, or ethnicity; to...
Last Updated: August 14, 2014
DESIGN 21: Social Design Network’s mission is to inspire social consciousness through design by connecting people and organizations who want to explore ways that design can positively impact our communities. The Design 21 Network features a database...
Last Updated: August 14, 2014
Manhattan New Music Project (MNMP) empowers youth in underserved communities, using the performing arts to develop essential life skills and achieve academic success. MNMP builds partnerships among artists, students, teachers and parents that focus...
Last Updated: August 14, 2014
Founded in 1982, Storefront for Art and Architecture is a nonprofit organization committed to the advancement of innovative positions in architecture, art and design. Our program of exhibitions, artists talks, film screenings, conferences and...
Last Updated: August 14, 2014
The Kentucky Foundation for Women supports feminists that that are advancing social change.
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The Art & Soul project used the arts as a catalyst for collaborative, creative explorations of the values, hopes, and fears of the Starksboro, Vermont community. The project employed art and storytelling as a means to foster and protect a local...
Last Updated: August 14, 2014
Launched in 2004, this multi-faceted program deals with the grief of the 1994 genocide in Rwanda and offers education, development, and hope for life in the future. Working with genocide survivors in the Rugerero District near Gisenyi, Barefoot...
Last Updated: August 14, 2014
New Mexico Arts is the state arts agency and a division of the Department of Cultural Affairs whose primary function is to provide financial support for arts services and programs to non-profit organizations statewide and to administer the 1% public...
Last Updated: August 14, 2014
Community Visions teaches documentary videomaking skills to members of community organizations in Philadelphia, Chester, and Camden. Community Visions is a part of Scribe's mission to explore, develop and advance the use of video, film, audio and...
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The CivicLab is a space for educators, activists and practitioners of grassroots democracy to meet, do research, teach and build tools for accelerating civic engagement and community improvement projects. One of its major projects in 2013 was the...
Last Updated: August 14, 2014
The St. Louis Regional Arts Commission's mission is to support, foster and encourage art and culture/artists in the STL region.
Last Updated: August 14, 2014
Negin has been named one of the 50 Funniest Women by Huffington Post. She has written, directed, and appeared on MTV, Comedy Central, IFC, Nickelodeon, and PBS among others. Her arts-for-change work has included various satirical video campaigns on...
Last Updated: August 14, 2014
The City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program unites artists and communities through a collaborative process, rooted in the traditions of mural-making, to create art that transforms public spaces and individual lives. In its first 25 years, the Mural...
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Community Progress exists to help meet the growing need in America's cities and towns for effective, sustainable solutions to turn vacant, abandoned and problem properties into vibrant places. Community Progress works with public officials, agencies...
Last Updated: August 14, 2014

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