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Museum of African American History

To provide capacity-building support in the form of multi-year operating support, training, and technical assistance through the Barr-Klarman Arts Capacity Building Initiative.

  • Award Date: 3/ 2/2015
  • Amount: $200,000
  • Term: 24 months
  • Program: Arts & Creativity

NECEC Institute, Inc.

To engage in clean-energy policy analysis, education, and strategic communications in the New England region.

  • Award Date: 3/ 2/2015
  • Amount: $300,000
  • Term: 24 months
  • Program: Climate

New World Foundation

To select and award grants to community-based organizations that are active and effective members of the Green Justice Coalition.

  • Award Date: 3/ 2/2015
  • Amount: $400,000
  • Term: 24 months
  • Program: Climate

RARE

To create a portfolio of climate-compatible development projects and use it to significantly expand funding for climate adaptation and mitigation work that also advances conservation.

  • Award Date: 3/ 2/2015
  • Amount: $500,000
  • Term: 24 months
  • Program: Global

RAR-MA Inc.

To support Raising A Reader expansion in high-need Boston neighborhoods, focusing on low-income families and English language learners.

  • Award Date: 3/ 2/2015
  • Amount: $200,000
  • Term: 24 months
  • Program: Education

Rennie Center for Education Research & Policy

To support the continuation and expansion of the Condition of Education in the Commonwealth research project through printed materials, digital media, and convenings.

  • Award Date: 3/ 2/2015
  • Amount: $130,000
  • Term: 24 months
  • Program: Education

Root Capital, Inc.

To strengthen and expand Root Capital's capacity to plan, implement, and measure its efforts to increase smallholder farmer resilience to climate change and related environmental shocks.

  • Award Date: 3/ 2/2015
  • Amount: $400,000
  • Term: 24 months
  • Program: Global

Smart Growth America

To support LOCUS’s efforts to increase low-emission, affordable, transit-oriented development projects by conducting research that identifies potential walkable urban neighborhoods (WalkUPS) and ideas to make them more appealing to developers.

  • Award Date: 3/ 2/2015
  • Amount: $500,000
  • Term: 24 months
  • Program: Climate

University of Massachusetts Foundation, Inc.

To develop a robust and innovative model for managing Indian East Himalayan forest ecosystem services and societal interactions in the face of global climate and economic change.

  • Award Date: 3/ 2/2015
  • Amount: $450,000
  • Term: 36 months
  • Program: Global

University of Wisconsin Foundation, Inc.

To support the State Smart Transportation Initiative’s (SSTI) community of practice among change-oriented state departments of transportation (DOTs), produce research and educational materials to inform DOTs across the country, and provide technical assistance to the Massachusetts DOT.

  • Award Date: 3/ 2/2015
  • Amount: $600,000
  • Term: 24 months
  • Program: Climate