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Artists For Humanity

September 11, 2017
Artists For Humanity’s (AFH) mission is to bridge economic, racial, and social divisions by providing under-resourced urban youth with the keys to self- sufficiency through paid employment in art and design. Our mission is built on twin philosophies: Engagement in the creative process is a powerful force for social change, and creative entrepreneurship is a productive and life-changing opportunity for young people and their communities.

Call for Entries: 2017 Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence

February 13, 2017
The Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence celebrates urban places that are distinguished by quality design and their social and economic contributions to our nation’s cities. Winners offer creative placemaking solutions that transcend the boundaries... Read More

University of San Francisco Architecture & Community Design

May 23, 2016
The contemporary metropolis and its relationship to peri-urban and rural settings are complex. Our department creates an environment where students engage with and learn from the city and surroundings through innovative architectural design and real world projects that make a significant difference in the lives of underserved communities. Architecture, urban design, city planning, and landscape design—our department delivers an interdisciplinary education inspired by design that does some good.​

Vilcek Prizes for Creative Promise

March 6, 2015
The Vilcek Prizes for Creative Promise were established in 2009 as a complement to the Vilcek Prizes, to encourage and support young immigrants who have already demonstrated exceptional achievements and who often face significant challenges early in their careers. As with the Vilcek Prizes, the Creative Promise Prizes are awarded annually in biomedical science and in a changing category of the arts, this year recognizing accomplishments in the field of design.

Graham Foundation

March 6, 2015
Founded in 1956, the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts makes project-based grants to individuals and organizations and produces public programs to foster the development and exchange of diverse and challenging ideas about architecture and its role in the arts, culture, and society.

Village of Arts and Humanities

March 4, 2015
The Village of Arts and Humanities (The Village) is a multifaceted arts organization dedicated to community revitalization through the arts.

Project Row Houses

March 4, 2015
Project Row Houses is a non-profit arts organization established by African-American artists and community activists in Houston's Third Ward. Their mission is to transform community through the celebration of art and African-American history and culture.

Center for Community Arts and Cultural Policy

March 4, 2015
Center for Community Arts and Cultural Policy works to create leaders in the cultural community who can develop relevant policies and research and cultivate public interest in cultural heritage in the American West.

Reason to Give

March 4, 2015
Headquartered in the Puerto Rican neighborhood of Humboldt Park, Reason To Give seeks to educate people about our neighborhood's residents, history and culture while providing a simple, innovative way to lend a hand to the community.

Public Works

March 4, 2015
Public Works is a London based non-profit that is an art and architecture practice working within and towards public space.

Something in Particular

March 4, 2015
Something in Particular (SIP) is an initiative founded in 2011 aimed at bringing deserved attention to the modern day creatives shaping the South, from the artists to the social innovators. They seek to explore, inform and connect creativity across the region in order to elevate the South to a larger international audience

Social Impact Studios

March 4, 2015
Social Impact Studios is a place for creative people who want to make positive social change with their talents, skills and hard work. They find collaborative opportunities for visual designers, organizers, artists, photographers, writers, painters, fabricators, and canvassers.

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