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Marygrove College

For planning support of an Urban Leadership Initiative intended to enhance the leadership capabilities of traditionally marginalized students and residents

MiVote.org

To improve public broadcasting's experimental citizen forum, MiVote.org, and extend it beyond the 2010 election to engage citizens in issue coverage

Mosaic Youth Theatre of Detroit

To provide opportunities for young people in Southwest Detroit to showcase their cultural heritage and interact with community members throughout the city with the expansion of a bilingual performance training program for youths

Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit

To feature artists who show exceptional promise in the field and who are interested in democratic and collaborative practices in their art-making through the emerging artist exhibitions at the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (MOCAD)

Plowshares Theatre Company

To support Plowshares Theatre Company in carrying out its artistic mission of developing new works in African-American theater for a culturally and socially diverse audience

Random Acts of Culture: Detroit

To break down barriers of access to the performing arts and touch the lives of residents with Random Acts of Culture (RAC), a series of unexpected, spontaneous cultural performances in non-traditional settings

Sphinx Organization

To help build appreciation of and participation in classical music in black and Latino communities through two music training programs for 1,200 Detroit-area youths and an annual music competition

GreenSpace

To create a digital platform for engaging the seven-county region in development and use of greenways and green spaces they share

Our Life in the D

To create a multi-media youth news service focused on news in neighborhoods and schools in partnership with the Skillman Foundation: Our Life in the D.

Community Telecommunications Network

To enable the Detroit Connected Community Initiative to provide high-speed Internet access in two large, low-income Detroit neighborhoods, utilizing WiMAX and Wi-Fi technology

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