Our 2022 Grantee Partners

We are excited to welcome the current cohort of grantee partners into the Pop Culture Collaborative community.  All current and past grantee partners can be also be viewed and sorted by grantee cohort, grantmaking category and strategy tags.  We hope this opportunity makes for a rich discovery experience.


Aspen Institute

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Exploring the relationship people in the United States have to our nation’s history.
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Barcid Foundation

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Creating talent pipelines for Native film and television artists.
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Big We Foundation

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Cultivating the vision and leadership of BIPOC girls and womxn to build a culture that is safe and sustainable.
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Break the Room Media

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Developing a talent pipeline for live action and animated film and television writers from immigrant, refugee, Muslim, Indigenous and LGBTQIA communities.
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Breaking Light Studio

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Supporting a slate of BIPOC creators’ project development, decision-making, and collaboration skills through community workshops and a writers’ intensive program.
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Caring Across Generations

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Advancing pop culture narratives about caregiving and the role of caregivers in our society.
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Center for Cultural Power

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Accelerating the power of immigrant, refugee, disabled, and/or trans emerging television writers through the Artists Disruptors Fellowship Program.
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ColorCreative

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Launching the Find Your People Program, a new pipeline initiative that will organize communities of BIPOC artists and crew members inside the entertainment industry.
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Dear Hollywood (Harness)

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Advancing Latinx equity and inclusion in Hollywood through the Dear Hollywood (Demanding Equal Access and Representation in Hollywood) initiative.
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Department of the Future

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Identifying the global distribution pipelines that are implicated in the spread of disinformation.
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Harness

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Organizing artists, activists and entertainment leaders to use the power of storytelling to imagine and co-create a more equitable and just world.
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Institute for the Future

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Researching toxic digital narrative ecosystems and their cultural impact on society.
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IntoAction

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Developing and sharing narrative-focused rapid response digital content.
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Latinx House | Justice for Migrant Women

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Creating a hub for Latinx creatives in the entertainment industry.
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Noor Theater

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Supporting Middle Eastern artists to develop narratives and produce pop culture projects.
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Pillars Fund

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Organizing content creators and cultural strategists to work togethr as in developing entertainment projects that defy stereotypical Muslim tropes.
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Revolutionary Love Project

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Producing educational tools, training courses, artwork, films, music, and mass mobilizations that center the voices of BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color) communities.
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Soze Foundation | Paola Mendoza

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Supporting the release of author and artist Paola Mendoza’s new Young Adult book SOLIS, the sequel to the best-seller Sanctuary.
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Starfish Accelerator

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Developing a creative village ecosystem for the Starfish Fellows Cohort.
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Storyline Partners

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Advancing authentic, accurate, and equitable narratives in television and film.
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The League

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Developing a research and analysis program that integrates audience insights and trend forecasting into social justice work.
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The Opportunity Agenda

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Bringing together artists, entertainers, influencers, advocates, activists, and funders to develop an aspirational vision for a just and abundant future.
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Think Tank for Inclusion and Equity/Women in Film

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Empowering underrepresented television writers to transform the industry into one in which all writers and all stories can thrive.
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TransLash

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Through the power of nonfiction storytelling and narrative change, centering the humanity of trans people in the national, social, and cultural landscape.
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United We Dream Network

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Creating a new understanding of immigrant justice as racial justice, anchored in love, pride, abundance and collective care.
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