Spring 2017 Grantees

We are excited to welcome the current cohort of grantee partners into the Pop Culture Collaborative community.  These grantee partners are imagining, creating, and collaborating to change our culture and we are proud to work with them as we seek to build a just and pluralist society. Scroll down and click ‘Read More’ to learn more about each grantee and their funded work.

To support more in-depth connection to the Collaborative community, current grantee partners can be viewed and sorted across five grantmaking categories and by additional strategy tags. Click the boxes below and the strategy tags within each grantee description to see how grantees connect to each other and the pop culture for social change field.

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.

Caring Across Generations

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An innovative pop culture strategy will enable Caring Across Generations to elevate often-overlooked caregivers as multi-dimensional protagonists in society, transforming how we think about aging, race, gender, and community in the 21st century. ¬ Their stories will illuminate the essential and complex role of caregiving in our everyday lives and expose the critical need for greater public support for all families as we live longer and require more care.
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Color of Change (2017 Grant)

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By consulting writers room staffs, showrunners and industry executives, Color Of Change seeks to reshape dominant narratives and shift cultural norms to ensure the entire entertainment industry responds with greater responsibility to the ways in which they represent Black people and other marginalized communities. Their objective is to provide an entry point for new audiences to understand our nation's complex racial history, our present reality, and how the decisions we make moving forward will shape and reflect who we want to be as a country
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Define American (2017 Grant)

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Define American promotes empathy and mutual understanding by sharing America's whole story in ways that are humanizing.
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Harness (Spring 2017)

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As an emerging powerhouse in both entertainment and social movements, Harness will design an organizational and programmatic strategy to ensure a long-term transformative impact on pop culture stories.
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