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Sonoma County Business Environmental Alliance

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Santa Rosa, CA

An alliance created by the Environmental Business Task Force to encourage environmentally responsible business practices in the local community.

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Swamp Gravy

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Colquitt, GA

A volunteer-based theater organization that engages Colquitt County in an effort to share and preserve the cultural heritage of the community.

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Teacher Homebuyer Program

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San José, CA

A program that recruits talented teachers to the San José Public School system by offering benefits such as housing incentives.

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Teen Arts, Sports & Cultural Opportunities

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St. Petersburg, FL

A positive youth activity program which offers development opportunities for teens, grades 6-12, through entertainment and special events.

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Youth Speaks

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San Francisco, CA

A program designed to engage youth in positive social dialogue through publication, public performance, educational workshops and mentoring initiatives.

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The Beehive of One Economy Corporation

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National

An organization that gives low-income families the tools to improve their lives by bringing them access to technology.

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Park Square Theatre

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St. Paul, MN

A nonprofit theatre that has enhanced the community of downtown St. Paul through cultural and educational engagement for over forty years.

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Meet Me at MoMA

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New York City, NY

An interactive educational experience for older adults suffering from Alzheimer’s disease.

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The Point Community Development Corporation

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New York City, NY

A non-profit organization that engages neighborhood youth, the arts and cultural heritage in order to improve the entire community.

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BRAVA! for Women in the Arts

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San Francisco, CA

A professional theater that actively seeks to educate youth from communities that have been historically under-represented in the theater industry.

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Leonard A. Zax

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Entrepreneurial American Leadership Award

A community leader who has fought to preserve and revitalize the rich cultural past of Paterson, New Jersey.

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Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture

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Bridge Builders Award

A unique program that promotes a better understanding of Islamic culture through the study of art, architecture and cultural heritage.

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Neighborhood Development Center, Inc.

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St. Paul, MN

A community-based non-profit organization that helps emerging entrepreneurs develop successful businesses in the Saint Paul and Minneapolis area.

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Enhancing Lifelong Learning: Developing a Livable San Diego County for All Ages

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This report documents the San Diego Aging in Place Workshop that explored the the topic of lifelong learning. Click here to download the report.

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Tohono O’Oodham Community Action Program

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Tucson, Arizona

A cultural organization that fuses arts and heritage to bring community members of all ages together.

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Experience Corps® Baltimore

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Bridge Builders Award

Greater Homewood Community Corporation and The Johns Hopkins University Center on Aging and Health for developing a unique, ten-year partnership that has resulted in the Baltimore Experience Corps, a model program that brings the time, experience, and wisdom of older adults to bear in improving the academic and behavioral outcome of children in Baltimore City Public Schools.

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City of Kalamazoo, Michigan: Kalamazoo Promise

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Entrepreneurial American Community Award

For its spirit and risk-taking in the implementation of the Kalamazoo Promise, a tuition assistance program for the Kalamazoo residents.

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Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization

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Portland, OR

A community-based nonprofit organization that works to empower refugee and immigrant communities by helping them integrate into American society.

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Gallery 37

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Chicago, IL

A lively art studio transformed from a previously vacant, three-acre lot into a wonderful cultural resource and an educational tool for youth around Chicago.

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InnVision

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San José, CA

South Bay California’s largest provider of housing and other services for the homeless.

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