Surdna Foundation

Program Funding Area: 
Arts, Culture & Humanities
Civil Rights, Social Action, Advocacy, Social Justice
Community Improvement & Capacity Building
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All Populations
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Mission/Giving Statement: The Surdna Foundation seeks to foster just and sustainable communities in the United States--communities guided by principles of social justice and distinguished by healthy environments, strong local economies, and thriving cultures.  

Grantmaking Program Areas: Sustainable Environments; Strong Local Economies; Thriving Cultures

Grantmaking Program Area Descriptions: 

Sustainable Environments: Seeks to create just and sustainable communities where consumption and conservation are balanced and innovative solutions to environmental problems and improve people's lives. It funds three key related priority areas: Climate Change; Green Economy; and Transportation & Smart Growth.

Strong Local Economies: Helps America's communities invest in their people and their places, acknowledging both as invaluable assets that are critical to long-term economic prosperity. It funds two key related areas: Connecting People to Opportunities; and Creating Economic Opportunities.

Thriving Cultures: Seeks to strengthen both individual and institutional cultural assets, contributing to vibrant communities.  It funds two related thematic areas: Weaving a Community's Fabric; and Building Capacity.

Type of Funding/Funding Restrictions: List of restrictions online.  

Application Instructions: LOI form and instructions available online.

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Letter of Inquiry
Street Address: 
330 Madison Avenue, 30th Floor
New York
New York
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Email Address: 
(212) 557-0010
Primary Contact Name: 
Phillip Henderson
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Last Updated Date: 
Wednesday, October 30, 2013 - 2:50pm
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