Graham Foundation announces 2017 Grants for Organizations

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Graham Foundation announces 2017 Grants for Organizations

As part of its annual Grants to Organizations program, the Graham Foundation has awarded over $400,000 to support architectural projects around the world. Grants went to 41 projects ranging from exhibitions and publications to events and research projects.

Winners were chosen from more than 220 submissions from museums, educational institutions, architectural organizations, and architectural festivals. In the past 61 years, the Graham Foundation has awarded more than 4,300 grants.

Some highlights from the awardees include the Palais de Tokyo’s Singing Stones exhibition, which will be part of the Chicago Architecture Biennial and Expo Chicago. The Serpentine Galleries were awarded a grant in support of their annual pavilion project, designed by Francis Kéré this year. A film about Stanley Tigerman, entitled TIGERman, produced by the Chicago Architectural Club, was also awarded grant. In the public programs category, 2017 Black in Design Conference: Designing Resistance, Building Coalitions, organized by the Harvard University – Graduate school of Design – African American Student Union was given support. Foreign publications including Paris’s The Funambulist and Buró-Buró from Mexico City also made the list.

Along with the Grants for Organizations, the Graham Foundation provides grants to individuals and an extensive exhibition schedule in its Chicago galleries.

This year’s Grants for Organizations include:

The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art-Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture (New York, NY)
Heritage Fund-The Community Foundation of Bartholomew County-Landmark Columbus (Columbus, IN)
Liverpool Biennial of Contemporary Art Ltd (Liverpool, UK)
Materials & Applications (Los Angeles, CA)
The Museum of Modern Art (New York, NY)
New York Foundation for Architecture-Center for Architecture Foundation (New York, NY)
Palais de Tokyo (Paris, France)
Queens Museum (Queens, NY)
The Renaissance Society (Chicago, IL)
S AM Swiss Architecture Museum (Basel, Switzerland)
Serpentine Galleries (London, United Kingdom)
Socrates Sculpture Park (Long Island City, NY)
Storefront for Art and Architecture (New York, NY)
University of Chicago-Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts (Chicago, IL)

Film/Video/New Media/Web
The Architectural League of New York (New York, NY)
Chicago Architectural Club (Chicago, IL)

The University of Illinois at Chicago-College of Architecture, Design (Chicago, IL)

Public Programs
Association of Architecture Organizations (Chicago, IL)
Harvard University-Graduate School of Design-African American Student Union (Cambridge, MA)
Illinois Institute of Technology-Graham Resource Center & Master of Landscape + Urbanism Program (Chicago, IL)
Institute of Contemporary Arts (London, United Kingdom)
Lampo (Chicago, IL)
National Trust for Historic Preservation-Farnsworth House (Washington, DC, Plano, IL)
Navy Pier (Chicago, IL)
The University of Illinois at Chicago-School of Art & Art History (Chicago, IL)

Anyone Corporation (New York, NY)
Architectural Association School of Architecture – Unknown Fields (London, United Kingdom)
Buró-Buró (Mexico City, Mexico)
E-Flux Architecture (New York, NY)
Flat Out (Chicago, IL)
Front Exhibition Company (Cleveland, OH)
The Funambulist (Paris, France)
Harvard University-Graduate School of Design-New Geographies (Cambridge, MA)
Het Nieuwe Instituut-Research Department (Rotterdam, The Netherlands)
New Museum of Contemporary Art (New York, NY)
Performa (New York, NY)
Project: A Journal for Architecture (Brooklyn, NY)
Rice University-School of Architecture (Houston, TX)
Terreform Inc (New York, NY)
University of California, Los Angeles-Department of Architecture and Urban Design (Los Angeles, CA)
University of Florida (Gainesville, FL)