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Games for Change
New York, NY
Games for Change provides support, visibility, and shared resources to individuals and organizations using and designing digital games for social change. The web site features Game Channels, a database of exemplary games that engage contemporary social issues in meaningful ways to foster a more just, equitable and/or tolerant society. These games have been created by cross-disciplinary teams from around the world. Profiles include age appropriateness, description, and a link to play. Games in development are showcased in the annual Games for Change Festival.
Gan Golan
Los Angeles, CA
Gan Golan is a New York Times Bestselling Author, Artist & Agitator. His most recent works include the bestselling children's book parody Goodnight Bush, and the critically-acclaimed graphic novel about the economic crisis, The Adventures of Unemployed Man. He has 20 years experience as a grassroots activist, having worked on issues from housing, to policiing, to Global Justice and militarism. He has created giant Mayan God protest puppets with indigenous collaborators in Mexico, and dropped 4-story banners from buildings with supergeeks at MIT.
Gatekeeper Productions
Los Angeles, CA
Gatekeeper Productions, LLC is an independent film production company dedicated to socially relevant projects. All stories are carefully selected based on their lack of coverage by mainstream media and their necessary representation for an informed society.
Gateways to Change, Inc./Artists' Exchange
Cranston, RI
Artists' Exchange is a nonprofit arts collaborative whose mission is to create an atmosphere in which creativity, learning and discovery converge and individuality is celebrated. Housing The Black Box Theatre and multiple art studios, as well as a gallery, art boutique and cafe, we offer enriching classes and weekly events in art, theater and music.
Gen Why Media
Our Mission Gen Why Media is a youth-led production group that collaborates across disciplines to create media, events, workshops, public art and intergenerational dialogues that engage society in new forms of public engagement.
George Brehm
Gwynn Oak, MD
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Georgia Assembly of Community Arts Agencies (GACAA)
Coyers, GA
The Georgia Assembly of Community Arts Agencies' (GACAA) mission is to strengthen and foster community arts organizations in Georgia; connect community arts organizations, provide professional development, and technical assistance; and promote the arts.
Georgia Council for the Arts
Atlanta, GA
The mission of Georgia Council for the Arts (GCA) is access to the arts for all Georgians. As a state agency, GCA provides this access through the award of highly competitive grants that fund arts programming. In response to the current economy, GCA has amended its mission to read: access to the arts for all Georgians with the primary responsibility to the state's nonprofit arts industry.
Georgia E Gregory Interdenominational School of Music
Philadelphia, PA
A creative environment where at risk and special needs inner city youth can experience cognitive, social and cultural development through music & performing arts. We provide music instruction and performing arts classes for ages 2 years and up. Piano, Keyboard, Organ, Voice, Percussion, Woodwinds, Ballet, Hip-Hop, Praise Dance classes.
Germantown Arts Alliance
Germantown, TN
The Germantown Arts Alliance is an advocacy and funding organization whose mission is to promote, enrich and celebrate the community’s cultural arts environment.
Girls Rock Philly
Philadelphia, PA
  About Us   Girls Rock Philly (GRP) is an independently operating branch of a rapidly expanding effort to bring rock n’ roll camps for girls all over the United States, Canada, and the world!   Mission
Glenn Weiss
Delray Beach, FL
Glenn Weiss has spent 25 years assisting counties, cities, museums and community organizations to improve their civic spaces with the arts of sculpture, murals, landscape, video and performance. Between 2008-2011, he developed the first comprehensive public art and performance program for NYC’s Times Square with 300,000 daily visitors. He produced 33 events with hundreds of artists and performers for the Times Square Business Improvement District.
GO Collaborative
Austin, TX
Creating spaces that transform and delight, GO collaborative provides feasibility, master planning, architectural design and project management services for renovations and new construction. Their xpertise centers on non-profit and community-centered projects, including public art, education, affordable housing, and parks.
Good Film
London, AK
Good Film is a project of Channel 4 BRITDOC Foundation, a London-based foundation that supports documentary filmmakers worldwide. The web site, goodfilm.org, is an online tool that links filmmakers to nonprofit and funding organizations to develop partnerships for each stage of the filmmaking process. Films are searchable by topic areas of: Arts, Culture and Sport, Education, Environment, Health, Human Rights, Humanitarian, Participation, and Poverty.
Graffiti of War
Clarksburg, WV
Jaeson Parsons started the Graffiti of War Project after he returned from Iraq, where he served as an Army medic, and found that not all of his therapy needs could be met through the Veterans Affairs hospital. Sparked by the off-hand and impromptu thoughts and artwork scrawled on the latrine walls in Iraq and Afghanistan, Graffiti of War has evolved into a collection of original artworks and photos of war zone graffiti by service members. Project organizers traveled to bases in Iraq and Afghanistan to document and preserve the murals and makeshift memorials painted by troops.
GRAMMY Foundation, The
Santa Monica, CA
The GRAMMY Foundation was established to cultivate the understanding, appreciation and advancement of the contribution of recorded music to American culture. The GRAMMY Foundation fulfills this mission through GRAMMY in the Schools programs that engage both high school and college students and through Preservation and Advancement Initiatives that raise public awareness of the urgent need to preserve our nation's recorded sound legacy. This profile courtesy of Air Traffic Control.
Grantmakers in Film and Electronic Media
Baltimore, MD
Grantmakers in Film and Electronic Media (GFEM) serves as a resource for grantmakers who fund media content, infrastructure, and policy as well as those who employ media to further their program goals. GFEM believes that media play a vital role in shaping, framing, and catalyzing public discourse and culture. Our goal is to advance the field of media arts and public interest media funding.
Grantmakers in the Arts
Seattle, WA
Grantmakers in the Arts (GIA) serves grantmakers by creating a forum for discourse about topics relevant to the arts. Programs and activities of GIA include: an annual conference which includes an Arts & Social Justice pre-conference; GIA Reader, which features articles on topics of interest to arts grantmakers; Phone Forums which are one-hour presentations on topics of interest to arts and culture funders; and research and publications.
Great Leap, Inc.
Los Angeles, CA
Great Leap, Inc. is a Los Angeles-based multicultural arts organization that uses art as both performance and creative practice in order to deepen relations among people of diverse cultures and faiths and transform how we live on the earth. Great Leap, Inc. collaborates and creates with professional artists, fosters new leadership in the arts by mentoring emerging artists, and builds community through its workshops, residencies and performances.
Green Acres: Artists Farming Fields, Greenhouses and Abandoned Lots
Cincinnati, OH
Green Acres: Artists Farming Fields, Greenhouses, and Abandoned Lots explored artist’s creative use of farming practices to inspire self-reliance, improve food quality, demonstrate sustainable farming techniques, engender community actions, and foster local identities. Curated by Sue Spaid and featuring works by over 24 American artists, the exhibit was followed by a book that discusses related projects by nearly 240 international artists and architects.

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