The Great Lakes Protection Fund was founded in 1989 to oversee and protect the health of the Great Lakes. The…More Fund does this through awarding grant money to projects that also aim to accomplish this goal through diverse means. Nearly $58 million has come through the Fund and been poured into ventures that have improved the health of the Great Lakes.
The fund prides itself on transparency and offers a good deal of information on itself and its efforts on its website.
The Open Studio Project 901 Sherman Ave, Evanston, IL60202 The Open Studio Project is a non-profit arts and social service organization that provides stimulating visual arts and…More writing experiences to inspire personal growth, interpersonal understanding, and social change. Serving both the general public and the diverse community of underserved local residents, the Open Studio Project offers workshops, classes, and exhibitions as a form of open-to-the-public art therapy. Equality between facilitators and participants and no critiquing art work creates the welcoming environment that springboards participants into confronting challenges in their lives proving that, as their motto goes, art can change everything.