Grantee Spotlights

Each month we spotlight an organization that is making a difference in our communities. Explore the amazing grantees that ProNet members love to support!

August Grantee Spotlight

August Grantee Spotlight

Grantee: WUOT 91.9 FM – East Tennessee Foundation

Funding for “Losing Home: Black Neighborhoods and Urban Renewal” came from the East Tennessee Foundation’s “Hope in Action” Fund. The fund was established in 2018 to support programs that protect populations most likely to face discrimination or programs that nurture hope and equality in our culture.

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July Project Spotlight

July Project Spotlight

Grantee: #ourshot219 – Legacy Foundation

Legacy Foundation formed a collaborative of community partners to reach Black and Latinx residents and created a campaign to amplify trusted community voices through a partnership with our NPR affiliate WLPR-89.1 FM…

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June Grantee Spotlight

June Grantee Spotlight

Grantee: Field and Fork Network

Our Mission: We connect communities to innovative solutions that foster a sustainable food system.
Our Vision: We are committed to building a thriving, healthy community through local food.
Our Values: We value collaboration, community, education, diversity, innovation, professionalism, sustainability, and tradition…

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May Grantee Spotlight

May Grantee Spotlight

Grantee: Create a Healthier Niagara Falls Collaborative

Founded in 2014 with the support of various foundations including the New York State Health Foundation, The Create a Healthier Niagara Falls Collaborative (CAHNFC) is a non-profit organization putting residents’ voices at the center of everything it plans and achieves…

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April Grantee Spotlight

April Grantee Spotlight

Grantee: Ujima Company

Ujima Company is a multi-ethnic and multicultural professional theatre whose primary purpose is the preservation, perpetuation, and performance of African American theatre by providing working opportunities for established artists and training experience for aspiring artists…

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March Grantee Spotlight

March Grantee Spotlight

Grantee: Madison Metropolitan School District

When the pandemic struck and schools closed abruptly last March, Madison Metropolitan School District delivered Chromebooks to kids without a computer at home to make sure all 27,000+ Madison public school students could participate in virtual learning…

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February Grantee Spotlight

February Grantee Spotlight

 Grantee: Chautauqua Striders

Chautauqua Striders is dedicated to the mentoring and guidance of youth through education, advocacy and athletics. Originally founded in 1979 as a local track club, Chautauqua Striders has since developed into a multifaceted community organization…

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January Grantee Spotlight

January Grantee Spotlight

Grantee: Meals on Wheels

Mrs. R is a 77 year old widow, living alone and below the federal poverty level. She has several health problems, cannot drive, and no social support from family members…

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Thank you to all of our grantees and partner community foundations for all the great work you do every day!