Our Portfolio

Through our competitive grantmaking process, Pillars invests in some of our country’s most important civic organizations working in and alongside American Muslim communities.

 

Our 2019 Organizational Partners

Action Center on Race and the Economy Institute

Years as a Grantee: 2019
Location: Chicago, IL  |  Year Founded: 2017

Allied Media Projects

Years as a Grantee: 2017
 

American Muslim Civic Leadership Institute

Years as a Grantee: 2019, 2018, 2016, 2015
Location: Los Angeles, CA  |  Year Founded: 2006

Arab American Family Services

Years as a Grantee: 2015
 

Center for New Community

Years as a Grantee: 2017, 2016, 2015
 

Chicago History Museum

Years as a Grantee: 2018
Location: Chicago, IL  |  Year Founded: 1856

Children’s Museum of Manhattan

Years as a Grantee: 2019, 2018
Location: New York, NY  |  Year Founded: 1973

Citizen Engagement Lab (CEL) Education Fund

Years as a Grantee: 2016
 

CUNY School of Law Foundation – CLEAR project

Years as a Grantee: 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016
Location: New York, NY  |  Year Founded: 2009

Emgage Foundation

Years as a Grantee: 2019
Location: Washington, DC  |  Year Founded: 2009

Faith in Action

Years as a Grantee: 2019
Location: Washington, DC  |  Year Founded: 1972

Filmmakers Collaborative

Years as a Grantee: 2019
Location: New York, NY  |  Year Founded: 1986

Filmmakers Collaborative, Inc.

Years as a Grantee: 2016
 

Georgia Muslim Voter Project

Years as a Grantee: 2019
Location: Suwanee, GA  |  Year Founded: 2016

Hamdard Healthcare

Years as a Grantee: 2018
Location: Chicago, IL  |  Year Founded: 1992

Hartford Seminary

Years as a Grantee: 2017, 2016
 

Hurma Project

Years as a Grantee: 2019
Location: Great Falls, VA  |  Year Founded: 2000

Inner-City Muslim Action Network

Years as a Grantee: 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015
Location: Chicago, IL  |  Year Founded: 1997

Institute for Social Policy and Understanding

Years as a Grantee: 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015
Location: Dearborn, MI & Washington, D.C.  |  Year Founded: 2002

Interfaith Youth Core

Years as a Grantee: 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015
Location: Chicago, IL  |  Year Founded: 2002

International Museum of Muslim Cultures

Years as a Grantee: 2019, 2018
Location: Jackson, MS  |  Year Founded: 2001

Islamic Networks, Inc.

Years as a Grantee: 2015
 

Islamic Scholarship Fund

Years as a Grantee: 2019
Location: Newark, CA  |  Year Founded: 2009

Jetpac Inc

Years as a Grantee: 2018
Location: Cambridge, MA  |  Year Founded: 2015

MPower Change

Years as a Grantee: 2019, 2018
Location: New York, NY  |  Year Founded: 2016

MUHSEN (Muslims Understanding and Helping Special Education Needs)

Years as a Grantee: 2019, 2018, 2017
Location: Naperville, IL  |  Year Founded: 2014

Muppies, Inc

Years as a Grantee: 2019
Location: New York, NY  |  Year Founded: 2006

Muslim Advocates

Years as a Grantee: 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015
Location: Oakland, CA  |  Year Founded: 2005

Muslim Anti-Racism Collaborative

Years as a Grantee: 2019, 2018
Location: Southfield, MI & Alta Loma, CA  |  Year Founded: 2014

Muslim Wellness Foundation

Years as a Grantee: 2019, 2018
Location: Philadelphia, PA  |  Year Founded: 2011

Muslim Women’s Alliance

Years as a Grantee: 2015
 

NEO Philanthropy

Years as a Grantee: 2017
 

PICO National Network

Years as a Grantee: 2018
Location: Washington, D.C.  |  Year Founded: 1972

Pillars of the Community

Years as a Grantee: 2019
Location: San Diego, CA  |  Year Founded: 2012

Polaris Foundation, Inc.

Years as a Grantee: 2015
 

Project South

Years as a Grantee: 2019, 2018
Location: Atlanta, GA  |  Year Founded: 1986

Proteus Fund

Years as a Grantee: 2016
 

Sahaba Initiative

Years as a Grantee: 2019
Location: San Bernadino, CA  |  Year Founded: 2010

Sapelo Square: An Online Resource on Black Muslims in the United States

Years as a Grantee: 2019
Location: Ann Arbor, MI  |  Year Founded: 2015

Ta’leef Collective

Years as a Grantee: 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015
Location: Fremont, CA  |  Year Founded: 2005

The Brooklyn Historical Society

Years as a Grantee: 2019, 2018
Location: Brooklyn, NY  |  Year Founded: 1863

Unity Productions Foundation

Years as a Grantee: 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015
Location: Potomac Falls, VA  |  Year Founded: 1999

University Muslim Medical Association

Years as a Grantee: 2015
 

Urban Muslim Minority Alliance (UMMA)

Years as a Grantee: 2015