The Belonging Innovation Lab is a grantmaking program run by the Center for Inclusion and Belonging at the American Immigration Council (and made possible by the generous support of the Walmart Foundation.) This fellowship is designed to support non- profit local organizations such as NRN in developing and scaling the most promising approaches to strengthening bridge-building and intergroup contact in their programmatic work, as well as providing necessary support in storytelling and evaluation. Through convening learning and conversation, the members of the collaborative, spread out across the country, share best practices and gather strategies to develop their programs so that they may be refined, institutionalized, and scaled. The Council works to strengthen America by helping it to be a place where all people are welcomed and supported.
The Crimson Lion/Lavine Family Foundation works to address pressing social challenges in the areas of education, community and public service, health and welfare, discrimination and poverty. The Foundation supports the multi-disciplinary efforts of organizations that serve to strengthen society through research, innovation, public policy, direct service and advocacy. A significant portion of their philanthropic efforts are focused towards leveling the playing field for individuals and families.
Beth Israel Deaconess Needham is part of Beth Israel Lahey Health, a new health care system that brings together academic medical centers and teaching hospitals, community and specialty hospitals, more than 4,000 physicians and 35,000 employees in a shared mission to expand access to great care and advance the science and practice of medicine through groundbreaking research and education.