Arts are centered in the Radical Hope Fund, NoVo Foundation's new fund focused on social justice. The NoVo Foundation announced recently $34 million in grants to 19 organizations doing transformative social justice work in the United States and around the world.
Arts in rural places play an important role in driving the innovation that ultimately leads to economic development and rising living standards, points out an article by CityLab that tackles "the myth that urban areas are creative and rural areas are not."
Small arts and culture organizations leverage cultural practices to lift up urgent community issues in Oakland, California, but they are facing challenges that hamper their growth, stability, and sustainability, according to a new report commissioned by Akonadi Foundation and the Kenneth Rainin Foundation.
For the month of July, GIA’s photo banner features work supported by Fractured Atlas.
The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation welcomed Brandi Stewart as its new program officer for the Arts.
Jerry Brown, the governor of California, signed on June 27 a $139 billion state budget that includes a $44,080,000 one-time federal Title IV funding for grants enhancing arts education or expanding access to physical and mental health care in schools in fiscal year 2019.
Singer Nina Simone’s childhood home, in Tryon, North Carolina, was named a "National Treasure" by the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
The Jerome Foundation announced the inaugural recipients of its Organization Grants Program. The program supports nonprofit arts organizations based in the state of Minnesota and the five boroughs of New York City across artistic disciplines that offer programs for research, development, and production of new work by early career vocational artists.
June 15, 2018
Departmental Paperwork Clearance Officer
U.S. Department of Commerce, Room 6616
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Dear Ms. Jessup,
Lane Harwell, the executive director of Dance/NYC, will transition this summer from the organization to join the Ford Foundation as program officer, Creativity and Free Expression, where he will support the foundation’s explorations of how the arts can contribute to fairer and more just societies, Dance/NYC announced.