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
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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.
About 28 million people or 11.7 percent of the U.S. adult population read poetry in the last year, according to a new survey by the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA). This number means that "as a share of the total U.S. adult population, this poetry readership is the highest on record over a 15-year period."
The Civic Practice Partnership is the Metropolitan Museum's new collaborative residency program for New York artists committed to social change.
Building inclusive economies within American communities is the focus of the third round of EmcArts as Indianapolis joins its Community Innovation Labs.
Place-Based Impact Investing is the name of the Coastal Community Foundation (CCF)'s initiative investing up to $3 million in regional projects focused on positive community outcomes.
"Many U.S. nonprofits and foundations are concerned about a potential drop-off in individual donations in the wake of the tax legislation passed by Congress late last year," according to a new report from the Center for Effective Philanthropy (CEP).
“The decimation of federal support is the coup de grâce of a long campaign carefully crafted to mislead the public into believing that the arts are irrelevant to most Americans,” says a recent study by the National Center for Arts Research.