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Posted on February 11, 2019 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

The Kellogg Foundation's Community Leadership Network, that seeks to promote racial equity and get people involved in the communities where they live, includes in its most recent class from tribal leaders to a dentist, reports The Chronicle of Philanthropy.

Posted on February 11, 2019 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

A new research center the Institute of American Indian Arts, in Santa Fe, New Mexico, seeks to create will get support from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, reported The Associated Press.

Posted on February 5, 2019 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

Thinking about diverse leaders that need support to climb the leadership ladder and journalists and storytellers of color that deserve more visibility, the Field Foundation launched two new programs, supported by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, to help make Chicago more racially equitable.

Posted on February 5, 2019 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) will close for four months, from June 15 to October 21, "to reconfigure its galleries, rehang the entire collection and rethink the way that the story of modern and contemporary art is presented to the public," reported The New York Times.

Posted on February 4, 2019 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

Resonance: A Framework for Philanthropic Transformation is a guide that, according to the announcement, seeks to inspire institutions to redistribute wealth, democratize power, and shift economic control to communities.

Posted on February 4, 2019 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

A recent article on the Oakland Museum of California tackles the challenges and outcomes the institution has faced in the process of understanding and measuring the museum's impact on the local community.

Posted on February 1, 2019 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

"One thing that is really important to building community and creating systems change is developing space that builds agency and power,” says Sage Crump, program specialist for the National Performance Network (NPN)'s initiative Leveraging a Network of Equity (LANE) in an article that addresses advancing systems change, transformative justice, and shifting power to achieve a justice ecosystem.

Posted on February 1, 2019 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

For the month of February, GIA’s photo banner features organizations supported by Sonos. Founded in 2002 in Santa Barbara, Sonos is a global technology company that makes wireless speakers.

Posted on January 30, 2019 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

The Wallace Foundation recently commissioned a report that points to 88 studies of arts education approaches eligible for federal education funding under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)'s standards of evidence.

Posted on January 28, 2019 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

Funders supporting legacy institutions that use the arts to address social challenges and promote access across historically underserved populations is the topic of an article last year addressing the partnership between the William R. Kenan, Jr. Charitable Trust and New York City organizations to explore how arts organizations can better serve diverse communities.