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Posted on November 4, 2021 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

The Association of Performing Arts Professionals (APAP) announced recently that it received $3 million from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for APAP ArtsForward, a new program to support the performing arts field’s safe, vibrant, and equitable reopening and recovery.

Posted on November 1, 2021 by admin
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Posted on November 1, 2021 by admin
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Posted on November 1, 2021 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

For the month of November, GIA’s photo banner features work supported by Flamboyan Foundation.

Posted on October 29, 2021 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

Filantropía Puerto Rico has launched a survey to identify opportunities to increase equity and learn about how grantmakers doing work in Puerto Rico listen to and incorporate the voices and perspective of those they look to serve.

Posted on October 29, 2021 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

Frances Phillips reviews research about an arts education program the Walter & Elise Haas Foundation participated in over the past year responding to the idea of Emily Garvie from the Clarence E. Heller Charitable Foundation "of organizing arts nonprofits to lead subsidized pods for students who lacked access to consistent arts learning and schoolwork support."

Posted on October 26, 2021 by Nadia Elokdah

National Performance Network (NPN) recently announced inaugural awardees of the Take Notice Fund, a pilot program awarding $5,000 grants to artists and culture bearers of color living and working throughout Louisiana whose bodies of work represent excellence, dedication to their practices, and contributions to this country’s discourse about racial equity and cultural preservation.

Posted on October 25, 2021 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

Instead of fundraising for its own budget, this year's Laundromat Project’s annual “People-Powered Challenge” campaign "will 'pay it forward,' distributing $50,000 to support the work of other orgs led by people of color," states a recent article in Hyperallergic.

Posted on October 25, 2021 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

3Arts, the Chicago-based nonprofit grantmaking organization, recently expanded funding in response to increasingly stringent times for women artists, artists of color, and Deaf and disabled artists.

Posted on October 22, 2021 by Eddie

In late 2020, GIA shared findings from a survey of our members that revealed that arts grantmakers were increasing their giving, their flexibility, and support for BIPOC artists and organizations in response to the pandemic and movement for Black lives.