GIA Blog

Posted on June 9, 2021 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

United States Artists announced Lulani Arquette, GIA Board of Directors alumna, and Roberto Bedoya, current GIA Board Member, as recipients of the 2021 Berresford Prize, "an annual award that honors cultural practitioners who have contributed significantly to the advancement, wellbeing, and care of artists in society," details the announcement.

Posted on June 8, 2021 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

"What is the #ShiftThePower movement and how much has it achieved?," writes Alliance Magazine discussing a webinar aimed to answer these questions with a panel of activists and professionals working with small, grassroots organizations within local communities.

Posted on June 8, 2021 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

The New York Life Foundation in partnership with the Afterschool Alliance announced $1.5 million in new grants to 36 youth development organizations to support disadvantaged middle school youth during the out-of-school time (OST) hours.

Posted on June 7, 2021 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

United States Artists and the Rainin Foundation hosted a virtual gathering of the inaugural Rainin Fellows: Margo Hall, Rodrigo Reyes, Amara Tabor-Smith, and Saqib Keval with Jocelyn Jackson of the People’s Kitchen Collective.

Posted on June 3, 2021 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation just announced Creatives Rebuild New York (CRNY), a three-year, $125 million initiative to reactivate New York State’s creative economy and secure the future of its artists, according to the press release.

Posted on June 2, 2021 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

In his most recent blog, Vu Le discusses ways in which white supremacy manifests in nonprofit and philanthropy.

Posted on June 1, 2021 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

For the month of June, GIA’s photo banner features work supported by Ana & Adeline Foundation.

Posted on May 27, 2021 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

A $12.6 million regional initiative of America’s Cultural Treasures will provide new funding for Black, Indigenous, Latinx, and Asian American-led arts organizations, states the announcement.

Posted on May 26, 2021 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

In a recent Nonprofit Quarterly webinar, participants including Natalia (“Nati”) Linares, coauthor of the "Solidarity Not Charity: Arts and Culture Grantmaking in the Solidarity Economy" report, commissioned by Grantmakers in the Arts, discuss "Remaking the Economy: Core elements of system change."

Posted on May 25, 2021 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

Los Angeles BIPOC arts workers make less than their white counterparts on average, states a study recently released by the L.A. County Department of Arts and Culture with the Center for Business and Management of the Arts (CBMArts) at Claremont Graduate University, Artnet reported.