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Posted on July 1, 2019 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

The Souls Grown Deep Community Partnership (SGDCP), the sister organization to Souls Grown Deep Foundation, recently announced that it is committing $1 million to impact investments as part of Upstart 2.0, an initiative led by Upstart Co-Lab.

Posted on July 1, 2019 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

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

Posted on June 28, 2019 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

In The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation’s latest annual report, foundation President Elizabeth Alexander explains how the foundation works to support arts and humanities projects that advance a better world.

Posted on June 28, 2019 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

In The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation’s latest annual report, foundation President Elizabeth Alexander explains how the foundation works to support arts and humanities projects that advance a better world. Alexander writes that it is her aim to help Mellon adopt “a broader programmatic lens” and play “an even greater leadership role in higher education and the humanities” considering our rapidly changing … Continue reading Elizabeth Alexander, Mellon Foundation President, Reflects on Centering Community and Taking Diversity as a Value

Posted on June 24, 2019 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

A "free people's university," the University of Orange in New Jersey, emphasizes civic participation and its free courses range from music theory to urban planning to empower the residents of the city of Orange, as Next City reports.

Posted on June 24, 2019 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

The new Arts & Culture Leaders of Color Fellowship, launched by Americans for the Arts, The Joyce Foundation, and American Express Foundation, introduced recently its first 12 fellows. The fellowship is a one-year professional development program for emerging and mid-career arts leaders of color across arts disciplines in the Great Lakes region.

Posted on June 21, 2019 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

A grant Erie Arts and Culture received from The Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art will help local Muslim immigrants and refugees share their artistic talents in this Pennsylvania community.

Posted on June 19, 2019 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

Joy Harjo has been named the United States' 23rd Poet Laureate for 2019-2020, the Library of Congress announced.

Posted on June 19, 2019 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

In Building Stronger Communities Through Media: Innovations in local journalism, public media, and storytelling, Wyncote Foundation's new report, innovative local and regional media projects are highlighted for making a difference in local communities with local support, as one of the report's authors, Sarah Lutman, writes in Medium.

Posted on June 18, 2019 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

The Pocantico Center of the Rockefeller Brothers Fund (RBF), in Westchester County, recently announced plans for the creation of the David Rockefeller Creative Arts Center, a public venue that seeks to nurture the arts with performances and exhibits, residencies for artists working across disciplines, and space for school and community programs.