Grantmakers in the Arts

January 27, 2020 by Carmen Graciela Díaz in Arts and Social Justice

Philanthropists and collectors Bridgitt Evans and Charlotte Wagner have joined forces to support small cultural organizations "beyond the art world’s power centers," as Artsy recently reported.

January 27, 2020 by Carmen Graciela Díaz in Emergency Readiness, Response, and Recovery

The fire that broke Thursday night at a building in Chinatown where the Museum of Chinese in America stored most of its acquisitions, destroyed much of the institution's archive, officials said on Friday evening, as media outlets like The New York Times reported.

January 27, 2020 by Carmen Graciela Díaz in Philanthropic practice

A recent Chronicle of Philanthropy article reports that advocates say “foundations should rethink the way they measure success if they want to achieve progress.”

January 27, 2020 by Carmen Graciela Díaz in Racial Equity

As part of a series of public talks, The New York Review of Books and David Zwirner Books held in September a discussion about the role of power within the cultural sphere.

January 17, 2020 by Carmen Graciela Díaz in Arts and Health

The "Creating Healthy Communities through Cross-sector Collaboration" white paper brings more than 250 thought leaders from the public health, arts and culture, and community development sectors to -according to the announcement- "frame the value of the arts and culture for advancing health and well-being in communities."

January 17, 2020 by Carmen Graciela Díaz in Philanthropic practice

In a recent blog post on Nonprofit AF, Vu Le calls for important interrogation of the philanthropic field’s learned practices and how "they constantly and unconsciously affect how we think about and do everything."

January 17, 2020 by Carmen Graciela Díaz in Racial Equity

The Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation and Rutgers Institute for Ethical Leadership recently launched The Nonprofit Professionals of Color Collective, a monthly leadership series.

January 16, 2020 by Carmen Graciela Díaz in Philanthropic practice

A newly established philanthropy, The Lewis Prize for Music, which seeks to invest in music leaders to facilitate positive change and increase access to music education, just announced it awarded nearly $2 million to its inaugural class of awardees: leaders of music programs and organizations across the country that foster engaged citizens and support the holistic growth of young people.