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."
Grantmakers in the Arts
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."
The Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation and Rutgers Institute for Ethical Leadership recently launched The Nonprofit Professionals of Color Collective, a monthly leadership series.
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.
The National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) released the latest issue of its journal, the State Education Standard, which focuses on the arts and arts education.
The New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, through the newly launched Create NYC Language Access Fund, awarded recently 36 local nonprofits grants ranging from $5,000 to $25,000 to bolster their arts and culture programs, Hyperallergic reported.
Project Reset, a program in New York City, allows people arrested for low-level offenses like fare beating and painting graffiti, among others, to avoid jail or court appearance by taking a two-hour course at the Brooklyn Museum, Hyperallergic reports.
The California Alliance for Arts Education recently announced that Tom DeCaigny has been named the new executive director, beginning in late February.