Grantmakers in the Arts

June 3, 2021 by Carmen Graciela Díaz in Emergency Readiness, Response, and Recovery

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.

June 2, 2021 by Carmen Graciela Díaz in Racial Equity

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

June 1, 2021 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

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

May 27, 2021 by Carmen Graciela Díaz in Racial Equity

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.

May 26, 2021 by Carmen Graciela Díaz in Philanthropic practice

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."

May 25, 2021 by Carmen Graciela Díaz in Arts Research

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.

May 20, 2021 by Carmen Graciela Díaz in Philanthropic practice

"The idea behind participatory grantmaking is both simple and powerful: What if we shifted decision-making power away from supposedly expert grantmakers and investors? What if people with lived experience had the power to devise and implement solutions to the problems they face?" write Ben Wrobel and Meg Massey in Nonprofit Quarterly.

May 19, 2021 by Carmen Graciela Díaz in Philanthropic practice

In a recent article published in Generocity, Bread & Roses Community Fund and Philadelphia Black Giving Circle discuss why large grantmakers are "beginning to think like their much smaller counterparts."