Grantmakers in the Arts

November 30, 2023 by Jaime Sharp in Community Arts

The Mortimer & Mimi Levitt Foundation, a social impact funder at the intersection of music, public space, and community building, today announced it will spend down its $150M in assets over the next two decades and will close its doors in 2041.

November 27, 2023 by Jaime Sharp in Support for Individual Artists

From The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage: When it comes to the distinctive artistic practices and creative challenges that drive today’s artists, our Pew Fellows have a wealth of insights, representing a diversity of perspectives across age, background, and creative disciplines.

November 22, 2023 by Jaime Sharp in Social Justice

Funders for a Ceasefire Now:

We are institutional funders, individual donors and philanthropy professionals who are heartbroken and grieving the tragic loss of life in Palestine and Israel. Between October 7 and November 19, more than 13,000 Palestinians in Gaza and 1,400 Israelis have been killed.* In Gaza, this includes over 5,500 children.  With every passing minute, we are losing more human lives - people with families and hopes, who once loved and dreamed.   

November 20, 2023 by Jaime Sharp in Arts and Community Development

From National Endowment for the Arts: A new initiative from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) announced today aims to expand access to arts participation in our country. A partnership with South Arts and in collaboration with the other five U.S. Regional Arts Organizations (RAOs), ArtsHERE will provide non-matching grant support for organizations that have demonstrated a commitment to equity within their practices and programming.

November 20, 2023 by Jaime Sharp in Social Justice

From Native Americans in Philanthropy: On November 21, at 1:00 pm (ET), join our moderator, Stephine “Steph” Poston (Pueblo of Sandia), NAP’s Chief Executive Officer, Erik R. Stegman (Carry the Kettle First Nation - Nakoda), along with esteemed NAP Partners, Lisa Jaguzny from Biodiversity Funders Group and Shannon Rudisill from Early Childhood Funders Collaborative, as they engage in a discussion on the significance of partnering across the field and how cross-sector collaboration can revolutionize the future landscape of philanthropy.