Press Room and Announcements

Posted on June 29, 2022 by admin

Grantmakers in the Arts’ team and board of directors issues this statement to express our detestation with the Supreme Court’s ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization, the decision to overturn birthing people’s constitutional right to an abortion as set by Roe v. Wade in 1973.

This decision to overrule Roe v. Wade has invalidated an earlier decision that the Supreme Court declared a constitutional right.

Posted on November 2, 2021 by admin

November 2, 2021 – New York. Grantmakers in the Arts is pleased to announce that they have engaged Jen Cole & Estrella Esquilin of the National Collaborative for Creative Work at Arizona State University’s Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts in collaboration with Randy Engstrom of Third Way Creative, to co-create a Learning Lab series focused on advancing racial justice through intersectional cultural policy to be debuted in Winter/Spring 2022.

Posted on October 14, 2021 by admin

By the Grantmakers in the Arts team and board of directors

With contributions by Tina Kuckkahn (Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa), NDN Collective Director of Grantmaking, GIA board member; Gabrielle Strong (Sisseton-Wahpeton Dakota Oyate) NDN Foundation Managing Director, GIA board member; and Quita Sullivan (Montaukett/Shinnecock), Senior Program Director, Theater, New England Foundation of the Arts; GIA board member.

Posted on March 23, 2021 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

New York, NY - Wednesday, March 24. Grantmakers in the Arts (GIA) just released Solidarity Not Charity: Arts & Culture Grantmaking in the Solidarity Economy, a report that explores how the grantmaking community can support culture-workers and artists through an increasingly just economy.

Posted on June 2, 2020 by admin

Posted June 2, 2020

We at Grantmakers in the Arts (GIA) must express our grief at the murder of George Floyd and so many other Black people who have died in similarly unjust circumstances of police violence or at the hands of white supremacy.

Posted on May 11, 2020 by admin

Grantmakers in the Arts (GIA) is delighted that Congress has passed the Supporting Older Americans Act, including our recommendations that the Administration on Aging include the arts in the issues to be identified and addressed and be included among supportive services for older Americans.

Posted on January 29, 2020 by Steve

Grantmakers in the Arts (GIA) is seeking a part-time Administrative Assistant to join its team headquartered in the Bronx, New York.

GIA is the only national network of private, public, and corporate arts funders in the US and Canada, including independent and family foundations, public agencies, community foundations, corporate philanthropies, nonprofit regrantors, and national service organizations. GIA is widely regarded as the go-to place for relevant discussion and action within the philanthropic field. GIA’s many programs and resources can be found on this website.

Posted on November 18, 2019 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

Grantmakers in the Arts (GIA) seeks a consulting partner with whom to strategize how to manage our organization more equitably.

GIA’s ultimate goal is to be a great place to work – a place where we act equitably, interrogate the impacts of our decisions and engage each other in direct conversations about the ways we work together.

This consultancy would include:

Posted on July 29, 2019 by Steve

Grantmakers in the Arts is the membership association of over 300 foundations, public agencies, and nonprofits from across the nation that are united in their support for the arts as a reflection of their belief that arts and culture are what make us fully human.

Grantmakers in the Arts stands in support of Alaska State Council on the Arts (ASCA) and encourages the state legislature and Governor’s office to restore the agency at prior funding levels in FY 2021.

Posted on June 25, 2019 by Steve

Grantmakers in the Arts (GIA) seeks a consulting partner with whom to strategize how to integrate the arts into policy and funding portfolios (such as health, education, safety, and the environment) that do not traditionally think about the arts as having a role. GIA holds the value of racial equity toward racial justice. Therefore, in addition to incorporating arts strategies and allies into these portfolios, GIA is also interested in how arts and culture can help change these existing systems to make them more racially and culturally just.