Grant Recipients

Yard Inc.

Awarded: 11/30/2018

$350,000 over 35 months

To provide flexible funds for achievement of long-term goals through the foundation's 2018 Leadership Grants for Arts Organizations, in recognition of the company's artistic excellence.

DC Jazz Festival

Awarded: 11/30/2018

$225,000 over 24 months

To provide flexible funds for achievement of long-term goals through the foundation's 2018 Leadership Grants for Arts Organizations, in recognition of the company's artistic excellence.

CapitalBop

Awarded: 11/30/2018

$100,000 over 37 months

To provide flexible funds for achievement of long-term goals through the foundation's 2018 Leadership Grants for Arts Organizations, in recognition of the company's artistic excellence.

Pillars Fund

Awarded: 11/29/2018

$50,000 over 12 months

To support the Pillars Culture Change Project, an effort to amplify American Muslim voices in contemporary culture through the visual, literary, performing and multidisciplinary arts.

Intersection for the Arts

Awarded: 11/16/2018

$150,000 over 36 months

To provide Dancing Earth Creations, an indigenous contemporary dance ensemble, flexible funds for achievement of long-term goals through the foundation's 2018 Leadership Grants for Arts Organizations, in recognition of the company's artistic ...

New England Foundation for the Arts

Awarded: 11/12/2018

$5,444,100 over 36 months

To support the National Dance Project, which enables artists to create, present and tour new dance work.

National Performance Network

Awarded: 11/12/2018

$3,000,000 over 36 months

To support cross-disciplinary performing artists and presenting organizations to partner on the creation and development of new works.

MAP Fund Inc.

Awarded: 11/12/2018

$2,860,000 over 24 months

To support contemporary performance makers that propose original projects with a deep exploration of art form or content.

First Peoples Fund

Awarded: 11/12/2018

$300,000 over 24 months

To support funding and professional development opportunities for Native performing artists to strengthen their ability to advance their artistic expression, contribute to local economies, and serve as strong leaders within ...

Chamber Music America

Awarded: 11/12/2018

$3,177,500 over 36 months

To support jazz musicians and presenters through project grants that fund new works, touring collaborations, and performing and recording opportunities.

Appalshop, Inc.

Awarded: 11/12/2018

$200,000 over 24 months

To support Appalshop’s programmatic capacity and financial stability by providing lead support for establishment of a Working Capital Reserve Fund and an Artistic Reserve Fund.

651 Arts

Awarded: 11/12/2018

$300,000 over 24 months

To develop and operate the Jazz Accelerator program, a pilot project designed to support the career advancement of women jazz musicians.