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  1. Biz Briefs: BCC Offers Micro-Grants to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2017 | IBerkshires

    ... open to the public, and light refreshments will be served. Jacob's Pillow has been awarded $300,000 from the Ford Foundation as a strand of Challenging Inequality through Creativity and Free Expression to support the recently imagined Pittsfield ...

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    Dec 4, 2017 | IBerkshires

    ... open to the public, and light refreshments will be served. Jacob's Pillow has been awarded $300,000 from the Ford Foundation as a strand of Challenging Inequality through Creativity and Free Expression to support the recently imagined Pittsfield ...

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  3. This New York Activist Wants To Replace A Statue Of Columbus With Toussaint L'OuvertureRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2017 | Switched

    ... strewn throughout the five boroughs. The commission - co-chaired by Darren Walker, the president of the Ford Foundation, and Tom Finkelpearl, commissioner of NYC's department of cultural affairs - includes artists, architects, professors, activists ...

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  4. Data Model Development led by Fund for the City of New York advances OGC's Underground Pilot ProjectRead the original story

    Nov 30, 2017 | Directions Magazine

    ... the Underground Pilot: sserich@opengeospatial.org . The Fund for the City of New York was established by the Ford Foundation in 1968 with the mandate to improve the quality of life for all New Yorkers. For over three decades, in partnership with ...

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  5. Walton, Ford foundations to give $6 million to increase diversity in museum jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2017 | Arkansas Times

    Museums have African-American art - by Kehinde Wiley - and minority visitors, but what about diversity in museum leadership? Ford, Walton foundations working on that. The Ford Foundation and the Walton Family Foundation announced yesterday that they are committing $3 million each - a total of $6 million - to a new program, the Diversifying Art Museum Leadership Initiative, to increase minority numbers in curatorial and administrative museum staff.

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  6. Brooklyn Community Services Wins 2017 New York Community Trust...Read the original story

    Nov 29, 2017 | PR.com

    ... and The Clark Foundation. WNYC is the media sponsor. Additional financial and in-kind support is provided by Ford Foundation, JPMorgan Chase & Co., RSM US LLP, and Columbia Business School Executive Education Programs in Social Enterprise. About ...

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  7. Warhol wins grant in nationwide effort to diversify museumsRead the original story

    Nov 29, 2017 | Business Journal

    ... that will receive funding for programs to support diversity in curatorial and management staff. The Ford Foundation and Walton Family Foundation each committed $3 million over three years to the program, according to a news release. The ...

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  8. Ford Foundation and Walton Family Foundation launch $6 million effort ...Read the original story

    Nov 28, 2017 | PressReleasePoint

    The Walton Family Foundation and Ford Foundation announced today they are each committing $3 million over three years to support creative solutions to diversify curatorial and management staff at art museums across the United States. Recent studies have shown that the staff and leadership of art museums do not adequately reflect the socio-economic and racial demographics of the country.

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  9. The Art for Justice Fund Announces USD 22 Million in Grants to Address Mass IncarcerationRead the original story

    Nov 28, 2017 | Newkerala.com

    ... by the criminal justice system. The Art for Justice Fund, created by Ms. Gund in partnership with the Ford Foundation and Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, is a five-year initiative that uniquely connects the ingenuity of criminal justice advocates ...

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  10. Agnes Gund's Art for Justice Fund Awards $22 Million in First Round of GrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2017 | Artforum Intl.

    ... to build a better, safer future for all our children." The fund, established in partnership with the Ford Foundation and the Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, is a five-year initiative that will continue to support organizations that combat mass ...

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  11. Introducing: 2017 Curbed GroundbreakersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2017 | Curbed

    ... were delivered within modest budgets-great design should be enjoyed by everyday people in the public realm." Ford Foundation president Darren Walker elucidated a similar approach, lauding work that is "responsive to the public, serving a greater ...

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  12. Tax-exempt foundations funding Black Lives Matter with $100 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2017 | American Thinker

    ... liberal foundations and others eager to contribute to what has become the grant-making cause du jour. The Ford Foundation and Borealis Philanthropy recently announced the formation of the Black-Led Movement Fund [BLMF] , a six-year pooled donor ...

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  13. Youth Local Councils awarded USD 100,000 McNulty Prize for Innovative Model Of Youth DemocracyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2017 | Newkerala.com

    ... Madeleine Albright, Ugandan statesman Olara Otunnu, international development expert Brizio Biondi-Morra and Ford Foundation president Darren Walker selected the 2017 winner. Previous juries have included Mary Robinson, Bill Gates, Sr., and Sir ...

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  14. Last-Minute Appeal Tries to Halt Berkshire Museum Art AuctionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2017 | Hyperallergic

    ... t a destructive precedent for art collections throughout the US." Under the leadership of Darren Walker, the Ford Foundation is challenging traditional ideas of what a major foundations should and can fund.

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  15. Elton John AIDS Foundation holds gala in NYCRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2017 | Las Vegas Review Journal

    ... Neil Patrick Harris hosted and former President Bill Clinton joined with New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo and Ford Foundation President Darren Walker to offer personal remarks in tribute to Elton's remarkable achievements. Grammy Award-winning ...

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  16. First the Rolling Stones, now Elton John to play private Kraft bash at GilletteRead the original story

    Nov 8, 2017 | Boston.com

    ... carpet, and over the course of the evening, President Bill Clinton , New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo , and Ford Foundation President Darren Walker took the stage to talk about John and his philanthopic efforts. The event raised more than $4.3 ...

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  17. Time to End Taxpayer Funded Public BroadcastingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2017 | Cybercast News Service

    ... godfather of public broadcasting, the legendary network veteran Fred Friendly - by this time working for the Ford Foundation - told a House hearing in 1967, "We must avoid at all costs any situation in which budgets of news and public-affairs ...

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  18. Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation celebrates 50th anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2017 | The Brooklyn Daily Eagle

    ... managing partner and co-founder); MaryAnne Gilmartin, president and CEO of Forest City New York; and The Ford Foundation (accepted by Darren Walker, president). "Our 50th anniversary gala exceeded our expectations due to the outpouring of support ...

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  19. Gonzalez: Congress should cut public broadcasting cordRead the original story

    Nov 6, 2017 | Boston Herald

    ... godfather of public broadcasting, the legendary network veteran Fred Friendly - by this time working for the Ford Foundation - told a House hearing in 1967, "We must avoid at all costs any situation in which budgets of news and public-affairs ...

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  20. At NNF workshop: Experts chart path for community engagement in solid minerals sectorRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2017 | Vanguard

    New Nigeria Foundation , with the support of Ford Foundation, organised a two-day workshop, with the theme "Contemporary Community Engagement Models in the Oil and Gas Sector: Lessons for other Sectors" in Lagos, last Thursday, 2nd and Friday, 3rd November 2017. The workshop had in attendance, the representative of the Minister of Mines, Steel and Development, Chief of Staff to the Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Mr. O'Seun Odewale, Honourable Commissioner for Energy and Mineral Resources in Lagos State, Mr. Wale Oluwo and his Ogun State counterpart in the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Otunba Bimbo Ashiru.

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