Arts and Culture

Duke Energy Foundation Awards Florida Nonprofits More Than $500,000 in Grants to Enhance Access to the Arts, Promote Diversity

Company invests more than $504,000 in 55 arts and culture nonprofit agencies to enhance community vitality
Press Release

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla, October 1, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Strengthening communities by promoting diversity and increasing access to the arts is among the many ways the Duke Energy Foundation proudly supports Florida. Grants totaling $504,568 have been awarded to 55 nonprofit organizations within the company's service territory.

Duke Energy's support is helping organizations fulfill their missions across the state. Top grant recipients include philanthropic programs that encourage Hispanic business development, access to the arts, filmmaking and community development.

CreateNYC: A Look at How NYC’s Cultural Roadmap Makes a Case for the Social Value of the Arts

By Kristin Sakoda Deputy Commissioner & General Counsel, NYC Department of Cultural Affairs and Edwin Torres, Deputy Commissioner, NYC Department of Cultural Affairs
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In July, the City of New York released CreateNYC: A Cultural Plan for All New Yorkers, a first-of-its-kind comprehensive plan to establish New York City’s cultural roadmap for the next decade.  The plan sets forth objectives and strategies for achieving a more inclusive, equitable, and resilient cultural ecosystem. It examines a number of issue areas including diversity, equity and inclusion, education, affordability, and health of the cultural sector that are essential to a vibrant, creative city.

WETA Engages People of All Ages in the Joy of Lifelong Learning

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For more than 50 years, WETA Television and Classical WETA 90.9 FM have been the Greater Washington community’s source for high-quality, educational public media. Combined Federal Campaign and workplace giving contributions from individual community members have provided vital support to help make WETA’s public service possible.

Charitable Foundation of CITGO Accepting Letters of Interest for Bronx Grants

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BRONX, N.Y., Feb. 26, 2014 /3BL Media/ – The Simón Bolívar Foundation, the charitable organization of CITGO Petroleum Corporation, is accepting letters of interest for grants from qualifying organizations that offer services to South Bronx residents in the areas of education, environment, healthy living and arts and culture. Eligible 501 (c)(3) organizations can apply online at the Foundation’s website: www.simonbolivarfoundation.org. Applications must be received by March 27, 2014.

Boeing Awards $250,000 to Chicago Nonprofits

Grants support ongoing engagement, innovation in education, arts and culture, civic, environment and health and human services
Press Release

CHICAGO, Dec. 10, 2013 /3BL Media / -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] will make five $50,000 grants to Chicago-area leaders as part of its annual Game Changer Awards, which recognize individuals who have created innovative programs and initiatives to benefit Chicago communities. The grants will fund each organization's ongoing work.

Enbridge Partnership Helps Montrealers Embrace Art and Culture

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MONTREAL, Que. – Recent studies show that youth who participate in the arts are more likely to graduate from high school, lead healthier lives, and have fewer mental health issues. Research also shows that those from underprivileged communities are less likely to engage with the arts.

Just think of this Montreal Museum of Fine Art initiative, then, as an all-access pass for art and culture.

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