$10 million to aid arts institutions in the United States

NS Helen Frankenthaler The foundation, named after the American abstract expressionist painter, announced on Wednesday that it has committed $10 million to the Frankenthaler Climate Initiative to help the nation’s visual arts institutions become more energy efficient. “We wanted to help US arts institutions get involved in the climate fight,” the foundation’s president, Fred Iseman, …

IMF Board Supports $650 Billion Aid Plan to Help Poor Countries

VENICE — The International Monetary Fund took a step Friday to alleviate rising global inequality and help poorer nations access vaccines, saying its board of directors has approved a release plan. $650 billion reserve fund countries can use to purchase vaccines, finance healthcare, and pay off debts. The decision comes at a crucial moment as …