Little Island Announces Monthly Free Festival With Over 450 Artists

Imagined as a performing arts paradise on the Hudson River, Little Island also stands out as a playground for artists who have been kept away from the stage for too long in their first months. The island’s operators announced on Tuesday that it will host a free one-month arts festival, which will feature more than …

Ford and Mellon Foundations Expand Initiative for Artists with Disabilities

Disabled Futures initiativeA fellowship established last fall by the Ford and Andrew W. Mellon Foundations to support artists with disabilities is expanding. The foundations announced on Friday that they will commit an additional $5 million to support the initiative by 2025, with support for two more groups of 20 fellows. Created by and for the …

Foundations to Support US Latino Artists with Cash Grants

Two major foundations have joined forces to make unlimited cash donations to artists of Latin American or Caribbean descent born or living in the United States. The initiative is supported by Latinx Artist Fellowships, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, and the Ford Foundation, and aims to correct imbalances in national funding patterns while emphasizing the …