Toymakers Create Their Dream Projects (But Ask for Cash Upfront)

Thomas Brandt has loved the Masters of the Universe series since childhood. Fascinated by the sword and magic, he has amassed an extensive collection of He-Man toys over the years. Brandt, now 41, eagerly supported a crowdfunding project for the “game set I’ve always wanted”: Snake Mountain, He-Man’s archenemy Skeleton’s hideout. At 36 inches high …

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 …