Doris Duke Charitable Foundation Announces 2018 Core Support for National Arts Service Organizations
The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation (DDCF) announced the 16 organizations around the country receiving about $4 million total through the Arts Program’s Core Support for National Arts Service Organizations strategy. DDCF selected the awardees through an extensive review process that aimed to identify, recognize and encourage organizations serving critical roles for the dance, jazz, theater and presenting fields, such as by maintaining important networks for advocacy and sharing resources.
“These arts service organizations represent remarkable diversity and collective power and responsibility in supporting performing artists and the institutions with which they partner,” said Maurine Knighton, program director for the arts at DDCF. “They serve critical roles in their fields, making us confident that in supporting their achievements, we are also supporting the performing arts field. We are proud to make these awards and assist these organizations to continue and expand their important work for years to come.”
The recipients receive two-year grants ranging from $50,000 to $350,000 in generally flexible, unrestricted funding that enables them to efficiently address short term needs and dedicate more organizational resources to longer-term projects benefitting artists and their fields...