Wednesday, September 23, 2015
The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation Grants $2 Million in Core Operating Support to Nine National Arts Organizations
The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation (DDCF) announced the nine organizations receiving a combined total of $2.268 million through its Core Support for National Organizations grants program. Since 2007, this program has funded organizations deemed critical to the health of the contemporary dance, jazz, theatre and/or presenting fields across the country.
Recognizing that the state of performing arts in the United States depends upon the strength of both individual artists and arts organizations, DDCF remains committed to supporting organizations whose activities bolster the national infrastructure of the arts. Grantees consist of national organizations that have a prior funding relationship with the foundation and whose applications could clarify their multi-year organizational objectives, a plan for achieving them and benchmarks against which progress toward them could be measured....