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March 14, 2008

New York City Cultural Innovation Fund 2008 Competition Announced by Rockefeller Foundation

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March 12 — Rockefeller Foundation President Judith Rodin announced today the start of this year's New York City Cultural Innovation Fund competition.

In 2007, its inaugural year, the New York City Cultural Innovation Fund awarded $2.6 million through sixteen two-year grants of $50,000 to $250,000 for groundbreaking initiatives that enrich the City's cultural life, helping to ensure the continued economic strength and diversity of the City's creative sector.
Selected from a pool of more than 600 organizations, the following were among the winners in 2007:
- The Civilians: For a Brooklyn neighborhoods theater lab exploring the Atlantic Yards Project.

Link to the rest of the press release.

Read more about "The Civilians" on Atlantic Yards Report.

Posted by lumi at March 14, 2008 5:02 AM