Four artists and five cultural organizations received a total of $3 million in grants to support Philadelphia's art and culture recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Forman Art Initiative and the Philadelphia Foundation announced their five awards Nine of the winners-community artists’ annual funding program works of art.
One of the winners, artist José Ortiz-Pagán, has worked as a printmaker, sculptor, painter and performance artist, hoping to pass his works of art and performances to promote community change and considers himself a "culture organizer." Read the Entire Article
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Dr. Rajiv Shah, the Administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) leads the U.S. government’s efforts to end extreme poverty. He chose to participate in the impact investing conference at the Vatican and met with Pope Francis directly to address world poverty, the future of impact investing, and promotion of resilient, vibrant democratic societies worldwide.