2008 Grants

The Foundation awarded 163 grants totaling $2,924,000.

Art

  • Art in General 79 Walker Street, New York, NY
    $10,000 grant for general operating support
  • Brooklyn Rail 99 Commercial Street, Brooklyn, NY
    $12,000 grant for general operating support
  • Center for Book Arts 28 West 27th Street, New York, NY
    $10,000 grant for the visual arts program
  • Dumbo Arts Center 30 Washington Street, Brooklyn, NY
    $10,000 grant for general operating support (First installment of a two-year $20,000 grant)
  • En Foco 1738 Hone Avenue, Bronx, NY
    $5,000 grant for general operating support
  • Five Myles 558 St. Johns Place, Brooklyn, NY
    $5,000 grant for the exhibition program
  • Foundation for Art and Preservation in Embassies (FAPE) 1725 I Street, Washington DC
    $25,000 grant to to acquire American art for the new U.S. Mission to the United Nations in New York
  • Friends of Materials for the Arts 33-00 Northern Blvd, Long Island City, NY
    $15,000 grant for general operating support (First installment of a three-year $45,000 grant)
  • International Print Center New York (IPCNY) 508 West 26 Street, New York, NY
    $20,000 grant for general operating support
  • Laundromat Project 127 West 127th Street, New York, NY
    $8,000 grant for Create Change and Works in Progress
  • Lower East Side Printshop 306 West 37th Street, New York, NY
    $20,000 grant for the Special Editions Residencies
  • Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC) 125 Maiden Lane, New York, NY
    $15,000 grant for the Workspace Program
  • Momenta Art 56 Bogart Street, Brooklyn, NY
    $10,000 grant for exhibition program
  • Morgan Library & Museum 225 Madison Avenue, New York, NY
    $25,000 grant for the exhibition, Drawing, Past and Present: Contemporary Artists Select Old Master Drawings (Second installment of a two-year $50,000 grant)
  • Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) 11 West 53 Street, New York, NY
    $130,000 grant: $50,000 for the exhibition, Home Delivery: Fabricating the Modern Dwelling; $55,000 for the Education, Prints and Illustrated Books, and Conservation Departments; $25,000 for the purchase of a scanning electron microscope
  • New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) 20 Jay Street, Brooklyn, NY
    $42,500 grant: $40,000 for artists' fellowships, and $2,500 for a new Cosmopolitan Electrol projection screen for the panel process
  • New York Public Library (NYPL) Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street, New York, NY
    $25,000 grant for the exhibition, Eminent Domain: Contemporary Photography and the City
  • Public Radio international (PRI) 100 North Sixth Street, Minneapolis, MN
    $25,000 grant for Studio 360
  • Rubin Museum of Art 150 West 17th Street, New York, NY
    $15,000 grant for the Senior Citizen Cultural Initiative
  • SculptureCenter 44-19 Purves Street, Long Island City, NY
    $15,000 grant for general operating support
  • Smack Mellon 92 Plymouth Street, Brooklyn, NY
    $10,000 grant for general operating support
  • Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum 2 East 91 Street, New York, NY
    $200,000 grant for the capital campaign (Third installment of a five-year $1,000,000 grant)
  • Socrates Sculpture Park 32-01 Vernon Boulevard, Long Island City, NY
    $20,000 grant for the artist residencies and the exhibition program
  • Storefront for Art and Architecture 97 Kenmare Street, New York, NY
    $10,000 grant for general operating support
  • Studio Museum in Harlem 144 West 125th Street, New York, NY
    $20,000 grant for general operating support
  • Symphony Space 2537 Broadway, New York, NY
    $5,000 grant for the All Write! program

Discretionary

Individual members of the Board of Directors allocate discretionary grants subject to approval by the Board. Individual members initiate these grants; we do not accept applications for discretionary grants.

Discretionary Emergency

    Education

    Human Services

    Preservation/Environment