Focus on Arts: Virtual Coffee & Conversation with the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation
Learn about Doris Duke Charitable Foundation’s arts grantmaking and its resources to help organizations explore innovative ways of developing audiences. This session includes a short demonstration on how to use Foundation Directory Online to identify other arts funders.
The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation is an independent, private foundation committed to awarding grants in four program areas: arts, environment, medical research and child abuse prevention. The Arts Program supports performing artists with the creation and public performance of their work. The foundation focuses its support on contemporary dance, jazz and theatre artists, and the organizations that nurture, present and produce them. Join Ben Cameron, Program Director for the Arts, to learn about Doris Duke Charitable Foundation’s arts grantmaking, the Arts Program’s current five-year strategic plan, and foundation resources to help organizations explore innovative ways of developing audiences.
The webinar will also include demonstrations of Foundation Directory Online, so that you can learn how to find the latest information about the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and other arts funders, and GrantSpace, where you can find even more information on arts & culture.
About the Presenter
Ben Cameron, Program Director for the Arts, Doris Duke Charitable Foundation: In 2006, Ben Cameron assumed his current position as Program Director for the Arts at the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation in New York, NY. In that capacity, he supervises a $13 million grants program focusing on organizations and artists in the theatre, contemporary dance, jazz and presenting fields.
Previously, he served for more than 8 years as the Executive Director of Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the national service organization for the American nonprofit professional theater, significantly expanding its programs, membership base and grantmaking activities. Read more...