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Culpeper Arts & Culture
Grantmaking

Modest revisions to the Culpeper Arts & Culture program guidelines emphasize community building and social impact, prioritize artist-centered and multidisciplinary work, advances the Fund’s anti-racist and anti-sexist commitments, ensure attention to accessibility, and celebrate innovation and artistic excellence.

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Program Impact
Central America

Our new program guidelines reflect a region with both serious challenges but also powerful positive forces making brave efforts for democracy, sustainability, and human rights.

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Program Impact
RBF

We stand in solidarity with our Asian American colleagues, partners, and neighbors in the struggle against racism and misogyny.

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Democratic Practice
RBF

McGhee’s book, The Sum of Us, chronicles her journey around the country to explore the social and economic gains that result when people unite across racial divides.

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Publication
China

It is our hope that the one-time fellowship—and the academic collaboration it facilitates—will inspire the resumption of government-support for future people-to-people exchanges between the China and the United States.

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Democratic Practice
RBF

In a statement, RBF President Stephen Heintz writes, "The violent attack on the U.S. Capitol yesterday was distinctly un-American and an affront to our system of democratic government. Politicians who supported or enabled, actively or tacitly, this insurrection must be held to account."

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Democratic Practice
Sustainable Development
Grantmaking
RBF

The RBF committed an additional $9 million to support 11 long-term partners and new organizations, coalitions, and initiatives.

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Democratic Practice
RBF

“Repairing the fabric of our democracy will require extraordinary stewardship by leaders across society.”

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RBF

After years of research and planning, in late 2019 the RBF selected the region encompassing El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras as the focus for a new “pivotal place” program. Aguilar will work with civil society organizations and other stakeholders to shape the program to address the most pressing issues facing the region. The program is expected to begin grantmaking in earnest in mid-2021.

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Democratic Practice
RBF

The letter reflects an unprecedented consensus among national, state, and local grantmakers and philanthropic institutions.

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