ARTS AND COMMUNITY BUILDING
Jazz Foundation of America
Linda Rubin, Administrative Director
To support Through Others’ Eyes, a program designed to change the way Jewish and Arab Israeli students and their families relate to one another. Youth learn photography and create images that document their relationships and experiences together.
JAZZ FOUNDATION OF AMERICA
Joseph Petrucelli, Executive Director
For the COVID-19 Musicians’ Emergency Fund, to help musicians and their families with basic living expenses.
JAZZ HOUSE KIDS
Melissa Walker, Executive Director
To fund initiatives that help Newark, New Jersey youth develop musical, leadership and life skills through participation in free in-school and summer jazz clubs which perform for peers, family, friends, and the community.
Lisa Consiglio, Co-Founder and Executive Director
To train educators and community activists to facilitate story exchanges designed to enable people to develop empathy for others.
POLPHONY EDUCATION FOUNDATION (fiscal sponsor: PEF Israel Endowment Fund)
Nabeel Abboud-Ashkar, Co-Founder and Executive Director
To support Scholar-in-Residence Seminars that engage talented young Jewish and Arab Israeli musicians in rehearsing and playing classical music concerts together.
PRESERVATION HALL FOUNDATION
Gregory N. Lucas, Executive Director
For the Legacy Emergency Relief Fund for Musicians, to provide support to its Musical Collective of 60 musicians who help protect, preserve and perpetuate New Orleans music traditions.
ARTS AND EDUCATION: PEOPLE WITH SPECIAL NEEDS
HEARTSHARE HUMAN SERVICES OF NEW YORK
Meredith Beck, Vice President for Development
To support the ArtShare Programs in Brooklyn, Queens and Staten Island which serve individuals with autism and other developmental disabilities. Students study artists and artworks, learn art as a form of human expression, and create and share their own artworks through exhibits and lobby shows at partner spaces.
LINCOLN CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
Miranda Hoffer, Assistant Director Accessibility and Guest Services
To fund Passport to the Arts and Access Ambassadors programs including performances, workshops, and tours for people with disabilities and their families.
TELLURIDE ADAPTIVE SPORTS PROGRAM
Courtney Stuechell, Executive Director
To support TASP’s therapeutic ski and snowboard program for youth with disabilities. Youth from 22 regional schools benefit from educational and recreational sessions that develop life skills, encourage personal growth, and promote independence.
THEATRE DEVELOPMENT FUND
Lisa Carling, Director of TDF Accessibility Programs
To fund the Accessibility Program for Students which offers elementary and secondary school students with vision or hearing challenges the opportunity to attend accessible Broadway performances.
UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON FOUNDATION
Grant Twitchell, Associate Director of Advancement
To fund the Haring Center’s Experimental Education Unit which provides an inclusive learning experience for children with developmental disabilities in the birth-through-kindergarten early learning school.
FOOD WASTE REDUCTION
City Harvest Mobile Market
AMERICAN FRIENDS OF LEKET ISRAEL
Lauren Yoked, Executive Director
To fund the safe, effective, and efficient collection and distribution of surplus nutritious food to hungry and food insecure people in Israel.
Jilly Stephens, Chief Executive Officer
To fund Mobile Markets in low-income neighborhoods across New York City, which distribute food donated by manufacturers, stores, and institutions to food-insecure families and older adults.
FOOD RECOVERY NETWORK
Regina Anderson, Executive Director
To help strengthen the program and communications capacity of FRN in order to grow its student-led food recovery programs in colleges and universities across the country.
FOOD RESCUE US
Carol Shattuck, CEO
To build capacity of Food Rescue US which enables individuals and organizations throughout the nation to help their communities reduce food waste and hunger.
NATURAL RESOURCES DEFENSE COUNCIL
Mark Izeman, Director New York Program, Senior Attorney
To support the New York Farm to Food Bank Campaign which strives to increase awareness and participation among farmers to donate to food banks, increase collaboration between hunger organizations, and develop infrastructure to scale up farm to food bank initiatives.
Dana Gunders, Executive Director
To support ReFed’s programs and research designed to decrease food waste and increase the amount of safe, nutritious food available for recovery and distribution to hungry and food-insecure people.
Paul Major, President & CEO
To support the Local Food Initiative, designed to increase access to fresh local food through regional enhancements in collaboration, distribution, and awareness education.
WORLD CENTRAL KITCHEN
Jose Andres, Founder
To help activate and pay local restaurants and kitchens to provide meals to hungry people and strengthen economies in times of crisis and beyond.