Mellon Foundation Will Give $125 Million to Aid the Recovery of New York’s Arts Sector

“As the New York art world continues to reopen, The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation said it would launch a major statewide philanthropic initiative to aid the arts sector’s recovery from the pandemic. The historic $125 million plan, called Creatives Rebuild New York (CRNY), aims to provide artists with full-time employment opportunities or a guaranteed income.”

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Tessa Solomon, “Mellon Foundation Will Give $125 M. to Aid the Recovery of New York’s Arts Sector,”  Art News, June 3, 2021

Caroline Goldstein, "To Revive New York’s Creative Economy, the Mellon Foundation Will Deploy $125 Million to Pay Artists to Go Back to Work,”  Artnet, June 3, 2021

“Mellon Foundation Unveils $125M Effort to Revitalize New York Arts Sector,”  Artforum, June 3, 2021

“Mellon Foundation Is Giving $125 Million In Recovery Funding to Artists and Small Orgs Across New York,”  Arts Journal, June 3, 2021

“Philanthropy Today: The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Is Leading a Plan to Pour $125 Million into the Recovery of New York State's Arts Industry,”  The Chronicle of Philanthropy, June 4, 2021

“Mellon Foundation Announces $125 Million ‘Creatives Rebuild New York’ Initiative,”  Grantmakers in the Arts, June 3, 2021

“The Mellon Foundation Announces a $125 Million Grant to Revitalize New York’s Arts Sector,”  Surface, June 4, 2021

"Mellon Foundation Commits $125 Million to Get N.Y. Artists Back on Their Feet," The Chronicle of Philanthropy, June 9, 2021

Elizabeth Alexander, "Putting An End to the Pandemic Means Putting Artists Back to Work,"Time, June 11, 2021

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Initiative website: CreativesRebuildNY.org

Press inquiries: media@mellon.org

Click here to read the press release.

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