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Asian American Writers Workshop, Margin Fellows.
June 8, 2020

At its annual meeting on June 7, 2020, the Jerome Foundation Members of the Corporation elected Curator of Media and Performance at the Museum of Modern Art Thomas Lax (New York, NY), and President of the Minneapolis College of Art and Design Sanjit Sethi (Minneapolis, MN) to the Jerome Foundation Board of Directors.

June 2, 2020

We at the Jerome Foundation mourn the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis, MN. We recognize that we live in a country that systemizes violence on many levels against Black people—a system whose most visible recent victims also include Breonna Taylor in Louisville, KY and Ahmaud Arbery in Glynn County, GA.

April 15, 2020

The Foundation has awarded an additional $150,000 in support of four collaborative funds: the Artist Relief fund, the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council’s Emergency Relief Fund, NY Community Trust’s COVID-19 Response and Impact Fund, and Springboard for the Arts’ Personal Emergency Relief Fund.

April 14, 2020

While grants were originally designed to support one or two years of support specifically for programs and services benefitting early career artists, the Foundation at its Board meeting on March 29 decided to give all grantees the option of using the first year of funding for general operating support, if necessary.

March 16, 2020

The Jerome Foundation’s response to the coronavirus

March 13, 2020

Out of an abundance of caution around coronavirus (COVID-19), the Jerome Foundation has and will take steps to be available to our community.

January 8, 2020

Mike Albert, Leila Awadallah, Ram Devineni, ManSee Kong, Laura Ortman, Laimah Osman, and Tony Whitfield received month-long residencies at Camargo Foundation, a residential center offering programming in the Arts and Humanities in Cassis, France.

December 11, 2019

12 grants totaling $345,100 were authorized by the Jerome Board of Directors to fund film projects by New York City filmmakers.

December 11, 2019

Five grants totaling $134,900 were authorized by the Jerome Board of Directors to fund film projects by Minnesota filmmakers.

October 24, 2019

A useful companion to the RE-Tool guide, the Annotated Guide to RE-Tool (pdf) was published in the Fall 2019 issue of the GIA Reader.