What a Foundation’s Backing for "Social Impact Theatre" Says About the Arts Funding World

What a Foundation’s Backing for "Social Impact Theatre" Says About the Arts Funding World

Funder interest in the intersection of art and social justice remains strong. A case in point is the Sheri and Les Biller Family Foundation, which will soon make its first round of grants to back theater performances that “take on relevant social issues.”

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Fueled by Wealth From Broadway, a Theater Couple Gives for the Arts and More

Fueled by Wealth From Broadway, a Theater Couple Gives for the Arts and More

Stewart F. Lane and his wife Bonnie Comley have collectively produced over 40 Broadway shows, making a fortune along the way—wealth that underwrites philanthropy focused on the arts and their alma maters.

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King of the Road: A Stalwart Funder Expands Its Support for Touring Theater Outfits

King of the Road: A Stalwart Funder Expands Its Support for Touring Theater Outfits

By increasing its payout to National Theater Project winners, the New England Foundation for the Arts is another institutional grantmaker providing critical support for traditionally underfunded arts fields.

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