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2014-09-10 12:25:36

Nonprofit Finance Fund Details Barriers and Opportunities for Arts Nonprofits and Funders to Foster Financial Stability NEW YORK, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nonprofit Finance Fund (NFF) has released new analysis of its 2014 survey of nonprofit organizations, which includes responses from 919 arts organizations nationwide. The State of the Arts and Culture Sector report captures the challenges and triumphs of nonprofits grappling with financial pressures, changing demographics,...

2014-02-03 12:25:08

IXITI.com - the portal to the area's arts and cultural activities and events DETROIT, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IXITI.com is a dynamic, interactive online destination for everyone who wants to be "in the know." It is also a collaboration that draws together the exhibitions, concerts, art classes, and much more from more than 100 nonprofit organizations - as well as commercial theatre and art galleries. Powered by CultureSource, the professional association for arts and culture...

2014-01-17 12:23:45

JustFilms Explores Complex Issues of Social Justice with Creative Storytelling NEW YORK, Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- JustFilms, the Ford Foundation's film and digital storytelling initiative, has provided support to five independent films selected for competition and premiere at the Sundance Film Festival--the world's leading showcase for independent filmmaking--as well as to a range of key organizations working globally to support these filmmakers. Through creative...

2014-01-03 08:23:41

January lineup examines economic disparities in the U.S. BOSTON, Jan. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the economic divide continues to widen, WORLD Channel looks at the tough financial struggles in America and around the world with 17 compelling documentaries airing throughout the month of January. Supported in part with a grant from the Ford Foundation, WORLD will focus on the battle for economic parity, including four broadcast premieres on America ReFramed. In rural and...

2013-12-02 23:27:42

Ford Foundation grant enables the scaling of products to benefit low-and-moderate-income consumers Madison, WI (PRWEB) December 02, 2013 Filene Research Institute announced today four financial products to be tested in its new accessible financial services incubator. Funded by a grant from the Ford Foundation - http://www.fordfoundation.org, the incubator will test, package and scale innovative, viable financial products that benefit low-and-moderate-income US consumers. “We searched...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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