Carol Coletta

ArtPlace names finalists for second grant cycle

Just a little over two months ago, more than 2,000 letters of inquiry flowed into ArtPlace–the newly-established consortium that supports creative placemaking with grants and loans, research, and advocacy. In another sign of its nimbleness and efficiency, ArtPlace has already narrowed the field to 127 finalists, representing 68 cities. The selected projects represent the best(…)


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ArtPlace launches with $11.5 million in grants

As announced in today’s print edition of The New York Times, a new consortium of funders has joined forces to launch a game-changing, public/private partnership, called ArtPlace. The effort takes the approach of creative platemaking, a decades-old practice that drives growth and revitalization in cities and towns, putting the arts at the center of economic(…)


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Today: “The Just City” Ford Foundation Forum

Continuing its 75th anniversary celebration, the Ford Foundation is hosting a special convening today, called The Just City: Creating a New Geography of Opportunity. It will unite “civic leaders and policymakers, urban designers and entrepreneurs–to explore how fairness, opportunity and equity can serve as the defining features of this new era of urbanization.” Speakers include(…)


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Today: "The Just City" Ford Foundation Forum

Continuing its 75th anniversary celebration, the Ford Foundation is hosting a special convening today, called The Just City: Creating a New Geography of Opportunity. It will unite “civic leaders and policymakers, urban designers and entrepreneurs–to explore how fairness, opportunity and equity can serve as the defining features of this new era of urbanization.” Speakers include(…)


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