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Puffin Closed 11/21-11/25

November 18, 2022

The offices of The Puffin Foundation and Puffin Cultural Forum will be closed next week. If you need to contact us via phone or email we’ll respond when we return to the office on Monday, 11/28. Please review our FAQ if you have questions about the grant cycle. Email: Read More

Two dark skinned young people dressed as skeletons at sunset

The Puffin Spotlight: Issue 13

November 7, 2022

A Look Back at Puffin’s 2022 Grant Cycle Every year, for the last 30 or so, there’s a day when we at The Puffin Foundation absolutely light up with excitement — when that first application for our annual Artist Grant Cycle comes in. That proposal will soon be followed by Read More

We’re Hiring!

October 13, 2022

The Puffin Foundation, Ltd. is looking to fill two positions within our organization. Each job has its own application process, so please click to links below to review and apply. Puffin Foundation Financial Controller Background  The Puffin Foundation, Ltd. seeks a Financial Controller who shares our commitment to support artists Read More

2022 Teaneck International Film Festival

October 11, 2022

The Teaneck International Film Festival, a project of The Puffin Foundation, is back November 13-20th. This year it will be hybrid, offering both in-person (live) screenings and virtual screenings. See the full roster, film descriptions, and trailers here. Ticket Information Tickets on sale now here. Tickets for each virtual film are $5 per household or Read More

Barbara Ehrenreich

September 2, 2022

We mourn the loss of the brilliant writer, activist, and educator Barbara Ehrenreich, whose steadfast focus on inequity underscored all her work, including the tremendously influential Nickel and Dimed. She created the Economic Hardship Reporting Project so that the voices of the working poor could be amplified. Erhrenreich was awarded the 2004 Puffin Prize Read More

Labor Day Weekend

September 2, 2022

Happy Labor Day Weekend! Puffin will be closed Monday 9/5. Do you know the origins of #LaborDay? The holiday is attributed to the often bloody trade-union movement of the late 19th century. Get the full story here. NJ/NYC Parents, you may also want to check out the site of The Read More

Welcoming Our New Volunteer

August 1, 2022

A note from Puffin Executive Director Gladys Miller-Rosenstein Dave Chalek and Shari Cruz have offered their time and efforts to volunteer both for the Teaneck Creek Conservancy and the Puffin Foundation. They have pulled weeds from our new garden at the Outdoor Classroom. Additionally they’ve replanted a native Dogwood tree Read More

2023 ALBA/Puffin Human Rights Award: Call for Applications

July 27, 2022

The ALBA/Puffin Human Rights Award is an annual prize of $100,000 presented by the Abraham Lincoln Brigade Archives and the Puffin Foundation. It is dedicated to the activist tradition of the U.S. volunteers who joined the International Brigades to fight in the Spanish Civil War to stem the rise of Read More

Puffin, Heimaey coast, South Iceland

Who Would You Nominate for the Puffin Prize?

July 15, 2022

Type Media Center and The Puffin Foundation are seeking nominiations for the 2022 Puffin Prize for Creative Citizenship. Visit the link below nominate an individual or organization that challenges the status quo through courageous, distinctive, and socially responsible work. The deadline to submit is September 12, 2022. Past winners include Read More

Happy Fourth of July!

July 4, 2022

Puffin wishes you a happy and safe holiday weekend! We’re closed today but will resume normal hours tomorrow. Read More

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