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2020 & 2021 Grant Updates

September 24, 2020

Important Information about Puffin’s 2021 Artist Grant Cycle Due to the Corona Virus we are only considering new proposals in Video/Film and arts-related Environmental projects for 2021. “New” applicants in other disciplines will not be considered. The primary focus of your proposal must be video/film. For example, please do not Read More

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One Week Left to Complete Your 2020 Census

September 23, 2020

It’s not too late! Fill out your 2020 Census online at 2020census.gov. Don’t miss this once-in-a-decade chance to impact your community! The 2020 Census takes just a few moments to complete. The U.S. Census Bureau keeps your answers safe and Read More

National Voter Registration Day: Are You Registered to Vote?

September 22, 2020

The Puffin Foundation and Cultural Forum support your right to vote! Check your registration status at iwillvote.com. Tell your friends and family to check theirs too! Deadline to register is October 13 (in NJ). The 2020 U.S. Presidential election is on Tuesday, November 3. Why Check Your Voter Status? • Read More

Puffin is Proud to be a Supporter of Central Park’s Historic Women’s Rights Pioneers Monument

September 15, 2020

Planning a visit to New York City’s Central Park?  Make sure to take in the park’s newest monument depicting Women’s Rights Pioneers Sojourner Truth, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, and Susan B. Anthony.  The statue was recently unveiled on the 100th anniversary of the ratification on the 19th amendment which granted women throughout the Read More

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Puffin Co-Sponsors NFRPP Event 9/24

September 8, 2020

Understanding Systemic Racism and Challenges for Policy ChangeSeptember 24 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm Racism has been the underside of America throughout our history. The manner with which we have treated Racism has led to our current moment. How we acknowledge and confront Racism today will have a major Read More

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2020 Grant Notification Update

August 11, 2020

Dear Puffin Applicants who previously applied in 2019 for a 2020 Grant, We hope this note finds you well. In May we reached out to many of you to let you know that we were suspending our 2020 grant review process due to the COVID-19 pandemic. If you requested a Read More

Grantee Focus: The Movement For Black Lives

July 22, 2020

As the US continues to grapple with its legacy of racial injustice, The Puffin Foundation is sharing some of the remarkable work and the visionary leaders we’ve funded in support of the Movement for the Black Lives. We’ve also included a list of some anti-racist resources that relate the Foundation’s areas Read More

View the Cultural Forum’s Live Events on Facebook

July 14, 2020

The Puffin Cultural Forum presents a series of live events this summer. We’re thrilled to connect with you virtually while we’re unable to be together. Visit PCF’s Facebook to view all live recordings. Here is the latest event Dr. Joseph Chuman interviews Sarah Poser, author of “Unholy: Why Evangelicals Worship Read More

Hey New York! Share your photos of activism and protest

June 10, 2020

The Puffin Foundation is a proud supporter of Activist NY at the Museum of the City of New York. They’re seeking images from NYC of the current protests and activism for Black lives:Share your images documenting NYC’s current activism and protests for Black Read More

The Rotary Club of Teaneck

May 29, 2020

In Puffin’s hometown, The Rotary Club of Teaneck, for the purchase of gift cards from local restaurants to distribute to front-line staff at Holy Name Medical Center, Care One of Teaneck, and to provide breakfast buffets for workers at Covid testing centers in Bergen County. Inspired by the Coronavirus Community Response Grants first Read More

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