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Sharing Tributes to Perry

April 6, 2020

To celebrate Perry’s life and legacy we invite you to share your memories, stories, and reflections on this Facebook page, and to enjoy those shared by others. Perry Rosenstein: A Life and Times Memorial. We’d also like to share some of the other warm words and tribute’s we’ve received. In These Read More

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2020 Grant Notification Update

May 14, 2020

Dear Applicants,It is with a heavy heart that we have made the decision to close our 2020 Artist Grant Cycle. While we were able to process a large number of applications earlier in the year, the COVID-19 pandemic has meant we will be unable to properly review the remaining proposals. If you Read More

Puffin Announces Coronavirus Community Response Grant Program

May 12, 2020

We’re proud to announce the Puffin Advisory Board’s, Coronavirus Community Response Grant Program. Starting in April, our Advisory Board members identified programs across the country doing meaningful work to meet the many urgent needs that have emerged during the pandemic. The initiatives we’ve been able to support are engaged in Read More

Puffin is proud to announce No More Deaths as the winner of this Year’s ALBA/Puffin Award for Human Rights Activism.

May 11, 2020

“No More Deaths is comprised of individuals from all walks of life who are standing up in defense of human rights against the ill-formed and odious actions of their own government. Their work speaks louder than words, saving lives that have been devalued by heartless US policies.”– said Perry Rosenstein, Read More

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Puffin Foundation Co-Sponsors Webinars With NFRPP

May 5, 2020

The Network for Responsible Public Policy presents two Zoom Webinars/ Facebook Live events co-sponsored by The Puffin Foundation, Ltd. and Women for Progress. May 21: Dangerous Speech: Countering Online Hatred while Protecting Freedom of Expression. Learn more and RSVP here. June 11: Tax deadline has passed but tax issues have not. Are Read More

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Tribute to Perry on Law & Disorder Radio

April 20, 2020

We were deeply gratified by this on-air tribute to Perry on Law & Disorder Radio.  Puffin has supported Law & Disorder for a number of years and we hope you’ll tune in weekly.  Last week’s tribute to Perry is right towards the beginning of the April 13th broadcast/episode. Puffin has Read More

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Puffin’s Founder and President Perry Rosenstein

April 3, 2020

Perry Rosenstein, the founder and president of the Puffin Foundation, passed away on 4/3/20 from the COVID-19 virus. Our hearts go out to people all over the world who are struggling with this terrible pandemic. At this time, the physical doors of the Puffin Foundation, the Puffin Cultural Forum, and Read More

2020 Grant Notifications

March 31, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak in Teaneck the Foundation offices are currently closed. Unfortunately this means the 2020 grant notifications will be put on indefinite hold. We will notify you when we are able to restart our 2020 grant cycle and begin our 2021 cycle. Thank you for understanding our Read More

Preventable Cancers

March 30, 2020

Eyal Press, A Puffin Writing Fellow at Type Media has written a damning piece in the New Yorker about health care inequities in Alabama (and across the US). Read More

Puffin Offices Closed

March 16, 2020

Due to the recent COVID-19 outbreak in Teaneck to protect both our staff and our patrons we are closing our offices. We will still be available via email at or you can use the contact form on our site. We will keep you updated on any changes in our Read More

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