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Happy President’s Day

February 12, 2021

Happy President’s Day Weekend! 🇺🇸 The Puffin Cultural Forum & Puffin Foundation’s virtual offices are closed today. We’ll see you again on Tuesday Read More

My Brother’s Keeper Wins ALBA/Puffin Award for Human Rights Activism

February 5, 2021

“In a country that has privatized and monetized health care, their work both exposes the inequity of our current system and provides vital services. Puffin is proud to honor them for their work,” said Puffin Foundation President Neal Rosenstein The Abraham Lincoln Brigade Archives (ALBA) is pleased to announce that Read More

TIFF & Puffin Continue Indie Lens Pop-Up Film Series

January 5, 2021

Join us for our 2021 series of films presented this winter and spring through the continued partnership between TIFF, The Puffin Foundation Ltd., PBS, and Indie Lens Pop-Up, a neighborhood series that brings people together for film screenings and community-driven conversations. Featuring PBS Independent Lens documentaries, Indie Lens Pop-Up brings residents, leaders, Read More

Puffin Holiday Hours

December 24, 2020

The Puffin Foundation offices will be closed Christmas day through January 4th. Our mail will be on hold and all deliveries of grants via USPS, UPS, or FedEx will be delivered January 4th and beyond. As long as your grant is POSTMARKED by December 31 it will be accepted regardless Read More

Type Media Center Shares Tribute to Perry Rosenstein

December 22, 2020

“A quiet giant.” That’s how Perry Rosenstein is described in this beautiful tribute video by Type Media Center. Perry’s philanthropy was largely behind the scenes, but has supported some of the most prominent progressive journalists and activists of our time. His commitment to equity and justice lives on in their Read More

New Round of Puffin Advisory Board Community Response Grants

December 10, 2020

Puffin’s Advisory Board  has facilitated another round of Community Response Grants. We are proud to support the work of Kelly Street Garden, Mixteca, The League of Women Voters of Philadelphia, and One Human Family of the Quad Cities Area. Their efforts are addressing food insecurity, fighting racism, and helping to Read More

Puffin & TYPE Announce the 2020 Puffin Prize Winner

December 2, 2020

Join The Puffin Foundation, John Legend, and Type Media Center virtually on December 16th as we award the Puffin Prize for Creative Citizenship to Desmond Meade. John Legend will lead an intimate conversation for the event with Mr. Meade. Desmond Meade is a formerly homeless returning citizen who overcame many obstacles Read More

Happy Thanksgiving

November 25, 2020

The Puffin Foundation and Cultural Forum wish you and yours a happy, healthy, and safe Thanksgiving this year! Our virtual offices will be closed Wednesday afternoon through Friday. We will be back on Monday, Read More

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The Puffin Foundation Welcomes a New Staff Member

November 20, 2020

The Puffin Foundation is delighted to announce that Ilene Richman has joined our staff as a program officer. Ilene has been working for The Puffin Foundation as a part-timer since 2017, primarily focused on proposal review. In her new position, the scope of her work is expanding to include the Read More

Teaneck International Film Festival Starts This Weekend

November 12, 2020

Activism: Making Change. That’s what TIFF is about. The Teaneck International Film Festival is here and this year it’s all virtual! Join TIFF November 12 – 25 for two weeks of unforgettable films and talkbacks from the most comfortable seat in the house. Just $5/film or $35/All Access Pass. For film descriptions Read More

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