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The Puffin Spotlight: March 2021

March 23, 2021

Issue 02: Women’s History, Women’s Activism The Puffin Foundation has a deep commitment not just to preserving history, but to demonstrating how the legacy of activism resonates with and informs our current moment. This work finds expression in monuments, awards, exhibits, and a multitude of grants, often in partnership with Read More

Making Contact

March 12, 2021

If you enjoy compelling stories about social justice and human rights, you should definitely be listening to Making Contact, a weekly, half hour broadcast by the International Media Project. Puffin is proud to support their award winning journalism that informs and inspires action around the environment, labor, immigration, racial justice, and Read More

Black Lives Matter Mural Collage

March 4, 2021

On Tuesday members of the Teaneck Black Lives Matter Mural Committee presented Puffin with a certificate of appreciation and a photo collage of their mural located in Teaneck’s Votee Park. Puffin Foundation Executive Director Gladys Miller-Rosenstein, PCF Director Andrew Lee, and PCF Asst. Director Melissa Lynam were present to accept the Read More

The Puffin Spotlight: February 2021

February 23, 2021

Issue 01: COVID-19 Community Response Grants Dear Puffin Friends, In the many tributes that followed his death in 2020, it was frequently noted that Perry Rosenstein shunned the spotlight. He was, as the great journalist Jeremy Scahill described him, a “quiet giant” whose generous and impactful philanthropic work was designed to lift Read More

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

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