Grantee tags music

Living American Composers

Compact Discoveries, Inc.

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

The Puffin Foundation's funds were used to help pay the costs of producing two one-hour Compact Discoveries radio programs featuring, exclusively, the recorded works of living American composers. Read More

Bay Area Girls Rock Camp (2014)

Bay Area Girls Rock Camp

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

At Bay Area Girls Rock Camp, we believe that arts education can transform young people’s lives. We are dedicated to empowering girls through music education and promoting an environment that fosters self-confidence, creativity and collaboration. Read More

Fly By Light (2014)

One Common Unity

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

The Fly By Light Youth Ambassador Program is an innovative youth program that emphasizes leadership, compassionate communication, effective conflict resolution, and self-love as pathways to personal growth, health and wellness. Read More

The New Silence (2014)

Betterley, Alec

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

Former name: The Final Bo. )The New Silence is an upcoming LP (expected release: late 2015) written by NYC songwriter and pianist Alec Betterley based upon selected stories of US veterans who have returned from tours of duty in Afghanistan and Iraq. Read More

The Caffè Lena History Project

The Caffè Lena History Project

Year Grant Awarded: 2012

Caffè Lena is America’s oldest continually operating folk music coffeehouse. Puffin Foundation support enabled critical initial work on the Caffè Lena Oral History Project and the creation of the Caffè Lena History Project website. Read More

Recording the Music of Rip!

Furman, Dan

Year Grant Awarded: 2012

This project aims to document the songs from the original musical, "Rip! A Story of Love, Revolution and What is Possible." Read More

Ye Are Many-They Are Few

Mathews, Norman

Year Grant Awarded: 2012

A composition for four singers and piano about social and civil justice. The text is by 8 writers, including the composer, but the centerpiece of the text uses selected stanzas from Shelley's Mask of Anarchy. Read More

Love Makes the World Go Round

The Artist's Path Inc.

Year Grant Awarded: 2012

A multi disciplinary project including new theatre works, dance, visual art and music all of which explore the many faces of love. Graphic created by the staff of The Daily Courier Read More

Ghost of Woody Guthrie

Halker, Bucky

Year Grant Awarded: 2012

On "The Ghost of Woody Guthrie" (a double CD), songwriter, performer, and scholar Bucky Halker draws on years of researching Guthrie and performing his songs to create a distinct, honest, unflinching homage to Guthrie’s spirit, music, and legacy. Read More

Living Concert Series

Mad haPPy

Year Grant Awarded: 2012

The Sustainable Living Concert Series, now shortened to Living Concert Series was actually inspired by the stated purpose of the Puffin and Puffin West Foundations in the funding of projects that use Art to cultivate a progressive cultural vision. Read More

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