ALBA/Puffin Award For Human Rights Activism

The $100,00 ALBA/Puffin Prize, presented in conjunction with the Abraham Lincoln Brigade Archives (ALBA), is one of the largest awards for human rights work in the world. It honors the legacy of the American volunteers who fought against fascism in the Spanish Civil War by preserving their history to inspire and advance the work of modern progressive movements. Read about past recipients and learn more about this prize here.

Puffin Prize for Creative Citizenship

The Puffin Foundation Ltd. and TYPE Media Center (formerly The Nation Institute) are the mutual sponsors of an annual award in the amount of $100,000 given to an individual who has challenged the status quo through distinctive, courageous, imaginative and socially responsible work of significance. Learn more about the Puffin Prize and the remarkable work of its recipients here.

Puffin Gallery at the Museum of the City of NY

The Puffin Foundation is honored to endow a landmark gallery at the Museum of the City of New York dedicated to the history, legacy, and current manifestations of social activism in NY. The Puffin Gallery for Social Activism is actually just one of the ways that Puffin supports the Museum of the City of New York, which plays a valuable role in New York’s cultural landscape. Read more about the gallery and our other connections here.

Puffin Cultural Forum

The Puffin Cultural Forum, a project of The Puffin Foundation, Ltd., is the gallery and performance space located at the site of the Foundation’s administrative offices in Teaneck, New Jersey. Each month we present a rich array of cultural, political, and academic offerings enjoyed by local as well as virtual audiences. Learn more about the Forum here.

Investigative Journalism

Well-researched, impactful, progressive journalism is more important than ever, and support for this work has never been more vital. Puffin proudly supports many media outlets including TYPE Media, Mother Jones, In These Times, Democracy Now, Jewish Currents, Dissent, Jacobin, and The Nation Magazine. Get a closer look at this work here.

Yet More Great Projects!

Puffin supports a plethora of other projects in the realms of culture, community, environmental conservation, and programs for youth. Click here to learn about Teaneck Creek Conservancy, The Teaneck International Film Festival, a summer program that brings together Arab & Israeli children, and many other initiatives made possible by Puffin!

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