BSF: Arts & Leaders


Biennial of the Americas’ 2019 Empathy in Action Festival

We’ve got your weekend plans here, Denver. Not only will you leave inspired, but you’ll also learn a few things along the way at the “Empathy in Action” festival from September 25-28, 2019. Local and international artists will make their way to the Mile High City as they represent countries from Across the Americas [...]

Arts in Society: The magic is in the story

We are delighted to share this Arts in Society video, which shares some of the stories of the 2018 grantees and the work they are doing at the intersection of arts and social issues: The program is accepting new applications through September 16. To apply, visit Redline's website here. “Arts in Society [...]

Creating Brotherhood: Get to Know 2018 Livingston Fellow, Yoal Kidane Ghebremeskel

By Erica Boniface, Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Making a difference in people’s lives is never an easy task. But making a difference in the lives of young men that come from violence often takes patience, plenty of resources, loads of empathy – and pure kindness and understanding. As we write this, it’s hard to fully [...]

No Longer Behind the Scenes: Get to Know 2018 Livingston Fellow, Deidre Johnson

By Erica Boniface, Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Staff Have you ever had writer’s block because the subject you’re writing about is so extraordinary, that it’s hard to truly find the words? Well, that’s where we’re at writing this piece about 2018 Livingston Fellow, Deidre Johnson. She has such an amazing story, it’s hard to put [...]

Evolving Grantmaking for Greater Community Impact

By Gina Ferrari, Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Staff Over the past year, the Bonfils-Stanton Foundation has shared some of our thinking around equity in philanthropy and our values as a grantmaking organization. We have highlighted some of the organic shifts in our grantmaking to serve a more diverse community of arts & culture organizations and [...]

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