Author: Michelle Coe


Articles Written by Michelle Coe:

The Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation

What is the Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation? The Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation was established according to the will of Adolph Gottlieb. Gottlieb was one among several artists known as the Abstract Expressionists. One of the foundation’s functions is to give grants to mature painters, printmakers, and sculptors. The foundation also continues to exhibit… Read more »

Funder FAQ: The Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Society Foundation

What is the Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation? The Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation was established according to the will of Adolph Gottlieb. Gottlieb was one among several artists known as the Abstract Expressionists. One of the foundation’s functions is to give grants to mature painters, printmakers, and sculptors. The foundation also continues to exhibit… Read more »

Astraea National Lesbian Action Foundation

What is the Astraea National Lesbian Action Foundation? Astraea is a multicultural, feminist, public foundation whose mission is to distribute funds and provide assistance to organizations and projects that directly benefit or serve lesbians and to expand the community of individuals and institutions financially supporting lesbian issues. Astraea’s mission is realized through a variety of… Read more »

Funder FAQ: Astraea National Lesbian Foundation

What is the Astraea National Lesbian Action Foundation? Astraea is a multicultural, feminist, public foundation whose mission is to distribute funds and provide assistance to organizations and projects that directly benefit or serve lesbians and to expand the community of individuals and institutions financially supporting lesbian issues. Astraea’s mission is realized through a variety of… Read more »

The Minnesota Independent Film Fund

What is the Minnesota Independent Film Fund? The Minnesota Independent Film Fund (MIFF) is an innovative program created by the Minnesota Film Board, and administered by Independent Feature Project/North with funds provided by Northwest Airlines (who have a long-time interest in supporting independent filmmaking, in particular in their home market) and the McKnight Foundation to… Read more »

Funder FAQ: The Minnesota Independent Film Fund

What is the Minnesota Independent Film Fund? The Minnesota Independent Film Fund (MIFF) is an innovative program created by the Minnesota Film Board, and administered by Independent Feature Project/North with funds provided by Northwest Airlines (who have a long-time interest in supporting independent filmmaking, in particular in their home market) and the McKnight Foundation to… Read more »

Pacific Pioneer Film Fund

What is the Pacific Pioneer Fund? We’re a private foundation, and our exclusive mission is to support “emerging” West Coast documentary film- and videomakers. How, when and why did the fund come into being? We began making grants in 1980. One of the fund’s benefactors, Nancy Sloss, was herself a documentary filmmaker. She realized that… Read more »

Funder FAQ: Pacific Pioner Fund

What is the Pacific Pioneer Fund? We’re a private foundation, and our exclusive mission is to support “emerging” West Coast documentary film- and videomakers. How, when and why did the fund come into being? We began making grants in 1980. One of the fund’s benefactors, Nancy Sloss, was herself a documentary filmmaker. She realized that… Read more »

Funder FAQ: The Funding Exchange/Paul Robeson Fund for Independent Media

What is the Funding Exchange? The Funding Exchange (FEX) is a network of 15 progressive community foundations located across the country and a national office located in New York City with its own grant-making programs. When and why did it come into being? The Funding Exchange is a partnership of activists and donors that began… Read more »

The Paul Robeson Fund & The Funding Exchange

What is the Funding Exchange? The Funding Exchange (FEX) is a network of 15 progressive community foundations located across the country and a national office located in New York City with its own grant-making programs. When and why did it come into being? The Funding Exchange is a partnership of activists and donors that began… Read more »