Recent Grants

photo by John Rogers, courtesy of Duke Performances

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Arts /
2018

American Dance Festival

Durham NC
$10,000

To commission and premiere a new, all-women trio by the acclaimed Pilobolus during the 2018 season. This grant reflects the long history shared by ADF and the Biddle Foundation.

Arts /
2019

American Dance Festival

Durham, NC
$10,000

Support to co-commission and present “Radioactive Practice” by Abby Zbikowski at the von der Heyden Studio Theater during its 2020 season. This grant reflects the long history shared by ADF and the Biddle Foundation.

Arts /
2019

American Dance Festival

Durham, NC
75,000

Support for Made in NC, a three-year program to expand ADF’s commissioning program focused on the creation and presentation of new works by North Carolina-based choreographers. This grant will be paid over three years and was made by invitation.

K-12 Education /
2018

Arts Access

Raleigh, NC
$10,000

Durham Arts Inclusion Project is a professional development effort that will provide inclusion training and support to arts education providers.

Arts /
2018

Artspace

Raleigh NC
$10,000

Increasing Artspace’s impact through an organizational assessment that will allow us to meet our community’s needs more meaningfully with mission-aligned programs and measurable results.

K-12 Education /
2018

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Triangle

Morrisville, NC
$10,000

The STEMentor Initiative “SMART Saturday Academy” provides engaging, structured STEM classes, camps, and activities throughout the year to school-aged children in Wake, Durham, and Orange Counties.

Arts /
2018

Black On Black Project

Raleigh, NC
$5,000

The Jo Ann Williams Artist Fellowship offers studio space and resources to artists of color in North Carolina.

Arts /
2019

Blair

Durham, NC
$10,000

Support for a collaboration with the Carolina African American Writers’ Collective (CAAWC) to publish “All the Songs We Sing,” an anthology celebrating CAAWC’s 25th anniversary, and for related events and workshops. This grant is made through an estate gift to MDBF from the Jenny Lillian Semans Koortbojian Trust.  Jenny was a granddaughter of Mary Duke Biddle.

K-12 Education /
2020

Boys & Girls Club of Central Carolina

Sanford, NC
11,500

Compubotics is a program designed to teach computer programming and robotics at the Boys & Girls Club in Siler City, NC.

K-12 Education /
2019

BUMP: The Triangle

Durham, NC
$10,000

Support for Bull City Youth Orchestra, a symphony orchestra for middle and high school students, in partnership with NCCU’s Department of Music