Recent Grants

photo by John Rogers, courtesy of Duke Performances

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2019

Christ Church United Methodist

New York, New York
5,000

For annual support. This grant reflects the long history shared by the church, Mary Duke Biddle, and the Biddle Foundation.

Arts /
2019

University of North Carolina School of the Arts

Winston-Salem, NC
60,000

Support for UNCSA Deans’ Discretionary Funds and the Creative Excellence Fund. This grant reflects the long history shared by UNCSA and the Biddle Foundation.

Arts /
2019

Triangle Friends of African American Artists

Durham, NC
2,000

Support for “Dimensions of Black: The Founding Fathers of Hayti,” a multi-media production about this historic African American community in Durham

Arts /
2019

St. Joseph’s Historic Foundation

Durham, NC
2,500

Support for the 2019 Hayti Heritage Film Festival

Arts /
2019

St. Joseph’s Historic Foundation

Durham, NC
$10,000

Support for the Hayti Black Filmmaker Collective Lab, which provides training and development led by subject-matter experts in various aspects of the business and craft of filmmaking.  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.

Arts /
2019

Soapbox Audio Collective

Durham, NC
5,000

Support to develop and produce original audio dramas

Arts /
2019

Renaissance Downtown Durham

Durham, NC
$10,000

Support for Downtown Durham Public Space grants to local artists to activate downtown’s public spaces, awarded through a competitive and open process

Arts /
2019

NorthStar Church of the Arts

Durham, NC
$10,000

Support for “Follow the Northstar: Poetry and Puppetry,” a multi-disciplinary residency that will produce a series of new works

Arts /
2019

MOJOOA Performing Arts Company

Raleigh, NC
2,500

Support for “Bring Me My Purse,” a multidisciplinary art project that interrogates and lays plain the economic reality of Black women in America

Arts /
2019

Mallarmé Chamber Players

Durham, NC
$10,000

Support for the 2020 North Carolina HIP (historically-informed performance) Music Festival Orchestra, which celebrates early classical music in the Triangle