Recent Grants

photo by John Rogers, courtesy of Duke Performances

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Arts /
2019

Liberty Arts

Durham, NC
$10,000

Support for a marketing and communications strategic plan for this artists’ collective that will contribute to its sustainability and capacity

Arts /
2019

Hillsborough Arts Council

Hillsborough, NC
$10,000

Support for the River Park Public Artwork, a sculpture marking the entry to Hillsborough’s River Park, crafted from a 250-year-old fallen Southern Red Oak tree

Arts /
2019

Gaspard&Dancers

Durham, NC
$10,000

Support for “FreeFlight” and “Exit/No Entry,” original dances probing the idea of being walled off physically, psychically and geopolitically. 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

Durham Arts Council

Durham, NC
$10,000

Support for the Emerging Artists Awards, a competitive, career development grant program for individual artists residing in Durham, Orange, Chatham, Granvillle, and Person Counties of North Carolina. This grant reflects the long history shared by the Durham Arts Council and the Biddle Foundation.

Arts /
2019

Durham Arts Council

Durham, NC
75,000

Support to build a strong development and communications program to grow and sustain contributed support, which can then provide increased funding to arts organizations and artists. This grant will be paid over three years and was made by invitation.

Arts /
2019

CLICK! Photography Festival

Durham, NC
$10,000

Support for the Programming Innovations for Click! (PIC) Grants, which will allow artists/arts organizations to produce and stage their own original photo programming during the Festival

Arts /
2019

Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle

Chapel Hill, NC
$10,000

Support for the 2019-20 season performances and programming. This grant reflects the long history shared by The Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle and the Biddle Foundation.

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.

Arts /
2019

The Beautiful Project

Durham, NC
$10,000

Support for a strategic planning process focused on financial health and institutional sustainability

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.