Training details

Produced by Candid

access_time 1 hour, 26 minutes

attach_money Free


Join Candid’s panel of prominent national and regional arts funders for a lively discussion of how grantmakers are reimagining institutional funding during an ongoing global pandemic and a society-wide racial justice movement. The presenters will discuss their impact through grantmaking and address the following questions:

  • How are arts funders taking action in the face of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and racial injustice?
  • How are grantmakers and nonprofits collaborating during today’s crises? 
  • What have you learned as you’ve pivoted to address these challenges? 



  • Understand how private arts grantmaking is changing during the COVID-19 and Black Lives Matter era
  • See how grantmakers collaborate and change throughout the United States

Intended audience

  • All levels of experience
  • Board members
  • CEOs, executive directors, upper management
  • Fundraising & development staff
  • Grant writers
  • Grantmaker/funder
  • Program directors and staff

Bonus materials

Access a PDF copy of the slides here:


Adam Fong Program Officer, Performing Arts, The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
Katrina DeBerry Program Officer for Thriving Communities, Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta
Michelle D. Johnson Senior Program Officer, Arts and Culture Program, The Kresge Foundation
Indira Goodwine Program Director for Dance, New England Foundation for the Arts

Published Tuesday, November 17, 2020