News & Insights

The latest perspectives, news, reports, and resources from around the Foundation.

July 26, 2022

Threewalls Announces 2022 RaD Lab+Outside the Walls Fellows

THREEWALLS ANNOUNCES 2022 RAD LAB+OUTSIDE THE WALLS FELLOWS Five ALAANA-Identified Artists Receive Research Support for Racial Justice Work Artists Will Receive $400,000 to Support Five Year-Long Neighborhood-Based Projects in Chicago…

Thriving Cultures
June 15, 2022

Introducing the 2022 Just Tech Fellows

"The Just Tech fellows are acting on the urgent need to create technology that serves the public interest, and not just the interests of powerful elites. We need to do a better job supporting the people who care for humanity. So, all fellows will…

March 3, 2022

The Surdna Foundation Announces Three Promotions 

With the new year in full swing, we are pleased to announce three promotions at the Surdna Foundation:   Alison Corwin has taken helm as Program Director of Sustainable Environments.   As Director, Alison will oversee a $9.2 million…

Staff Perspectives
February 23, 2022

On Narratives and Making Justice Pop

I am a gay Puerto Rican cis-man raised in Massachusetts. In public, I have the privilege of passing as white. My parents were activists since they were young and always vocal on issues of justice, whether on the island or stateside. Growing up, I…

Thriving Cultures
December 11, 2020

Boston Arts Pilot Program Centers BIPOC Voices

By Drew Adams A Boston-area regranting initiative might provide one blueprint for future arts funding, if not for equitable grantmaking more generally. The city of Boston has partnered with the Massachusetts College of Art and Design…