Mellon Foundation Funds $8M Initiative to Support Puerto Rican Artists

Maniobra, a new $8 million artist employment program sponsored by the Mellon Foundation and the Centro de Economía Creativa (CEC), will support 37 Puerto Rican artists by supplying them with a salary, training, and benefits. The three-year initiative will provide a $20,000 yearly budget to 25 arts organizations in 12 municipalities across Puerto Rico while … Read more

Mellon Foundation Announces Artist Employment Program in Puerto Rico – ARTnews.com

The Mellon Foundation in New York has partnered with the Centro de Economía Creativa in San Juan to establish Maniobra, a three-year, $8 million cultural employment initiative that aims to “facilitate stable employment opportunities for artists while strengthening the administrative bandwidth of community-based cultural organizations across Puerto Rico,” according to a release. Maniobra will provide … Read more