Ruth Foundation Gives $1.25 M. to 56 Arts Organizations Selected by Artists

The Ruth Foundation for the Arts has announced the 56 arts and cultural organizations that have been selected for its second annual Artist Choice initiative. Each organization will receive funds ranging from $20,000 to $50,000 for a total of $1.25 million.

Considered Ruth Arts’s flagship program, Artist Choice works by having a cohort of artists nominate up to three organizations that “have impacted their practice and instill a sense of creative community,” which the artists are free to interpret as they choose, according to a release. Two organizations, which the foundation is not naming, received $50,000 each as they received the most nominations in two regional categories: nationally and the Midwest.


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May 19, 2023