ICYMI: Kristal Brent Zook Virtual Lecture

August 3, 2020

On Friday 7/31 we has an informative lecture by Dr. Zook, an award-winning journalist and professor at Hofstra University, takes a hard look at the facts and significance of the deaths of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, George Floyd and others, as well as the resulting impact on society at large. Read More

ICYMI: Last Week on Facebook Live

July 28, 2020

This past week we had two fantastic events streamed on Facebook. Wednesday 7/22 was Poetry for Justice Hosted by Toney Jackson. Friday 7/24 was Sarah Seidman’s lecture on the History of Environmental Activism in NYC. View Poetry for Justice here: https://www.facebook.com/PuffinCulturalForum/videos/286839589067621/ Sarah Seidman on Environmental Read More

Grantee Focus: The Movement For Black Lives

July 22, 2020

As the US continues to grapple with its legacy of racial injustice, The Puffin Foundation is sharing some of the remarkable work and the visionary leaders we’ve funded in support of the Movement for the Black Lives. We’ve also included a list of some anti-racist resources that relate the Foundation’s areas Read More

Dr. Chuman interviews Author Sarah Posner

July 14, 2020

View a recording of the live interview here. Visit our Facebook page to watch our previous live events. Dr. Chuman Interviews Sarah Posner, Author of “Unholy: Why Evangelicals Worship at the Altar of Donald Trump” Teaneck’s Dr. Joseph Chuman interviews author Sarah Posner on her latest book examining the unholy Read More

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July 10, 2020

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Watch Our Virtual Events Anytime!

June 29, 2020

If you missed on of our virtual events they are always available to watch on our Facebook Live page. You can watch with or without a Facebook account. Jeremy Lentz 6/24 N. Jamiyla Chisholm Read More

View Now- Puffin Camera Club’s 17th Annual Exhibition

June 22, 2020

We’re pleased to announce the Puffin Camera Club’s 17th annual exhibition In Corona Times. View their virtual gallery here! (Photo by Rachel Read More

Puffin Camera Club’s 17th Annual Exhibition: “In Corona Times”

June 22, 2020

It is a year like no other year. For sixteen consecutive years The Puffin Camera Club has managed to exhibit its artistic accomplishments in annual exhibitions that hung on the walls of the Puffin Cultural Forum. In light of the on-going pandemic, we present this year’s exhibition online. There are two Read More

2020 Grant Notification Update

May 14, 2020

Dear Applicants,It is with a heavy heart that we have made the decision to close our 2020 Artist Grant Cycle.  While we were able to process a large number of applications earlier in the year, the COVID-19 pandemic has meant we will be unable to properly review the remaining proposals.  Read More

Puffin Announces Coronavirus Community Response Grant Program

May 12, 2020

We’re proud to announce the Puffin Advisory Board’s, Coronavirus Community Response Grant Program. Starting in April, our Advisory Board members identified programs across the country doing meaningful work to meet the many urgent needs that have emerged during the pandemic. The initiatives we’ve been able to support are engaged in Read More