Remembering Victor Navasky (1932–2023)

January 27, 2023

The Puffin Foundation deeply mourns the passing of Victor Navasky. Our collaborations with Victor date back more than 20 years when Puffin jointly began the Puffin/Nation Prize for Creative Citizenship (now called The Puffin Prize for Creative Citizenship) with The Nation Magazine where he was both Editor and Publisher. Our current support of Read More

21 Film series

21 Film Series + Indie Lens Pop-Up

January 24, 2023

The Teaneck International Film Festival and Puffin are happy to announce a partnership with NJ-PBS in the Indie Lens Pop-Up series. We’re adding three short films (one each to be included) for each of the three upcoming Indie Lens screenings.  The shorts are part of the “21 film series.”  The 21 Read More

Indie Lens Pop-Up 2023 Tickets On Sale Now

January 5, 2023

Our 2023 series of films are presented this winter and spring through the continued partnership between Teaneck International Film Festival, The Puffin Foundation Ltd., PBS, and Indie Lens Pop-Up, a neighborhood series that brings people together for film screenings and community-driven conversations. Film screenings are free but registration is required. Love in Read More

Puffin Closed 11/21-11/25

November 18, 2022

The offices of The Puffin Foundation and Puffin Cultural Forum will be closed next week. If you need to contact us via phone or email we’ll respond when we return to the office on Monday, 11/28. Please review our FAQ if you have questions about the grant cycle. Email: Read More

The Puffin Spotlight: Issue 13

November 7, 2022

What kind of projects did the Puffin Foundation fund in 2022? In this edition of the Spotlight, we take a look back at our Arts Based Grant Cycle and share some examples of the beautiful, impactful projects that we were delighted to support.  A Look Back at Puffin’s 2022 Grant Read More

We’re Hiring

October 13, 2022

The Puffin Foundation, Ltd. is looking to fill two positions within our organization. Each job has its own application process, so please click to links below to review and apply. Puffin Cultural Forum Operational and Administrative Associate About the Position The Operational and Administrative Associate will provide comprehensive support in Read More

2022 Teaneck International Film Festival

October 11, 2022

The Teaneck International Film Festival, a project of The Puffin Foundation, is back November 13-20th. This year it will be hybrid, offering both in-person (live) screenings and virtual screenings. See the full roster, film descriptions, and trailers here. Ticket Information Tickets on sale now here. Tickets for each virtual film are $5 per household or Read More

Labor Day Weekend

September 2, 2022

Happy Labor Day Weekend! Puffin will be closed Monday 9/5. Do you know the origins of #LaborDay? The holiday is attributed to the often bloody trade-union movement of the late 19th century. Get the full story here. NJ/NYC Parents, you may also want to check out the site of The Read More

2023 ALBA/Puffin Human Rights Award: Call for Applications

July 27, 2022

The ALBA/Puffin Human Rights Award is an annual prize of $100,000 presented by the Abraham Lincoln Brigade Archives and the Puffin Foundation. It is dedicated to the activist tradition of the U.S. volunteers who joined the International Brigades to fight in the Spanish Civil War to stem the rise of Read More

Who Would You Nominate for the Puffin Prize?

July 15, 2022

Type Media Center and The Puffin Foundation are seeking nominiations for the 2022 Puffin Prize for Creative Citizenship. Visit the link below nominate an individual or organization that challenges the status quo through courageous, distinctive, and socially responsible work. Deadline to submit is September 12, 2022. Past winners include Desmond Meade, National Network Read More