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How I spent my sabbatical

With the October 1 deadline for applications to the Foundation's Sabbatical Program just around the corner, we asked 2014 sabbatical recipient Barbara Dubovich to tell us how she spent her time away. Read her blog and be inspired to nominate someone today.

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Dementia and the book of mom

One out of nine adults over 65 – and one out of six women – will be diagnosed with Alzheimer's or another form of dementia. In this post, Alaska filmmaker Mary Katzke reflects on "Backing Out of Time," her documentary film on the subject.

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How artists used their grants

What would you do with an artist award? The application window for Individual Artist Awards will open January 1, so this week's post checks in with some recent award recipients about how they used their grants.

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Creative Disruption: Sabbaticals for Capacity Building & Leadership Development in the Non-Profit Sector

January 2010

Executive director sabbaticals can strengthen nonprofit organizations, according to a new report jointly released today by the Alston/Bannerman Fellowship Program; the Barr Foundation; the Durfee Foundation; the Evelyn and Walter Haas, Jr. Fund; the Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust; and Rasmuson Foundation.