A Look Back: Our COVID-19 Emergency Grants

In the Fall of 2020 as a global pandemic raged the Markham-Nathan Fund for Social Justice responded. We realized early on that his pandemic would only worsen already existing racial and economic injustices. People in our community needed help. We responded by...

Música Franklin and LAVA Center, May 28, 2022 at 1 pm

Música Franklin presentation & performance (Social Justice in the Arts and Media series) hosted by the LAVA Center We’re delighted that two MNF Grantees have come together for this event. “Música Franklin’s after-school program is based on the belief that...

MNF Spring 2022 Grantee – Coronavirus Virtual Stories

Film Distribution and Archive of This Was Our Year: COVID-19 Pandemic Stories from Hampden County “Coronavirus Virtual Stories is a grassroots project that is a local response to the unprecedented and overwhelming societal effects of COVID-19. Our youth-adult team...

MNF Grantee – Out Now, The Mural Project

One of our long-term grantees Out Now in 2021 created a mural on the Stone Wall Tavern in Springfield. It is across the street from their office headquarters.  “The mural has three major sections. It seeks to answer to the question: what do you need in order to...

Spring 2022 Grantee – Brew & Forge

We welcome Brew & Forge as a new MNF grantee. “The funding from the Markham-Nathan Fund will support the participation of  Western Massachusetts-based poets and/or organizers at the Witches & Warriors Retreat. Taking place July 21-24, 2022 at the Watershed...