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...

Spring 2022 Grantee – The Real Cost of Prisons Project 

“The Real Cost of Prisons Project is a national organization based in Northampton, MA.  Founded in 2000, the RCPP brings together justice activists, artists, researchers and people directly experiencing the impact of mass incarceration. Working in collaboration with...