Doris Duke Foundation Announces $3.5 Million in Arts Grants

The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation has announced that five arts organizations, which were chosen by an anonymous panel, will receive grants from the foundation totaling $3.5 million. The organizations include American Repertory Theater, Cambridge ($1 million); On the Boards, Seattle ($300,000); Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Ashland ($1 million); Wesleyan University’s Center for the Arts, Middletown ($400,000); and Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, Washington, DC ($800,000). The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation was established in 1996 to support the performing arts, environmental conservation, medical research, and the prevention of child abuse.