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Furthermore grants in publishing

Manager: Cheryl Mirer
Priority: Open

BACKGROUND

The J.M. Kaplan Fund was established in 1945 by businessman and philanthropist Jacob Merrill Kaplan (1891–1987), who was its president until 1977. Today the Fund is managed by an Operating Board that consists of J. M. Kaplan’s seven grandchildren. Peter Davidson chairs the Board. Executive director Amy Freitag leads program staff.

FIELDS OF INTEREST

publishing

LIMITATIONS

Only nonfiction books having to do with art, architecture, and design; cultural history, the city, and related public issues; and conservation and preservation will get a grant.

FINANCIAL DATA

Grant range from $1,500 to a maximum of $15,000

SELECTED GRANTS

$3000 Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick ME. Editing for book, Richard Tuttle: Prints: A Retrospective by Christina von Rotenham. Publisher, JRP/Ringier Kunstverlag 2014.

$6000 University of Virginia/Fralin Museum of Art, Charlottesville VA. Indexing, editing, and printing and binding for book, Joseph Cornell and Surrealism by Matthew Affron and Sylvie Ramond. Publisher, Fralin Museum of Art 2014.

$1500 Yale University Press, New Haven CT. Indexing for book, Oscar Wilde’s ‘Chatterton’: Literary History, Romanticism, and the Art of Forgery by Joseph Bristow and Rebecca N. Mitchell. Publisher, Yale University Press 2015.