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Yesterday, April 5, the Ford Foundation announced  10-year, $100 million initiative “ to support a new generation of arts spaces…. an investment in the creative energy of America, to help artists and arts organizations develop vibrant cultural spaces even in times of economic hardship.”  In its announcement, the Foundation cited an NDC New Markets Tax Credits funded project, the Wing Luke Museum in Seattle, as an example of the kind of project they will focus on. “The foundation has provided support to a number of innovative projects around the country, including in Seattle, where, after a 10-year journey, the Wing Luke Museum has established a permanent home in a superbly renovated historic hotel that housed Asian immigrant workers in the early 1900s.”

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