EARLY DETERMINATION APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED

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Thank you all for your interest in Puffin Foundation West.  Early determination applications will be reviewed in mid January by the Committee and as you know 15% of the distributions made  beginning in January will go outside of our regional area.  Being a private NFP ( our 990PFs are posted on GuideStar)   we are obligated to the IRS to … Read More

BUFFALO ROAMING IN FRANKLINTON

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    *From the Columbus Dispatch Article by Rita Price  http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2016/10/15/bison-sculpture-harkens-back-to-franklintons-past-efforts-at-beautification.html “Sculptor Jim Swaim guides his life-sized sculpture of a woodland bison to its place atop a 10-foot pole along West Broad Street in Franklinton. The sculpture was dedicated Friday in the Franklinton Botanical Sculpture Garden on West Broad between Souder and Davis avenues. It’s designed as an environmental homage.”  … Read More

WELCOME TO 43215!!!!!!!

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THANK YOU MadLab AND Columbus’ own premier artist, Mr.  ROGER WILLIAMS,  FOR THE NEW MURAL GREETING EVERYONE COMING TO TOWN OFF OF 670 EVEN HILLARY AND DONALD! The mural entitled “DINNER WITH SHAKESPEARE”  is Roger’s ostrich egg design done for Chuck Bluestone’s project done on a 2 dimensional plane and blown up SO BIG. It is FABULOUS! and PFW was … Read More

LONE WOLF TRIBE AT NEW YORK’S LA MAMA

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  Very Exciting ….Puffin West has supported Kevin Augustine and his Lone Wolf Tribe (see 2016 Grants). His latest project is now at LaMama in NYNY thru Oct 16th. FROM THE VILLIAGE VOICE The God Projekt is a VOICE CHOICE! By Lone Wolf Tribe Conceived by Kevin Augustine Co-written and Co-directed by Kevin Augustine and Edward Einhorn Presented in association … Read More

TAKING BACK THE STREETS

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  Over a hundred little ones marched from the KWANZA PLAYGROUND on Bryden Road to the Community Festival “HOT TIMES IN OLDE TOWN” on Sept 11th.   This annual Peace Parade is organized by Central Community House http://info@cchouse.org   Central Community House was created as part of the settlement house movement that brought social services to dwell in underserved neighborhoods to address … Read More

BREAD A FESTIVAL OF ARTS AND COMMUNITY

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Bake • Reconnect • Educate • Artmaking • Diversity Saturday, October 15, 2016  12 – 10 p.m. Historic Dublin Experience a festival of arts, culture and community. Join Dublin Arts Council for the inaugural BREAD! festival as we celebrate the rich cultures of those who visit, live, work and learn in Dublin. Enjoy authentic cuisine, music, dance and artmaking while … Read More

PUFFIN WEST IS A PERSONIFICATION OF INDEPENDENTS’ DAY

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  As you now PFW is a  private conduit foundation that has no quid quo pro and we only grant grassroots funding pursuant to our Mission Statement…..meaning PFW has  no mortgages to sell you,  no gas for you to buy, no insurance for you to purchase and etc!  Our 2017 grant applications are now on line.  This weekend we proudly … Read More

COME FACE TO FACE

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Faces of Franklinton Community Art Project: The unveiling of the completed mural, which hangs on the front of Sign House, will happen during the studio openings. This artwork is a “self portrait” of the real residents of Franklinton. During this project, which has been ongoing all summer, forty neighbors and community members -some artists, some adults, and many children – … Read More

TIME TO GET HOT HOT HOT

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The Hot Times Kate Schulte Tribute is a series of concerts and workshops presented by the Kate Schulte Foundation in and around the Hot Times Community Arts and Music Festival. To learn more about the other events, visit our website.  Plenty of Good Times at Hot Times! September 9-10-11, 2016 240 Parsons Ave – Corner of Main & Parsons The annual Hot Times … Read More

SUMMER JAM JAMMED

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Summer Jam & The Fantastic Food Garden July 16, 2016 Summer Jam Westgate featured 5 local bands with genres ranging from country and classic rock to Reggae. We hosted 28 local craft artisans, 12 local artists, 8 partnering booths that supported our theme, and 8 food venders. This year we installed an 80 Fantastic Food Garden mural, painted by Danielle … Read More