Founder Melissa Cowley Wolf has 20 years of experience in philanthropy and programming for cultural institutions across the United States. Dedicated to re-imagining and democratizing cultural philanthropy to better engage diverse generations and audiences, she was named to the Artnet 2020 Innovators List as one of 51 global innovators transforming the art industry.
Melissa is also the director of the Arts Funders Forum, an advocacy, media, convening, and research platform designed to increase private support for the arts and develop new models of impact-driven financial support for the cultural sector.
Collaborators, clients, and partners include cultural organizations, museums, foundations, family offices, financial institutions, media companies, universities, galleries, artists, art fairs, auction houses, and corporations throughout the world
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