Jerome Foundation, Inc.

Supporting early career artists in Minnesota and New York City

St. Paul, MN   |  http://www.jeromefdn.org

Mission

The Jerome Foundation, created by artist and philanthropist Jerome Hill (1905-1972), seeks to contribute to a dynamic and evolving culture by supporting the creation, development, and production of new works by early career artists.

Ruling year info

1964

Principal Officer

Mr. Ben Cameron

Main address

550 Vandalia Street Suite 109

St. Paul, MN 55114 USA

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EIN

41-6035163

NTEE code info

Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution (A12)

IRS filing requirement

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Programs and results

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Our programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Jerome Hill Artist Fellowship

A fellowship program that offers flexible, two-year grants to support the creative, artistic and career development of early career generative artists in the state of Minnesota and the five boroughs of New York City. Offered every two years.

Population(s) Served
Artists and performers

Where we work

How we listen

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Seeking feedback from people served makes programs more responsive and effective. Here’s how this organization is listening.

done We shared information about our current feedback practices.
  • How is your organization collecting feedback from the people you serve?

    Electronic surveys (by email, tablet, etc.), Focus groups or interviews (by phone or in person),

  • How is your organization using feedback from the people you serve?

    To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To identify where we are less inclusive or equitable across demographic groups, To understand people's needs and how we can help them achieve their goals,

  • With whom is the organization sharing feedback?

    The people we serve, Our staff, Our board,

  • Which of the following feedback practices does your organization routinely carry out?

    We collect feedback from the people we serve at least annually, We take steps to get feedback from marginalized or under-represented people, We take steps to ensure people feel comfortable being honest with us, We look for patterns in feedback based on demographics (e.g., race, age, gender, etc.), We act on the feedback we receive,

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

Financials

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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Jerome Foundation, Inc.

Board of directors
as of 10/11/2021
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Kate Barr

Propel Nonprofits

Kate Barr

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Linda Earle

Tyler School of Art at Temple University

Sarah Bellamy

Penumbra Theatre Company

Daniel Alexander Jones

Lori Pourier

First Peoples Fund

Rick Scott

Helga Davis

Thomas Lax

Museum of Modern Art

Sanjit Sethi

Minneapolis College of Art and Design

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Not applicable
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Yes
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? No

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 06/15/2021

Who works and leads organizations that serve our diverse communities? GuideStar partnered on this section with CHANGE Philanthropy and Equity in the Center.

Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Male, Not transgender (cisgender)
Sexual orientation
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, or other sexual orientations in the LGBTQIA+ community
Disability status
Person without a disability

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Gender identity

 

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Disability