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The June Archer Foundation (JAF) is a 501(c)(3) service organization that provides artists, emerging arts organizations, arts administrators, and students with critical support, professional development tools, and resources for defining and achieving career success.

MISSION STATEMENT

"Reimagining Education From A Different Frequency"

WHAT WE DO

JAF was established in 2021 to serve individual artists throughout the State of Connecticut. Our plan is to extended our programs and services throughout the New England region, the United States and internationally to expand our scope to serve additional members of the arts community.

WHAT WE WILL OFFER

Awards and grants for individual artists and creatives in Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island
Access to increased funding opportunities for artists in all disciplines through our Fiscal Sponsorship program
In-person and online professional development workshops, panels, consultations, and intensives for artists and arts administrators
Mentorship programs and tailored resources for artists
Job, opportunity, and space listings through June Archer School of Arts (JASA), an opportunities board for creative industries
Paid internships for students
Work sample reviews for artists and students under the guidance of expert consultants and staff

WHO WE ARE

JASA’s staff and relationships will be comprised of individuals—including artists, musicians, writers, filmmakers, and multimedia artists—who are passionate about the literary, media, performing, and visual arts. Our work is informed by the belief that art increases understanding and helps to foster important dialogue within and between our creative communities.

The June Archer School of Arts (JASA) and The June Archer Foundation (JAF) was founded in 2021 by recording artist, turned music executive, author, motivational teacher and tv host June Archer. The June Archer Foundation is a nonprofit 501c3 organization.

JAF’s focus is to support community-based organizations that provide artists, emerging arts organizations, arts administrators, and students with critical support, professional development tools, and resources for defining and achieving career success, in addition to helping youth obtain higher learning through education scholarships.

JAF is also a supporting partner of Concerned Citizens for Humanity, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to design and disseminate caring, culturally sensitive, and innovative educational materials on a full spectrum of social health issues that empower change and promote healthier communities.

Warehousing and distribution of prevention materials and novelty items relating to HIV/AIDS intervention and prevention. CCFH along with June Archer have developed community level intervention programs for the State of Connecticut Department of Public Health, AIDS and Chronic Disease programs. These include, but are not limited to, outreach to schools, churches, prisons, direct service agencies, and care providers.