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Foundation looks to the big screen to build appreciation of science

One funder that has tried to seize on that power of pop culture has been the Sloan Foundation, and one way it does so is a joint effort with the Coolidge Corner Theatre in Greater Boston, called Science on Screen. The initiative just issued its 12th season of grants, giving about a quarter-million total, funding independent theaters and other local outfits to run movies with elements of science, paired with expert-led discussions.

-- Inside Philanthropy

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