Comfort Station is awarded MacArthur Foundation's International Connections Fund

Feb 7, 2021

We are delighted to share the wonderful news that Comfort Station, a key feature of Weekends In the Park, has recently been awarded the highly esteemed MacArthur Foundation's International Connections Fund. This honor recognizes the exceptional efforts and contributions made by Comfort Station in fostering a sense of community and promoting cultural exchange.

Empowering Communities Through Art

Comfort Station serves as a unique cultural hub within our community, offering a platform for artists, performers, and creative individuals to showcase their talents and engage with a diverse audience. By providing a welcoming space for artistic expression and cultural experiences, Comfort Station has become a catalyst for community empowerment.

Through its innovative programming, Comfort Station aims to bridge cultural gaps, foster dialogue, and promote understanding among different groups. This prestigious recognition from the MacArthur Foundation will enable Comfort Station to expand its reach and impact, creating even more meaningful connections within our community and beyond.

Creating Lasting Impact

The MacArthur Foundation's International Connections Fund supports initiatives that promote international relationships and cultural exchanges. By receiving this grant, Comfort Station will have the opportunity to collaborate with artists and organizations from around the world, amplifying its cultural impact and fostering connections on a global scale.

This esteemed recognition not only validates the tireless efforts of Comfort Station but also highlights the significance of community-driven initiatives in shaping our society. Weekends In the Park is immensely proud to be associated with Comfort Station and all the remarkable work it does.

Enriching the Community and Society

As a part of Weekends In the Park, Comfort Station brings people together and enriches the community in numerous ways. The programs and events organized by Comfort Station cater to a wide range of interests, including art exhibitions, musical performances, workshops, and cultural festivals.

Comfort Station plays a vital role in fostering a sense of belonging and creating a thriving cultural scene in our community. The MacArthur Foundation's grant will empower Comfort Station to continue its remarkable work by offering more opportunities for emerging artists, supporting unique collaborations, and enhancing the overall experience for visitors.

A Beacon of Inspiration

Comfort Station's recognition by the MacArthur Foundation serves as a testament to its commitment to excellence and its profound impact on our community and society. This prestigious award reinforces Weekends In the Park's dedication to elevating our community's cultural landscape and promoting diverse artistic endeavors.

With the support of the MacArthur Foundation's International Connections Fund, Comfort Station will further ignite inspiration and foster creativity among artists, performers, and community members. We are excited to witness the transformative power that this grant will bring to Comfort Station and the broader community as a whole.

Join Us in Celebration

Weekends In the Park invites everyone in our community to join us in celebrating this incredible achievement. With Comfort Station at the forefront, our park blossoms into a vibrant space that connects individuals, facilitates dialogues, and fosters creativity.

Together, let us embrace the impact that Comfort Station and the MacArthur Foundation's International Connections Fund will have on our community. Join us for upcoming events and immerse yourself in the rich cultural experiences that await at Weekends In the Park.


The recognition of Comfort Station by the MacArthur Foundation's International Connections Fund is a testament to the power of art and community to create lasting, positive change. Weekends In the Park is honored to be associated with such an exceptional institution and congratulates Comfort Station on this remarkable achievement.

As we continue to champion cultural exchange, foster creativity, and enrich our community, Weekends In the Park remains committed to providing unique experiences that unite and inspire us all.

Kaitlin Stich
A proud moment for Comfort Station and its valuable contributions to international connections.
Nov 16, 2023
Alison Wood
I admire Comfort Station's commitment to fostering global connections through their work. Congratulations!
Aug 15, 2023
Jeff Yon
The MacArthur Foundation's International Connections Fund is a testament to Comfort Station's global impact.
May 21, 2023
Steffen Bartels
What an amazing accomplishment for Comfort Station. Congratulations on this well-deserved recognition!
May 17, 2023
Ramkumar Vijayaram
Comfort Station's contribution to Weekends In the Park is truly valuable. Congratulations on the well-deserved award!
May 4, 2023
Jeremy Kaplan
Congratulations, Comfort Station! Your dedication to international connections is truly inspiring.
May 2, 2023
I'm truly impressed by Comfort Station's dedication to international connections. Well done!
Apr 29, 2023
Armond Sarkisian
This honor highlights Comfort Station's important role in fostering international connections.
Apr 2, 2023
Audrey Watkins
Comfort Station's impact on Weekends In the Park is evident through this impressive recognition. Congratulations!
Mar 23, 2023
Edward Manu
Comfort Station's dedication to international engagement is truly praiseworthy. Well done!
Mar 3, 2023
Margarita Gutierrez
Congratulations, Comfort Station! Your impact on international connections is truly remarkable.
Feb 2, 2023
Brian Ritchey
A well-deserved honor for Comfort Station's valuable contributions to Weekends In the Park.
Jan 23, 2023
Melanie Philofsky
This recognition is a testament to Comfort Station's meaningful contributions. Well-deserved!
Jan 16, 2023
Monica Price
Comfort Station's commitment to excellence shines through this well-deserved award.
Jan 4, 2023
Dean Wasche
Comfort Station's recognition by the MacArthur Foundation is a true testament to their exceptional work.
Dec 7, 2022
Carlotta Chalkley
Comfort Station's dedication to fostering international connections is truly commendable. Congratulations!
Nov 25, 2022
Catherine Ziyomo
Congratulations, Comfort Station! Well-deserved recognition for your outstanding efforts.
Nov 17, 2022
Wim Mostmans
The MacArthur Foundation's recognition is a reflection of Comfort Station's significant impact. Congratulations!
Nov 13, 2022
Igu Masa
An honor well-earned by Comfort Station. Their commitment to global connections is commendable.
Nov 4, 2022
Danielle Jacqueline
Kudos to Comfort Station for their outstanding efforts in fostering international connections.
Oct 31, 2022
Paula Mondragon
This is fantastic news! Comfort Station's dedication and hard work are truly admirable.
Oct 28, 2022
Simon Lee
Impressive achievement by Comfort Station. Well done, and keep up the fantastic work!
Sep 22, 2022
Trevor Groves
This recognition speaks volumes about Comfort Station's meaningful work. Congratulations on this achievement!
Jul 7, 2022
Steve Bynum
Well done, Comfort Station! This recognition highlights the significance of your contributions.
Apr 16, 2022
Andrea Beach
The MacArthur Foundation's International Connections Fund is a fitting tribute to Comfort Station's impactful work.
Apr 1, 2022
Dan Allport
Comfort Station's dedication to creating global connections is truly deserving of this honor. Congratulations!
Jan 25, 2022
Samuele Rotondo
I am impressed by Comfort Station's exceptional contributions. Congratulations on this prestigious recognition!
Dec 3, 2021
Richard Slater
The MacArthur Foundation's recognition is a testament to Comfort Station's important role in promoting connections.
Nov 1, 2021
Ilkka Palin
What a remarkable achievement for Comfort Station. The International Connections Fund is a prestigious honor.
Aug 10, 2021
Sarah Walzer
Such wonderful news! Comfort Station continues to set a high standard of excellence.
Aug 6, 2021
Matte Braidic
The International Connections Fund award is a fitting acknowledgment of Comfort Station's global impact.
Jul 18, 2021
Chi Chan
What an outstanding accomplishment for Comfort Station. Their work truly makes a difference.
Jun 25, 2021
Michelle Marian
Such a noteworthy accomplishment for Comfort Station. Their efforts continue to make a positive impact.
Apr 15, 2021
Uriel Machavansky
Kudos to Comfort Station for this incredible accomplishment. Keep up the great work!
Mar 27, 2021