Anita Contini Program Lead, Arts and Culture, Bloomberg Philanthropies
Bloomberg Philanthropies’ current arts programs help small and mid-size arts organizations strengthen long-term organizational capacity and supports leading cultural institutions in the United States, Europe and Asia in the implementation of cutting-edge mobile technologies that transform the visitor experience. In addition, Bloomberg Philanthropies collaborates with some of the nation’s top foundations, federal agencies, and banks to invest in projects where artists and arts organizations play an explicit and central role in shaping their communities’ social, physical, and economic future.
Prior to joining Bloomberg Philanthropies, Ms. Contini served as Senior Vice President of Corporate and Public Affairs and Philanthropy at CIT, Vice President and Director of the World Trade Center Memorial and Cultural Programs at the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation, and First Vice President of Global Sponsorships and Client Relationships at Merrill Lynch. She was the founder and President of the award-winning arts organization, Creative Time.
Ms. Contini has received a number of awards for distinguished public service and serves on the boards of Alliance for Flushing Meadows Corona Park Corporation, Cultural Data Project, The Drawing Center and Operating Committee for ArtPlace America.