Due to the ongoing Pandemic, most events held by our supported organizations have been canceled or delayed. Once safety restrictions are lifted, more major events will be listed here.


SWAIA Winter Indian Market

November 27-December 11, 2020: Virtual Winter Indian Market includes conversations with Executive Director Kim Peone as she speaks with featured SWAIA artists. Read more about the market here.

SWAIA is a cornerstone of contemporary and traditional Native American arts and culture in Santa Fe, having hosted its annual markets for 98 years.



October 5, 2020: Diveheart is one of Jack Kagan Foundation’s proactive charities supporting  physically challenged and disabled veterans, which we have vetted and supported in recent years.  Jim Elliot, Diveheart’s President, shared this video of their organization receiving the 2020 national ShareCare Award October 5th–presented by Dr. Oz to the organization’s Executive Director Tinamarie Hernandez. As Tinamarie says in her acceptance: “Together, we’ll continue to do great things.”

Please click to watch the video on ShareCare’s Facebook. Congratulations, Diveheart!


Chesapeake Region Accessible Boating (CRAB)

From left to right, Brad LaTour, Chesapeake Region Accessible Boating President, Dept. of Disabilities Secretary Carol Beatty, and Emma Adams and her father Jonathan Adams, enjoy a sail on Sunday in celebration of 30 years since the Americans with Disabilities Act being signed. – Original Credit: (Courtesy of CRAB / HANDOUT)

July 26, 2020:  CRAB celebrated the 30-year anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act Sunday by sailing in the Annapolis harbor and Ego Alley. Shown here is the third boat, the Andrea, donated to CRAB by the Jack Kagan Foundation.

July 26, 2020 and recurring monthly:  Family Sail Sunday at Sandy Point State Park.  Volunteer skippers took disabled sailors for a 45 minute sail on the Chesapeake Bay.

August 15, 2020:  Chesapeake Region Accessible Boating (CRAB) held their CRAB Cup (the first crown in the Triple Crown of Charity Sailing), modified to comply with pandemic regulations.

Skipper Kevin Detwiler won the Don Backe Memorial CRAB Regatta this year. This picture appeared in the Capital Gazette with an article. We are so proud to have provided the Lainie in Jack’s memory, the winning boat!


Southwestern Association for Indian Arts (SWAIA)

August 1-31, 2020:  The Southwestern Association for Indian Arts (SWAIA) hosted their annual summer Santa Fe Indian Market, but due to the Coronavirus it was held via a virtual platform for the first time in their 98-year history. Access to all the artists, celebrations, ceremonies, dances, and presentations is available through the SWAIA website. This was a very ambitious undertaking, and the Jack Kagan Foundation is proud to support their efforts.

Please click here to watch the 2020 artists’ award ceremony.