The Russell J. Efros Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation created in loving memory of Russell J. Efros.

The mission of The Russell J. Efros Foundation is to connect, assist, educate, incubate and fund emerging artists in the community.

Our goal is to build a community space - a place for artists to network, create, collaborate and share their talents.

COVID-19 Resources for Artists Read All

Quarantine Check-In: Nick Fulton || Music & Culture Writer || New York City

Our conversation with Nick Fulton, a Music & Culture Writer currently based in New York City

Quarantine Check-In: BOYO || Musician || Los Angeles

A special conversation with BOYO, a Los Angeles musician, about life as a musician during quarantine

Quarantine Check-In: A Community of Artists

Our first Quarantine Check-In, kicking off a series of video conversations with musicians, artists, and creators about life in quarantine

Past Events

Fri

9/28/18


First Annual Russell Sprouts Celebration of Life & Big World EP Release Party

Market Hotel – Brooklyn, New York

Thank you for supporting the first annual event, The First Annual Russell Sprouts Celebration of Life & Big World EP Release party on September 28, 2018 at the Market Hotel in Brooklyn, where we gathered together to listen to Plain Dog’s newest album and share in the love, energy and warmth that he always brought to the party.

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Thu

10/3/19


Battle of the Bands

Market Hotel – Brooklyn, New York

Thank you all for joining us for a great night at the Market Hotel! Congrats to Cenny Ray, Wild Sleep & Phoenixx!

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Sat

11/16/19


Second Annual Russell Sprouts Celebration of Life

Music Hall of Williamsburg – Brooklyn, New York

On Saturday night, November 16th, The Russell J. Efros Foundation hosted the 2nd Annual Russell Sprouts Celebration of Life benefit concert at the Music Hall of Williamsburg.

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Fri

1/31/20


Robbins Lane Band at My Father’s Place - A Benefit for The Russell J. Efros Foundation

The Robbins Lane Band (RLB) was the featured artist for the latest fundraising event benefiting The Russell J Efros Foundation.

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Your Donations Fund Artists

We are dedicated to providing artists with the tools and resources necessary to achieve their dreams. Through collaborations with artists, institutions and local businesses we will host educational panels, networking events, workshops, wellness activities and more. Our ultimate goal is to build a community space for artists to network, create, collaborate and share their talents. We cannot do this without your help. Any amount is incredibly helpful and greatly appreciated.

Our Partners & Featured Donors

Let's Collaborate!

For more information on featured artists, sponsorship opportunities or collaborations please e-mail hello@therusselljefrosfoundation.com.

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Russell J. Efros Memorial Award Fund

The Russell J. Efros Memorial Award Fund was established in 2018 in memory of alumnus Russell J. Efros (BFA 2014 Film and Video). Established by The Russell J. Efros Foundation, […]

Big World EP Release Party

Thank you for supporting the first annual event, The First Annual Russell Sprouts Celebration of Life & Big World EP Release party on September 28, 2018 at the Market Hotel in Brooklyn, where we gathered together to listen to Plain Dog’s newest album and share in the love, energy and warmth that he always brought to the party. Lineup: Band members from Over Nights (Drew Cooper + Gavin Ryan), Chaos Chaos, No Vacation, Surf Rock is Dead, Nation of Language.

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