Non-government (private) support
The prestigious Venice Biennale Arte 2022 was launched in late April, making news for featuring overwhelmingly female artists in its 59th edition.
The Ford Foundation has awarded the Association of Tribal Archives, Libraries, and Museums (ATALM) a two-year grant to work with existing tribal cultural institutions (primarily libraries and museums) in six communities to develop cultural plans and establish dedicated Native Arts and Culture Councils.
Netflix in partnership with the Arab Fund for Arts and Culture - AFAC, has announced five Arab women filmmakers and producers who will receive a one-time grant through Netflix’s Fund for Creative Equity to bring their fiction and non-fiction projects to life.
Speaking at the recently held Ghana Music Industry Conference hosted in conjunction with the Music Union of Ghana (MUSIGA), GoCreate Africa’s Managing Director and co-founder, Asha ‘Gangali’ Fapohunda stated that GoCreate technology has been under development for over six years before it was successfully launched in Nigeria.
The launch of Arts & Health @ NYU will present research on the arts’ role as a new frontier in health, care, and wellbeing as part of a citywide Healing Arts New York event series.
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation today announced details for Creatives Rebuild New York (CRNY), a three-year, $125 million initiative to reactivate New York State’s creative economy and secure the future of its artists. Part of the state-led recovery plan for New York, CRNY is a two-part workforce initiative that will provide artists with either full-time employment opportunities or guaranteed income to remedy the devastating economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.