blackaf fund 

We are dismantling historical barriers to representation in the arts community. Supporting Black artists throughout their careers is a core principle of our work. We use our voices to amplify their art and celebrate their stories. We provide funds, space, and resources for Black artists to cultivate a community and inspire connectivity.

FALL '21 GRANT APPLICATIONS OPEN JULY 1, 2021

INFORMATIONAL SESSION TBA

APPLICATIONS CLOSE JULY 31, 2021

This grant opportunity is to support the projects of emerging and professional Black artists in advancing their artistic careers.

  • Applicants will need to upload 3 samples of their work.

  • Applications close 7/31/2021 at 11:59 PM 

  • Awards will be announced on 9/1/2021

  • Greater Sacramento region artists will be prioritized.

 

 

 

IMMEDIATE NEED SUMMER '21 APPLICATIONS OPEN JULY 1, 2021

INFORMATIONAL SESSION TBA

APPLICATIONS CLOSE AUGUST 31, 2021

This grant opportunity is to support the immediate needs of emerging and professional Black artists in advancing their artistic careers.

  • Awards are up to $250.

  • Awards are based on immediate need of funds for events occurring in the next 90 days. 

  • Qualifying events include but are not limited to application fees, materials, training & professional development.

  • Awards will be announced ongoing through 9/30/2021. 

  • Greater Sacramento region artists will be prioritized.

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