Racial Equity in Arts Grantmaking - Web Conference Series

24 June 2016 Published in News & Updates

Grantmakers in the Arts (GIA) has made a commitment to increase philanthropic and government support to African, Latin, Asian, Arab, and Native American (ALAANA) artists and arts organizations. As part of this important effort, they are offering a four-part web conference series about racial equity throughout the grant cycle: Practices for Advancing Racial Equity in Arts Grantmaking.

Tuesday, July 19
GIA's Progress Report on Advancing Racial Equity in Arts Philanthropy
Presented by Maurine Knighton, Doris Duke Charitable Foundation; and Glyn Northington, Nonprofits Assistance Fund

Thursday, July 21
Before the Announcement: Eligibility, Criteria, and Application
Presented by Denise M. Brown, The Leeway Foundation; Jennifer Cole, Metro Nashville Arts Commission; and Ashley Walden Davis, Alternate ROOTS

Tuesday, August 2
Before the Deadline: Spreading the Word and Technical Assistance
Presented by Irene Gómez, Seattle Office of Arts and Culture; Felicity Hogan, New York Foundation for the Arts; and Lily Kharrazi, Alliance for California Traditional Arts

Thursday, August 4
Before and After the Decisions: Panel Review Process and Post-Cycle Support
Presented by ​Maria López De León, National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures; Tony Grant, Sustainable Arts Foundation; and Ebony McKinney, San Francisco Arts Commission

Sessions feature examples from public, private, and intermediary funders that will offer inspiration for other grantmakers examining their own assumptions and practices. The series is ideal for organizational leaders, program staff, and board members at any stage of inquiry.

GIA web conferences are free for GIA members. Nonmembers are invited to participate for $35 per session or $120 for the series pass.

Register for this web conference series here.

Web conference registrants will also receive recordings of the sessions for later viewing.