Harpo Foundation invites grant applications

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Harpo Foundation Invites Applications for Visual Arts Grants

March 10, 2021Deadline: April 30, 2021

Established in 2006, the Chicago-based Harpo Foundation provides support to emerging and underrecognized visual artists and works to stimulate creative inquiry and encourage new modes of thinking about art.

To that end, the foundation welcomes applications to its Visual Artists Grants program, which will award grants of up to $10,000 to provide direct support to underrecognized visual artists ages 21 years and older. Applications are evaluated on the basis of the quality of the artist’s work, the potential to expand aesthetic inquiry, and its relationship to the foundation’s priority of providing support to visual artists who are underrecognized by the field.

There is a $15 application fee.

To be eligible, applicants must be a U.S. citizen. Students who are enrolled in an undergraduate/graduate program are not eligible.

See the Harpo Foundation website for complete program guidelines and application instructions.Link to complete RFPSubjects: Arts / CultureOrganization: Harpo FoundationGeographic Funding Area: National


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April 7 – April 10, 2021

“2021 Conference on Diverse Philanthropy and Leadership” – African American Development Officers Network

When:April 7 – April 10, 2021Where:VirtualInfo/Registration:https://www.aadonetwork.com/2021-conference

The Conference on Diverse Philanthropy and Leadership is co-presented by the African American Development Officers Network (AADO) and the Council for Advancement And Support Of Education (CASE)

This online conference concentrates on growing philanthropic markets (i.e., ethnic, LGBTQ, young alumni) in development, while exploring minority wealth, philanthropic behaviors, and diverse engagement strategies. The program also features sessions on enhancing management and leadership skills for development professionals of diverse backgrounds.Subjects: African Americans / BlacksRacial EquityOrganization: African American Development Officers NetworkLocation: Other