Advancing Black Arts In Pittsburgh Announces $427,660 In Grants

Monday, October 28, 2019

The Pittsburgh Foundation and The Heinz Endowments partnered in 2010 to fund Advancing Black Arts in Pittsburgh which is dedicated to supporting excellence in presenting and producing artwork rooted in the Black experience.  A total of $427,660 in grants has been distributed to regional artists and arts programs in the second of two funding cycles for 2018.  The funding has helped to build the careers of individual artists, to increase the sustainability of cultural organizations that focus on Black arts, to expand community awareness of the Black arts sector, and to support efforts toward greater collaboration and the elimination of racial disparities within the larger arts sector.

 

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