Advancing Black Arts Pittsburgh Announces $456,000 in Grants

Monday, November 9, 2020

Advancing Black Arts in Pittsburgh, a joint program of The Pittsburgh Foundation and The Heinz Endowments, has awarded $456,000 to individual artists and art programs for the initiative’s 2020 grant-making cycle.

Advancing Black Arts in Pittsburgh program has awarded over $6 million to support excellence in artwork rooted in the Black experience since it began in 2010. The funding has helped build the careers of individual artists, increase the sustainability of cultural organizations that focus on Black arts, expand community awareness of the Black arts sector, and support efforts toward greater collaboration and acknowledgement of the racial disparities within the larger arts sector.