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Announcing the Spring 2024 Development Fund Awardees

The National Performance Network (NPN) is pleased to award $70,000 and leverage $258,000 through the Spring 2024 Development Fund to further support seven Creation Fund projects that advance racial and cultural justice.

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Celebrating Radical Imagination at the Southern Artists for Social Change Gathering, February 2024

“As NPN’s newest staff member,” Daniel Pruksarnukul writes, “The SA4SC gathering in February was my first introduction to the artistic community that NPN supports. It was amazing to witness.”

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Announcing Cohort 4 of the Southern Artists for Social Change

In its fourth year, Southern Artists for Social Change awarded $750,000 to 10 projects that identify community challenges or needs; imagine a different future; and practice, test, or design for approaches toward that future that center racial justice.

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