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COVID-19/Coronavirus NPN Statement and Resources

Dear NPN community, We believe that community-centered action is essential to just societies. While we do not yet fully understand the many ways COVID-19 is affecting our world, we challenge ourselves to imagine a path forward rooted in communalism and collective wellbeing—locally, nationally, and globally. As an organization dedicated to supporting touring artists, we recognize…

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NPN Announces 2020 Documentation & Storytelling Fund Recipients

The 2020 Documentation & Storytelling Fund, one of NPN’s special initiatives for 2020, aims to create pathways for artists’ career advancement and to support their ability to document, promote, and share their work, ideas, and selves. To that end, NPN is awarding $72,000 and leveraging an additional $175,000 to 24 Documentation & Storytelling Projects. These…

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NPN Announces 2020 Professional Development Initiative Recipients

NPN’s vision includes a strong network that maximizes collective wisdom, resources, and leadership. Strong networks, organizations, and movements are comprised of individuals, and NPN invests in the people who shape our field. The Professional Development Initiative, one of NPN’s special initiatives for 2020, recognizes leadership within all levels of an organization and seeks to support…

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International Exchange

NPN supports international engagement in a variety of ways: in our convenings, through the artistic programming of presenters and artists in our network, through professional development opportunities, and within NPN’s cultural policy work. Read more


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