Our communities are rich tapestries woven together by the creativity and stories of their inhabitants. In a world bursting at the seams with ideas, how can we ensure that the voices of local artists and changemakers don’t just echo, but thunder across the landscape? The answer lies in empowerment through funding. This blog post unveils a kaleidoscope of opportunities, that are open to local artists and community activators.
Application Deadline: July 17, 2023
Creative Exchange Fund
All practicing creatives, artists, non-profit organizations, and for-profit creative collectives are eligible to apply for the second year of grant funding from the Creative Exchange Fund (CXF). Five unique opportunities exist to support live performances, community events, artists in residence, and innovative exhibitions.
The Creative Exchange Fund (CXF) is a programming initiative designed in partnership with the Tyson Family Foundation to activate and test physical space at The Medium, a CACHE creative hub and multi-functional venue located in downtown Springdale, Arkansas. Through a series of five funding opportunities, CXF invests in creatives by subsidizing artist time, providing free space, and offering professional development resources. Applications will be accepted through July 17, with 36 grants totaling $114,000.
Check out the artists and organizations that were funded last year, here.