After-Award FAQ

After the Artist Awards were announced BANF shared a transparent description of the process and some of what was learned from the applications.

When is the next round of Artist Awards?
We estimate the second and final round of Artist Awards will open in June 2024 in time for that learning cohort of award recipients to begin their activitie...
Thu, 8 Jun, 2023 at 2:39 PM
Who made the decisions?
Learn more here about how Community Reviewers were identified and invited to participate. Here are the names of the 42 readers and panelists for the Art...
Thu, 22 Jun, 2023 at 1:09 PM
Why were there Black and Latinx community-specific panels?
Here is where BANF explained the intentions behind creating a selection process with three panels. Why are there Black and Latino community-specific panels...
Fri, 16 Jun, 2023 at 1:30 PM
Can I see comments and scores for my application?
Given the great many applications that were submitted, the priority BANF placed on completing a swift review process so our artist community was not waiting...
Fri, 16 Jun, 2023 at 10:52 AM
How were Community Reviewers identified and invited to participate?
Community Reviewers are an essential in each part of the review process. BANF reached out through our networks and promoted a self-nomination process to bui...
Fri, 16 Jun, 2023 at 11:05 AM
Application Response and Data Diversities
We did not know how many artists would apply when we started this process. Canvassing the other funding opportunities for artists in our community, we learn...
Sun, 10 Sep, 2023 at 3:33 PM