General

Timeline for 2025 Artist Awards
Application open Monday June 17, 2024,  10 a.m. Application deadline Monday, July 29, 2024, 11:49 p.m. Application review August - November...
Mon, 10 Jun, 2024 at 12:38 AM
Recorded Information Sessions
The BIPOC Arts Network & Fund Channel. The BANF 2025 Artist Award. June 17 - Award Announcement and Introduction 24 de junio - Sesión de inform...
Tue, 2 Jul, 2024 at 12:51 AM
How do I start?
Contact your advocates and talk with them about the award, the criteria, and your request for an advocate statement of support. Share the Awards Guidelines...
Fri, 28 Jun, 2024 at 4:01 PM
Questions about project proposals.
I have an amazing project -- a workshop, a festival, a performance, a series of poems, a mixtape, a song cycle -- that I am seeking funding to support. I wo...
Sun, 14 Jul, 2024 at 1:39 PM
Community Specific Design Teams and Lead Readers
BANF is committed to building processes informed by and inclusive of community members. BANF has engaged a group of operational partners and Lead Community ...
Fri, 5 Jul, 2024 at 1:16 PM
Can apply to next round of awards?
No. There is no next round of artist awards planned. The artist award is a three-year strategic initiative that invests in 50 artist leaders who can work...
Sun, 14 Jul, 2024 at 3:37 PM
Is there examples of previous awardees to get an idea of what is possible?
Here is a list of the previous 25 awardees. And this is a conversation among several previous awardees about how they approached their applications and ...
Fri, 5 Jul, 2024 at 3:04 PM
Will the application close if a certain number of applications has been submitted?
No. There is no limit on the number of submissions for the Artist Awards.  The application is open until the deadline July 29.
Fri, 5 Jul, 2024 at 3:28 PM