Bahamas: The CAF (Charitable Arts Foundation) offers financial support to the artists of Bahamas as announced by CAF today. Artists in all the stages of growth and even those who have just started their practices can avail the benefit.
The particulars provided as assistance under the financial terms are:
- Purchase of materials, supplies
- Set up for art exhibitions and events
- Hosting of summer and after-school programs
- Tuition expenses associated with the pursuing of fine art degree
- Any project related to fine arts
Under this consideration, the grants ranging from $2,000 to $5,000 can be offered to the artists. Even higher grants can be given in some major circumstances.
Applications for the same are open till January 1, 2004. Any Bahamian artist can avail this benefit by submitting an application form through the official website of CAF.
The foundation has released this information on their social media.
“Please get in touch with any questions and we will be happy to help!.” quoted CAF in this concern.
The Charitable Arts Foundation
This is a non-profit organization established in 1995. The mission of this organization is to encourage and support the artists to grow. The financial aid is provided to the artists of various genres which includes:
- Fine Arts
The aid will be provided as per the requirement and on the basis of impact the art will have on the culture of Bahamas.
Considerably, the foundation has even provided 37 grants in total in 2019. The 37 grants are divided as 9 and 28 to established organizations and individuals respectively.
The recipients of the grant has also pinned their appreciation towards Charitable Arts Foundation in words as:
“ Your support as the Charitable Arts Foundation is paramount to our success…” quoted Courtney Spears, Founder of Artsea Dance.
“ I feel incredibly encouraged in an environment that fosters artistic growth and exploration. This is a wonderful opportunity.” quoted Letitia Pratt, Writer currently attending MFA at school of the art institute of Chicago (SAIC).
Many others also shared their joy. Such experiences shared by the recipients reflects how beneficial it is to the artists.
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