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Latinx Artist Fellowship, a Multi-Million Dollar Initiative to Support Latinx Artists in the U.S.

At a time when the world seems to be waking up from the dark episode of the COVID-19 pandemic, two of the nation’s largest philanthropic organizations have joined forces to bring visibility to Latinx artists in the United States.

The Ford Foundation and the Mellon Foundation, along with the U.S. Latinx Art Forum (USLAF), have created the Latinx Artist Fellowship. Over the next five years, the foundations will commit $5 million to the fellowship program, of which $3.75 million will go to 75 artists in the form of $50,000 unrestricted grants and the remainder to USLAF.

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