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Pathways: A Native Space Initiative

October 2 @ 8:00 am - November 10 @ 5:00 pm PDT

Artspace’s Pathways: A Native Space Initiative is a 12-month, capacity-building, virtual, cohort-based program that assists Native American arts and cultural organizations that are looking to leverage existing cultural and creative assets and/or support the development and sustainability of new arts and cultural spaces.

The program is offered free of cost and runs from January 2024 through November 2024. Participation includes attendance at monthly workshops, panel discussions, and coaching sessions, as well as completion of independent assignments between sessions.

For more information, please visit: artspace.org/pathways. You may also find application and program guidelines here.

Program Eligibility
In order to be eligible for the Pathways Program, Native American arts or cultural organizations must:
  1. Be within one of the following locations: Alaska, Arizona, British Columbia, Idaho, Minnesota, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, Southern California, South Dakota, Washington, or Wisconsin; and
  2. Have programming and a dedicated budget to support Native arts and culture; and
  3. Have been providing arts and cultural programming for at least three years.
Due Date
Submissions are due by 5:00 P.M. (central) Friday, November 10, 2023. If you have any questions or technical difficulties, please email Alyssa Kelley ([email protected]). You can also register for individualized application assistance.
At the end of this application, please be sure to click the final “Next” button, as per the instructions, to ensure that your application has been submitted. You will receive a confirmation email shortly after your application has been submitted.If you would like to save your progress and return to complete the application at a later time, please follow the instructions listed under “Save and Continue” in the top right corner of this browser window.

Special Acknowledgement 
The influence that First Peoples Fund and Lakota Funds have had on Artspace has been instrumental in its work with diverse Native American organizations and Native communities looking for assistance with their space goals. Artspace recognizes First Peoples Fund and Lakota Funds as thought leaders in creating social and economic change by putting artists and culture bearers at the center of community development. It is with deep gratitude to First Peoples Fund and Lakota Funds that Artspace has been welcomed into this inspiring work in honoring the Collective Spirit© of the First Peoples of this nation.


October 2 @ 8:00 am PDT
November 10 @ 5:00 pm PDT
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