In a time of racial strife, NBPC will put a $750,000 award from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation to work to help Black storytellers get strategic. The Black Media Summit will bring creatives together with Black thought leaders and more to determine which stories most need telling and how to get them […]
The award by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation will support the growth of NBPC’s 360 Incubator + Fund and WOKE! Initiative.
The National Endowment for the Arts award – one of 1,029 new grants supporting arts projects nationally – will help back the “AfroPoP” TV series and NBPC’s 360 Incubator + Fund.
Here’s a riddle for you: what do Newark education reform, mental illness, passing for white, African youth culture, intergenerational family conversation, Detroit high school students, the challenges of fatherhood and Washington, D.C.’s U Street Corridor have in common?
“The overwhelming response to NBPC 360 demonstrates two things: first, that there’s truly no shortage of topics and stories centering on the Black experience, and second, there’s a funding gap in the early development of such projects, a gap that NBPC 360 can fill.”
As the deadline approaches (January 9th, 2015) we know all our producers are working hard to put their best foot forward, so we thought we’d put together this brief list to help you as you prepare – these are the 7 Ways Your #NBPC360 Application Could Fall Flat.