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NPN’s next iteration of Racial Justice work 

On July 21, 2022, NPN’s Board of Directors voted to support the launch and an initial three years of the Department of Racial Justice and Movement Building: a new programmatic arc of work for NPN. Sage Crump, who has led NPN’s Leveraging a Network for Equity (LANE) initiative, will become the department’s first director. Under…

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Announcing the 2022 Documentation and Storytelling Fund Awards

Philadelphia Asian Performing Artists (L to R: Siwaraya Rochanahusdin, Claris Park, Jacinta Yelland, Sami Rahman, Marina Murayama, Daniel Park, Muyu Ruba) performing Philly Asian Futures at the Asian Arts Initiative in Philadelphia (2019).The National Performance Network (NPN) is awarding $93,000 and leveraging an additional $384,000 to 31 Documentation & Storytelling projects. NPN’s Documentation & Storytelling…

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Announcing the 2022 Creation Fund Awards

The National Performance Network (NPN) is awarding an initial $402,000 and leveraging an additional $1,785,000 in support of the creation of 23 new artistic works. In addition to Creation Fund support, each project will receive up to an additional $10,000 in Development Fund support and be eligible for presentation support.  The 2022 Creation Fund awardees…

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A collection of stories of, by, and for the artists, organizations, and community members at the center of civic practice. Read more

International Exchange

NPN supports international engagement in a variety of ways: in our convenings, through the artistic programming of presenters and artists in our network, through professional development opportunities, and within NPN’s cultural policy work. Read more


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