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Art.coop

Art.coop exists to grow the Solidarity Economy movement by centering systems-change work led by working class, queer, trans, Black, Indigenous, People of Color (QTBIPOC) artists and culture-bearers.

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Projects

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Art.coop is creating 5 online modules with Art World Learning about ways that QTBIPOC and working...

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Art.coop is creating a self-paced PDF Toolkit with Springboard for the Arts. Support us!
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Art.coop is developing a Directory of systems-change work led by QTBIPOC and working class creati...
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Art.coop is working with Meerkat Media Cooperative and Yerba Buena Center for the Arts to create ...

Events

Art.coop is hosting the following events.

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A live DJ set / jam session / zine making workshop with Cierra Peters & Paige Curtis of the Bosto...Read more

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Case studies in solidarity grantmaking and investing to support grantmakers in deepening their co...Read more

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A presentation about permanent real estate cooperatives and the arts, presented by the Sustainabl...Read more

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A history of organizing in the arts with a focus on Solidarity Economy alternatives and artist-le...Read more

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Abuse, Alienation, and Our Current Condition as Arts & Culture Workers - “The Way It Works” with ...Read more

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Top financial contributors

Organizations

1
Barr Foundation

$230,000 USD since Apr 2022

2
Mellon Foundation

$150,000 USD since Jul 2022

3
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation

$100,000 USD since Aug 2022

4
Kenneth Rainin Foundation

$20,000 USD since Aug 2022

5
Americans for the Arts

$6,000 USD since Aug 2021

6
Arizona State University

$6,000 USD since Aug 2021

7
Drexel University

$6,000 USD since Aug 2021

8
Minneapolis College of Art and Design

$6,000 USD since Aug 2021

9
Joan Mitchell Foundation

$6,000 USD since Sep 2021

10
HowlRound Theatre Commons

$100 USD since Mar 2022

Individuals

1
Grantmakers in the Arts

$41,250 USD since Dec 2021

2
Haystack Mountain School of Crafts

$6,000 USD since Aug 2021

3
Grantmakers in the Arts

$1,050 USD since Nov 2021

4
Creative Time

$500 USD since Feb 2022

5
Czulosc Gallery Fundation

$170 USD since Jan 2022

6
Estella Sanchez

$100 USD since Aug 2021

7
Lisa Dent

$100 USD since Aug 2021

8
Blair Benjamin

$100 USD since Sep 2021

9
GUDSKUL

$100 USD since Apr 2022

10
Elæ Moss (they/them)

$91 USD since Sep 2021

Art.coop is all of us

Our contributors 45

Thank you for supporting Art.coop.

Barr Foundation

sponsor

$230,000 USD

Mellon Founda...

$150,000 USD

The William a...

$100,000 USD

Grantmakers i...

$41,250 USD

Kenneth Raini...

$20,000 USD

Haystack Moun...

$6,000 USD

Budget


Transparent and open finances.

-$500.00 USD
Approved
Invoice #98609

by Emma Werowinski

-$35.00 USD
Pending
Invoice #97546
Monthly financial contribution to Solidarity Grantmaking ...

Credit from Tanya Jisa to Solidarity Grantmaking and Investing

+$10.00USD
Completed
Contribution #478972
$
Today’s balance

$308,857.78 USD

Total raised

$565,937.18 USD

Total disbursed

$257,079.40 USD

Estimated annual budget

$522,148.15 USD

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News from Art.coop

Updates on our activities and progress.

Grateful for you and your support!

Hello! We hope this finds you, your loved ones, and community feeling safe and connected. The Art.Coop team wanted to take a moment to acknowledge and thank you for the different ways that each of you supported us this year: participated/at...
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Published on December 13, 2021 by Marina Lopez

Reflections + Next Steps for Art.coop Study-into-Action

Happy Friday, Study-into-Action public participants! · We are writing to share our next steps at Art.coop and to invite you into the work ahead. Two weeks ago, we had our closing session with the internal cohort of 105 part...
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Published on October 22, 2021 by Caroline Woolard

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Solidarity Not Charity: Building the power and networks of arts and culture toward a solidarity economy. A report, a website, and a community. Join Us!  

We invite you to check out our report, Solidarity Not Charity: Grantmaking in the Solidarity Economy and so much more on our website, art.coop
 

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