CultureSource has launched a $1.5 million funding program designed to support culture workers of color

Lacey Holmes
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The Arc Fund seeks to invest in Southeast Michigan culture-workers of color. This $1.5 million initiative aims to spur growth in the careers of culture workers who have experienced historical trends of disadvantage, underrepresentation, and oppression due to their race.

The initiative offers fundingprofessional development, and social networking opportunities to culture workers of color to those trends and help culture workers of color advance their careers.

The initiative will distribute 74 unrestricted awards of $15,000 each. Plus, all Arc Fund applicants aligned with the vision of the initiative will be awarded access to professional development experiences as well.

The Arc Fund was launched in collaboration with CultureSource, Ford Foundation, The Kresge Foundation, and Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation.