1340Foundation proudly supports the following organizations located in various cities around the world
USA, NYC – Art Start
Art Start nurtures the voices, hearts and minds of New York City’s underserved youth through consistent creative workshops inside homeless shelters, alternative to incarceration programs, and partnering youth agencies.
USA, NYC – New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA)
The mission of New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) is to empower emerging artists and arts organizations across all disciplines at critical stages in their creative lives and professional/organizational development throughout the United States and the international community.
Japan, Tokyo – AIT®
AIT® is an NPO organization established in 2001 (incorporation in 2002) with the aim of creating a place to think about contemporary art and visual culture.
While collaborating with individuals, companies, foundations, or government, we communicate the complexity, diversity, surprises and pleasures of contemporary art, and create places to discuss the cultures behind them through various programs.
The Netherlands, Amsterdam – WG Kunst
WG Kunst is a cultural institution (with ANBI status), which organizes and presents projects in the field of visual arts, with consequent high-quality arts education projects.
In these projects, links are made with, among other things, literature and science, politics and social topics or developments.
Japan, Tokyo – Arts Council Tokyo
In order to improve the infrastructure and environment for new artistic and cultural creation, Arts Council Tokyo plays a key role in Tokyo’s cultural policies by implementing programs that explore Tokyo’s originality and diversity, promoting international cultural exchange, and providing opportunities for promising young people who engage in a variety of artistic and cultural pursuits.
South Africa, Cape Town – BAZ-ART
BAZ-ART is a non-profit organisation dedicated to harnessing the power of art for the benefit of the public. We channel our energy and achieve our objectives through Art Creation, Education, Incorporation, and Development. By building a supportive foundation to the artists, BAZ-ART creates the bridge to other members of communities: neighbourhood groups, local businesses, educative system, public organisation and the like.
South Africa, Cape Town – The Arts Association of Bellville
Art.b, the Arts Association of Bellville, is an innovative, community – orientated organisation, sensitive to new ideas and supportive of established and emerging artists from all cultural backgrounds. Art.b, through its vibrant art gallery, creates a platform for and showcases visual art and artists in the Western Cape to raise public awareness of art.
France, Paris – KADIST
We believe contemporary artists make an important contribution to a progressive society, their work often addressing key issues of our time. KADIST is a non-profit organization that encourages this engagement and is dedicated to extending the reach of artists represented in its collection to a global audience, thus facilitating new connections across cultures. Its programs develop collaborations with artists, curators and many art organizations around the world.
France, Marseilles – Triangle France
Since its founding in 1995, Triangle France has established itself as one of France’s most innovative organizations supporting artists at a formative point in their career. Triangle France supports emerging artists as well as artists that are under-represented in France by collaborating with them in the development, production and presentation of important new projects that enable them to take new
Denmark, Copenhagen – Wooloo.org
Wooloo.org was developed and launched in 2002 by Wooloo, a Danish artist group founded by Sixten Kai Nielsen, Martin Rosengaard, and Russell Ratshin.
Today, Wooloo.org — the group’s first project — connects the resources of more than 30,000 cultural producers internationally, and is growing daily.
Wooloo creates social experiments in collaborative participation: like the online community, Wooloo’s other works explore strategies in which several people take a role in the art-making process.
USA, NYC – Creative Time
Over the past four decades, Creative Time has commissioned and presented ambitious public art projects with thousands of artists throughout New York City, across the country, around the world—and now even in outer space. Our work is guided by three core values: art matters, artists’ voices are important in shaping society, and public spaces are places for creative and free expression. We are guided by a passionate belief in the power of art to create inspiring personal experiences and foster social progress.
United Kingdom, London – Studio Voltaire
For over twenty years, Studio Voltaire has championed emerging and underrepresented artists, allowing us to offer an alternative and agenda-setting view of contemporary art. Our programme is intergenerational, supporting both emerging artists and those who have been underrepresented in their career but deserve championing. This unique way of working allows us to develop long-term relationships with artists, often working together on multiple occasions.
United Kingdom, London – London Arts Council
The London Arts Council is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life and the creative vitality of London. We work towards this goal by nurturing the awareness of art, involvement in art, and commitment to the excellence of art at all levels in London.
As a resource for the arts community and the general public, our mandate is to provide:
- Professional development for artists and arts organizations.
- Advocacy for the London arts community and the City of London.
- Assistance for artists and arts organizations with grant applications, career development, networking, mentoring, and community connections.
- Facilitation of meetings with senior levels of government for policy changes and funding opportunities for London’s arts community.
- Administration of the Community Arts Investment Program, which is a funding body for local arts organizations, individuals, and collectives.
USA, Minneapolis – Intermedia Arts
As Minnesota’s premier multidisciplinary, multicultural arts organization, Intermedia Arts builds understanding among people by catalyzing and inspiring artists to make changes in their lives and communities. We provide creative people of all ages with the opportunities, tools, and support to come together across disciplines, sectors, and boundaries to connect, create, share, collaborate, innovate, think big, and act as catalysts for positive community-driven and community-defined change. We are a nationally recognized leader in empowering artists and community leaders to used arts-based approaches to solve community issues. By stimulating deeper community engagement and providing a platform for the stories and experiences of underrepresented communities locally, nationally, and internationally, we contribute to a stronger, healthier society.
Australia, Perth – CAN
Our vision is for a just, diverse and resilient society fuelled by imagination and creativity.
CAN is established for the public charitable purposes of advancing this vision by developing community arts and cultural development policy.
CAN’s goals are:
- To produce inspiring art with communities that achieves measureable social impact
- To create artistic and social impact opportunities for our participants and partners by connecting and integrating them with the wider world
- To innovate and build the creative capacity of communities, artists and partners
- To sustain and responsibly grow our business
Australia, NSW – The National Association for the Visual Arts (NAVA)
The National Association for the Visual Arts (NAVA) is the national peak body protecting and promoting the professional interests of the Australian visual and media arts, craft and design sector. We champion the artists, lead the discussions and advocate the policies that strengthen Australia’s contemporary arts.
Italy, Rome – Fondazione per l’Arte
Fondazione per l’Arte, no profit organization, founded in Rome on November 17th 2011, was created with the intent to encourage and promote art and culture in all its forms as an essential social tool in an ambitious project of cultural exchange between Italy and abroad. Within the broad scope of contemporary art the aim is to discover, promote and add value to young and little known talents, in order to help them actualise their projects.
Italy, Rome – The Rome Area Council for the Arts (RACA)
The Rome Area Council for the Arts (RACA) is a 501(c) 3 non-profit community arts organization that was founded in 1976.
RACA’s Mission is to enrich the Greater Rome Community through the unifying and compelling power of the arts.
RACA fulfills its Mission by providing advocacy for area artists and arts organizations and by supporting a dynamic community-based arts environment through arts programming, education, promotion, and community outreach.
South Africa, Johannesburg – The Visual Arts Network of South Africa (VANSA)
VANSA operates as a support point and development agency for contemporary art practice in South Africa. We develop industry knowledge, resources, networks and projects that are concerned with realising new social, cultural and economic possibilities for contemporary art practice in the South African – and wider African – context. VANSA is a national network of artists and arts organisations with just over 8000 members.
Denmark, Copenhagen – Danish Arts Foundation
We work to support, promote and develop the profile of Danish Visual Arts internationally by supporting the presence and involvement of Danish art at international visual art events and projects.
We fund artists, museums, galleries, exhibition spaces and art professionals who promote Danish and international art in Denmark and Danish art internationally.
South Africa, Cape Town – The South African National Association for the Visual Arts
Stemming from the Cape Fine Arts Society way back in 1851, we are the oldest, most representative, national non-governmental association that promotes the visual arts in South Africa.
Over the years we became a national body of artists and lovers of the visual arts, proving our resilience despite several war-time situations and challenges of an economic, financial, social and political nature.
Our main objectives:
- The promotion of the visual arts in general
- The development of visual artists
- Furthering international cooperation in the field of the visual arts