Digital Accelerator for Arts & Culture

Deadline: 13/03/24
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The Bloomberg Philanthropies Digital Accelerator seeks to strengthen nonprofit cultural organizations through strategic investments in their digital infrastructure.

Now accepting applications through March 13, 2024.

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The Digital Accelerator provides funding, expert technical assistance, and leadership development over two years to strengthen the digital infrastructure of nonprofit cultural organisations with the principal goals of growing revenue, increasing fundraising, engaging audiences, improving operations, and developing programming opportunities.

Implementing a successful digital project can pose significant challenges even for the most well-resourced organisation.  This program was designed in recognition of those challenges, providing participants support and structure to develop a viable project plan, build internal alignment, manage the competing demands of implementation, and document what works and what doesn’t to ensure organisational learning and growth.  The program is cohort-based, with peer organisations from across the country and internationally sharing difficulties and successes to help build a broader base of knowledge about technology and culture.

This document provides important information about the grant and outlines our expectations for organisations selected to participate. It should help you assess whether this program is right for your organisation at this time.

After reviewing this material, should you have additional questions, please reach out to [email protected].

Supported projects fall into the following categories:

  • Content creation and distribution
  • CRM/Ticketing (including donor management/fundraising systems)
  • Digital Archives/Digital Asset Management
  • Websites

Costs funded through this initiative include hardware, software, vendors/suppliers, staff time, and training. Note: content creation projects should focus on production infrastructure rather than fees for one-time digital projects.

Deadline: 13/03/24
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