Darryl Chappell Foundation Emergency Grant To Afrodescendant Artists

Published on August 05, 2020, 12:36 pm
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The Darryl Chappell Foundation, a Washington, DC headquartered private nonprofit, is partnering with the Bronx Documentary Center (BDC) and the Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Art (MoCADA) to distribute $25,000 in grants of $1,000 emergency cash payments to 25 active artists of African descent.

The Dorothy A. Chappell Emergency Response Grant is the Foundation’s official response to the COVID-19 Pandemic and resulting financial crisis being experienced by many artists in the Foundation’s footprint region, including New York City.

The Darryl Chappell Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization focused on enabling aspiring artists of African descent to achieve their highest
potential. Read more about how the Foundation is supporting artists darrylchappellfoundation.org.

In partnership with the Darryl Chappell Foundation, the BDC provides a one-time grant of $1,000 financial assistance to the following 10 artists:

Nana Kofi Acquah | Fawaz Oyedeji | Albany Andaluz | Emily Sanchez | Koral Carballo | Dakota Santiago | Elijah Ndoumbe | Shakkà Smith | Esther Nsapu | Mayeli Villalba

The other 15 artists were selected by the Museum of Contemporary African Diaspora Art:

Kwesi Abbensetts | Nicole Goodwin | Komikka Patton | Tania Balan-Gaubert | Denae Howard | Hadaiyah “Yaya”Bey | Khidr Joseph | Francisco Pinto | Nikesha Breeze | Julian Joseph | Kyle Darryl | DeAngelo Terrell | Marielys Burgos-
Meléndez | Victoria Ford | Deryck Vonn Lee | Johnny Nelson

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