The arts and culture sector is one of the most important pillars upon which societies are built. Yet, it is given the least attention in a number of countries. In times of crisis, similar deficiencies come bare and become debunked. Nevertheless, there are certain foundations and organizations who work with a vision to maintain a dynamic, vibrant and sustainable resources mobilization for the ultimate end of creating more inclusive opportunities for arts and cultural actors to thrive and grow.
One universal concern by the CCI communities that Arts and Culture have been left in the margins during Covid-19. RMD will present some findings that show the extent to which this field has been affected. They will also introduce one event that will be organized by culture funding watch on 26th of May 2021 and it will gather arts and cultural supporters and actors from all around the world to share and learn information about existing resources and opportunities in the field of arts and culture.
The RMD concept
Culture Funding Watch is working on the empowerment of the Culture and Creative Industries (CCI) in the MENA and Africa regions, through driving CC actors to sustainability. The RM Digithon falls under our strategy for CC actor’s empowerment, where CFW intend to gather CC supporters from all over the World to present their support mechanisms in favor of the CCI actors (funds, technical support, incubation programs…).