- We are an international, independent charitable organisation that pools donations from our partners and patron circles to support contemporary art.
- We draw on our network of experts to identify what is most needed in the arts and respond with tailor-made and impactful philanthropy.
- We offer unique and insightful experiences to our partners and patron circles at the heart of artistic creation connecting them to our wider global network.
- We build strong alliances between the private sector and public institutions, enabling a perfect circle of support: from the production of art to its placement in a public collection.
- We are dedicated to supporting projects that challenge thinking and further the artistic discourse to inspire new audiences.
Providing bespoke funding solutions to support new art.
In the face of increasing intolerance, it is the ‘long journey of generosity’ of organisations such as Outset that enable us to deliver ambitious and engaged programmes, deeply committed to the fundamental messages of the arts, which are experimentation, multiplicity, love and inclusiveness.
The most significant support you can receive as an artist comes early. Outset do this with passion, commitment and trust. They show a belief in the process of creating art. It is extraordinary to find people who can share your vision and be in a position to allow new work to be realised both as advocates and be enabling financial support.
Outset is a renowned global network that has the profile to support the arts like few others and open doors to otherwise hidden treasures of art.
Outset’s ongoing support for Cubitt’s Curatorial Fellowship has enabled the gallery to maintain its commitment to supporting and facilitating contemporary art at its most exciting, challenging and innovative best.
Outset is the finest philanthropy of its kind, offering its patrons the opportunity to engage with contemporary art at the raw, creative level, directly with artists, with immediate impact.
Outset is simply outstanding: There is no other independent foundation spanning over eight countries empowering institutions and artists to collaborate. Outset puts no limit to the possibilities and embraces creativity with great courage. Outset is the life support for ambitious works of art.
Outset supporters become part of an international community of interesting like-minded people. I have been informed and stimulated but, and this is important to me, we also have a great deal of fun. It is very gratifying to see what a significant difference Outset can make with our contributions and to see the work produced by artists Outset has helped.
The key to Outset is in the name. They are there at the outset of a project, able to support the realisation of an artist’s idea and watch it come to fruition.