Jordan/ 8.1 Direct and indirect support to artists  

8.1.4 Support to professional artists associations or unions

Artists associations and syndicates are present in the form of the Jordanian Artists Association which is registered under the law of the Ministry of Culture, and receives funding directly from MoC. Nevertheless, the funding for these organisations is very minimal and is usually enough to cover the rent of the location and to offer a fee for the employment of a secretary. 

Some NGOs which are registered under Royal Patronage,  the Royal Film Commission, and the Royal Society of Fine Arts, as well as the Performing Arts Centre, obtain public funding due to Royal patronage. Unless registered as NGOs under the Ministry of Culture, other organisations do not have the same access to public money.

Chapter published: 04-05-2016