The Cradle Project

idea by Firelight Foundation




Overview of Idea


The Cradle Project is an art installation that calls attention to the nearly 12 million children orphaned and made vulnerable by AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa. Founded by artist and TED Fellow, Naomi Natale in 2008, the project fills two rooms with stunning cradles collected from all corners of the US.

The Specifics: What will the $5,000 fund?

The $5,000 will be donated in its entirety to Firelight Foundation, where it will be used in grantmaking to community-based organizations in Sub-Saharan Africa that focus on the needs of vulnerable children, orphans, and the effects of HIV/AIDS.

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Submission Began
Wednesday, July 11

Submission Ended
Wednesday, August 08
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Voting Began
Thursday, August 09

Voting Ended
Thursday, August 23
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Winner Announced
Thursday, August 23

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