Culture and support for Africa, Latin America and Asia is not the preserve of governments. Large private funds with their own cultural policy operate worldwide. In the past decade the Aga Khan Development Network has grown into one of the largest philanthropic organisations in the world.
Support for culture in Africa, Asia and Latin American is not the exclusive right of governments. Sizeable private funds with their own cultural policy, such as the Gulbenkian foundation, are operating throughout the world.