Deadline: June 30. Up to $10K in scripts and royalties to middle and high schools for three-minute videos created by students and staff that demonstrate why “the show must go on” on at their school. Info and app: http://www.pioneerdrama.com/Video_Contest_Home.asp
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Deadline: March 1, 2012 (Letters of Inquiry). Forty-five awards up to $90K including financial support and advisory and professional services — will be awarded to professional artists at a catalytic moment in their creative practice with bold, inventive project ideas. Info and app: http://creative-capital.org/apply/
Chosen from a pool of 300 applicants, this year’s fellows number fifty-two and include artists from the visual, performing, and literary arts. Forty-eight individuals and two collaborations will receive $50K. $15M has been awarded since 2006 to more than 300 hundred artists nationwide. United States Artists:
United States Artists Gives $2.5 Million Directly to Artists. United States Artists Press Release 12/05/11. Full Article:
The first grantmaking initiative under the foundation’s new arts program strategy focuses on three distinct engagement pathways; 1) efforts to increase engagement by low-income and/or ethnically diverse populations that have been traditionally underserved by arts nonprofits, 2) efforts to expand the ways Californians engage in the arts as active participants by making or practicing art; and 3) efforts to advance the use of diverse, non-traditional spaces for arts engagement, especially in regions with few arts-specific venues. Info and App:
The Gerd Koch & Carole Milton Grant for Professional Ventura County Artists. Two grants for $3K each. Applications due this Saturday, November 12th. Info and app: www.venturacountyartscouncil.org or call (805) 658-2213.
Deadline: December 12. Theatre Communications Group, a national membership organization that works to strengthen, nurture, and promote professional nonprofit American theater, has received $1 million from the Mellon Foundation to launch Leadership U, a program designed to support the development of theater leaders at various points in their career. The intent of the program is to strengthen the field by developing individuals who are the core and future of theater. Info and app: http://www.tcg.org/grants/leadershipu/index.cfm
New Public-Private Partnership to Connect Latin American Performing Artists with U.S. Audiences, Deadline February 10, 2012. The Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Robert Sterling Clark Foundation have announced grants up to $25K to support consortia in presenting exemplary contemporary and traditional performing arts from Latin America to audiences across the U.S.