Tuesday, June 15, 2010

$25,000 Grant Program For Individual Artists!

This grant program provides financial support
to individual visual artists and craftspeople in one specific region to help promote their artistic growth.

Visual artists and craftspeople who intend to apply for grant must indicate their intent to apply via e-mail following a specified format outlined in the guidelines.

The grant amount is between $15,000 and $25,000 and can support activities that will contribute to the artistic development of the recipient.

Visual artists and craftspeople whose resume and body of work demonstrate a strong commitment to an artistic discipline are eligible to apply. Collaborating visual artists and craftspeople are also eligible to apply.

Previous Grant Recipients include:

  • sculptor

  • painter

  • pottery maker

  • an eco-artist

  • new media artist

Applicants must have been a permanent residence within the region for at least two years before application and plan to maintain permanent residence in the region during the grant period.

The grant application and guidelines, along with complete details and instructions for applying, are now available at the website.

To learn more about this grant program you can contact the program consultant either by email or by phone.

The organization that founded this grant program has been working to improve the quality of life in their communities since 1962. It manages a collection of charitable funds created by individuals, families, and corporations. Each year, the organization awards about $30 million in grants to nonprofit organizations and scholarship funds to students.

For information about this organization you can visit their website or you can contact them by phone.

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