The Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation (MAAF) presents its ArtsCONNECT grants to brings artists to audiences throughout the mid-Atlantic region. The funding is focused on communities underserved by the arts, defined as populations whose opportunities to experience the arts are limited by geography, ethnicity, age, economics, or disability
For a full listing of MAAF's grant opportunities, click here.
The Arts Work Fund for Organizational Development supports the management and operations of small arts and cultural organizations in Chicago and Cook County. The Core Grants program provides up to $15,000 in funding to offered arts and cultural organizations with operating expenses between $50,000 and $800,000. This grant specifically targets organizational development efforts, such as hiring consultants, improving financial systems, diversifying earned revenue, strategic planning and other initiatives.
The National Endowment for the Arts has opened its Challenge America Fast-Track grant process. Funding provides support to small and mid-sized organizations for projects that bring the arts to underserved populations. This includes populations whose opportunities to experience the arts are limited by geography, ethnicity, economics, or disability. (Note: Age alone (e.g., youth, seniors) does not qualify a group as underserved)
Challenge America grants:
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Arts Midwest promotes creativity, nurtures cultural leadership, and engages people in meaningful arts experiences, bringing vitality to Midwest communities and enriching people’s lives. The organization promotes performing, visual, and literary arts and leadership development initiatives that provide opportunities for communities large and small to engage with arts and culture.
As part of its mission, Midwest Arts invites organizations to apply for a Touring Fund grant, which provides funding to entities that contract artists/ensembles to perform in their own or a community venue. The Touring Fund supports engagements that occur between July 1, 2019, and June 30, 2020 in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, or Wisconsin. Emphasis is placed on Counties that are NOT listed as a Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) according to U.S. Census data.
Applicant requests must support engagements that include the following:
Applicants must submit the application form by Wednesday, April 24, 2019. Only one application will be accepted per organization. For more information, click here.
Founded in 2013 in, the Recovery Village treats addition through a network of rehabilitation facilities that offer comprehensive treatment. Through various programs including inpatient, residential, partial hospitalization, intensive outpatient and sober housing accommodations, Recovery Village has helped thousands of men, women and adolescents from all over the United States recover from mental illness and addiction. As part of its commitment to provide educational opportunities, a $1,000 scholarship is being offered to students pursuing a medial-related course of study.
Ideal candidates are passionate about health care and counseling and may have compelling personal experiences with substance abuse or mental illness. Applicants must submit a short essay, 500 words or less, describing their interest in substance abuse and mental disorders.