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Individual Artist Grant

Grants to Arlington County, Virginia Artists to Support
Innovative Projects That Impact the Community

Agency Type:

Local

Funding Source:

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Arlington Commission for the Arts and Arlington Cultural Affairs Division (CAD)

Conf. Date:

11/16/19

LOI Date:

12/02/19

Deadline Date:

02/17/20 5:00 PM

Description:

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Grants of $5,000 to Arlington County, Virginia individual artists to support new and innovative projects. Applicants must attend a grant preparation workshop and submit an Intent to Apply form prior to applying. Funding is intended for new projects that increase access to the arts, foster artistic excellence, and impact the community. Projects must include a public component.

This program seeks to support projects that meet the following criteria: 

  • Increase access to and engagement in the arts
  • Foster excellence and diversity of arts and culture in Arlington
  • Have significant impact on the community or meet a need in Arlington
  • Result in distinctive, high quality and meaningful cultural experiences in Arlington

At least one public presentation or performance that is directly related to the funded project must take place in Arlington during the grant period. The presentation(s) may be artist talks, exhibitions, outreach activities, educational seminars, or other activities as deemed appropriate by the Commission.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 138104

Estimated Size of Grant:

This grant provides $5,000 in direct financial support.

Term of Contract:

The grant period for this award is July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

To be eligible to receive a FY 2020 Individual Artist Grant, an applicant must:
1. Be a practicing artist who has: a. publicly given, performed or exhibited works at least twice in the past three calendar years, or; b. had written or composed works read or performed at least twice in the past three calendar years;
2. Be a legal resident of Arlington County for at least one year prior to the application deadline;
3. Be seeking funds for a specific project that results in the provision of an artistic product or service that benefits the public; and,
4. Be at least 18 years of age.

An applicant may not:
1. Have received an arts grant for financial support from Arlington County within the prior two grant periods;
2. Have violated any requirements or conditions imposed by the Commission in any previous grant period;
3. Be employed by an organization applying for a FY 2019 Project Grant and/or a FY 2019 Space & Services Grant; or,
4. Apply for support of a project that is being done as part of a degree requirement for an educational program.

Pre-proposal Conference:

The Grants Office and the Grants Committee together offer Arts Grants Preparation Workshops that provide an overview of the FY 2021 Arts Grants Program and include step-by-step directions for completing an Individual Artist Grant application. All artists and organizations applying for a grant are required to register and attend one grant preparation workshop.

1. Tuesday, November 12, 2019, 6:00 - 7:00 PM
Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/77018700005

2. Saturday, November 16, 2019, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/77017279757

All workshops are held in Room 139, 3700 South Four Mile Run Drive, Arlington, VA, 22206. Registration is required. Due to limited capacity, each artist is asked to register for only one workshop.

Pre-Application Information:

Applicants must complete and submit an Intent to Apply form by Monday, December 2, 2019, 5:00 PM.

The purpose of the Intent to Apply Form is to determine if you are eligible to apply for a FY 2021 Individual Artist Grant. The Intent to Apply Form must be submitted after the applicant has attended an Individual Artist Grant workshop. Applicants will be notified of their eligibility determination by Friday, December 6, 2019.

Eligible applicants will receive a web link to the Individual Artist Grant application and a unique code that must be entered when completing the application. Apply for an Individual Artist Grant by Monday, February 17, 2020, 5:00 PM.

For a complete schedule of the FY2021 Arlington Arts Individual Artist Grant, see:
https://arlingtonva.s3.amazonaws.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/43/2019/10/IA-Grant-Guidelines-FY-2021-FINAL.pdf#page=14

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Submit the Intent to Apply Form and Grant Application, and direct questions to: CADportal@arlingtonva.us.

Arlington Commission for the Arts
Arlington Cultural Affairs Division
Arts Grants Office
3700 South Four Mile Run Drive
Arlington, VA 22206

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