The Folk & Traditional Arts Project (FTAP) grant program provides emerging to mid-career folk and traditional artists access to opportunities that significantly advance skills in their art form. For this grant opportunity, emerging to mid-career artists are individuals with more than five years of experience in their art forms. The proposed project outcome must support art-making skills in folk/traditional art forms that are passed on between two or more artists in an ongoing, structured relationship (i.e. mentor/apprentice, small group learning, and/or directed research).
The Arts Council encourages applications that address the following: