New Jersey State Council on the Arts
04/02/20 11:59 PM
Grants of $4,000 to New Jersey individuals for arts and crafts mentorship activities and projects. Funding is intended to support the efforts of local master artists and craftspersons as they mentor apprentices in folk and traditional arts. Priority will be given to proposals that support art forms that are in danger of being lost or that help to preserve an endangered language. The application process requires that each apprentice apply with a master artist as a team.
A Master folk artist is someone who has learned a traditional art as part of community life and has attained a high level of excellence in the eyes of other community members. An Apprentice is someone from the same cultural group who has demonstrated ability and commitment to learning and practicing the traditional art of the Master.
The Council will place a higher priority for support for applications that represent:
The panel of folk arts specialists will review each application on the basis of the following criteria:
GrantWatch ID#: 154141
The budget for a Folk Arts Apprenticeship is $4,000 which includes a $500 stipend for the Apprentice. The remaining $3,500 must be used for the Master’s fee, and other budget components such as supplies, materials, and travel.
The grant period for successful apprenticeships runs July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021.
Apprenticeships are eligible for funding for a second year. Second-year applicants must include a description and support materials that demonstrate the progress made during the first year of the Apprenticeship.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Register and Apply Online: https://njsage.intelligrants.com/Login2.aspx?APPTHEME=NJSAGE
Please contact Patricia Hamilton-Ross at email@example.com or 609-633-1273 for technical assistance in SAGE.
Kim Nguyen, Program Officer for Folk Arts
New Jersey State Council on the Arts
Folk Arts Apprenticeships
PO Box 306
Trenton, NJ 08625-0306
Tel: (609) 292-6130
NJ Relay: 711
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