Foundation / Corporation
Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council (GPAC)
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Grants ranging from $250 to $2,500 to Greater Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania individual artists to take advantage of career advancement opportunities. Funding is intended to eliminate financial obstacles between artists and significant experiences that can strengthen their careers. Grants will help artists acquire skills to improve their work, pay for childcare while they acquire those skills, document and ship their work, buy a plane ticket, pay for a residency and lesson fees, and cover other expenses.
Applications are accepted from artists residing in the following Counties: Armstrong, Allegheny, Butler, Beaver, Greene, Fayette, Mercer, Indiana, Somerset, Lawrence, Washington, Venango, and Westmorland.
AOGS welcomes applications from artists of all backgrounds, including: self-taught or classically trained artists, makers, musicians, actors, writers, poets, performers, dancers, digital or analog, multi-platform, emerging to established.
Game-changing experiences have these things in common:
-The experience is something that the artist has not done before;
-There is a direct connection between the experience and reaching a career goal; and
-It is the right time in the artist’s career for this experience.
Career goals are as individual as the artists who achieve them. But common factors are that reaching the goal will build career momentum or build your resume. Examples include:
-Opportunities to expose your work to key audiences/collectors/editors;
-Learning skills that will help evolve your work;
-Exploring a new discipline;
-Studying with a new instructor/teacher/mentor.
For a list of eligible expenses see page 4 of Guidelines in Supporting Documents, below.
GrantWatch ID#: 159322
Awards range between $250 and $2,500.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Email applications to:
Anne Mulgrave, Manager of Grants and Accessibility
412-391-2060 ext. 238
Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council
810 Penn Avenue, Suite 600
Pittsburgh, PA 15222-3401
USA: Pennsylvania: Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Fayette, Greene, Indiana, Mercer, Lawrence, Somerset, Venango, Washington, and Westmoreland Counties