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Professional Development for Individuals

Grants to Idaho Artists and Arts Administrators to
Attend Career-Advancing Workshops and Activities

GrantWatch ID#: 179021
Agency Type:

State

Idaho Commission on the Arts

09/11/17

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Grants of up to $750 to Idaho practicing artists and arts administrators to take advantage of professional development opportunities. First-time applicants must request approval in the online grant system prior to applying. This program will reimburse the attendance of a workshop, conference, or other professional development activity.

Up to $750

Eligibility and Restrictions:

-Applicant must be a practicing artist or arts administrator.
-Applicant must be at least 18 years old.
-Applicant must be a United States citizen, legal resident, or refugee, and be an Idaho resident for at least one year.
-Applicant must have submitted all final reports for past Commission grants and awards.
-Applicant may receive one QuickFunds grant in a fiscal year.
-Fellowship, Traditional Arts Apprenticeship, and Writer in Residence recipients are not eligible for a QuickFunds grant during their award year or term.
-Individuals who currently are enrolled in a degree or certificate-granting program may apply only if the opportunity is not directly related to their degree program.
-Applicant will not be eligible for consecutive attendance at annual events.
-Multiple Professional Development applications for the same event or opportunity will not be accepted from members or staff of single organizations with budgets over $50,000. Two applications for the same event will be allowed from members or staff of organizations with budgets under $50,000.

Idaho Commission on the Arts Cannot Fund:

-Establishment of or contributions to an endowment.
-Fundraising projects that do not raise funds for the arts.
-Prizes, scholarships, or free tickets.
-Projects or programs to generate or attract audiences.
-Offsetting of debt, payment of fines, penalties, legal fees, or indirect costs.
-Activities that are primarily promotional or created for mass distribution, such as duplication of CDs, portfolios, gallery announcements, self-published books, brochures, or websites.
-Student exhibitions, anthologies, publications, or performances, unless those activities document an arts education grant.
-Costs associated with any degree or professional certification, such as tuition, fees, and teaching materials.
-Projects or activities already completed or beginning before the eligible start date.
-Documentation of projects except for arts education activities.
-Projects primarily recreational, therapeutic, vocational, rehabilitative, or religious.
-Activities restricted to an organization’s membership.
-Cost for the applicant to attend activities or consecutive annual activities that should be built into an organization’s budget; for example, the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies, Americans for the Arts, Northwest Booking Conference, or other professional conferences.
-Pageants, festivals, or celebrations unrelated to arts, ethnic, or cultural activities.
Journalism
-Historical or academic documentary film and electronic media arts that do NOT demonstrate significant artistic emphasis, consideration, and distinction.
-Scholarly or academic works in history, languages, archeology, and political science.
-Lobbying expenses or political activities.
-Hospitality expenses such as food and drink, alcohol, flowers, and so on.
-Capital expenditures for individuals.
-Writing intended for youth.

This grant requires a cash match of 1:1.

Applicants may request a courtesy review three weeks prior to submission. Staff will review your application and offer suggestions for improvement. This process does not guarantee funding, but may strengthen the proposal.

If you’re a first-time applicant you will need to create a user account and be approved before you can apply. Once approved, login and select the appropriate funding opportunity to begin a new application.

The deadline to apply is September 11, 2017.

Recipients must submit a final report to receive reimbursement.

Grant Guidelines:
https://arts.idaho.gov/grant-guidelines/

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

Apply Online:
https://grants.arts.idaho.gov/index.do

Idaho Commission on the Arts
2410 Old Penitentiary Rd
Boise, ID 83712

(208) 334-2119
(800) 278-3863 (Idaho only)

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