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05/03/21 11:59 PM ET
Grants of up to $7,500 to USA nonprofit organizations, government units, and tribal communities in multiple states to support arts presentations. Applicants must complete required registrations prior to submitting a proposal. Eligible presentations include those by visual and performing artists, film directors, and writers. Eligible projects must include both a public presentation and an educational component. Eligible projects must take place in South Arts’ nine-state region. South Arts’ nine-state region includes Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee. Unless there are special circumstances, projects should take place in the applicant's state.
Due to COVID-19, eligible projects have expanded to include:
South Arts have expanded the types of artists and presenting organizations eligible to apply for Presentation Grants. This program now offers fee support to present Southern guest film directors, visual and performing artists, or writers. Artist fee support is awarded for film (documentary, fiction, experimental and animation), performing arts (theater, music, opera, musical theater and dance), literary arts (fiction, creative nonfiction and poetry), and visual arts (crafts, drawing, experimental, painting, photography, sculpture and mixed media). Projects must include both a public presentation (film screening, performance, reading or exhibition) and an educational component.
South Arts is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. South Arts has prioritized this commitment to ensure that Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) led and LGBTQIA+ led organizations are represented as both applicants and grantees. In addition, South Arts encourages applications for projects that engage BIPOC and LGBTQIA+ artists. The guidelines also acknowledge the current realities of the presenting and touring field. For the 2021-2022 grant cycle, South Arts will accept applications for virtual presentations and for the engagement of local artists. This grant program is now supporting a broader range of artistic disciplines than in previous years.
GrantWatch ID#: 180099
Applicants are eligible to receive up to two-thirds of the artist fee as listed in the artist contract or letter of agreement, up to $7,500 (subject to funding availability). The minimum grant request is $1,000. The minimum artist fee for this grant program is $1,500.
Projects must take place between September 1, 2021 and June 30, 2022.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
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