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Project Grant for Artists

Grants to Maine Artists for Projects and
Activities in Any Artistic Discipline

Agency Type:

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Funding Source:

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Maine Arts Commission (MAC)

Deadline Date:

04/09/20

Description:

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Grants of up to $2,500 to Maine individual artists for artistic projects in any discipline. Funding is intended for the creation of new artistic work, for the continuation of existing arts activities, and for artist participation in programs and activities that will advance their careers. Projects can be on any scale.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 180143

Estimated Size of Grant:

The maximum award is $2,500.

Term of Contract:

Award Cycle: July 1 to June 30.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

An individual is eligible to apply if they meet all of the following criteria:
- Have resided full-time in Maine for at least one year immediately prior to the application deadline.
- Will reside full-time in Maine throughout the project period.
- Are at least 18 years of age or older by the application deadline.
- Are not a student enrolled in a degree or certificate-granting program.
- Is in compliance with Final Reports required by the Maine Arts Commission for previous awards.

Grant awards may not be re-granted nor used to cover the costs of brick-and-mortar projects, permanent or capital equipment, operating support or fundraising.

Pre-Application Information:

The application deadline is April 9, 2020.

Agency staff are always available as a resource for applicants. It is recommended applicants contact the correct staff person a minimum of two-weeks prior to submitting the application.

Applicants must mail or fax a completed State of Main Vendor Form with exactly the same name and contact information as used in the application.

Grants Help: https://mainearts.maine.gov/pages/general/faq

Contact Information:

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

Apply Online: https://mainearts-grants.maine.gov/account/login?ReturnUrl=%2fapplicant%2fgrant

For specific questions about the Project Grant for Artists please contact the appropriate agency staff person based on the discipline of your application.

Interim Media & Performing Arts Director
Meg Fournier: 287-2713

Craft and Visual Arts applicants:
Julie Horn, Visual Arts Director
julie.horn@maine.gov
207-287-2790

Media Arts and Performing Arts applicants:
Brita Wanger-Morier, Media and Performing Arts Director
brita.wanger-morier@maine.og
207-287-6719

Traditional Arts applicants:
Kathleen Mundell, Traditional Arts Specialist
culturalresources2001@yahoo.com
207-236-6741

Literary Arts applicants:
Julie Richard, Executive Director
julie.richard@maine.gov
207-287-2710

For general questions about the application or review process please contact:
Kerstin Gilg, Director of Grants and Accessibility
kerstin.gilg@maine.gov
207- 287-6719

Maine Arts Commission
193 State Street
25 State House Station
Augusta, Maine 04333-0025

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