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Project Grant for Artists

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

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Maine Arts Commission (MAC)

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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 works, for the continuation of existing arts activities, and for artist participation in programs and activities that will advance their careers.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 180143

Estimated Size of Grant:

The maximum award is $2,500.

Term of Contract:

Award Cycle: July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020.

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:

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.

Application Deadline: March 21, 2019
Grant notification: by July 31

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

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

Craft and Visual Arts applicants:
Julie Horn, Visual Arts Director

Media Arts and Performing Arts applicants, or for general questions:
Mr. Kerstin Gilg, Media and Performing Arts Director

Traditional Arts applicants:
Kathleen Mundell, Traditional Arts Specialist

Literary Arts applicants:
Julie Richard, Executive Director

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

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USA: Maine