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Career Development - Professional Development

Grants to New Brunswick Arts Professionals
for Career-Advancing Studies and Mentorships

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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New Brunswick Arts Board (artsnb)

Deadline Date:

03/01/18

Description:

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Grants of up to $1,000 and grants of up to $2,500 to New Brunswick arts professionals demonstrating exceptional artistic potential and talent for studies and mentorships. The purpose of this program is to enable individuals to take advantage of career development opportunities. Funding may be requested for short-term, part-time, and full-time studies and mentorships.

Eligible genres for all artistic disciplines include those whose intent and/or content places creativity, self-expression and/or experimentation above the current demands and format expectations of the mainstream industry, and has a significance that extends beyond being solely a form of entertainment.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 180798

Estimated Size of Grant:

-Full-time studies: $2,500 maximum
-Part-time or Short-term studies: Up to $1,000

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligible genres for all artistic disciplines include those whose intent and/or content places creativity, self-expression and/or experimentation above the current demands and format expectations of the mainstream industry, and has a significance that extends beyond being solely a form of entertainment.

Only New Brunswick residents are eligible to receive funding. A resident is defined as a Canadian citizen or landed immigrant who has resided in New Brunswick for at least one year (12 months) immediately prior of date of application.

An applicant is eligible for consideration who:

-Has already completed relevant basic training and who has demonstrated exceptional potential and talent as an artist;

-Intends to study creative writing, music, theater, dance, film/video, visual arts/photography, crafts, literary translation, architecture or arts administration at a recognized institution or with a recognized private instructor for the purpose of pursuing a career as a professional artist or an arts professional; and

-Intends to enroll in a full-time or part-time post-secondary program, or in a full-time program in a school specializing in the arts, or in short-term studies with a private instructor.

Ineligibility:
-Individuals who come to New Brunswick solely for the purpose of studying at an institution are not eligible.
-Studies completed before the competition deadline are not eligible.
-Short-term studies beginning before the competition deadline are not eligible.
-Doctoral studies are not eligible.

Pre-Application Information:

Deadlines: January 1, March 1, May 1, July 1, September 1, November 1

Applications should be received at least 6 to 8 weeks prior to the event or the activity should the artist require notification of the jury results before undertaking an activity. Applications can be submitted up to one day before the artist leaves for an event to be considered eligible for funding. Projects may not be funded retroactively.

Applicants will be notified of the results, by mail, within one month.

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://artsnb.ca/oa/login/

Sarah Beth Shiplett, Program Officer
506.440.0037
sarahbeth@artsnb.ca

artsnb
225 King Street, Suite 201
Fredericton, NB
E3B 1E1

Phone: (506) 444-4444
Toll free within NB: 1-866-460-ARTS (2787)
Fax: (506) 444-5543

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Geographic Focus:

Canada: New Brunswick