Foundation / Corporation
05/11/20 6:00 PM EDT
Grants to USA individual artists, IHEs, nonprofits, and government units in eligible states for collaborative arts projects. New applicants must submit an LOI prior to applying. Funding is intended to support projects in all arts disciplines, with priority for projects taking place in rural areas. Projects must feature “Arts & …”; for example, arts and the military, arts and aging, arts and community revitalization. Eligible applicants are located in South Arts’ nine-state region of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, or Tennessee.
Arts disciplines may include, but are not limited to:
South Arts welcomes proposals from partnering entities working together on a project that addresses arts and community impact through cross-sector partnership. Partnering entities are defined as a total of two parties working together for purposes of the proposed project. One entity must represent one or more artistic disciplines listed above and may be an individual artist or organization. One entity must represent an area of community impact listed above and must be an organization. These must be the only two official project Partners in the grant application, although additional individuals and/or organizations may be involved in the project’s implementation.
Community impact areas may include, but are not limited to:
All projects must include a minimum of two public-facing events held in accessible facilities.
At least one of these events must be an educational or outreach event that provides context or deeper understanding of the arts experience or project. Examples that would meet this requirement include a master class or workshop, live Q&A or interview with artist or other persons facilitating the project, a demonstration, or a post-event conversation.
For examples of eligible expenses, see: https://www.southarts.org/grants/apply-for-a-grant/cross-sector-impact-grants/guidelines/
GrantWatch ID#: 188389
South Arts anticipates supporting 4-5 continuation projects, and 7-10 new projects.
Projects that did not receive funding through this program in FY20, may received matching grants of up to $15,000. For projects that did receive funding in FY20, matching grants of up to $10,000 will be awarded to continue or advance the project.
Projects must take place between July 1, 2020 and December 31, 2021.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Submit LOIs and applications online: https://southarts.egrant.net/login.aspx?PIID=147&OID=61
Direct questions to:
Michelle Grove Herzog
USA: Alabama; Florida; Georgia; Kentucky; Louisiana; Mississippi; North Carolina; South Carolina; Tennessee
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