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Grant Opportunity from the Ray Charles Foundation

Grant applications are accepted annually from May 1 to September 30. The mission of the Ray Charles Foundation is to provide grants for scientific, educational, and charitable purposes; to encourage and educate people about the causes and cures for diseases and hearing impaired disabilities; and to assist

Grant Opportunity from the Venturous Theater Fund

The Venturous Theater Fund is accepting letters of inquiry from small to medium-sized theaters. Theaters must be not-for-profit 501(c)3 organizations, or sponsored organizations. Funding is intended to support ambitious and challenging work that embraces experimentation, risk, and room for failure. The “Venturous Capital” grant program aims

Knoxville Museum of Art: Call to Artists for ART/FAIR/KMA

The Knoxville Museum of Art (KMA) is accepting applications through June 29 for the second annual 2015 ART/FAIR/KMA. This is a juried exhibition and retail sale held at KMA from September 25-27, 2015.  It is the museum’s yearly fundraising event, as well as an effort to

Goodbye and good wishes to William Coleman, CDE

By Anne B. Pope, Executive Director – This week we say goodbye to the Commission’s current Director of Arts Access, William Coleman, who has accepted the position of Director of Education for VSA Florida. In his three and half years with us, he has significantly grown the Arts

Digital Mural Competition and Festival call to Artists

AIDS Services Foundation (ASF) Orange County encourages artists working in 2-D genres, new genres, video, documentation, experimental media, graphic design, and animation (objective and/or subjective) to apply to a digital mural projection Request for Proposal. A total of ten murals, either still or animation, will

NEA Launches Creative Placemaking Guidelines and Report

Includes 2016 Our Town Grant and Technical Assistance Guidelines and Report on Performing Arts and Transforming Place Washington, DC—The arts are an integral component of building vibrant communities and as part of its commitment to supporting arts-based community development, the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA)

Programming for Inclusion

Part 3 of Arts & Inclusion, A Guide for Expanding Access to the Arts for Persons with Disabilities. From William Coleman, CDE, Former Director of Arts Access – Ludwig von Beethoven, whose hearing loss began in his late twenties, said “Music should strike fire from

Mini-Grant from the Music Is Revolution Foundation

The Music Is Revolution Foundation is now accepting applications for its mini-grant program. Projects: should be designed by teachers to implement, support, and/or improve their ability to provide quality music education for their students should clearly contain a music education focus are encouraged to include

Craft Research Fund Grant Opportunity

The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design is accepting applications for the Craft Research Fund. The Mission of the fund is to advance, expand and support research about craft in the United States. The fund goals are: To support innovative research on critical issues in

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