South Arts Grant Opportunities
(for projects completed by June 30, 2018)

Grants for Traditional Arts Projects
Our Traditional Arts Touring Grant Program increases public awareness, understanding, and appreciation of the traditional arts in the South by funding projects that bring a traditional artist/ensemble and a scholar/folklorist for multi-day residencies in Southern communities. Potential applicants are encouraged to contact Teresa Hollingsworth at 404-874-7244 ext. 14 or to discuss projects prior to submitting an application.
Deadline: December 4, 2017

Grants for Professional Development, Artist Planning Visits and More!
South Arts offers funding of up to $700 to support travel expenses so that presenters can see live performances, participate in professional development opportunities, and plan residencies with artists. Potential applicants are required to contact Nikki Estes at 404-874-7244 ext. 16 or to discuss projects prior to submitting an application. Deadline: Year-round, at least 60 days prior to activities.

Mark your calendar! On Thursday, December 14 at 2:00 p.m. ET, South Arts will present a webinar reviewing our NEW strategic plan and how the grants program is changing. These changes will impact programming for 2018-2019 and beyond. Mark your calendar and save the webinar address

South Arts grants are supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts.
Only organizations in South Arts’ nine-state region are eligible for grant programs – Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee.
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USArtists International supports performances by U.S. dance, music, and theater ensembles and solo artists invited to perform at important cultural festivals and performing arts marketplaces anywhere in the world outside the United States and its territories. Since its inception, USArtists International has awarded nearly $5 million to more than 450 ensembles and solo performers nationwide.
Applications for Round 2 are due December 1, 2017 at 11:59 PM EST for engagements between March 15, 2018 and March 14, 2019. Click here for additional deadlines.
How to apply for USArtists International
Step 1: Read program guidelines and instructions carefully to ensure eligibility. Join us for the webinars below!

Step 2: Complete the online application.

Applicants to the September 7 deadline will receive notification of their grant status by November 30.


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