TN Arts Commission Annual Grants will open October 15, 2019. Check back for more information.
The Office of VSA and Accessibility seeks arts, education, and cultural organizations to provide accessible, arts-based education experiences to students with disabilities, transition opportunities to youth with disabilities, or professional development to educators of students with disabilities. Organizations are invited to submit proposals to implement VSA Programs.
Take a look at the Requests for Proposals (RFPs) below and see if your work aligns with VSA Program goals and if you have the capacity to execute a VSA Program in your community, schools, museums, or performing arts venues. Each RFP has program specific details and a link to the online proposal form. The VSA Programs are:
- VSA Arts Connect All — Professional Development Program
- VSA Arts Connect All — Workshop/Residency Program
- VSA Children’s Visual Art Discovery Program
- VSA Playwright Discovery Program
- VSA TiLT Digital Storytelling Program
- VSA Museum Access for Kids Program
- VSA Performing Arts Access for Kids Program
- VSA Rosemary Kennedy Initiative
- VSA EZ Program
These are Jean Kennedy Smith Arts and Disability Programs.
Eligible and qualified organizations are required to submit contract proposals online to be considered for a program site. Eligible organization may submit proposals to a maximum of 2 (two) different 2020-2021 VSA Requests of Contract Proposals, but the Kennedy Center will issue a contract offer for no more than 1 (one) proposal per eligible organization.
Proposal Submission Deadline: March 25, 2020 at 11:59 pm (Eastern Daylight Time)
Notification: Selected contract recipients will be notified by June 30, 2020
Program Implementation Period: October 1, 2020 through August 31, 2021
Creative Industries Incentive Fund (San José)
NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS
The City of San José Office of Cultural Affairs’ Creative Industries Incentive Fund (CIIF)provides project support to arts-based commercial businesses involved in the production or distribution of the arts. Incentive awards are for creative industries of all types, such as manufacturers, service providers, presenters, and designers, among others. CIIF also supports arts-based businesses serving as cultural anchors and catalysts in specific neighborhoods AND nomadic enterprises seeking physical space to anchor themselves in specific neighborhoods. Awards range from $2,000 – $8,000.
The CIIF seeks to support projects aimed at building successful small arts businesses in San José by their ability to:
Apply by 5 p.m. (PST) on November 1, 2019.