Foundation / Corporation
Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation (MAAF)
03/31/21 11:59 PM Eastern Time
Grants of up to $15,000 to USA and territories individual professional artists, ensembles, and nonprofit organizations to support participation in live or virtual performances at international venues. Priority will be given to proposals elevating historically underrepresented artists, traditions, and justice for all communities and that meet the review criteria.
USArtists International supports performances by U.S. artists at impactful international festivals and performing arts marketplaces outside the United States and its territories. The program supports the engagements of exemplary solo artists and ensembles across all performing arts disciplines including dance, music, theater, multidisciplinary work, and folk/traditional arts.
USArtists International is designed to encourage the presence of U.S. performing artists on international stages and in the global arts community; to support engagements that develop and expand both the careers and artistic goals of U.S. performers by providing connections with presenters, curators, and fellow artists; and to promote justice in the arts community by elevating the diverse voices contributing to the vibrant array of creative expression in the United States.
Eligible expenses supported through both travel and virtual USAI engagements are performance fees, agents’ fees related to participation in the international engagement, registration/application fees up to $250, and fiscal sponsor administration fees, if applicable. Travel-specific or virtual-specific engagements can include the following additional expenses, respectively. Applicants planning to travel internationally for their engagement can also include travel, housing, per diem, shipping, and visa fees as eligible expenses in the budget section. Applicants planning to perform virtually can also include up to $2500.00 in technology needs (hardware or software) as eligible expenses in the budget section.
GrantWatch ID#: 174881
Grants will seldom cover the applicant's eligible expenses in their entirety and generally range from $1,000 to $10,000. Grant requests may not be less than $1,000 and may not exceed $15,000.
- Projects taking place between January 5, 2021, and June 30, 2022
- Projects taking place between July 1, 2021, and June 30, 2022
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Apply online: https://midatlanticarts.egrant.net/login.aspx?PIID=147&OID=21
You are welcome to contact Program Officer, International Robyn Busch at Robyn@midatlanticarts.org or Program Associate, International Leah Harrison at Leah@midatlanticarts.org with questions.
Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation
201 N. Charles Street, Suite 401
Baltimore, MD 21201
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