National Writers Series is looking for a part-time Education Manager with excellent organizational skills and love for youth writing: approximately 20 hours per week, $22-$27 per hour, commensurate with experience. Info here.
Gig Fund Opens New Round
Arts Midwest has opened up its GIG Fund for a new round of funding for requests up to $2,500 for public events taking place July-December. Organizations must present performing or visual artists via at least two public events, which can be in-person or virtual. Deadline is April 12. More Info Link Here.
NEA Grants, Webinars
FY 2023 funding guidelines for project-based support are now posted on the National Endowment for the Arts website, including the Grants for Arts Projects and Challenge America funding opportunities. Registration is available for the following: • Grants for Arts Projects Application Guidelines Webinar – 1/12, 3:00pm [REGISTER HERE] • Challenge America Application Guidelines Webinar – 3/1, 3:00pm [REGISTER HERE]
UEI Replaces DUNS# for FY23
All organizations applying for FY23 and future grants through MCACA as well as the NEA will be required to have a Unique Entity ID (UEI) through Sam.gov. The UEI is replacing the DUNS number beginning 4/4/2022 but organizations can apply for a UEI number now at SAM.gov. Watch this YouTube video for an overview and instructions. LINK Here
From the January Field Report
The National Association of Counties (NACo) has announced the second round of its Creative Counties Placemaking Challenge. The program is led by NACo with funding from the NEA. There is no cost to counties to participate other than staff time. For more information, see the Creative Counties Placemaking Challenge application (due February 7, 2022). Also, please check out the new website for full application details and send any questions to CreativeCounties@naco.org
Many congratulations to the Leelanau Community Cultural Center at the Old Art Building in Leland as it kicked off its 100th anniversary year on 1/6/2022, exactly one year after the organization finalized the purchase of the building from MSU. Want to read more? See the 1/7 edition of the Leelanau Ticker. LINK Here
The Northwest Michigan Arts & Culture Network receives support from the Michigan Council for Arts & Cultural Affairs & the National Endowment for the Arts.
The Network benefits from a MI H.O.P.E grant provided by Michigan Humanities and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act economic stabilization plan.