National Endowment for the Arts is offering American Recovery Plan Grants in $50,000, $100,000 and $150,000 awards for use up to two years beginning 1/1/2022. See NEA site and Network resources below for guidelines, webinar recordings and related guidance.
See the Network website for links to ARP arts and culture funding guidelines, webinar recordings, FAQs and related resources from National Endowment for the Arts and Michigan Humanities MI H.O.P.E. grants. Link to ARP Resources at nwmiarts.org here.
Gig Fund Opens Round 2
Applications are now open for the second round of its GIG (Grow, Invest, Gather) Fund grants. Grants are $2,500 to bring touring performances to communities. Deadline 10/5 for project funding January-June 2022. Learn more and view past projects here. Webinar to review guidelines on 8/10 at noon. Webinar registration here.
Call for Art: Basement Art Show, 7/25
Basement Art Shows are returning in person August 1-31 in downtown Traverse City. “Pop the Bubble” celebrates the slow return to normalcy, suppressed anxiety and coming out of hiding. All mediums. Art will be displayed on the stage side of Studio Anatomy. Call for Artists through July 25. Email firstname.lastname@example.org with photos and a description of work.Better than wrapped text.
Glen Arbor Arts Plein Air 8/5-7
Registration is underway for Glen Arbor Arts Plein Air Weekend 8/5-7. Space still available for Plein Air Boot Camp 8/5 and Quick Draw 8/6.
Applications for the 2021-22 class of Leadership Grand Traverse are now open. Traverse Connect is offering up to 4 Creative Coast scholarships offsetting 90% of tuition for artists, arts & cultural administrators and those working in the creative sector. For more information on LGT and the Creative Coast scholarships, link here. Deadline is 7/16.
Rising Leaders Apps Open
MCACA is accepting applications for its 2021-22 Rising Leaders cohort, a rigorous and highly interactive personal development initiative committed to the advancement of Michigan’s arts leaders and sharing tools to create communities and a state where everyone can experience and express creativity in daily lives. Info here.Application here. Deadline July 30. Want to connect with a northern Michigan alumni? email@example.com.
Minigrant Webinars, Consults
Deadline is 8/3 for the FY22 MCACA Minigrants administered by NW MI Arts & Culture Network. During the past year, the Network awarded $56,480 in MCACA minigrants to 23 organizations. Guidelines and resources are on the Network site or join our webinars and drop-in zoom sessions. Sessions are coming up: 7/12, 23, 26 & 30 at 11am. Zoom link here.