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Individual/Artist Relief Opportunity Rauschenberg Medical Emergency Grants
The Rauschenberg Medical Emergency Grants program provides one-time grants of up to $5,000 for unexpected medical/dental/mental health emergencies. Emergencies are defined as taking place within the last six months (July 1, 2020 or later). The New York Foundation for the Arts partners with the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation to administer these grants, available to visual and media artists and choreographers who live anywhere in the U.S., its Territories, and the District of Columbia. Artists of color, artists with disabilities, and those living outside of the East and West coasts are particularly encouraged to apply. The program does not cover lost wages/income.
The current application cycle closes Monday, March 1.
Next Round of 2021USArtists International Grant Opportunities Announced
Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation has announced the next round of grants available through USArtists International. with a deadline of March 31, 2021 for projects taking place between July 1, 2021 and June 30, 2022.
In an effort to remain flexible to the needs in the field as they navigate COVID-19, USAI is currently accepting applications to support virtual performances as well as eligible in-person engagements at international festivals. Support for postponed engagement dates is also being offered.
Virtual Event on March 4, 2021, Showcases 2020 National Heritage Fellows
The National Endowment for the Arts, in partnership with the National Council for the Traditional Arts, will present “The Culture of America: A Cross-Country Visit with the National Endowment for the Arts National Heritage Fellows,” on March 4, 2021 at 8:00 pm ET. Join storyteller Queen Nur as she hosts a virtual trip across the country, taking viewers into the homes and communities where the 2020 National Heritage Fellows live and create. The pre-recorded virtual presentation will be webcast free to the public at arts.gov. No RSVP needed.
SAM.gov is in the final phase of a modernization plan that will change the way SAM looks and feels and improve its functionality. You will see changes starting in April 2021, and integration of the old and new systems will begin in May. There will be user guides, help videos, and blogs in the coming months to help you navigate the changes, but in the meantime you are strongly encouraged to renew your registration and make any updates to addresses or contacts before April.
In an effort to get the most current assessment of impacts to your organization, relative to COVID-19 and other community events, the Virginia Commission for the Arts and Virginians for the Arts is seeking information for organizations across the Commonwealth. How are you doing? Take this Survey today!
Advisory panels of the Virginia Commission for the Arts make recommendations and give guidance that will affect the future of the arts in the Commonwealth.
Panelists are appointed for a one-year term, and may be reappointed twice to serve a maximum of three years. The quality and integrity of the Commission’s decision-making depends upon the individual contributions of time, thought, and energy of these panelists, whose service is a way to ensure that the needs of each community are represented on the state level.
Keiter CPAs Jim Chinn and Scott Zickefoose explain the details (as they continue to evolve) of the latest components to the Economic Aid to Hard-Hit Small Businesses, Nonprofits, and Venues Act, authorized in December.