New England Dance Fund Grants for Choreographers due February 9

Through the New England Dance Fund, NEFA will award small, catalytic grants of $500 to $1,000 directly to choreographers who identify and articulate a critical opportunity that will significantly advance their career in dance.

To be eligible for the Februrary 9, 2018, deadline for the New England Dance Fund, choreographers must:

  • Have a Creative Ground profile with DANCE as the primary discipline.
  • Reside full-time and make work in one of the six New England states.
  • Fulfill the Requirements & Reports for Grant Recipients (see below), if awarded.
  • Be applying for an opportunity that will take place between April 1, 2018-March 31, 2019.

Eligible opportunities may include, but are not limited to: residencies; research trips; conferences; workshops or other trainings that build creative or administrative skills; tour planning; publication expenses; documentation; video shoots; artist fees needed to prepare the work for a pivotal  presentation opportunity; hiring a consultant; mentorship.

For more information, and to apply, click here.

Hope Hospice Palliative Care Gallery Wall


This call for submissions is open to all artists living in New England and neighboring states who are able to hand deliver their work to Hope, Hospice & Palliative Care RI. Students are ineligible. No application fee. The Hope Hospice Palliative Care Gallery Wall offers a professional hanging system with dedicated lighting. High visibility area for visitors and staff. Large works encouraged. 16 x 20” min. frame size.  Work will be displayed in 2018

Honorarium: $250 for each artist selected
Submission Deadline: December 2, 2017

RISCA's State Cultural Facilities Grant Application is Live and Ready for YOUR Application!

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RISCA’s State Cultural Facilities Grant application for this year is live and ready when you are to prepare YOUR cultural facilities grant application.  The deadline for applications is October 1, 2017, with an online Letter of Intent (LOI) due by September 1.  If you are applying for more than $250,000, your LOI is due by August 1.
The State Cultural Facilities Grant program helps to support cultural facilities capital improvements to arts and cultural facilities in Rhode Island.  Supported by a $30 million bond initiative in 2014, RISCA’s program has funded close to 50 projects in communities throughout the Ocean State.  We anticipate awarded close to $2.5 million in matching grants to organizations applying at the October 1 deadline.
For further information contact Elizabeth Keithline at