Monday, May 20, 2019

Call for entries --- Masterwork Foundation Community Grant Opportunities

May 20th release

Apply to by midnight Wednesday, June 12th to be considered for the 2019-2020 grant season.

Each year, Masterwork Foundation issues a number of community grants to organizations or individuals striving for excellence in the arts. This year, the Masterwork Foundation Board has refined the criteria. For the 2019-2020 community grant season, we’ll be giving out three grants. One grant will be given at the $1,000 level. Two additional grants will be given at the $500 level. Artists and Arts Organizations in New Jersey and New York are encouraged to apply. 

Here are more specifics on our grant criteria: 
  • We’re looking for the best proposals for arts projects that encompasses fine and performing arts - including music, dance, visual, theatrical and literary works.
  • Individual aspiring artists and arts organizations in New Jersey and New York are encouraged  to apply, including past awardees.
  • Applicants will need to fill out the official form and submit to by midnight  Wednesday, June 12th, 2019.
  • Works that illustrate a commitment to excellence in the arts -- either through theme or by design will receive greater consideration.
  • Works that engage the community in some way will receive greater consideration. 
  • Applicants should identify how Masterwork Foundation will be recognized in relation to the work. 
  • Awardees agree to be featured in Masterwork promotional materials, promote Masterwork offerings and will be required to participate in a Masterwork fundraising event. 
Awardees will be notified by June 30th. 

How to apply:
Email for your application. Fill it out and email it back to  before midnight Wednesday, June 12th, 2019. 

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