Saturday, May 23, 2020

Call for entries --- 2020 Masterwork Arts Community Grant Opportunities

May 23, 2020 release

Apply to by midnight Wednesday, June 17th to be considered for the 2020-2021 grant season.

Each year, The Masterwork Music and Arts Foundation issues a number of community grants to organizations or individuals striving for excellence in the arts. This year, our Board has refined the criteria and expanded our offerings. For the 2020-2021 community grant season, we’ll be giving out four grants. One grant will be given at the $1,000 level. Three additional grants will be issued 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 17th, 2020.
  • 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 The Masterwork Music and Art Foundation will be recognized in relation to the work. 
  • Awardees agree to be featured in Masterwork Arts promotional materials, promote Masterwork Arts offerings and will be required to participate in a Masterwork Arts 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 17th, 2020. 

For questions about the above contact

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