Thursday, August 5, 2021

Call for entries -- 2021 Masterwork Arts Community Grant Opportunities

August 1, 2021

Apply to by midnight Friday, September 10 to be considered for the 2021-2022 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 2021-2022 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 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, the visual arts, and nonprofit theatrical productions that engage the community. 
  • Volunteer involvement is an important factor. Please explain how volunteers will be engaged for your submission.
  • Individual aspiring artists and arts organizations in New Jersey and New York are encouraged to apply.
  • Works that illustrate a commitment to excellence in the arts -- either through theme or by design will receive greater consideration.
  • Note that this award is not intended to cover operating expenses or support for a fundraising initiative.
  • 2020 Community Grant Awardees should not apply. 
  • Applicants will need to email for an official form and then submit the completed form to by midnight  Wednesday, September 10, 2021.
  • 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 September 30, 2021.

How to apply:

Email for your application. Fill it out and email it back to  before midnight Wednesday, September 10, 2021. 

For questions about the above contact

   The Masterwork Music and Arts Foundation

   Supporting Excellence in the Arts  


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