Thursday, August 5, 2021

Call for entries -- 2021 Masterwork Arts Community Grant Opportunities

August 1, 2021


Apply to masterworkarts@gmail.com 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 masterworkarts@gmail.com for an official form and then submit the completed form to masterworkarts@gmail.com 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 masterworkarts@gmail.com for your application. Fill it out and email it back to masterworkarts@gmail.com  before midnight Wednesday, September 10, 2021. 


For questions about the above contact masterworkarts@gmail.com


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