Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Grants to Nevada Artists & Educators

Nevada Arts Council
Grant Application
November Deadlines

Jackpot Grants
Postmark Deadline: Nov. 16
[for projects Jan 1-March 31, 2010]

Quarterly grants of up to $1,000 for artists to support new and/or exemplary arts projects. Jackpots are also designed to support activities that help artists further their careers. Artist must have attained a certain level of proficiency as represented in the quality of works samples submitted with application.

Eligible applicants must currently:
· be a practicing professional artist
· be a Nevada resident for 12 months prior to application date
· have U.S. citizenship or legal resident status
· be at least 21 years old, and not be currently enrolled as a degree-seeking student

NAC Contact: Mary Vargas, Grants Coordinator



Better Education Through The Arts Grants [BETA]
Postmark Deadlines: November 16 – for projects Jan 1-March 31, 2010

Quarterly grants up to $750 to teaching artists and educators. BETA grants support small arts education projects designed and presented by organizations and individuals. May include, but are not limited to: art exhibitions, performances, reading and concerts; sponsoring of arts education workshops and conferences.

Eligible applicants: Teaching artists is a professional or traditional artist with training and experience in an art form and with knowledge of educational practice.

NAC Contact: Maryjane Dorofachuk, Arts Education Coordinator


[text from NAC public information notice. Graphic from Google image search for 'jackalope.']

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