policy and advocacy
2004: National Endowment for the Arts Applications and Grants Forms
Creativity & Services to Arts Organizations and Artists Grant Awards
- Nashville Cultural Arts Project
To support a lecture series. Nationally recognized designers will make public presentations on cross disciplinary projects in the arts, architecture, and urban development.
- Philadelphia Art Alliance
To support an exhibition and catalogue on the Olin Partnership. The exhibition will be the first retrospective of the landscape architecture firm whose work includes the Cactus Garden Promitory at the J. Paul Getty Center and restoration of Bryant Park in New York.
Folk and Traditional Arts
- City of San Antonio, Texas Office of Cultural Affairs
San Antonio, TX
To support the fourth International Accordion Festival. The event celebrates the accordion's central role in the traditional music of the United States and throughout the globe.
Local Arts Agencies
- Churchill Arts Council
To support a performing arts series at the Oak Park Art Center Theatre. The series will offer presentations featuring artists representing international cultural traditions and aesthetics to audiences from northern Nevada.
- City of El Paso, Texas Arts and Culture (on behalf of Arts Resource Department)
El Paso, TX
To support the Discovery Series Performances, lecture demonstrations, and master classesóconducted by Ballet Hispanico, the Martha Graham Dance Ensemble, and the Turtle Island String Quartet in El Paso, Las Cruces, NM, and Chihuahua City, Mexico.
- Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, Inc.
New York, NY
To support the Workspace artist residency program. Workspace is a competitive residency program that will provide studio space to emerging and midcareer artists for the creation and exhibition of new work.
- Northampton Arts Council
To support Sisters of the South. Blues artists Beverly Guitar Watkins, Mother Pauline Goins, Cora Mae Bryant, Algia Mae Hinton, and Essie Mae Brooks will perform and present workshops as part of the council's performing arts series.
- Appalshop, Inc. (on behalf of Roadside Theater)
To support the development and documentation of an artistic residency model. Appalshop's Roadside Theater will bring together five host sites nationwide to mount a new play about the traditions of jazz and bluegrass.
- Bronx Council on the Arts, Inc. (on behalf of Longwood Arts Project)
To support cyberspace residencies that enable artists to work with advanced computer technology. An exhibition of completed works will be hosted on Longwood's online cyber gallery. Public programs and demonstrations will complement the residencies.
Local Arts Agencies
- Bronx Council on the Arts, Inc.
To support the Cultural Venture Fund. Selected Bronx arts organizations will be provided consultants and grants to facilitate the development of arts-related entrepreneurial ventures.
- Cultural Development Authority
$15,000 To support the Touring Artists Program. TAP links King County performing artists with local and regional presenters by providing marketing assistance for artists and booking resources for presenters.
- Fulton County Arts Council
To support ACCESS, an electronic marketing initiative designed to benefit Fulton County's arts community. Small and midsized arts organizations in metropolitan Atlanta will receive technology support to allow them to benefit from a newly developed Web portal that provides unified marketing for the arts.
- Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance
To support the continued development of the electronic marketing initiative PhillyFunGuide.com, an online regional entertainment calendar; and PhillyFunSavers, an e-mail program offering last minute, half-priced tickets. The initiative provides unified marketing for southeastern Pennsylvania's nonprofit cultural organizations.
- Illinois Arts Alliance Foundation
To support the Local Arts Network. The LAN provides training, technical assistance, and professional development opportunities for nonprofit arts organizations across Illinois.
- Ink People, Inc.
To support the DreamMaker program. The incubator project will provide emerging Humboldt County arts organizations with administrative support, technical assistance, individualized coaching, and workshops in nonprofit management.
- Los Angeles County Arts Commission
Los Angeles, CA
To support the Initiative of International Arts Collaborations. The initiative will provide opportunities for Los Angeles-based artists and arts organizations to interact with visiting international artists.
- Michigan Association of Community Arts Agencies
Ann Arbor, MI
To support a series of statewide and regional conferences focusing on arts management, community development, and leadership initiatives. MACAA provides direct services to its constituents who represent more than 3,000 arts and cultural organizations in Michigan's 83 counties.
- National Community Arts Network
(United Statewide Community Arts Association)
Rock Hill, SC
To support a mentorship program, professional development training opportunities, and travel subsidy for attendance at a national conference. The National Community Arts Network is the national association of statewide assemblies of local arts organizations.
- South Dakotans for the Arts
To support the Prairie Arts Management Institute. Now in its third year, PAMI is a one-week residential training program for staff of small and midsized organizations from the prairie states of middle America.
- Wisconsin Assembly for Local Arts
To support a series of training programs and resources for community-based cultural organizations. The comprehensive statewide program is designed to continue to strengthen Wisconsin's arts infrastructure while providing visibility for the arts.
- Appalshop, Inc. (on behalf of American Festival Project)
To support the Annual Gathering, a national conference organized by the American Festival Project. The event will explore new methods to integrate art and civic life.
- Arts Boston, Inc.
To support the development of Tickets Today. The program will provide online ticketing services and training to improve Boston's theater, dance, and music organizations' marketing and sales.