Selected Grants, Opportunities, and Resources

This tool showcases a selection of some of the national grants, opportunities, and resources provided by each Regional Arts Organization. Explore some of the opportunities that may be available to you, or go directly to your RAO to go deeper into opportunities customized for your area!

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Central Appalachia Living Traditions

Grant (For Individuals, Organizations) – Awards vary depending on initiative

Provides grants and fellowships through three initiatives: Folk Arts and Culture Community Anchors Initiative, Folk and Traditional Arts Experiences, and Recognizing Folk Arts and Culture Champions.

Mid Atlantic Arts
Mid Atlantic Arts
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ZAPP® (Zapplication)

Resource (For Individuals, Organizations)

The premiere online application and art fair and festival adjudication management platform for collecting, reviewing, and jurying applications. Artists can apply online to multiple art shows using high-quality digital artwork images stored in an online profile.

Western States Arts Federation
Western States Arts Federation

National Theater Project

Grant (For Individuals, Organizations) – Awards range from $80,000 to $130,000 and include touring allocations

Provides funds for creation and U.S. touring of artist-led, ensemble, devised projects. These grants are highly competitive and are awarded to ten projects annually.

New England Foundation For The Arts
New England Foundation For The Arts
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USArtists International

Grant (For Individuals) – Up to $18,000

Grants to support in-person and virtual performances by American artists at engagements at international festivals. Individual artists AND ensembles can apply!

Mid Atlantic Arts
Mid Atlantic Arts
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Performing Arts Global Exchange

Grant (For Organizations) – Range between $2,000 – $8,000.

Open to presenters nationwide, the Performing Arts Global Exchange (PAGE) is an annually curated roster of international performing artists. Each year, two countries are featured with a selection of artists across multiple disciplines. The program provides fee support directly to nonprofit presenters programming artists from the roster.

Mid Atlantic Arts
Mid Atlantic Arts