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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USArtists International

Grant (For Individuals) – Up to $15,000

Grants to support in-person 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
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Opportunity (For Organizations)

A traveling exhibition program with diverse art and humanities offerings for institutions nationwide, at reduced rental fees.

Mid-America Arts Alliance
Mid-America Arts Alliance
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CaFÉ™ (Call for Entry)

Resource (For Individuals, Organizations)

The leading online application and adjudication management system used by over 1,500 organizations to manage public art commissions, exhibitions, fellowships, and visual art competitions—with a database of more than 175,000 artists!

Western States Arts Federation
Western States Arts Federation
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NEA Big Read

Grant (For Organizations) – Up to $20,000

Bring your community together around the shared activity of reading and discussing a book.

Arts Midwest
Arts Midwest