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Nora's Guide to Kicking Ass & Applying for Grants: Live!

Equity in the Arts

We're here with a special edition of Nora's Guide to Kicking Ass and Applying for Grants! In this Facebook Live, Nora discussed tips on finding artist grants, fiscal sponsorships, and more. Watch above, and then check out some of these opportunities:

Places Please Project

The Places Please Project can provide assistance toward first month’s rent, security deposit or moving costs for theater workers returning to NYC. Eligibility is based on work history, need, and the ability to demonstrate a pre-COVID history of rental payments in the New York City area. Priority will be given to those who can provide theater employment contracts. Applicant must be willing to review their housing plan with an assigned Actors Fund staff person. To be eligible, you must also have theater-related earnings over $6,500 for three out of the last five years (2015-2020). Income from teaching does not qualify. You do not need to be a member of a theatrical union to qualify. READ MORE>

Creative Equations Fund

Deadline: September 17, 2021

Brooklyn Arts Council (BAC) is thrilled to announce the Creative Equations Fund, our new investment strategy dedicated to arts for social justice. The fund diversifies our flagship grantmaking practice and impact with $10,000 cash awards, commissioning opportunities, and capacity-building resources for Brooklyn artists boldly activating their creativity for a more just and joyful Brooklyn. READ MORE>

The Salon Mentorship Program

Deadline: September 22, 2021

If you identify as a South Asian-American artist or aspiring executive with ambitions in the television and film industry, this program is for you. Led by Rishi Rajani and Reena Singh in collaboration with Salon leadership, The Salon Mentorship Program aims to support the next generation of South Asian creatives in Hollywood in the fields of writing, directing, producing, and executive leadership. READ MORE>

The Dots Between

Deadline: October 1, 2021

The Dots Between is accepting applications for its fall cohort. This financial coaching program is for artists who have started to bring in more resources than ever before and need to establish the financial and business structures that will support their long term career growth. The program includes three sessions with a financial planner, three workshops on art business practices and 1:1 mentoring with BIPOC arts leaders and small group discussions led by past fellows. This is a free program for up to 30 BIPOC artists in the Southwest with 10 spots for BIPOC artists located across the US. READ MORE>