Foundation / Corporation
06/17/19 11:59 PM
Grants of up to $10,000 to Greater New Orleans, Louisiana individual artists for self-organized artistic initiatives such as interactive exhibitions, public art projects, or other projects that emphasize the resiliency, creativity, and collaboration in the New Orleans community.
-Projects that are initiated by individuals currently residing in the Greater New Orleans area
-Projects that take place within the Greater New Orleans region (Orleans, St. Bernard, Plaquemines, Jefferson, and St. Tammany Parishes or within a 50-mile radius of New Orleans in Louisiana)
-Projects that have a strong visual arts component
-Projects organized and implemented by (but not limited to) visual or performance artists, curators, writers, cultural organizers, collectives, collaboratives, or artist-run spaces
-Projects that are open and accessible to the public at large
-Projects that are innovative to the New Orleans area
Preference will be given to projects that achieve one or more of the following:
-Exemplify core values of creativity, collaboration, or resiliency
-Develop an innovative or unconventional approach to an idea
-Benefit others outside of the applicant(s)
-Interactive and/or participatory exhibitions
-Public art projects such as murals, outdoor sculptures, or installations with a temporary or permanent physical presence
-Screenings, performances, parades, and/or festivals with a strong visual arts component
-Publications, including books, zines, and digital publications
-Temporary or ongoing physical or online presenting spaces
-Projects that take an innovative approach to engagement or collaboration with traditional indigenous cultural practitioners
-Projects that partner with an out-of-town artist or cultural practitioner to present in the Greater New Orleans region
Funds may be used to pay artist fees or stipends and to purchase equipment that is necessary for the development of your project. You can still apply for a Platforms Fund grant if your project will make money.
GrantWatch ID#: 177595
Grants of up to $10,000 will be awarded with most being $5,000 or less. The Platforms Fund will reserve $10,000 grants for particularly ambitious projects developed by established artists or collectives, and will continue to provide research-and-development grants in the amount of $1500 each to support projects in their earliest stages. Research-and-development grantees will be eligible to apply for up to $3500 in the next grant cycle to help actualize their projects.
Funded projects must commence between August 1, 2019 and August 1, 2020.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
To apply online:
Jo Ann Minor
Phone: 504 569 9070
3718 St. Claude Ave
New Orleans, LA 70117
USA: Louisiana: The Greater New Orleans region: Orleans, St. Bernard, Plaquemines, Jefferson, St. Tammany Parishes or within a 50 mile radius of New Orleans in Louisiana