2012 Grant Awards: Art Works
[ March 10, 2011 deadline ]
Artists Communities |
Arts Education |
Folk & Traditional Arts |
Local Arts Agencies |
Media Arts |
Musical Theater |
Some details of the projects listed below are subject to change, contingent upon prior
Local Arts Agencies
Americans for the Arts, Inc.
To support Field Forward, an initiative designed to engage the leadership of the national local arts agencies network in peer exchanges, skill-building sessions, and group learning dialogues. A published compendium will compile the Field Forward trend research, commissioned and solicited writings, and leadership forum reports for distribution to the field at large.
Arts Council of New Orleans
New Orleans, LA
To support Arts Business in Your Town, a series of arts business development workshops. The workshop series will be offered in six locations throughout Louisiana and include topics such as board development, social media and e-mail marketing, copyright, and nonprofit incorporation.
Arts Wisconsin, Inc. (Consortium)
To support Portable Wisconsin and technical assistance in the use of online media for arts workers and creative entrepreneurs. In an innovative partnership with the University of Wisconsin Extension and its PortalWisconsin.org website, Arts Wisconsin will develop mobile web apps, content syndication widgets, and geo-enabling software to give cultural organizations, creative sector entrepreneurs, news outlets, residents, and visitors individualized access to calendar information.
ArtServe Michigan, Inc.
To support Lawyers for the Creative Economy (LCE), an initiative to establish a statewide network of attorneys committed to delivering free to low-fee legal resources to artists, creative practitioners, businesses, and nonprofit organizations. LCE will provide professional development seminars and a website to help artists and other creative entrepreneurs develop essential knowledge about creativity-related areas of law.
To support the Audience Development Initiative (ADI). Designed to strengthen audience building and organizational fiscal accountability, ADI project activities will include workshops, seminars, and further development of tools such as an app for the iPhone and the use of ArtsMemphis's dedicated YouTube channel.
Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts
To support a marketing and public relations campaign designed to engage new audiences in meaningful arts experiences across all disciplines. The campaign will include online, television, radio, and print media, as well as a new initiative for public bus advertising.
Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance
To support electronic marketing initiatives: Phillyfunguide, an online entertainment event calendar, and Funsavers, a discount ticket program. Project activity will include the addition of a new mobile phone app and enhanced website features that will broaden user experiences.
Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council
To support the ProArtsTickets centralized ticketing, marketing, and data management service. The service provides online and telephone box office services, marketing support, and a shared marketing database for the benefit of approximately 40 small and mid-size arts organizations in the Pittsburgh area.
Harlem Arts Alliance
New York, NY
To support the Arts and Cultural Development program, an expansion of the alliance's technical and resource-building services to underserved artists and arts organizations.
Los Angeles County Arts Commission
Los Angeles, CA
To support Engage: A New Media Intensive. Through a competitive application process, the program will provide arts organizations with resources and technical assistance to create digital media resources.
Queens Council on the Arts, Inc.
To support the Artist Empowerment Initiative, an artistic development program intended to develop the professional careers of Queens-based artists and strengthen the capacity of arts organizations.
Shreveport Regional Arts Council
To support the development and activities of the Arts Business Resource Center. Project activities will include staff support, constituent assessment, and professional development opportunities.
The Ink People Center for the Arts
To support the DreamMaker Program: Creating Healthy Communities through Arts and Culture, an arts incubator program. The DreamMaker Program provides peer support, technical assistance, a series of nonprofit management workshops, and individualized professional development for rural Humboldt County cultural groups.
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