Listings for Grants, Fellowships, Awards and Free Training for Creative projects and Community building.
New York StartUP! 2014 Business Plan Competition - Due Jan 30 - "for New York-based startup entrepreneurs with cash prizes totaling over $30,000. Entrants gain practical insights about starting and growing a business, while using the comprehensive small business resources at NYPL’s Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL)."
Lower Manhattan Cultural Council: Workspace - Due Jan 30 - "nine-month studio residency program for emerging visual artists, performing artists, and writers focused on the creative process and the development of a community of peers and professionals in the field. "
Rosendale Cultural Crossroads Public Art Residencies - Due Feb 1 - "Eight week residency grants are available for women artists to create new public art projects for our town, Rosendale, New York."
FedEx Small Business Grant Contest - Due Feb 9 - "The top winner will receive a $25,000 grant and the remaining five winners will receive grants of $5,000 each. Small businesses, defined as having fewer than 100 employees, will compete for the grants by registering their business online."
National Book Foundation: Innovations in Reading Prize - Due Feb 19 - "recognizes exceptional initiatives and programs that have created and sustained a lifelong love of reading: thoughtful, groundbreaking projects that generate excitement and passion for literature and books."
The Paul Robeson Galleries: Artist Call - Due Feb 28 - "This exhibition will focus on the work of artists who explore all aspects of the migrant and immigrant experience. Accepting individual or joint submissions to be included in this group exhibition."
NALAC Transnational Cultural Remittances (TCR) - Due March 27 - "supports exemplary cultural exchanges that promote grassroots artistic collaboration and strengthen social networks between the United States, Mexico and Central America."
French American Jazz Exchange - Due May 30 - "to foster the creative and professional development of jazz artists from France and the United States through their collaborative investigation of artistic practice, and exposure to new audiences and professional relationships."