Artists 3 60 Grant Info Sessions Announced

Join us for upcoming information sessions to learn more about the grants, eligibility, and application process. Staff from Mid-America Arts Alliance and the Creative Arkansas Community Hub and Exchange (CACHE) will join to discuss the Artists 360 grants for 2021.

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General Information Session 

Friday, June 4 – 10-11:30am

Community Activator Session

Thursday, June 17- 10:30-12pm

Practicing / Student Artist Info Session

Tuesday, June 22 – 4:30-6pm

What are the Panelists Thinking? Info Session

Wednesday, July 7 – 6-7:30pm

Applications for the 2021-2022 grant cycle open on June 7, 2021. Application deadline for the 2021-2022 grant cycle is July 19, 2021.

Artists 360, a program of Mid-America Arts Alliance made possible through the support of the Walton Family Foundation, is a program providing grant funding and professional development opportunities to individual artists of all disciplines in the Arkansas counties of Benton, Carroll, Crawford, Sebastian, and Washington. 

Grant Programs include: 

Project Grants / Student Grants

Practicing artists are eligible for $7,500 project grants, and $1,500 grants are available for student artists. All grants will include learning opportunities to develop entrepreneurial skills and build sustainable careers, creating a network of leading regional artists. 

Community Activator Grants 

Four annual grants of $15,000 for individuals or collaborative partnerships that will fund projects created by artists that provide opportunities to other artists, to create an active community of peer support in the Northwest Arkansas region.

Creative Impact Grant Award

One annual grant of $25,000 will be awarded to an artist recognized both within and outside Northwest Arkansas. This grant award recognizes an exceptional artist that contributes to and nurtures the region’s cultural ecosystem. This grant is awarded by nomination only. 

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