We strongly encourage applicants to access the online application through the Google Chrome browser
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On your computer, open Chrome.
At the top right, click More. Settings.
Under “Privacy and security,” click Site settings.
From here, you can: Turn on cookies: Next to “Blocked,” turn on the switch.
Compose the answers to your narrative questions in a word processing document (i.e., Microsoft word or Google Docs) and then copy and paste answers into the online application form when you are fully satisfied with your responses.
Verify that all files you will be uploading to the online application form (proof of residency, resume/CV, budget, images, literary samples) are less than 1MB in size.
Please label all uploaded documents with your name and the title of the document (example: Lastname, Firstname Work Sample 1 Untitled).
Carefully verify that you have typed your email address into the online application form correctly. Your email address is how you access your saved application.
As you are working in the online application, save frequently.
Grant applicants should work well in advance of the Wednesday, June 28, 2023 5:00 p.m. CST deadline. Creative Impact Award applicants should work well in advance of the Friday, July 21, 2023 5:00 p.m. CST deadline. If you’re going to have a technical problem, it always happens when the clock is ticking.