USArtists International supports performances by American dance, music, and theater ensembles and solo artists invited to perform at important cultural festivals and arts marketplaces anywhere in the world outside the United States and its territories. Applications for Round I are due September 7, 2016 at 11:59 PM ET for engagements between December 15, 2016 and December 14, 2017. Click here for additional deadlines.
How to apply for USArtists International
Step 1: Read program guidelines carefully to ensure eligibility. Guidelines have been revised for the 2016-2017 grant cycle. Join us for a webinar below!
Step 2: Review the work sample and budget instructions.
Step 3: Complete the online application.
Thinking about applying? There's a webinar for you!
Two webinars are scheduled to assist potential applicants, and are most helpful when attended in sequence.
USArtists International: Am I eligible?
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USArtists International: Am I eligible? provides program information for solo artists and performing arts ensembles considering an application to the USArtists International grant program. Gain a clear idea about who and what type of projects USArtists International funds. New applicants, previous applicants, grantees and others interested in learning more about updates to the USAI program are encouraged to review.
August 16: USArtists International: Tips & Pointers for Applicants
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In USArtists International: 2017 Tips and Pointers for Applicants, attendees will review updates to the online application, learn what criteria panelists use to evaluate applications and receive important tips for strengthening applications. This webinar is for new applicants, previous applicants, grantees and others interested in learning more about applying to USAI. Due to new changes, attendees should read USAI program guidelines prior to attending the webinar, even if they have applied for the program in the past. A recording of this webinar will be made available on our website a week after completion.
USArtists International will have additional funds available in the 2016-2017 program year to support eligible engagements in Cuba, thanks to additional support from the National Endowment for the Arts.
Questions about USArtists International? Contact Robyn Busch at firstname.lastname@example.org.
USArtists International is made possible through the generous support of the National Endowment for the Arts and The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Support for grantees in the Chicago area is provided by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. Additional support for grantees in New York City is provided by the Howard Gilman Foundation.