Delaware Division for the Artist: Artist Opportunity Grants (US)
The Delaware Division for the Artist is seeking applications for its Artist Opportunity Grants to support unique professional and artistic development and presentation opportunities for artists.
Examples include: materials to complete work for a specific show or program; the cost to rent a facility for a performance; study with a master for a specified period of time. Evaluation criteria include: anticipated impact on the artist’s work or career; financial feasibility and need; marketing plans; and uniqueness of the opportunity.
Artists will select one of two grant categories
Professional and Artistic Development
Artists may apply for funding for unique, short-term opportunities that will significantly advance their work or careers, such as: study with a significant master available for a limited time, or participation in a residency or exchange program. Travel costs are not covered but should be included in the budget.
Artists may apply for funding for unique, short-term opportunities that will significantly advance their work or careers such as: materials to complete work committed to an exhibition, performance, or publication; contracting of professional services; or rental of equipment, instruments, or work space for a specific performance, exhibition, or publication opportunity.
Applicants can request up to 80% of the opportunity cost not to exceed $750.
To be eligible for an Individual Artist Opportunity Grant, applicants must be:
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A resident of Delaware for at least one year at the time of application
A legal resident possesses a valid Delaware driver’s license or DMV issued identification card and files state income taxes in Delaware as a full-year resident.
Eighteen (18) years of age or older.
Not enrolled in a degree-granting program.
Not a current Delaware Division of the Arts Individual Artist Fellowship recipient.
For more information, visit https://arts.delaware.gov/grants-for-artists/