August 22, 2007 at 7 pm
December 12, 2007 at 7 pm
April 9, 2008 at 7 pm
The Folk & Traditional Arts Mini-Grant (FTA) offers quick response small-scaled grants up to $1,000 to artists and arts organizations practicing or supporting folk traditions. The Folk Arts Program supports projects that are developed in close consultation and collaboration with the communities whose traditions are to be presented. Individuals and organizations are encouraged to use folklorists, ethnomusicologists, or other specialists for documentation, program development, interpretation of presentations, and program production.
Funding for this program is offered three times during the fiscal year. Upcoming deadlines for FY 2008 Folk & Traditional Arts Mini-Grant Program applications are:
- Wednesday, August 22, 2007 at 7 pm
- Wednesday, December 12, 2007 at 7 pm
- Wednesday, April 9, 2008 at 7 pm
Workshops to help artists and organizations fill out applications will be held on the following dates:
- Wednesday, August 8, 2007, noon - 1:30 pm
- Wednesday, November 28, 2007, noon - 1:30 pm
- Wednesday, March 19, 2008, noon - 1:30 pm
Download the FY 2008 Folk & Traditional Arts Mini-Grant Application and Guidelines.*
For more information, or to request an application in HTML format, please email Ebony Blanks or call (202) 724-5613.
For more information on the FTA program email Ebony Blanks or to receive an application in the mail, please call (202) 724-5613.