Arts in Education Collaboration
Arts in Education Collaboration is a grant program that provides up to $6,000 in funds to arts organizations, schools, school districts, nonprofits, and government agencies to build collaborations and community partnerships that strive to increase access to high-quality, sustained arts education for K-12, North Dakota students.
Artist in Residence
Artist in Residence is a noncompetitive reimbursement grant program that provides up to $2,500 in support for North Dakota pre-K-12 students and teachers to work with professional artists either in a traditional school setting or during after-school and/or summer programs. Residencies include 20 or more contact hours spanning four days or longer (up to five hours per day of artist activities). Teaching artists work together with teachers and staff to design activities that enhance educational programs and help to address learning standards or curricular goals.
Community Arts Access
Community Arts Access Tier 1 is a grant program that provides up to $3,000 in funds for groups that would like to offer quality arts activities in any discipline to North Dakota communities with a population of 6,000 or less. It also supports groups whose arts programming makes a deliberate and focused effort to serve an underserved community. Community Arts Access Tier 2 is for communities with a population of 6,000 or more.
Folk and Traditional Arts Apprenticeship
The Folk and Traditional Arts Apprenticeship Program grant is designed to honor and encourage the preservation of North Dakota's diverse living traditions. By providing funds up to $4,000, this grant allows master traditional artists to pass their skills and knowledge on to apprentices on a one-to-one basis over an extended period of time.
Individual Artist Fellowship
The Individual Artist Fellowship grant program is designed to support outstanding professional practicing artists residing in North Dakota. Two fellowships of $5,000 are annually awarded for projects that will enhance or expand the applicant's artistic skills and/or process and advance the applicant's career by helping the artist generate greater visibility with and exposure to potential audiences.
The Institutional Support Program is designed to benefit artists, arts organizations, and the general public. The program provides general support for qualifying arts and cultural organizations that have proven they have strong management and leadership, quality artistic programming and services, and are an important part of the arts infrastructure in their communities. Applicant’s primary activity must be presentation, production, or service to the arts.
This grant program offers financial aid for, but not limited to, arts organizations, individual artists, arts educators, and educational institutions who wish to take advantage of informational, educational, and training opportunities relating to the arts and arts development.