This grant supports arts organizations, schools and other community groups that wish to develop collaborative projects that employ Maine artists to benefit Maine communities in innovative ways.Program GuidelinesThis grant, jointly administered by the Maine Arts Commission and the Maine Humanities Council, funds projects that include elements of both the arts and humanities. Program GuidelinesThis grant supports traditional artists’ fees for presentations in a range of community settings including festivals, gatherings, fairs, museums, tours and other community events. Program GuidelinesThis grant supports partnerships between cultural, economic and governmental sectors effect community revitalization. Applications will be considered from communities/regions with a strong commitment to inter-sector collaboration that seeks to strengthen the cultural assets of their community. Program GuidelinesThis grant supports and fosters the growth of Maine’s artists. The parameters of the grant are purposefully broad and include any good idea that furthers an individual artist’s creative endeavor(s). Program GuidelinesThe grant supports professional Maine arts organizations with annual operating budgets of $500,000 or greater to present significant and innovative projects such as an exhibition, performance, film or residency. Program GuidelinesThis grant rewards artistic excellence, advances the careers of Maine artists and promotes public awareness regarding the eminence of the creative sector in Maine.
This grant, offered through a partnership with the Maine Community Foundation and the Jane Morrison Film Fund, supports educational opportunities for filmmakers in the early stages of their career development. The Fund is designed to help filmmakers attain instructional guidance and skills.Program GuidelinesThis grant supports schools, arts organizations/institutions and community based teaching artists as they collaborate on the design and delivery of high quality arts learning experiences for K-12 students.
Program GuidelinesThis grant supports Maine’s communities as they preserve valuable artistic traditions by providing an opportunity for master traditional artists to pass on their skills to qualified apprentices.