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Grants for Individuals

Craft Apprentice Program (CAP)

Application Deadline: December 9, 2016

This annual program is a partnership between the Maine Arts Commission and the Maine Craft Association and was established to address the need for sustainability and resiliency in Maine’s craft sector by allowing craft artisans to acquire new skills, tools and management habits that help them adapt to the changing environment of craft consumers.

The deadline for applications to participate in this new program was December 9, 2016.

Please visit www.maineCAP.org for more information about the program and how to apply.

Jane Morrison Memorial Film Fund

Application Deadline: April 20, 2017   
Maximum award: $2,000

Summary
The Jane Morrison Film Fund supports educational opportunities for filmmakers. Funds from this program are designed to help filmmakers take advantage of opportunities that develop their skills and keep them current with film technology and standards.

Maine Artist Fellowship

Application Deadline: May 4, 2017
Disciplines include: craft, literary, performing, multimedia/film, visual, and the Belvedere Handcraft Fellowship (available only to artists in Washington or Hancock County):
 
Fellowship award: $5,000

Summary
The Maine Artist Fellowships are given annually to recognize artistic excellence and advance the careers of Maine artists. Fellowships are merit-based awards that are primarily informed by an applicant’s prior work. No match is required.

Project Grant for Artists

Application Deadline: April 20, 2017 
Maximum award: $2,500

Summary
This grant is designed to support creative projects throughout Maine. Grant funds assist artists with the creation of new work and the continuation of existing arts programs. Projects can be in any artistic discipline and on any scale. There is no matching funding requirement for this award.

Traditional Arts Apprenticeship

Application Deadline: May 4, 2017
Maximum award: $3,000

Summary
This grant provides fiscal support for a master traditional artist to share his or her skills with a qualified apprentice. The master artist and apprentice submit one joint application. The funds support the pair as they work together in one-on-one instructional sessions. The master provides instruction about the traditional art and allows the apprentice to learn through observation, example, practice, and collaboration.

TO APPLY:

Review the Application Process Help for guidance and recommendations on submitting your application in the Grants Management System (GMS). 

To begin your application, click HERE 

OTHER ACCOUNT QUESTIONS?
Help with various topics is available HERE.  

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If you have general questions about grant applications or the review process, please contact Kathy Ann Shaw, Senior Director for Grants and Arts Accessibility, 207/287-2750

 

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Need More Help?

For General Questions:
Senior Grants Director & Accessibility
Kathy Ann Shaw: 287-2750
Help by Discipline:

Performing & Media Arts Director
Kerstin Gilg: 287-6719

Visual Arts Director
Julie Horn: 287-2790

Arts Education Director
Argy Nestor: 287-2713

Traditional Arts Specialist
Kathleen Mundell: 236-6741

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