The National Performance Network’s Take Notice Fund provides $5,000 project grants to artists of color living and working in Louisiana.
Donor Name: National Performance Network
County: All Counties
Type of Grant: Grant
Deadline (mm/dd/yyyy): 09/30/2022
Size of the Grant: $5,000
Grant Duration: 1 year
The grant funds are unrestricted and intended to support artistic projects or activities that advance the artist’s creative practice, career, and wellbeing.
Funds will be distributed in July 2022 for projects/activities taking place between July 2022 and June 2023.
Eligible disciplines include
- Theater/performance art/spoken word
- Visual arts
- Black Masking Indians
- Other culture bearers
The Take Notice Fund is open to all BIPOC artists/collectives and culture bearers, at any career stage, who are primary residents of the state of Louisiana.
- Applicants must meet NPN’s definition of generative artist or culture-bearer, defined as those currently active in conceiving and creating new original work. They cannot support artists whose work focuses on the interpretation, performance, development, or production of the creative work of others.
- Artists must identify as Black, Indigenous, and/or people of color (BIPOC).
- Applicants must be Louisiana residents for at least five consecutive years at the time of the application and throughout the grant period.
- Artists at any career stage may apply but must be at least 18 years of age at the time of application
- Individual artists, as well as ensembles/collectives/collaboratives, may apply. For ensembles/collectives/collaboratives to apply, a majority of artists within the collective must meet all eligibility criteria independently, and the collective must have a demonstrated history of creating new work collectively and submit a single application, with funds shared equally. Artists may apply either as individuals or as collective members. Members of a collective may not apply for the same project individually.
For more information, visit Take Notice Fund.