FY20 Regional Touring Program Grant Application

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The Regional Touring Program is designed to support organizations working with artists of all disciplines, including folk and traditional, performing, visual, or literary residing or incorporated in the M-AAA region.

Regional Touring Program projects engage and deepen the impact of arts programming on regional audiences through exposure, interaction and outreach activity.

 
All applicants are encouraged to review additional resources provided For Grantees

For more information about the Regional Touring Program Grant please refer to Mid-America Arts Alliance's 
Regional Touring Program website.
 I. APPLICANT ORGANIZATION INFORMATION
This is the Organization's name as it appears on its Federal IRS 501(c)3 Determination Letter.
numbers only
numbers only
Select the Applicant's art practice in general, which may not necessarily be the same as that involved in this project.
18. Applicant Contact Person Information
First Last
City State Zip Code
19. Applicant's Accessibility Information

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II. GENERAL PROJECT INFORMATION
Organizations submitting more than one RTP application should designate funding priority. Organizations can receive three different RTP grants per fiscal year.
8. Project Accessibility

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III. PROJECT NARRATIVE
Describe all project activities. Be as specific as possible about the feature presentation and outreach activities that will take place between the project start and end dates. Do not describe unrelated organizational programming.
Briefly describe the process and criteria for the selection of outreach personnel/artists involved in this project. Where relevant, describe their involvement in the development of the project to date.
An organizational partner is an outside entity that will provide resources (other than money) to support the project. Funders are not excluded from being partners, but they must also supply human resources or information capital, or actively participate in another way. If applicable, briefly describe the process and criteria for the selection of key organizations involved in the project.
Describe your plans for promoting and/or publicizing the project. Be specific; name newspapers, radio stations, etc.
Who will benefit from the project and how? If applicable, include how the applicant, the artist, and/or the organizational partners will benefit. Describe how and which underserved audiences will be included or invited to attend.
How will the applicant measure the success of the project? Describe any plans for program evaluation, working collaboratively with consultants, program evaluators, and/or any other plans for performance measurement related to the project.

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IV. ARTIST INFORMATION
The feature presentation artist CANNOT be from the applicant organization's state.
If the artist is on a regional state arts agency roster, the link to that listing will suffice.

4. Artist Agent or Lead Contact Person Information


If artist identifies as an indigenous performing artist, additional funding may be available for this project through the Advancing Indigenous Performance Touring Fund managed by the Western Arts Alliance.
Include a brief professional biography for the artist that might be used in the program or press release for the project.

OUTREACH ARTIST/PERSONNEL INFORMATION
The outreach artist/personnel CAN be from the applicant's state.



Include a brief professional biography for the outreach personnel that might be used in the program or press release for the project.

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V. Schedule of Activities
Feature Presentation Activity                             

This is the venue at which this activity takes place.
Feature Presentation Venue Accessibility
Schedule of Outreach Activities
Outreach Activity                                         
This is the venue at which this activity takes place.
Outreach Venue Accessibility

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VI. PROJECT BUDGET
Include information that is relevant to the project described in this grant application.
Round all amounts up to the nearest dollar.
Project Expenses
$
This should reflect the total amount noted in the feature presentation and outreach activity contracts. Round up to the nearest dollar.
$
Include compensation for administrative and artistic personnel paid on a salary basis and other contract services directly involved in the activities that will take place between the start and end dates noted. Round up to the nearest dollar.
$
Project Income
$
Maximum $5,000. Should be 25%-50% of the total artist’s fees for both the featured presentation and outreach activity, which is dependent on the regional state arts agency roster listing status.

$
This includes any anticipated funding for this project from a federal agency.

$
This includes any anticipated funding for this project from a state agency.

$
This includes any anticipated funding for this project from a local organization, foundation, or agency.

$
This includes cash donations (including items or services that are provided by the applicant organization) and revenue (including ticket sales or other participation fees) that are expected for this project.
$
Certification
A.) are not presently declared ineligible, or excluded from receiving federal assistance from any federal agency;

B.) do not currently owe a debt to the federal government for outstanding taxes;

C.) have not, within a three-year period preceding this project been convicted of or had a civil judgment rendered against them for commission of fraud or a criminal offense in connection with obtaining or attempting to obtain public funds;

D.) are not presently indicted for or otherwise criminally or civilly charged by a government entity with commission of any of the offenses noted above.

By virtue of checking the box below and submitting this form online I, the representative of the applicant, certify that all information contained in this application is true.