Artistic Innovations Grant: Letter of Intent Form - Artist

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Deadline - Friday, November 13, 2020
The Artistic Innovations Grant Program encourages the spirit of experimentation and explorationexclusively engaging in-region artists in the creation of new, original works for audiences in the Mid-America Arts Alliance region. 

This grant program offers up to $15,000 in support of expenses incurred in the art-making process and premiere of these endeavors. Through generous support from the National Endowment for the Arts, Mid-America invites artists in Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma, and Texas to submit a Letter of Intent Form for a project that meets these 
criteria and eligibility requirements.

Applicant Information

Applicant name as it appears on social security card.
3. Applicant Address and Contact Information

Numbers only.

Numbers only.

Numbers only.
7. Applicant Demographic Survey

Select the Applicant's art practice in general, which may not necessarily be the same as that involved in this project.

Project Information

Date of First Public-facing Event

Date of Last Public -facing Event

Include relevant information about the project's feature presentation event(s) and where it will take place.

Include relevant information about the project's educational outreach event(s) and where it will take place.

Where relevant, briefly describe the process and/or criteria for the selection of other artist partners and their involvement in the project to date. Be sure to note in which M-AAA state they reside.

Where relevant, describe any other organizational partners and their involvement in the development of the project to date. Note that funders or sponsors are not considered partners unless they actively participate in the project beyond the financial support pledged. 

Must be at least twice the grant amount requested.

Maximum Request: 15,000
Certification and Assurance of Compliance
The applicant confirms that neither it nor its principals is presently debarred, suspended, proposed for debarment, declared ineligible, or voluntarily excluded from receiving federal funding by any federal department or agency

Nondiscrimination Statutes
The applicant certifies by checking the box below that all information contained in this application is true and further, it does not discriminate:
  • on the grounds of race, color or national origin (including limited English proficiency), in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended (42 U.S.C. 2000d et seq.) ( website);
  • on the basis of physical or mental disability in accordance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act ( website);
  • on the basis of age, in accordance with the Age Discrimination Act of 1975 (42 U.S.C.6101 et seq.) ( website); and
  • on the basis of sex, in any education program or activity, in accordance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (20 U.S.C. 1681 et seq. ( website).