ArtsLink Awards 2013:

Grant Opportunities for Artists & Arts Managers


New this year!

We are happy to announce that we have expanded the list of eligible countries for all ArtsLink Awards to include Egypt, Israel, Lebanon, Palestinian territories and Syria. We welcome applications from artists and arts managers from 37 countries and regions.

ArtsLink Residencies

Deadline: October 15, 2012

Structured residencies for arts professionals in dance, music, theater and literature from the eligible countries listed below. The five-week residencies will take place in fall 2013. ArtsLink places Fellows at established US non-profit arts organizations and covers associated living, working, travel, and health insurance costs. Applicants do not need to have contacts with organizations in the US to apply for this program, but proficiency in English is required. The next deadline for applications in visual and media arts will be October 15, 2013 for residencies to take place in fall 2014.

Application and Guidelines

ArtsLink Independent Projects

December 3, 2012

Project grants in all disciplines enable artists and arts managers from the eligible countries to carry out self-directed projects in the US.  Applicants must have a letter of invitation from a non-profit organization or individual in the US to enter this competition.

Application and Guidelines

ArtsLink Awards now supports arts exchanges between the US and the following countries and regions: Afghanistan, Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Egypt, Estonia, Georgia, Hungary, Israel, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Macedonia, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Palestinian territories, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Syria, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan.

The different components of ArtsLink Awards are funded by the individual supporters of CEC ArtsLink, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Trust for Mutual Understanding, the Robert Sterling Clark Foundation, the Ohio Arts Council, the Kettering Fund and the Milton and Sally Avery Arts foundation with additional support from the Polish Cultural Institute.

For more information please contact Maxim Tumenev at

or 212-643-1985, x22. More information can also be found on our website.