Applications for the grants are due by April 17th, 2015, for projects taking place between July 1st 2015, and June 30th 2015.
USArtists International provides support for American dance, music, and theater ensembles and solo artists from across the country who have been invited to perform at significant international festivals and performing arts markets anywhere in the world outside the United States and its territories.
Eligible applicants must:
a) Be a dance, music or theater ensemble or solo artist, including practitioners of folk and traditional forms, that work at a professional level
b) Be designated by the Internal Revenue Service as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, or have a U.S.-based fiscal sponsor that is designated as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization
c) If an ensemble, have the majority of its performing members be U.S. citizens or permanent residents (whether a U.S.-based ensemble or a collaborative project with artists in the host country). The lead creative artist of a collaborative ensemble must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
d) If a solo performer, be invited to perform as a soloist without accompaniment and be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident
e) Be invited for performances of no less than 20 minutes in duration, which may be comprised of single or multiple works or excerpts from longer pieces.
Grant amounts range, on average, from $1000-$10,000; and cannot exceed $15,000. To access the full program guidelines and online application, click here. Questions about USArtists International should be directed to Robyn Busch.