NPR Tiny Desk Concert / Due: February 21

Are you an unsigned artist seeking national exposure? NPR’s Tiny Desk is accepting submissions. The annual event offers musicians and bands the chance to play at NPR’s headquarters in Washington, D.C. The winner will: Play a Tiny Desk concert at NPR in Washington, D.C. Be featured on NPR’s All Things Considered Headline NPR Music’s Tiny Desk...
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Puffin Foundation Grants / Due: December 1

In 2024, the Puffin Foundation will be accepting new proposals in fine arts, photography, music, and projects in any artistic genre focused on environmental activism for their Annual Artist Grant Program. Fine arts, photography, music, or the environment must be the focus of the proposed project. Applicants are strongly encouraged to read through the FAQ section of the website...
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Art Omi (Dance & Music) / Deadline: January 2

Located in upstate New York, Art Omi offers residencies in a variety of disciplines. Currently, applications are open for both Dance and Music residencies. Art Omi is located two and a half hours north of New York City in the historic Hudson River Valley. Named for a neighboring village, Art Omi is close to the...
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Music to Life Seeks Instructors / Deadline: September 16

Music to Life is launching its Musician Changemaker Accelerator Academy (MCA) in February 2023. The MCA is an eight-week social change business accelerator (followed by six months of mentoring) for 10 competitively selected musicians from around the country who seek to build sustainable music-driven programming in their communities. Musician participants come away with a concrete...
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Art Omi Residency / Deadline: October 15

Art Omi, a not-for-profit arts center with a 120-acre sculpture and architecture park and gallery, offers residency programs for international artists, writers, translators, musicians, architects and dancers. Residencies Art Omi has five distinct residency programs: Art Omi: Architecture, Art Omi: Artists, Art Omi: Dance, Art Omi: Music, and Art Omi: Writers. Through a competitive jury process, residents are chosen, invited...
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LIFT – Early Career Support for Native Artists / Deadline: March 16

The Native Arts and Cultures Foundation (NACF) provides the LIFT–Early Career Support for Native Artists program, a one-year award and early career support program for emerging Native artists to develop and realize new projects. LIFT provides financial support and professional development to artists whose work aims to uplift communities and advance positive social change. Eligible applicants...
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