Past Grants

2013 Emerging Fields

Emerging Fields includes all forms of digital arts, gaming, sound art, architecture, design, interdisciplinary projects and new genres.

In March 2012, we received 867 letters of inquiry through our open call for submissions. During the eight-month, three-phase review process, 291 of the submissions advanced to the application phase, of which 83 were chosen for a final panel round. Seventeen Emerging Fields projects by artists based in 12 different communities throughout the U.S. were then selected for funding and announced in January 2013.

2013 Performing Arts

Performing Arts includes dance, music theater, experimental music performance, experimental opera, spoken word, theater/performance art, puppetry and interdisciplinary projects.

In March 2012, we received 1,208 letters of inquiry through our open call for submissions. During the eight-month, three-phase review process, 301 of the submissions advanced to the application phase, of which 105 were chosen for a final panel round. Twenty-three Performing Arts projects by artists based in 10 different communities throughout the U.S. were then selected for funding and announced in January 2013.

2013 Literature

Literature includes poetry, fiction, nonfiction and genre-defying literary work.

In March 2012, we received 628 letters of inquiry through our open call for submissions. During the eight-month, three-phase review process, 104 of the submissions advanced to the application phase, of which 37 were chosen for a final panel round. Six Literature projects by artists based in five different communities throughout the U.S. were then selected for funding and announced in January 2013.

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